No.
4308
[Program currently off season] Stroll with Picnic Lunch with Fields Guide in the Real Production Farm

  • Program
    fee
    Adult:6,800 yen
    Child (ages 3 to 11):5,000 yen
    Infant (ages 0 to 2):300 yen
    Available
    time period
    17 May. - 31 Oct. 2018
    Required
    time
    2.5 hours
    Language Japanese,English


Go for a stroll in a wide, open field while listening to the Field Guide's explanation! This tour allows participants to eat the lunch that day right in the middle of the field.

Take a tour of a Tokachi production farm. As this is not a sightseeing farm, a special "Field Guide" will accompany all guests.
Go for a walk in the fields and hear about how the crops are grown and make it from farm to table.
Panbeque (It's a menu to eat Tokachi‐grown wheat bread and vegetables as cheese fondue or canola oil fondue.) you eat in the middle of the field after the tour are sure to last in your memory for a lifetime. Also, you can eat fresh corn and fresh fries depending on the season.
You will be able to take part in the harvest of a variety of seasonal vegetables, including canola flower, corn, potatoes, and more.

This experience is sure to teach you the real meaning of the Japanese word "itadakimasu".

Let's go walking in the fields of Tokachi!
  • You will be led through a real production field! This isn't a sightseeing field and is normally off-limits to guests!

  • Panbeque (It's a menu to eat Tokachi‐grown wheat bread and vegetables as cheese fondue or canola oil fondue.)

  • You will be able to take part in the harvest of a variety of seasonal vegetables, including canola flower, corn, potatoes, and more.


Program details
Program [Program currently off season] Stroll with Picnic Lunch with Fields Guide in the Real Production Farm
Program fee

Adult:6,800 yen
Child (ages 3 to 11):5,000 yen
Infant (ages 0 to 2) * We do not provide snacks or meals for infants.:300 yen

Available time period

2018-05-17 - 2018-10-31

Available time period Detail 17 May - 31 October 2018

mid-May. to early-Jun.: Canola flower Picnic
mid-Jun. to late-Jun.: Green Wheat Picnic
early-Jul. to mid-Jul.: Potato Blossom Picnic
mid-Jul. to early-Aug.: Freshly Picked Corn Picnic
early-Aug. to mid-Aug.: Potato Digging Picnic
mid-Aug. to late-Sep.: Fresh Picked Corn Picnic
early-Oct. to late-Oct.: Japanese Yam Digging Picnic

* Dates may vary depending on the growth of the crops.
Required time 2.5 hours
Schedule 10:50am Meet on location in the farm's special parking lot for visitors.
11:00am-1:30pm Farm Picnic
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After changing into the boots provided for the tour and listening to the Field Guide's overview of the farm, it's time to enter the fields! How are the crops harvested? How are those crops processed? How do they make it to supermarkets? The guide will answer all these questions and more. The guide will make time for photographs throughout the tour. After a delicious lunch, you may take pictures or ask the guide questions as you like.
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1:30pm Tour ends on location after returning your boots and covers.

* Schedule might be changed due to weather or other conditions.
group / party For groups of 10 guests or more, please reserve a tour at least 10 days in advance.
Requirements for participation - Minimum: 2 participants (except infants)
* Children must be accompanied with adults.
- While we do walk slowly, we will walk for about 1 kilometer. We ask that guests who find it difficult to walk up and down stairs please contact us before participating.
- Wheelchairs may not be used during the tour.
- Smoking is not allowed on the farm and you may not bring pets to the tour.
Things to bring / required items - Comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. (Dirt and dust may stick to your clothes during the tour.)
- Comfortable shoes for walking. (No high-heels)
- Socks
- Hat
- Drink
- Rain gear (rain or shine)
Included in this fee Field Guide
Lunch in the field
Protective gear (boot covers or boots)
Tax

* We are enrolled in the Travel Accident Compensation System.
Not included in fees Personal expenses
Meeting location Fields / Parking Lots
Meeting location Detail mid-May. to early-Jun.: Canola flower Field, Haza Farm
(Kita 2 sen Higashi 30, Shimoshihoro, Otofuke-cho Kato-gun, Hokkaido, 080-0272)

mid-Jun. to late-Jun.: Green Wheat Field, Bandou Farm
early-Jul. to mid-Jul.: Potato Field, Bandou Farm
mid-Jul. to early-Aug.: Corn Field, Bandou Farm
(Kita 6 sen 30, Kitamemuro, Memuro-cho Kasai-gun, Hokkaido, 082-0007)

early-Aug. to mid-Aug.: Potato Digging, Kawano Farm
mid-Aug. to late-Sep.: Corn Field, Kawano Farm
(Kisen 5, Towa, Otofuke-cho Kato-gun, Hokkaido, 080-0151)

early-Oct. to late-Oct.: Japanese Yam Digging, Michishita Hironaga Farm
(Nisi 7 sen 22-2, Itairacho, Obihiro-shi, Hokkaido, 089-1244)
Address of meeting location Obihiro, Hokkaido
Pick Up Service No pick up or drop off service is provided. We will meet on-site for the tour.
Payment method - Advance Payment by online credit card.
- Advance Payment by overseas bank transfer.
 (Japanese yen only. Please pay the additional bank transfer fee.)
* Note: Payment is due 2 days before the tour date.
Language Japanese,English

- The guide/instructor will explain in easy/simple English.

Attention:

[Requests From the Tour]
- When making a reservation, please include the full name and age of all participants.
- We will provide boot covers or special boots for use in the fields. Please include the shoe sizes of all participants in your reservation.

[Notice]
- All farms are regularly off-limits to guests in order to prevent harmful bacteria from entering the fields. However, we will receive special permission to enter the fields with the boots provided.
- These fields are not sightseeing locations. They are active production fields. Harvesting periods are subject to change due to season and weather, and tours may not be possible at some times because of this.
- The farmers on the fields we will tour will be focusing on their duties. We will not be able to meet with them on the tour. However, you may be able to meet and speak with them on rainy days when they are unable to work or see them working in the fields from a distance at times.
- Please do not do anything that could damage the crops in these fields.
- Smoking is not allowed on the tour.
- There are portable toilets for use on the farm.
- The course and contents of the guided tour are subject to change due to weather conditions.
- Under most circumstances, the tour will take place rain or shine. In the event of rain, most of the tour will be in indoor storehouses. However, because we will walk outside as well, please bring appropriate rain gear. The tour may be canceled due to typhoons or large scale disasters. In the event that the tour is canceled, we will contact you ahead of time.
- The time periods for each picnic are rough estimates. We may have to visit a different field based on the season and how well the crops are growing. Therefore, we may not be able to visit the exact field you wish to see. During times when it is particularly difficult to make a definite decision as to whether or not a tour can be held, we will accept reservation requests. In this event, we will contact you at least one week before the scheduled tour date to let you know if the tour can be held.

Travel conditions, etc.:

This program belongs to Hokkaido Treasure Island Travel inc.
Please read our Terms & Conditions before you apply.

http://takarajima-travel.com/en/pdf_en/conditions_en_zh-tw.pdf

Cancellation:

Cancellations made by customers will be subject to the following penalty fees:
* 1 day before the tour: 40% of the tour fee
* On the day of the tour: 50% of the tour fee
* No show on the day: 100% of the tour fee

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Operator Information
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    Hiroshi Yamato

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    Take a tour of a Tokachi production farm. As this is not a sightseeing farm, a special "Field Guide" will accompany all guests.

    Company information

    Company:Treasure Island Short Trips
    Address:9F Daito Building 8-1 Minami 2-jo Higashi 2-chomeChuo-ku, Sapporo Hokkaido

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