Experience contemporary Japan as it blends history and tradition with skill and innovation in Ibaraki’s Sashima region.
Inspired by the slow food movement and our passion for unique experiences, our remarkable tours are designed to connect travelers with local makers. These curated programs foster a first-hand understanding of Sashima’s award-winning wakocha black teas; some itineraries include visits to Kengo Kuma’s six inspired local designs. Collaborate with a master tea blender, enjoy a contemporary vegetarian meal, or explore modern Japanese architecture.
Sashima Tea and Kengo Kuma Architectural Tour – Tea Master’s Workshop Featuring 12 Authentic Varieties of Japanese Black Tea
|期間||All year round - Please ask availability.|
|料金に含まれるもの||A welcome drink of Japanese black tea and a vegetarian lunch paired with wakocha tea *1
Tea Master’s Workshop Featuring 12 Authentic Varieties of Japanese Black Tea
*1 Please feel free to ask about the full menu.
|コース内容||Program : Tea Master’s Workshop Featuring 12 Authentic Varieties of Japanese Black Tea
Duration : 3 hours
A welcoming glass of Japanese black tea at Kengo Kuma’s Montenegro Hall is followed by a contemporary, fresh, vegetarian lunch showcasing local produce.
After the meal, your tasting workshop is conducted by award-winning master tea blender Michio Hanamizu. Sample twelve Japanese black teas and learn from an expert how to taste teas for aroma and flavor. Choose your favorite from the tasting, and enjoy a relaxing teatime with your wakocha paired with a contemporary Japanese confection.
|申込期限||20days in advance is recommended|
|取消料||Cancelled on or after the 20th day from the tour date : 20% / the 7th day : 30% / on the starting day : 100% / No Show : 100%|
|集合場所||By train : JR Koga station / By private car : Tea Café and Shop Chabaco: Montenegro Hall|
|集合時間||By train : 12:15 at JR Koga station / By private car : 13:00 at Tea Café and Shop Chabaco: Montenegro Hall|
If you are planning a day outing, we have morning gastronomy to start with in Koga, next city of Sashima tea program.
Sample itinerary : Sake and Tea
10:30 JR Koga Station arrival - 10:45 Aoki Sake Brewery visit and tasting (90mins) - 13:00 Tea Master’s Selections: A Tasting of Six Japanese Black Teas with lunch - 16:15 Shopping at local market - 17:30 JR Koga Station departure
30 minutes by taxi from JR Koga Station (approx. 60 minutes by rail from Tokyo Station or Shinjuku Station; Koga station pick-up available)
Sakai-Koga IC on the Ken-O Expressway (Approximately 90 minutes by car from the Tokyo metropolitan area; parking available)
The Sashima Tea and Kengo Kuma Architectural Tour is by reservation only. (We are happy to respond to individual requests concerning your desired date, the content of the tour, your transportation needs, and any other details, so please feel free to inquire.)
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代表取締役・全国通訳案内士 増田恵美（ますだ めぐみ）
TEL : 0280-33-3026 FAX：0280-31-3097 E-mail : email@example.com
|お問合せ||株式会社Musubi 代表・全国通訳案内士 増田恵美
TEL : 0280-33-3026 FAX：0280-31-3097 E-mail :firstname.lastname@example.org