Tea picking of “Yabukita tea” for “Kaikoku Shimoda Black Tea” ( Shimoda Kocha No Kai)

The event takes place only 1 day during the period from May 15th to Jun 15th.
1 people 1000yen~

Outline of the program

Please help tea picking for manufacturing 'Shimoda Black Tea'!
We, members of Shimoda Kocha No Kai, enjoy tea and learn about tea and have been
involved in the production of tea, based on the historical fact that the first American
consul general, Townsend Harris brought tea to Japan. We promote the sales of
'Shimoda Black Tea.'
Around 20 people work jointly in tea picking, whereas 10 people are engaged
annually in cutting, fertilization, weeding etc. Now, join us, Shimoda Kocha no Kai
on this opportunity of tea picking !
Nigiwai Shachu promotes another project called 'Shimoda Jizake Club.'
Junmai Ginjo sake called 'Reimei' is produced. In a program, we work together
in rice planting of Shimoda rice 'Kinuhikari.'

Program schedule

Gather at the tea plantation at 9:00. (15 minutes on foot from the parking lot) Start tea picking. Lunch 12:00-13:00. Tea picking again,13:00-15: 00. May finish earlier due to work situation.

Availability of English guides on the day of the activity

Japanese and simple English

Detail of the program

Venue ⁄ location Yamada Chaen, Shimo Osawa Shimoda
Available period
The event takes place only 1 day during the period from May 15th to Jun 15th.
Available period Every year, 1 day between mid-May to mid-June.
Hours of registration 9:00am - 3:00pm
Length of the program Any time at your convenience, during 6 hours program
Reservation Required
Toilet Yes
Necessity of bringing something to eat Include lunch
Place to eat

Required items to bring

Bucket to keep tea leaves. Long-sleeved jacket and long trousers and athletic shoes or boots.

Precautions ⁄ remarks

Details of the fee

1,000yen(Include lunch and insurance)
Remarks concerning the fee
Payment method Bank transfer or cash at the site
Cancellation fee 1,000yen, on the day
Reservations accepted from //
Reservations accepted until Previous day, 4:00pm
Maximum number of people accepted through the reservation 1~20 people

Meeting place ⁄ map

Meeting place (name) ⁄ meeting time

Gathering at 8:45 at the parking lot of Shimoda Onsen Company, Shimo Osawa Shimoda.

Meeting place (address ⁄ access)

13 minutes bus ride from Izukyu Shimoda Station to Rendaiji・Osawa. Get off at 'Osawa Guchi,' then 10 minutes walk.

Reservation ⁄ inquiry

English service for making reservations and inquiries No support in English. Please contact to 'seamon' by phone or email.
Name ’Shimoda Kocha no Kai’ (Shimoda Nigiwai Shachu)
Address 'Rakura' 7-9 1chome Shimoda City
When you make a reservation or inquiry on the phone or via FAX, tell the instructor that you saw the Sea-mon website.
Business hours 11:00am - 6:00pm
Closed Irregular
Website https://www.facebook.com/yorozucaferakura/

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