Lets walk the quiet, gorgeous back lanes of the Nara countryside and visit an old, local high quality, chopsticks maker, an ancient shrine, and hear (and touch) the rush of the river..........
while viewing the beauty of the emerging rice fields (tiered rice fields too) ....nature's forest is there too.
We are here to check out 2 specific things....the tea fields and lily orchid (lily of the valley)....BOTH are in season now:)
Also we will stop by a villa and taste some local "Uda tea"....in an authentic tea room which was picked from nearby tea fields!!!
Also you will get zenzai sweets...delicious red beans and mochi...made to order....tea and desserts are included:)
Check out our video of our stop off point (we will stay here and eat and drink tea for 1 hr): https://youtu.be/6E92V6_LWgs
Please pay for your own train fare..its 900yen one way.
PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR INCREDIBLE PHOTOS OF THIS PLACE WE WILL HAVE TEA & ZENZAI : https://www.facebook.com/pg/oppleosaka/photos/?ref=page_internal
WHERE WE WILL MEET: We will meet at the front of Namba KINTETSU station. EAST GATES....Dont be late please.
Hiking level：1～2 out of 5. only a little steep at the start.
Things to bring, wear confortable shoes and outfit. You must bring 1 bottle of drink (water or tea).
Participation fee : 1800 yen (this INCLUDES local tea, zenzai, 1 hr at a country villa, guiding of Nara's hidden areas).
- vincent6 days ago