Tea Ceremony Experience in Matsumoto
Known as ‘cha-do’ in Japanese, tea ceremonies were originally introduced to Japan from China and over the centuries have been refined into a uniquely experience – perhaps the most quintessential ‘Japanese’ experience you can have while here. Visitors to Matsumoto can enjoy a formal ceremony conducted by an experienced instructor. Experiences vary between 1 to 2-hours with plans including:
Taking 1 to 1.5 hours, you will be treated to a traditional tea ceremony including two servings of tea and a confectionary. Group size is limited to 2 to 5 guests costing JPY5000 per adult (13+) and JPY35000 per child (6-12).
Tea Ceremony & Confectionary-Making
Taking around 2 hours, this plan adds to your tea ceremony experience with the inclusion of confectionary-making. Group size is limited to 2 to 5 guests costing JPY7000 per adult (13+) and JPY5000 per child (6-12).
Tea Ceremony in Authentic Teahouse
Conducted in a beautiful traditional teahouse, enjoy the full tea ceremony experience in a setting of tranquil beauty. The experience takes 1 to 1.5 hours and you will be treated to a traditional tea ceremony including two servings of tea and a confectionary. Group size is limited to 2 to 5 guests costing JPY12,000 per adult (13+) and JPY8000 per child (6-12).
Available upon on request at all times of year, the activity takes 1 to 2-hours depending on the option you choose and can be booked from 10:30 to 18:00 Tuesday to Sunday. The booking office is open from 08:00 to 18:00. Bookings can be made using the phone number and email listed above.
10:30 to 18:00
Available daily other than Mondays (upon request)
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Tea ceremonies are typically hosted nearby the castle. The location will be confirmed at time of booking