Saitama Sayama Tea Farm Tour

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Experience Details
Experience Location
Duration
5 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 30 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
Japanese, English
Other
Gluten-free, Halal, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian
Pick your own leaves, make fresh hand-rolled tea, and brew a delicious cup of green tea to accompany your tea leaf tempura during this fun tea farm tour in Sayama.
Highlights
Explore a beautiful traditional tea farm in Sayama, Saitama
Wear a traditional dress as you try your hand at tea picking
Learn about the tea-making process from start to finish
Make your own fresh, hand-rolled tea
Enjoy some unique tea leaf tempura
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Tea has been around for thousands of years and is enjoyed by people all around the world, but Japan is one of the countries that gives true importance to tea and the tea-making process, culminating in the powerful ritual of the Japanese tea ceremony. During the Saitama Sayama Tea Farm Tour, you get to enjoy the experience of picking your own tea leaves while wearing a traditional dress made especially for this occasion. You will learn where the leaves come from and how they are produced. After that, it’s tea making time! Make your own fresh hand-rolled tea and tea leaf tempura, which is something you don’t get to see every day. This tour is perfect for those people who are enthusiastic about how the world of tea works and it’s also a great way to bond with family and friends.
Inclusions
5-hour farm tour
Tea making experience
Traditional clothes for tea picking
Tea leaf tempura
Tea tasting with 3 kinds of tea
Exclusions
Transportation
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The meeting point is in front of the JR Takadanobaba Station Waseda Exit entrance area. The meeting time is at 8:45 a.m.
Remarks
Please make sure you arrive 10-15 minutes early for this tour so that you do not miss out
Please be reminded to bring cash for transportation as it is not included in the price. You can leave any time after the tour
Please note that the tour does not include lunch
The tea picking season is usually held from early May until late October
Experience Location
Located in Saitama Prefecture, Sayama is known as the setting of a popular Studio Ghibli film, Hayao Miyazaki's My Neighbor Totoro. Local attractions include Sayama Ski Resort (an indoor ski slope) and Sayama Inariyama Park. Full of cute little cafés, spacious parks, and tea fields, Sayama is a scenic and relaxing area where you can enjoy the beauty of nature.
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Earliest available date: April 30, 2023
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals