【Live Tour】Kagoshima / Discover Japanese tea from the farm to the cup
What we'll do
When it comes to Japanese tea, you may think Kyoto or Shizuoka... but Kagoshima has the big tea leaf production and the quality is very high due to its climate. The area of Chiran, Kagoshima won a prize of the National tea fair in 2020!
Yoshiko, your tour guide will take you to the farm virtually with Yamaguchi-san, the producer of Japanese tea and explain how Kagoshima tea is special. They will show how to prick tea leaves.
After visiting the farm, you will move to the tea house and learn how to produce tea from leaves to the product in the traditional way. We will also learn how it's produced in a factory.
At the end of the tour, Yamaguchi-san will show you how to brew tea properly at home.
- Price per person (tax included)
- 2,200 JPY - / person
- Max participants
- Up to 20 people
- Hosted in English
- Communication tools
- Please download Zoom in advance.
- Best for learning Japan
- Things you need to know before the tour
-The live tours will be held using Zoom.
-Personal computers and smartphones can be used to participate, but when using a smartphone, please be sure to download the Zoom application in advance.
-The tour ticket includes tea souvenirs (Kagoshima Fukamushi Tea 50g). You will receive it after the tour.
-The URL and emergency number for the live tour will be sent to the email address you used to register no later than one hour before the start time.
-The Zoom will open to participants five minutes before the start of the tour.
-Participants may join the tour even if the start time has passed. However, please note that we will not be able to receive or respond to messages after the tour begins.
-Depending on the internet connection on the day of the tour, there may be issues with the sound or video. We ask for your patience and understanding.
-Any internet or data fees incurred by participation in the live tours are the sole responsibility of the participant.
-In order to avoid any mishaps or trouble, the live tour may be recorded.
-The company and the WOW U mediators (guides) will not be responsible for any malfunctions of participants’ computers, smartphones, or tablets that may occur during the live tours.
-Please note that the contents of the live tours may be changed in the case of bad weather.
-Reservations cannot be canceled after payments have been made. Please double check your reservation before finalizing your purchase.
1At the farm
Yamaguchi-san, the producer of Japanese tea and your English speaking guide will take you in the tea farm.
2At the factory (movie)
Learn how the Japanese tea leaf comes from the farm to your table. Compare the traditional way and current producing process.
3At the shop
Yamaguchi-san teaches you how to serve the tea properly. You will enjoy how to brew after receiving the tea leaf from him by post.
Through Experience, Explore Kagoshima
Explore Kagoshima, the southernmost island of Kyushu with us! We, team TABITTO provide experiences, which are interactive, personal and create memories of a lifetime. Apart from learning about the history, culture and food through these experiences, you will be able to experience a different perspective about Kagoshima as you meet various local artisans and professionals. Join our virtual tours!