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Hidden Gem Tea Farm Tour near Tokyo and Kyoto. Tea plantation.

Hidden Gem Saranti Tea Farm Tour – Private Tour

Visit us to experience the beautiful, breathtaking, and unforgettable private tea farms in the mountain and a local tea processing factory in Shizuoka Prefecture!

Duration: 2.5 hours

Place: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Hidden Gem Tea Farm and Tea Cafe Tour in Shizuoka located in between Tokyo and Kyoto. Beautiful tea plantations, matcha ice creme.

Hidden Gem Tea Farm and Stylish Cafe Tour with Matcha Gelato – Private Tour

Experience the breathtaking and unforgettable private tea farms, a local tea processing factory, and stylish tea cafes. Brew your own cup of tea, taste Matcha gelato, and feel the blend of nature and city-Shizuoka City.

Duration: 6 hours

Place: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Feel free to message us to check availability for dates not on the calendar. Please note that booking generally opens 3 months ahead of the tour month.

Although the above tours are primarily designed for private groups, we occationally run group tours that welcome solo participants. If you’re a solo participant or your group wants to meet fellow tea lovers, check out EVENTS.


Arigato for your interest in our tours!

Akito Ohashi
Founder of Tea Cup Trip


About Shizuoka Prefecture
Home to Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain, and Suruga Bay, Japan’s deepest sea, Shizuoka Prefecture is blessed with rich and diverse nature, geography, climate, and traditions. Its rich terroir offers authentic and fresh Japanese food and Japanese tea. The prefectural capital, Shizuoka City, is the perfect blend of nature and city and allows you to experience the slow and genuine Japanese lifestyle.


About Shizuoka Tea
With a long history of tea developed by Zen monks, samurai, and tea masters, Shizuoka Prefecture has over 20 distinctive tea regions, which account for about 40% of Japan’s tea production. It also plays a significant role as a distribution center for Japanese tea. About 60% of the tea produced in the country is gathered in Shizuoka City’s Tea Town, refined by skilled tea masters, and distributed throughout the country. Furthermore, The modern tea cafes near Shizuoka Station, more akin to stylish coffee shops, make this city a one-of-a-kind place to experience all things tea: the farms, the processing, the traditions, and the latest trends in consumption.


How to get to Shizuoka City
Located on the Golden Route connecting Tokyo with famous cities such as Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Hiroshima, and Fukuoka, Shizuoka Station is only 60 minutes from Tokyo Station and 90 minutes from Kyoto Station by Shinkansen bullet train. With such easy access, you can make a day trip from Tokyo or stop off on your way from Tokyo to Kyoto. Plus, if you have a JR Rail Pass, you can get to the station from other JR stations at no extra cost.

Many travelers pass through the station without realizing the beauty of this place. Why not take some time away from the hustle and bustle of big cities or popular rural destinations to relax?

Shizuoka is only 60 minutes from Tokyo and 90 minutes by Shinkansen. Easy one day trip from Tokyo, perfect balance of city and nature, few tourists.

Visit the Official Shizuoka City Tourism website for more information on how to reach JR Shizuoka Station.

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