Tea Ceremony Experience in Tokyo (Kimono Option Available)

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1.5 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 6 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
English
This tea ceremony experience is a truly serene one. Learn about this aspect of Japanese culture in a private tea house in Tokyo. Guests will get to drink freshly brewed tea served with wagashi.
Highlights
Participate in an authentic tea ceremony in the Japanese capital
Learn the rules and history of Japanese tea ceremony
Enjoy the scenery of the surrounding Japanese garden
A kimono option is available for an additional fee
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Tea ceremony is one of the most popular food and cultural experiences you can do when visiting Japan. This experience, held in Tokyo’s Nerima Ward, welcomes guests to a traditional Japanese tea house in Kouyama Garden. Upon arrival, settle into one of the two tea rooms. Your host, Rika, a tea expert with 20 years of experience, will proceed with an introduction to tea ceremony. Then, she will expertly prepare tea. Next, it's your turn! You can make matcha with the guidance of your host. Enjoy matcha tea, freshly brewed during the ceremony, served with wagashi (Japanese confectionery). After the tea ceremony, head to the Japanese garden where you can take photos of the beautiful flora. Keep an eye out for seasonal colors! Kouyama garden has a couple of cherry trees that turn a gorgeous shade of pink in the spring and some Japanese maples that turn crimson red in the fall. Experience flow: Meet with your host at the Kouyama Garden tea house Tea ceremony and lecture Make matcha with the guidance of your host. Photo session in Kouyama Garden This experience lasts about 2 hours. Guests who book with the kimono option should anticipate an additional 20 minutes for changing into and out of the kimono.
Inclusions
Lecture on Japanese tea ceremony and culture
2 cups of matcha
Wagashi (served with the tea)
Exclusions
Transportation to and from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Please head directly to the tea house inside Kouyama Garden
Remarks
The default experience does not include kimono
Kids under 8 years old cannot attend this experience
Please arrive at the venue a bit earlier if you book this experience with the kimono option
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Nerima is a residential neighborhood in Tokyo known for its anime industry, shopping precincts, and lush green spaces. One of its standout attractions is Harry Potter World, a beloved destination for fans of the wizarding universe. This theme park allows visitors to enter the magical world of Harry Potter through immersive experiences, spellbinding rides, and wizarding shops and cafes. Beyond the magical realm, Nerima boasts lush parks, cultural festivals, and a wide array of dining options, making it a fantastic place to discover Tokyo's rich culture while indulging in some wizardry wonder.
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Earliest available date: June 29, 2024
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals