Tea Ceremony Experience
Try a tea ceremony experience to experience the total art and culture of Japan!
Fee: 7,000 JPY ~
Details of the experience
In many tea ceremony experience programs, participants only learn how to imitate enjoying a tea ceremony or making tea, in our experience, you will learn that the tea ceremony is the culmination of Japan’s traditional integrated arts and culture, as well as the spirit connected to Zen teachings.
01 Entering the Tea Room
02 Enjoying the view of host’s procedure for making tea
03 Learn how to whisk tea
04 We will teach you how to whisk matcha after you return home
05 Tea ceremony starter sets are also available for purchase
Points of Recommendation
01 In many tea ceremony experience programs, participants only learn how to imitate enjoying a tea ceremony or making tea, but experiencing the tea ceremony is more than just experiencing how to make tea.
02 You will also learn that the tea ceremony is the culmination of Japan’s traditional integrated arts and culture.
03 The original tea ceremony is where tea is served with sweets and light meal for tea, along with tea that has been prepared with the spirit of “one opportunity, one encounter”.
04 You will learn the spirit of the tea ceremony, which is connected to the teachings of Zen, and the spirit of “harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility” taught by Sen no Rikyu.
Fee and Payment Process
Fee: 7,000 JPY / person (tax included)
Please pay by credit card at the time of booking.
The experience will be held at a teahouse that is a 5-minute walk from the Kawaramachi Sanjo bus stop (in Japanese or English), or at another teahouse that is a 3-minute walk from the Daitokuji-mae bus stop (in Japanese or Chinese).
Detailed location will be provided after the reservation is made.
Conditions of Participation
A minimum of two people can experience this service.
If you are alone, you can experience it for the price of two people.
This is an additional option for the kimono dressing experience.
Belongings and Clothing
Please bring socks (preferably white) if you will not participate in the kimono dressing experience.
Precautions for participation
The experience will be in Japanese or English or Chinese.
Duration: 1 hour
From 11:00am ~ ( Duration: about 1 hour)
From 1:00pm ( Duration: about 1 hour)
Required Personal Details
Please contact us in advance with your preferred language and preferred time.
– Free of charge up to 1 week in advance
– 30% 6 to 3 days in advance
– 50% up to 2 days in advance
– 70% up to the day before
– The full amount of the day