Sightseeing
観光
Odate area

Farm Experience・Farm Stay

Learn to make traditional food, try working in the fields, and get to know the real Japan during this two day one night farm stay experience.
Activites vary by season; in the fall, participants will get to help in harvest activities like apple picking. Other activites include tending to a rice field and making pickled vegetables.
During the evening, your host will teach you how to make kiritampo-nabe stewーOdate's most famous dish. Afterwards, enjoy talking to the locals and getting to know rural Japan.

Introductory Video

Activity Details

Kiritampo Cooking Lesson

【Price】From ¥2,000 per person(+tax)

【Availability】Available Year Round (please make reservations 1 week in advance)

【Suitable Ages】Suitable For All Ages (very young children may be declined)

【Maximum Group Size】None

【Minimum Group Size】4 People

【Duration】2 Hrs.

【Cancellation Policy】3-2 days prior: 25%, 1 day prior: 50%, Day of: 100%

【What to Bring】Bandana・Apron

Soba Noodle Making Lesson

【Price】From ¥1,500 per person(+tax)

【Availability】Available Year Round (please make reservations 1 week in advance)

【Suitable Ages】Suitable For All Ages (very young children may be declined)

【Maximum Group Size】None

【Minimum Group Size】4 People

【Duration】2 Hrs.

【Cancellation Policy】3-2 days prior: 25%, 1 day prior: 50%, Day of: 100%

【What to Bring】Bandana・Apron

Farm Experience

【Price】¥2,000 per person(+tax)

【Availability】Available Year Round (please make reservations 1 week in advance)

【Suitable Ages】Suitable For All Ages (very young children may be declined)

【Maximum Group Size】None

【Minimum Group Size】1 Person

【Duration】2 Hrs.

【Cancellation Policy】3-2 days prior: 25%, 1 day prior: 50%, Day of: 100%

【What to Bring】Clothes OK to Get Dirty

Farm Stay Details

Fee

¥7,500 /person/night (+tax)
※Additional ¥400 heating fee/person/night

Availability

Available year round
※Please make reservations 1 week in advance

Suitable ages

Available for all ages

Maximum group size

None

Minimum group size

1 person

Included in fee

Dinner (with kiritampo cooking lesson), breakfast, and hot spring entrance fee

Cancellation policy

3-2 days prior: 25%, 1 day prior: 50%, check-in date: 100%

Further information

Check-in: 15:00
Check-out: 10:00
The entrance fee for the local onsen (hot spring) is included in the price.
Please bring your own pajamas and toiletries.
Free pick-up and drop-off within Odate City limits is provided.
Guests will cook meals along with the owner.
Beverages (alcohol, juice, etc.) are not included. The owner will take guests to the nearest store upon request.

Map

Cooking classroom or farmhouse in Odate.

Sponsor information

Odate Cultural Activity Promotion Committee
Kamidaino, Aza Inaridai 1-1, Odate, Akita, 017-0031 Japan
TEL +81 (0)186-43-7149 ENGLISH OK!
FAX +81 (0)186-48-6668
email: marugoto.odate@gmail.com