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VISIT YAME Bus Tour

VISIT YAME Bus Tour

VISIT YAME Bus Tour Service Calendar

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Tour Information on VISIT YAME Bus Tour

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Hina Doll’s Festival & Green Tea Experience Tour

Experience hina doll’s festival in Yame! Yame, famous for green tea, has a long history of doll production and is a wonderful place to see hina matsuri doll displays. Enjoy the town bustling with the parade by the newlyweds and local people in the ceremonial costume. Furthermore, participants (sorry, females only!) has a chance to try on hina doll’s costume. Sample some Yame green tea at the popular tea shop at last. English speaking guides available during the entire tour.

We have reached capacity and closed applications, due to favorable reception.

Participation Fee
5,000yen
payment by cash at the meeting spot on the day
Meal Charge
included
Japanese style meal
Experience Fee
included
Capacity
20
Meeting Place
JR Kurume Station (West gate)
Finishing Point
JR Kurume Station (West gate)

Participants are limited to individuals or groups from overseas, and Japanese provided they attend with at least one non-Japanese person in their group.

Inquiries and Applications

Yame Tourist Information Center
Business Hours:8:30-17:15

tour@yame.travel

Tour Route of 'Hina Doll’s Festival & Green Tea Experience Tour'

  1. JR Kurume St.(West gate)
  2. bus
  3. Yame Central Tea Plantation
    photo
  4. bus
  5. Wedding Ceremony at Fukushima Hachimangu Shrine
    Participation in the petal toss
  6. walk
  7. Lunch
    Yame Saheho Japanese style meal
  8. walk
  9. Free time (2.5 hours)
    -Try on hina doll's costume -Yame bonbori festival -Yame Traditional Crafts Center -Yame local products shop Tokimeki(shopping) -Demonstration of traditional processing of green tea by hands -Bamboo lantern exhibition -Koto (Japanese harp) concert and more!
  10. bus
  11. Ochamura (Green Tea Shop)
    -lecture of how to brew green tea -shopping
  12. bus
  13. JR Kurume St.(West gate)

Booking

Seats are limited to 20 and book your seat right now! booking form Introduction to the tour >> Photos from the past tours >>


Introduction to Past Tours

The bus tour theme was “Hirari, Harari to Sakura Meguri (Haru Ranman: Yame no Sakura wo Mederu),” which can be translated into English as “Explore the Sakura Fluttering About (Spring in Full Bloom: Celebrate Yame’s Cherry Blossoms).” Participants visited three areas where cherry blossom trees…