Kyoto Tea Country

Fukujuen CHA Experience Park

January-December

Less than an hour from Kyoto and Uji, the Fukujuen CHA Experience Park is a must for tea lovers. You can take an in-depth look at how tea is grown, harvested, processed, and enjoyed all over the world. Learn about traditional tea cultivation practices and the best way to prepare a wide variety of teas from researchers dedicated to making the perfect cup of tea. Here you can get hands on experience with almost every aspect of tea cultivation and preparation. There is a museum about the history of tea and its many uses, classes on preparing tea leaves, grinding match powder, and techniques for brewing tea. What’s more, they have example tea rooms from around the where you can learn about how people make and enjoy tea all over the world. All this makes the CHA Experience an essential part of any tour of Kyoto’s tea producing region.


・ Introduction to the history and types of tea, manufacturing process, history of Fukujuen, etc. with panels and videos
・ Exhibition of teas that are drunk all over the world
・ Exhibition of Japanese tea manufacturing equipment
・ Tour of tea gardens (visiting tea plants of various varieties in Japan and around the world and tea trees cultivated in greenhouses).

  • Price :
    ・ Stone mill (Matcha making) experience - Approx. 40 min - 1,200 yen + tax
    ・ Hojicha making experience - Approx. 30 min - 2,000 yen + tax
    ・ Matcha drinking experience - Approx. 20 min - 1,000 yen + tax
    ・ Tea ceremony etiquette class - Approx. 30 min - 1,500 yen + tax
    ・ Tea making class (Matcha course - Approx. 30 min - 1,500 yen , Gyokuro course - Approx. 30 min - 1,500 yen , Sencha course - Approx. 30 min - 1,200 yen ) + tax
    ・ Uji tea experience (Matcha course - Approx. 30 min - 1,500 yen, Gyokuro course - Approx. 30 min - 1,500 yen, Sencha course - Approx. 30 min - 1,200 yen ) + tax
    ・ World tea experience - Approx. 30 min - 1,000 yen + tax
    ・ Premium world tea experience - Approx. 30 min - 2,000 yen + tax
    ・ Uji tea making experience - Approx. 30 min - 2,300 yen + tax
    ・ Tea picking experience (seasonal: late April to late May, early July to mid July) - Approx. 30 min - 1,000 yen + tax
    ・ CHA Uji tea experience (tea picking + uji tea making *limited time only) - Approx. 2 hours - 3,500 yen + tax
  • Date & Time : 10am to 4pm
    *Experience Admission untill 2:00pm
    Closed on all National Holidays
  • Location : Fukujuen CHA Experience Park

Details

Date & Time
10am to 4pm
*Experience Admission untill 2:00pm
Closed on all National Holidays
Price

・ Stone mill (Matcha making) experience - Approx. 40 min - 1,200 yen + tax
・ Hojicha making experience - Approx. 30 min - 2,000 yen + tax
・ Matcha drinking experience - Approx. 20 min - 1,000 yen + tax
・ Tea ceremony etiquette class - Approx. 30 min - 1,500 yen + tax
・ Tea making class (Matcha course - Approx. 30 min - 1,500 yen , Gyokuro course - Approx. 30 min - 1,500 yen , Sencha course - Approx. 30 min - 1,200 yen ) + tax
・ Uji tea experience (Matcha course - Approx. 30 min - 1,500 yen, Gyokuro course - Approx. 30 min - 1,500 yen, Sencha course - Approx. 30 min - 1,200 yen ) + tax
・ World tea experience - Approx. 30 min - 1,000 yen + tax
・ Premium world tea experience - Approx. 30 min - 2,000 yen + tax
・ Uji tea making experience - Approx. 30 min - 2,300 yen + tax
・ Tea picking experience (seasonal: late April to late May, early July to mid July) - Approx. 30 min - 1,000 yen + tax
・ CHA Uji tea experience (tea picking + uji tea making *limited time only) - Approx. 2 hours - 3,500 yen + tax
Location
Fukujuen CHA Experience Park
Address
〒619-0223
3-1-1 Saganakadai, Kizugawa City, Kyoto Prefecture (Kansai Science City)
Access
Train: 7 minutes walk from "Yamadagawa" Station on the Kintetsu Kyoto Line or 15 minutes walk from "Takanohara" Station on the Kintetsu Kyoto Line Car: 3 minutes by car from the Yamadagawa IC on the Keinawa Expressway (850m)
Inquiries
0774-73-1200

Additional Notes

Parking Available
Number of regular vehicles: 30 (Fee: Free)
Number of large vehicles: 2 (Fee: Free)
*Advanced Reservation Required

Cancellation Policy