Authentrip can arrange different kinds of tea ceremony experiences for you to suit your interests and itinerary – from a simple session of trying some matcha from a chawan tea bowl in a tatami room to the full-scale Cha no Yu ceremony in a purpose-built chashitsu. Please feel free to contact us so we can help you find the right tea ceremony experience for you.
Zen Meditation and Great Buddha of Kamakura
From JPY 21,000
See the inside of one of Japan’s Great Buddha Statues in the ancient capital of Kamakura and enjoy some matcha green tea while gazing at a temple’s bamboo grove. Touch and feel warrior culture of centuries past.
Real Chaji Experience in Specialized Tea Ceremony Room
From JPY 58,700
Chaji is more than just a tea ceremony or a tradition – it is an expression of Japan’s history, culture and art.
In an authentic tea house reserved just for you, you will gain a thorough understanding of the concepts and beauty of chaji from an expert. Only one group per day is permitted.
Tea Ceremony at World Heritage Himeji Castle - Once in a Lifetime Experience
From JPY 41,500
A private activity in which guests learn about the world of the traditional tea ceremony and its history. The activity takes place in a tearoom within Japan's first World Heritage Site, the Himeji Castle grounds. Experience the process of the tea ceremony: wearing kimonos, making matcha tea and having traditional sweets. Your teacher and an English speaking guide will explain the culture and the way of tea to you in depth. Beginners are welcome to join. This tea ceremony at a private teahouse will be an unforgettable experience.