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Tea Farm Tour in Kagoshima with Kaiseki-Style Meal

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Duration
3 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 10 guests
Language
Japanese, English
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Vegetarian, Pescetarian, With lunch, Tea experience
Visit one of the biggest tea farms in Kagoshima which is the second-largest producer of green tea in Japan. Tour the farm and learn how to make your own tea during this rural tea experience.

Highlights

Explore a Japanese tea farm and tea factory in the beautiful Osumi Peninsula of Kagoshima, the second-biggest green tea producer in Japan
Learn about Japanese tea and what makes a quality brew, learning about the tea manufacturing process during the tour
Discover how to make tea with a tea-making demonstration
Make your own delicious hojicha (roasted tea)
Enjoy a kaiseki-style meal
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals

Experience Details

The southern region of Kagoshima is known for its lush volcanic landscapes and subtropical climate. With diverse environmental conditions in comparison to the northern parts of Japan, its soils are rich with minerals making produce that is high-quality and delicious. This goes for locally-produced tea as well, as it is the second-highest green tea producer following the Shizuoka Prefecture. Learn about Japanese tea from Kagoshima in-depth during this Tea Farm Tour in Kagoshima, an experience you just won’t get anywhere else. Located on the Osumi Peninsula of Kagoshima Prefecture, you’ll visit one of the region’s largest green tea factories during this Tea Farm Tour in Kagoshima. A more rural part of Kagoshima, Osumi Peninsula is across from Kagoshima City on the other side of Kagoshima Bay. With beautiful nature and views, what a wonderful place to enjoy tea in Kagoshima! By taking a tour through the tea farm fields in Osumi Peninsula, you can learn about the production process of tea making in Japan, all the way from growing, to factory process, to cup. After a detailed tea-making demonstration and explanation of products, you’ll also learn how to make your own delicious hojicha (roasted tea) during this tea farm experience. Following the tour, guests of this Tea Farm Tour in Kagoshima, you will have a kaiseki-style meal made with seasonal ingredients (with options for vegetarians and pescatarians as well). Learn how to brew the perfect cup of Kagoshima tea in this amazing tour for tea lovers!

Inclusions

A 3-hour Kagoshima Tea Farm Tour in Osumi Peninsula with kaiseki-style meal
An English-speaking guide
Resources and equipment for making hojicha tea
Seasonal kaiseki-style meal

Exclusions

Transportation fee to and from the experience

Meeting Point and Meeting Time

The meeting point is in front of the Wakoen Tea Store (和香園 本店)

Remarks

Please be reminded to wear comfortable shoes as there will be a lot of walking

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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Experience Location

Covering the western half of Kagoshima Prefecture, the countryside of Osumi Peninsula looks across to Satsuma Peninsula on the other side of Kagoshima Bay. From eruptions over time, Kagoshima’s active volcano, Sakurajima, is just attached to the Osumi Peninsula. The area is known for seasonal scenery of subtropical plants, roses, caves, and waterfalls. Gardens in the towns of Tarumizu and Kanoya celebrate Kagoshima’s flowers, and Uchinoura is home the second of Kagoshima’s Space Observation Centers. At the very tip of the peninsula, Cape Sata marks Japan’s southernmost point.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals