Due to the continued global spread of the COVID19 virus and the associated impact upon public health and safely in Japan, reservations for all tours and experience programs will be SUSPENDED until May 2020, or until the situation improves and relevant restrictions upon travel are lifted.
We look forward to welcoming you back to Tohoku as soon as possible. In the meantime, please stay safe and well!
~ Inoutbound Sendai Matsushima Inc.
1 day or more
Weekdays (except NY holiday period)
How much local experience can you fit into 24 hours? Challenge accepted!
Start your memorable stay by exploring the local fresh produce centre and wildlife sanctuary before you head to a local farm to experience harvesting some fresh vegetables!
Stay overnight with a local farming family at their home in northern Miyagi Prefecture. Get to know your host family as you prepare dinner and learn how to make local dishes using the vegetables you’ve just picked.
Exchange stories and culture as you bond over dinner and settle in for the evening. You might even be lucky enough to sleep in a traditional tatami-mat room on a Japanese futon!
Meet at the Izunuma Local Produce Centre.
Enjoy some time to explore the local produce market and nearby wildlife sanctuaries.
Be taken to a nearby farm to experience vegetable harvesting!
Pictured below is a visit to a local shiitake mushroom farm:
Be picked up by your farm-stay family and head back to their family home.
Using the fresh vegetables you have just harvested, enjoy cooking traditional home-style meal with your family and exchanging culture and stories around the dinner table.
If you have places to be, leave your farm-stay at around 10:00am.
If you’d like to, sign-up for one of the below local experience programs held by the Izunuma fresh produce centre:
Each of the above activities varies in terms of length and price. Please feel free to contact us directly with any inquiries.
Here are some pictures from a recent ‘Hatto’ making workshop:
Tour ends following any additional experience program.