TOUR
WESTERN JAPAN

Kyoto Uji Walking & Tea Ceremony Tour

Tour Code :

GU2003N2S

Departs from :

Kyoto

Tour Brand :

Kansai (Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, etc.) Walking Tour

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥9,700 ~ (until Nov., 2021)

Overview :

1. This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter. Visit the picturesque area around Uji Bridge and World Heritage Site Byodo-in Temple.
2. See the magnificent Byodo-in Temple, the vibrant colors of which have been restored just as they were when the temple was built.
3. Experience an authentic tea ceremony in one of Japan's tea plantation areas.

Itinerary

day1

08:30- Depart from Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel) Walk to Kyoto Station.
20(min) From Kyoto Station to Uji Station (JR Rapid/Local, non-reserved seating)
Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations] in the Remarks.
Uji Bridge Uji Bridge is thought to have been originally built sometime in the 7th century and is counted among the oldest bridges in Japan. A small protrusion off one side of the bridge known as san-no-ma offers great views.
Nakanoshima Park Sightseeing at Nakanoshima Park
Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations] in the Remarks.
20(min) Tea Ceremony Experience at Taihoan Experience an authentic tea ceremony in the famous tea town of Uji.
50(min) Byodo-in Temple Built near the end of the Heian Era, this temple houses a Buddha statue and other images, and is surrounded by a beautiful garden. The temple is registered on the World Heritage List as a part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto. An image of this temple's Phoenix Hall is featured on the 10 yen coin.
Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations] in the Remarks.
20(min) From Uji Station to Kyoto Station (JR Rapid/Local, non-reserved seating)
-12:30 Kyoto Station Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour.

GU2003N2S

Remarks:Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
The tour may not be able to enter the Phoenix Hall at Byodo-in Temple in case of congestion. In this case, JPY 300 will be refunded at the location.
Public transportation will be used on this tour. All trains have non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
This is not a bus tour. Sightseeing will be conducted on foot. Please participate in shoes which are easy to walk in.
The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
The tour may be unable to drop by Nakanoshima Park in case of high water level in the Uji River, etc.
The tea ceremony experience may vary between tea-ceremony procedures with matcha green tea and tea-ceremony procedures with sencha green tea depending on the day. Selections may not be made. Also, this may be conducted with other customers. Thank you for your understanding.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel): 8:20