Tea town Shizuoka
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Time for tea
in a great natural setting
Farmer

Seisyouyuen

Ryogouchi is known as a place that produces flavory tasty tea grown in thick fog in the morning and evening and gentle sunlight. The farm owner produces matcha powdered tea from locally produced tea leaves. Matcha is rarely produced in Shizuoka. Ms. Suzuki welcomes visitors, hoping to make them happy through tea. You can enjoy matcha in their tea room, picking tea on the farm or dyeing fabric in tea in addition to drinking tea.

Contact person:
Ms. Suzuki

Experience program 1

Enjoying 6 different kind of teas in a great natural setting of Ryogouchi

Ryogouchi area boasts winning the highest price at the first session of transactions on the tea market for a long time. The area is located in the deep mountains of upstream Okitsu River, up amongst deep fog, Subtle sunlight adds a nostalgic atmosphere to this area. Why not try different kinds of teas in this great natural setting? Compare the different teas produced at the tea farm run through the generations for over a 100 years. “Shirabyoshi” is the matcha made only here in Ryogouchi. You will enjoy this along with sweets.

Reservation RequiredPlease make reservations at least 10 days before the intended date of tour.
Period
July to March
Price
3000JPY/person (excluding tax) *includes sweets and a small souvenir.
Capacity 2 to 30 people per session
Total Duration Morning session: 10:00-11:30 (1.5hr)
Afternoon session: 13:30-15:00 (1.5hr)
* If you desire a different time frame, please contact us.
What to Expect (1) Welcome tea and briefing (10mins)
(2) Take a walk around tea farm (20mins)
(3) Learn how to brew green tea and comparing the taste of different teas, and make your own small souvenir (25mins)
(4) Matcha tasting at tea house (25mins)

You will enjoy 6 different kinds of teas and sweets during the session.
Time indicated is just an estimation.
Meeting Place Seishoyuen (4209 Naka Gouchi, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka)
* Depends on the weather condition and number of participants, meeting point may change.
Additional Information When contacting, please refer to this website.

Experience program 2

Tea-dyeing in tea and enjoy the premium matcha “Shirabyoshi”

Anyone from children to adults can enjoy a tour of the tea plantation in season and experience tea-dyeing in used tea leaves. Tea-dyed items can be taken with you on the same day! Don’t forget to taste the premium matcha “Shirabyoshi” with Japanese traditional sweets, and at the end of the day, you will receive small souvenir to take home.
(Note: All photos are images, and varies with the seasons)

Reservation RequiredPlease make reservations at least 10 days before the intended date of tour.
Period
July to March
Price
3500JPY/person (excluding tax)
* Prices vary depending on the item dyed. Customers may choose from handkerchief, small pouch, stole, etc. ※Price includes sweets and small souvenir.
Capacity 2 to 30 people per session
Total Duration Morning session: 10:00-11:30 (1.5hr)
Afternoon session: 13:30-15:00 (1.5hr)
* If you desire a different time frame, please contact us.
What to Expect (1) Welcome tea and briefing (10mins)
(2) Take a walk around tea farm (20mins)
(3) Drink rare tea and take a short rest (5mins)
(4) Tea dyeing experience (30mins)
(5) Matcha tasting at tea house (25mins)

Please enjoy sweets and matcha tea provided as part of the experience.
Time indicated is just an estimation.
Meeting Place Seishoyuen (4209 Naka Gouchi, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka)
* Depends on the weather condition and number of participants, meeting point may change.
Additional Information When contacting, please refer to this website.

Contact & Reservation

Shizuoka Tea Tourism Desk

Seisyouyuen

Parking
5passenger cars and large coaches (Contact us)
Languages
English reservation by email
Address
4209 Naka Gouchi, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka
Access
20 minutes by car from Shin-Shimizu IC on E1A SHIN-TOMEI