Tea town Shizuoka
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Try on a traditional female tea farm costumes
and feel like being a Japanese tea farm worker.
Farmer

Maruichi Mizuno Seicha

Mr. Mizuno grows tea on his farm on the slope of Nihondaira hill overlooking Mt. Fuji. He grows such varieties as Saemidori, Benifuuki and Machiko as well as Yabukita, a strain that originated there. He has invited local primary school students and other people to try picking tea for over a decade. He also owns a shop where he sells his tea products and his farm is a spot to stop by on the taxi tour.

Contact person:
Mr. Mizuno

Experience programs

Experiencing country life while a perfect place to admire Mt. Fuji.

On the slope of Nihondaira hill, overlooking the beautiful Mt.Fuji, start picking tea, and wearing traditional female tea farm costumes. Let yourself be tempted by the Tea Ceremony “Ippuku”, during which you may savour the teas directly in the center of the farms. (Additional fees apply; Japanese sweets included) * “Ippuku” means a little luck.

Reservation RequiredPlease make reservations at least 3 days before the intended date of tour.
Period
All year
Price
April to September 3000Yen/Person (tax included) / 10-3 Months 2500JPY/person (Tax included)
Elementary and junior high school students1000Yen/Person
Ippuku Tea Ceremony:1000JPY /person (Japanese sweets included)
Capacity 1~6名(応相談)
※一日ひと組限定
* Young children and senior citizens are welcome too!
Total Duration About 1h30 mins (Depends on tour content decided during consultation)
What to Expect Arrive at the shop, visit tea plant, taste and compare some teas (35mins)
Experience the tea farms (40mins)
Tea picking (april to September)
Wear traditional female tea farm costumes (All year)
Return to the shop and small break(15mins)
[Additional course]
Tea Ceremony “Ippuku” (All Year)
The tasting and comparing of teas will take place in the tea farm. You also get Japanese sweets to enjoy with your tea.
Meeting Place Maruichi Mizuno Seicha, 362 Utozaka, Shimizu-Ku, Shizuoka
* Tea fields of Nihondaira (10mins by car from the shop)
Additional Information In case of bad weather, the contents of the tour will be modified (No change in case of light drizzle)

Contact & Reservation

Shizuoka Tea Tourism Desk

Maruichi Mizuno Seicha

Parking
5 passenger cars
Languages
Japanese only
Address
362 Utozaka, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka
Access
15 minutes by car from Shimizu IC on E1 TOMEI