Tea Tour of Japan

Tea and Japan have been inextricably linked for over 1300 years. Beginning as a component in Buddhist rituals and then eagerly adopted by the elite classes, today tea is an essential part of daily life. On this extraordinary adventure, experience for yourself the colorful and storied history of tea. With expert guidance from top Japanese tea authorities, visit lavish palaces and humble temples,  ancient historic sites and  modern cities, serene tea gardens and bustling tea factories and tastes dozens of exquisite teas at the peak of the season.