Matcha Green Tea Tour and Matcha Making Experience in Nishio

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NEWSLETTER

2 hours
Min Age : 7+
Max People : 4
Your Experience at a Glance

Discover the world of Japanese green tea with this amazing experience with a local English-speaking guide. Follow the production process from the tea fields through the grinding stones into the Matcha bowl and see, smell, taste, and feel the vibrancy of Nishio’s Matcha.

Experience Price

1 person: 16,060 yen
2 people: 20,460 yen (10,230 yen/person)
3 people: 26,400 yen (8,800 yen/person)
4 people: 29,260 yen (7,315 yen/person)

Experience Type

Private Experience

Meeting Location

Aoi Seicha (Google Maps)

End Location

Aoi Seicha (Google Maps)

Start Time and Duration

09:00 – 11:00 (2 hours)

Languages Offered

English, Japanese

Language Proficiency

English: conversational to business-level depending on the volunteer guide available
Japanese: Native ★★★★★

Price Includes

  • Tea field tour
  • Traditional tea picking outfit experience
  • Matcha factory tour
  • Tea tasting and snacks
  • English-speaking guide

Price Excludes

  • Souvenirs
  • Tea picking experience
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to and from the experience

Additional Information

  • Bring an umbrella or rain jacket in case of rain
  • Depending on the sensitivity of your skin, tea leaves may cause irritative dermatitis
  • If you are late for more than 15 minutes without getting in contact, the experience will be automatically canceled

COVID-19 Measures

  • Host will check their body temperature before the experience/tour
  • Host will wear a face mask (or face shield) during the experience/tour
  • Host will wash and sanitize their hands regularly before and during the experience/tour
  • Guests body temperature will be checked before the experience/tour
  • Guests are required to wear a mask during the experience/tour except when eating or drinking
  • Guests are encouraged to wash and sanitize their hands before and during the experience/tour
  • Host will provide hand sanitiser for the guests
  • For local house experiences: Host will ensure that all the spaces are properly sanitized, wiped down and ventilated before and after the experience.
What You'll Do

Nishio is a small town located in the south-central part of Aichi Prefecture, well known for being one of the major production areas of Matcha green tea along with Uji and Kyoto. The quality of Nishio Matcha is highly recognized throughout the country and overseas.

Come and discover the Aoi Sencha Tea production facility, as well as the history of green tea production in Japan. A tasting session will allow you to understand the difference between several types of tea, along with some seasonal Japanese sweets.

  • Take memorable photos while wearing the traditional tea picking outfit
  • Take a tour inside a long-established Green Tea factory
  • Experience the taste of the high-quality Matcha
Your Experience Step by Step

Tour StartVideo Introduction about Matcha

This one-day experience starts with a video introduction of the Matcha production process. Your local guide will explain the history of Nishio Matcha to you. 

FirstTea Field Tour

Head to the tea fields where you will be able to take photos while wearing a traditional tea picker outfit.

SecondMatcha Factory Tour

Take a brief factory tour to watch how the leaves are dried and ground for tea-making. Try grinding the tea yourself to see the hard work necessary to output the fine tea powder.

ThirdMatcha Tea Experience

Brew your cup of Matcha with the guidance of the local tour guide and enjoy the bitter taste together with some seasonal local sweets.

Closing UpTour End

At the end of the tour feel free to buy some green tea souvenirs at the factory shop.

Where You'll Be
Meet Your Host
Ishie Nakane

Ishie Nakane
Aoi Seicha Company representative, shop manager

Your tea ceremony instructor is Mrs. Nakane.
Not only does she take care of public relations and sales at Aoi Seicha’s shop,
but she is also involved in the creation of original tea blends.
She is very knowledgeable about green tea history in Japan and in Nishio and a great tea ceremony teacher.
She is eager to hear about your tastes in the matter of tea,
to find the best blend in the shop for you to take home.

This tour is provided by Attractive JAPAN