Tour of Japan: The Tea Gardens (Oct 7-13 2019)
Cost varies with the season – approx 1 week (includes travel within Japan, starting from Tokyo)
Students visit various tea gardens in Japan with a translator. They will have the opportunity to visit production facilities, walk the gardens, and meet the farmers. They will stay at a traditional Japanese Inn and eat traditional Japanese cuisine. Participants in this tour will have the opportunity to view Japanese tea ceremony and may participate in other cultural events. However, the focus of the trip will be on tea.
There is a minimum requirement of 6 participants. In the event the tour is cancelled due to insufficient participants, funds will be returned without interest 3 months before the event is scheduled.