TOUR
TOKYO KANTO

[Virtual Tour] Fun Learning with a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter! The Charm of Japanese Tea & Shizuoka, Land of Fuji (1st Session, From 16:30 JST)

Tour Code :

VS0004J2S

Departs from :

Tokyo

Tour Brand :

Tokyo Walking Tour

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥2,200 ~ (until Mar., 2022)

Overview :

1. On this virtual tour, you will experience the various charms of Japanese tea and a tour around Shizuoka Prefecture, a production area of Japanese tea and the Land of Fuji, all from the comfort of your own home!
Participating is easy! Download Zoom on your device (smartphone, PC, etc.) in advance, and once it is time to start, click on the designated URL, and enjoy the tour online.
2. This virtual tour is led by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter in real time. In order to make it so that participating customers feel as if they are actually participating, you will be shown pre-recorded tour footage while a knowledgeable National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter with a hospitable heart provides explanations for sightseeing spots and Japanese culture. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to mention them to the guide right then and there!
3. This virtual tour will close in on the charm of Japanese tea from various perspectives, including the distinctly Japanese scenery of Mt. Fuji and tea fields, a tea taste test, blending tea leaves, a tea-dye mask-making experience, and more. Enjoy an interview with an artisan met during the tour and a live demonstration from the tour guide on how to brew delicious Japanese tea. Prepare some Japanese tea and a teapot and take part in the tour!

Itinerary

day1

16:30- About Japanese Tea & Shizuoka, Land of Fuji Following the guides introductions, they will explain about Shizuoka Prefecture, one of the famous locations for producing Japanese tea, and the land of Mt. Fuji.
The tour will start by heading to a tea field in Shizuoka Prefecture.
Mt. Fuji & Tea Fields Enjoy the iconic Japanese scenery of the majestic Mt. Fuji and a mystical tea field covered with mist as their appearance changes each moment from dawn until sunrise.
Visit to Tea Plantation At the tea farm, taste test a variety of tea leaves and enjoy some Japanese sweets. Don't miss out on the farmer's interesting discussion on Japanese tea, such as how to brew it, the difference in tea leaf fragrances, and more.
Japanese Tea Blending Experience After the tea farm, the tour will head to a tea shop next. Experience blending tea leaves. The tea seller's passion for Japanese tea will be conveyed from the interview.
Break Time Demonstration for Brewing Delicious Tea Using tea leaves that were actually provided by the tea seller, the guide will give a live demonstration of how to brew delicious Japanese tea.
Please prepare some Japanese tea leaves and a tea pot and join in on brewing some tea!
Tea-dye Mask-making Experience Visit an artisan that creates dyed goods with tea leaves. Experience making a tea-dyed mask.
Paragliding While Drinking Tea In Shizuoka, the Land of Fuji, you can gaze upon Mt. Fuji as you paraglide. Experience the scenery expanding below your eyes and a walk through the sky as you drink some tea.
Not Just Tea: The Charm of Shizuoka, Land of Fuji Shizuoka Prefecture's charm isn't just the tea! It also has Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine, which is a component of the Mt. Fuji World Heritage Site, and Shiraito Falls. Additionally, while in Shuzenji, the oldest hot spring town in Shizuoka and Izu, enjoy a ride in a rickshaw, a pottery experience, countryside cycling on Mt. Fuji, and more.
-17:30 Q&A Session At the end of the tour, enjoy some interactive conversation with the guide. The tour guide will give an explanation of the tour setting of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japanese tea, the symbol of Japan that is Mt. Fuji, as well as Japanese culture in general.

VS0004J2S

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
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
*Watch the trailer on YouTube!
https://youtu.be/GUmJBx2bnWo
- This tour is a virtual tour via Zoom. Please note that this is not a live broadcast of an actual tour/from sightseeing spots.
- Please download Zoom on a smartphone or computer beforehand.
- The Zoom URL will be sent to the email address entered during booking 1-7 days prior to the tour.
*Use of the login URL is limited to customers who have made a booking.
- On the day, the National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter will be on standby 10 minutes prior to start. Customers are recommended to connect early.
- Customers may not be able to participate once 30 minutes have passed following the start of the tour. Thank you for your understanding.
- There may be a change of time, etc. depending on signal conditions on the day or other reason. Thank you for your understanding.
- There will also be a question and answer session. Please feel free to say something.
- The video and guide may be difficult to hear. Customers are recommended to participate in a quiet location.
- If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 2 days before the scheduled date, or due to other operational management circumstances, the tour on that date may be canceled.
Regarding Using Zoom:
- The Zoom meeting room opened online can be entered 10 minutes prior to start.
- For first-time users of Zoom, in order to prevent trouble when starting, please enter the room prior to the start time.
- While participants can enter and leave the room as they please, refunds will not be issued if participation time is shortened due to participant circumstances.
- For Zoom's basic operation methods, please check the Zoom official website below.
https://support.zoom.us/hc/ja
- *We will not take any questions relating to Zoom. Also, we take no responsibility for any errors or trouble that occur because of Zoom.
   If you have any questions on how to use it, etc. please inquire with Zoom.
[Disclaimers]
- Please note that refunds cannot be issued even in the event that customers are not able to participate on the tour due to an error in the email address entered when booking. Please enter the correct email address.
- Please note that refunds cannot be issued in the event that customers cannot participate on the virtual tour or end up participating partway due to trouble with the Zoom app or their device or due to an unstable Internet environment.
- During the virtual tour, there may be unexpected disruptions to images or sound depending on the signal condition. Please be aware that no refunds will be issued even in such cases.
- The tour may be recorded to improve quality. Thank you for your understanding. *The recording is not publicized online.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Flow of Tour Participation]
[From Booking to Day Prior (or 1 Hour Prior to Tour on the Day)]
 (1) Book virtual tour
 (2) Zoom URL is sent to email address entered during booking
*The email subject line will be " Japanese Tea ".
[Day of Tour] 
 (1) Connect to Internet
 (2) Click on sent Zoom URL
 (3) Enjoy a virtual tour with online conversation with the guide and tour video of sightseeing spots on Zoom.
*In the event that the email with the Zoom URL does not arrive, please contact the agent that handled your tour booking.