Experience Ayabe with all five senses – plant young rice seedlings by hand

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  • Lunch Lunch
  • Shaga(Japanese Iris)forest
  • Taue (planting rice seedlings) experience
  • Taue (planting rice seedlings) experience
  • Taue (planting rice seedlings) experience
  • Taue (planting rice seedlings) experience
  • Lunch

In Spring, amidst nature why not feel the soil and try planting young rice seedlings by hand (called Taue in Japanese) in the Suigen no Sato - Ichinose (approximately 2 hour experience). Suigen no Sato roughly translates to 'a town near the head of a freshwater stream'. Then after working up a sweat, you can bathe in the Ayabe hot spring. Also this time of year in Suigen no Sato – Oitomi, there’s a forest covered in Japanese Irises 'shaga' where you will be lead through to stroll around this mystical forest.

Dates: 24th May(Sun)*Due to the impactof COVID-19, the event might be stopped or postponed . Please check before visiting.
Meeting place:Satoyama Guesthouse Couture
Minimum required participants:2
Duration:7 hours
Cost:
Adult: 5,000yen(tax included)
Chils: 4,000yen(tax included)*Elementary school aged and older
Included in the price:Planting young rice seedlings, hot spring entrance, lunch, insurance. * 2kg of complimentary rice will be mailed to you after the Autumn harvest.
Please bring:Clothes that can be soiled, sun block, bug spray

Basic information

Venue name

Ayabe, Iizumi-cho 'Suigen-no-Sato' Ichinose

Address

Shitanodan−16, iizumi-cho, Ayabe, Kyoto

Access

Bus : From the Ayabe station (JR) south exit take the 'Ayabus' (Kanbayashi line), get off at the 'Omachi Bus Terminal'. There is a tramsfer service from the 'Omachi Bus Terminal' to 'Suigen no Sato - Ichinose'.

Car : From the Kyoto Jukan Expressway, take the Kyotango Wachi interchange exit and travel another 25 minutes (approximately).

Access to Kyoto by the Sea

Access to Kyoto in the Forests

Access to Kyoto Infused with Tea

Access to Kyoto Otokuni Bamboo Grove

Foreign languages spoken

Foreign language explanations/displays: English

Contact information

Name

Ayabe Sustainable and Gastronomy Tourism

Website

Visit Ayabe Experience Rural Kyoto

Languages

English|Simplified Chinese

Other: Japanese

Website for reservations

MATA TABI

Remarks

If you wish to stay the previous night before the tour, or the night after completing the tour we can bring you to the Satoyama Guesthouse Couture, or other nearby acommodation(farm stay). *accommodation costs not included.

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