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Green Tea Picking and Kawagoe Walking Tour Combo from Shinjuku

Green Tea Picking and Kawagoe Walking Tour Combo from Shinjuku - Sayama, Japan

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Sayama, Japan

From USD
$95.79

On this full-day group tour, you'll start with a brief introduction and history of green tea. You will then have the opportunity to pick the tea and make your own green tea with your just-harvested leaves ... More info ›

On this full-day group tour, you'll start with a brief introduction and history of green tea. You will then have the opportunity to pick the tea and make your own green tea with your just-harvested leaves. Along with your freshly brewed green tea, you will get to enjoy green tea leaf tempura! After this special green tea experience, your tour escort will take you on a stroll around Kawagoe with your group. Kawagoe is one of the historical towns near Tokyo, known as Little Edo. Here, you can enjoy local snacks and beer. There will be a maximum of 10 people per group.

You will first meet your tour escort at Seibu-Shinjuku station in Shinjuku at 8:45am. From there, you will take a 40-minute train ride to Sayama city in Saitama prefecture. Upon arrival, a green tea master will welcome you at the tea field and teach you how to pick up green tea leaves, as well as the history, type of green tea and more. After instruction, you will experience picking green tea leaves. Then you will actually roll your fresh tea leaves harvested by you and enjoy drinking green tea! They will also cook green tea leaf tempura for yourself. This is an experience only offered at the green tea field because it's so fresh! Green tea in Sayama, called Sayama-cha, is known as one of the greatest green teas of Japan along with Shizuoka-cha and Uji-cha.

After lunch, you will go to the city of Kawagoe. This town, known as Little Edo, is home to many traditional buildings and local streets. You will have a chance to taste local snacks and local beer. If time allows, visit a local temple and shrine. 

Your tour will end at approximately 5pm, where you will then take a ride on the JR train to go back to Tokyo. If desired, you may separate from your group in Kawagoe.

Tour itinerary: 
8:45am: Meet with your tour escort at Seibu-Shinjuu station
9am: Take an express train to Sayama-shi station
10am - 12pm: Tea picking and green tea tasting 
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch 
1:30pm - 4pm: Stroll in Kawagoe 
5pm: Take train back to Tokyo

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Experience Edo Castle Town: Kawagoe Walking Tour

Experience Edo Castle Town: Kawagoe Walking Tour - Kawagoe, Japan
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Duration: 4 hours
Location: Kawagoe, Japan

From USD
$81.79

The best tour for the people who cannot be satisfied with only Tokyo! To feel the atmosphere of Edo in "COEDO" (small-Edo) Kawagoe city in Saitama prefecture. It's only about 30-minutes train ride from Tokyo.

This tour starts at Dream Street, which is filled with the atmosphere of Taisho era after meeting at Hon-Kawagoe Station ... More info ›

The best tour for the people who cannot be satisfied with only Tokyo! To feel the atmosphere of Edo in "COEDO" (small-Edo) Kawagoe city in Saitama prefecture. It's only about 30-minutes train ride from Tokyo.

This tour starts at Dream Street, which is filled with the atmosphere of Taisho era after meeting at Hon-Kawagoe Station. Admire the Edo-style houses pf Kawagoe Ichinagai Street and marvel at the 350-year-old Spatiotemporal Bell. 

Plus, you'll explore Snack Street, replete with shops selling typical Japanese food and drinks. The tour concludes with a visit to Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine.

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Tokyo Miso Soup Cooking Class

Tokyo Miso Soup Cooking Class - Saitama, Japan

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Saitama, Japan

From USD
$148.13

Learn to Make Japanese Miso Soup in Several Styles 

  • Try different variations of Japan’s famous “Miso Soup”
  • Cook using fresh and healthy ingredients such as seaweed, tofu, and Chinese white radish
  • Learn Japanese healthy eating and lifestyle tips from your host

Miso soup is an interesting dish: it is quite easy to make, and yet, or maybe because it is so easy to make, there are infinite variations of the dish. This experience will focus on the creation of miso soup in a variety of styles, such as Kanto (Tokyo area) style, Kanazawa (Ishikawa prefecture) style, Morioka (Iwate prefecture) style, Amakusa (Kumamoto prefecture) style, and Chizu (Tottori prefecture) style ... More info ›

Learn to Make Japanese Miso Soup in Several Styles 

  • Try different variations of Japan’s famous “Miso Soup”
  • Cook using fresh and healthy ingredients such as seaweed, tofu, and Chinese white radish
  • Learn Japanese healthy eating and lifestyle tips from your host

Miso soup is an interesting dish: it is quite easy to make, and yet, or maybe because it is so easy to make, there are infinite variations of the dish. This experience will focus on the creation of miso soup in a variety of styles, such as Kanto (Tokyo area) style, Kanazawa (Ishikawa prefecture) style, Morioka (Iwate prefecture) style, Amakusa (Kumamoto prefecture) style, and Chizu (Tottori prefecture) style. You will cook up delicious soup using various healthy ingredients such as “wakame” (Seaweed), tofu, daikon (Chinese radish), clams, and miso (a soybean paste), which will be served in gorgeous vessels made from traditional materials, such as lacquerware or cedar. While the making will be fun, participants will also surely enjoy tasting their creations as they go.

