Wazuka Tea Picking and Factory Tour

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Embark on a farm tour and tea flight with a guided tour by our experienced tea instructors in Wazuka, Kyoto, Japan.

This tour Includes 

  • Tea instruction
  • Organic farm tour
  • Factory visit
  • Tea picking
  • Tea tasting (3 different cultivars of Sencha and Matcha)
  • Tea Lunch and tea tempura

[1] Meet at d:matcha Cafè 

The tour begins at our cafe located in the heart of central Wazuka.
Visitors from Osaka, Kyoto, and Nara can access the location.

[2] Introduction to Tea

Once settled in at our cafe, you will be introduced to the fascinating world of tea.

From the harvesting to the processing, detailed explanation will be given on the steps required to produce different types of tea.

You will also be treated to a special welcome drink, set against a backdrop of beautiful rolling green tea fields.

[3.1] Visit Hakusan Shrine

The hike up to Hakusan Shrine will take you through rows of cedar trees. An experience akin to a breath of fresh air as you track high up the mountain.

When you reach our first destination, you will be greeted with the serenity of Hakusan Shrine.

[3.2] Yubune Organic Tea Fields

A short track from Hakusan Shrine will lead you to d:matcha's organic fields. Here you will have the chance to indulge a bird's eye view of the vast wide green beauty of Yubune. Experience first hand the calmness of our tea fields.

This is also a special location as our staff will be able to show you three different cultivars of tea trees, all within the same farming space.


[4] Tea Picking

​The next experience we have in store for you is tea picking. You'll be shown how to pluck leaves with the same techniques that was used back in the day.


[5] Factory Viewing

Just before lunch, our staff will take you to our tea factory, which is where all the magic happens.

​You'll receive a deep dive into the different machineries and processes.


[6] Tea Tasting

The last component of your tour involves a complete tea tasting session of our Sencha and Matcha varieties. Aside from learning how to brew Sencha, you will also have the chance to whisk your own matcha.

All of these will be complimented with green tea tempura, made using tea leaves you previously plucked!

At the end of the session you're always welcome to stay and chat with the team. We look forward to having you.


[7] Lunch is Served!

A well deserved lunch and dessert awaits you now that you're back in our cafe!
*Lunch is included in a tour.

​Of course you're always welcome to add on either should you still feel peckish.
We are also happy to accommodate to your dietary needs, so please do not hesitate to let us know if you have any specific requirements.

<Lunch menu>
 Matcha tan tan noodle (gluten-free)

Sencha pasta (gluten-free)

Houjicha-rice curry (gluten-free)

Important points to note:

  • This course is conducted in English. The owner, Daiki Tanaka conducts the tour. 
  • The tour starts at 9:30 from d:matcha cafe. We finish at 1:15pm. 
  • Our farm and cafe are located in a small town called Wazuka in the southern part of the Kyoto Prefecture. Most of our international visitors come from Kyoto or Nara, but it is also easily accessible from Shiga and Osaka. If you want to extend your stay consider booking Tea Moon, our one of a kind vacation rental. 


  • If you cancel more than 7 days prior to the tour date or within 24 hour after the booking, you are entitled to a full refund. Otherwise, no refund will be issued.
  • If you want to join as a group which is more than 6 people, please contact "info@dmatcha.com". , we can arrange the dates and time for the group.