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Overnight Miyamotoke Japanese-Style Hotel Experience in Chichibu Including Private Hot Spring Bath and Farm-to-Table Meals

Overnight Miyamotoke Japanese-Style Hotel Experience in Chichibu Including Private Hot Spring Bath and Farm-to-Table Meals - Saitama, Japan

Duration: Flexible
Location: Saitama, Japan

From USD
$227.19

If you are planning a get-away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, come visit the rural town of Chichibu in Saitama Prefecture, located only 1.5 hours away from Tokyo by train. You will stay overnight at Miyamotoke Ryokan, a traditional Japanese style hotel nestled in the unique atmosphere of a rural Japanese town ... More info ›

If you are planning a get-away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, come visit the rural town of Chichibu in Saitama Prefecture, located only 1.5 hours away from Tokyo by train. You will stay overnight at Miyamotoke Ryokan, a traditional Japanese style hotel nestled in the unique atmosphere of a rural Japanese town. The current owner of Miyamotoke Ryokan, Kazuteru Miyamoto, is the 12th member of the Miyamoto family to own the ryokan, and is also a former sumo wrestler. Enjoy the hospitality of the Miyamotoke Ryokan which features high quality accommodation, great service and amazing food with the freshest farm-to-table ingredients!

Take the train to the rural town Chichibu (approx. 1.5 hours by limited express train from Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo) and check in to Miyamotoke Ryokan anytime between 3pm and 6pm. "Ryokan" means traditional Japanese style hotel in Japanese. At Miyamotoke Ryokan, every detail comes together to provide you with the most memorable and comfortable experience of a Japanese rural town.

Experience the traditional Japanese style room with tatami floor and hot spring spa. This package offers the premium room type "Inkyo-no-ma" that includes a private hot spring bath (semi-outdoors), access to communal hot spring, and two meals (dinner and breakfast). The Japanese style farm-to-table meals feature the freshest ingredients from their own private farm and there is no better way to appreciate the delicate taste of authentic Japanese cuisine. Start your dinner with a complimentary welcome drink (you will have 50 different kinds of alcohol to choose from).

The current owner of Miyamotoke Ryokan, Kazuteru Miyamoto, is the 12th owner of the family who is also a former sumo wrestler. Stop by the bar "Kura Bar" located on the 2nd floor and learn the history of this unique ryokan as well as Chichibu City. The Miyamotoke Ryokan is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting get-away from Tokyo and you can either stay at the ryokan and enjoy the relaxing hot spring spa or go out and explore the city. The convenient location of Miyamotoke Ryokan offers easy access to a lot of the city's must-see attractions.

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Ceramic Teacup Designing Experience in Saitama

Ceramic Teacup Designing Experience in Saitama - Kawaguchi, Japan

Duration: 100 minutes
Location: Kawaguchi, Japan

From USD
$36.35

Engage in a fun, creative activity at a craft studio in Kawaguchi City, Saitama, where many artists and craftspeople flock to work on their creations. Fire up your imagination and create your own original Japanese-style tea bowl by engraving patterns and pressing various molds on the surface of a pre-shaped tea bowl ... More info ›

Engage in a fun, creative activity at a craft studio in Kawaguchi City, Saitama, where many artists and craftspeople flock to work on their creations. Fire up your imagination and create your own original Japanese-style tea bowl by engraving patterns and pressing various molds on the surface of a pre-shaped tea bowl. After the crafting session, enjoy some snacks with tea served in tea bowls masterfully crafted by our talented instructors. This is a perfect introduction to the world of ceramic art for beginners as all of our instructors are award-winning female potters who will guide you through every step of the process.

1. Arrive at Atelier Me-Mic Works in Kawaguchi City, about 40 minutes by train from central Tokyo and meet your instructor. (5 min)

2. Learn about the process. (5 min)

3. Watch a demonstration by the instructor and learn the techniques. (10 min)

4. Once you come up with design ideas, try them out on a flat clay slab first, and then set to work on the actual tea bowl shaped beforehand by the instructor. Engrave patterns and marks using a chisel or various molds and create your original tea bowl. (60 min)

5. Learn about the firing and finishing process. (5 min)

6. Have a fun chat with the instructor while enjoying some Japanese tea and snacks before the end of the session. (15 min)

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Ceramic Plate Creating Workshop in Saitama

Ceramic Plate Creating Workshop in Saitama - Kawaguchi, Japan

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Kawaguchi, Japan

From USD
$45.44

Try your hand at ceramic art in this 2-hour workshop at a craft studio in Kawaguchi City, Saitama, where many artists and craftspeople flock to work on their creations. Create your original ceramic plate by shaping a clay slab on which you can freely engrave patterns and press various molds to express your imagination ... More info ›

Try your hand at ceramic art in this 2-hour workshop at a craft studio in Kawaguchi City, Saitama, where many artists and craftspeople flock to work on their creations. Create your original ceramic plate by shaping a clay slab on which you can freely engrave patterns and press various molds to express your imagination. After the crafting session, enjoy some snacks with tea served in teacups masterfully crafted by our talented instructors. This is a perfect introduction to the world of ceramic art for beginners as all of our instructors are award-winning female potters who will guide you through every step of the process.

1. Arrive at Atelier Me-Mic Works in Kawaguchi City, about 40 minutes by train from central Tokyo. Meet your instructor and hear a brief description of the process. (10 min)

3. Watch a demonstration by the instructor and learn the techniques. (10 min)

4. Once you come up with design ideas, try them out on a practice slab first and then set to work on the actual plate. Form the clay into your ideal shape, then engrave patterns and marks on it using a chisel as well as various molds and create your own one-of-a-kind plate. (80 min)

5. Learn about the firing and glazing process. (5 min)

6. Have a fun chat with the instructor while enjoying some Japanese tea and snacks before the end of the session. (15 min)

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