No.
4458
[Program currently off season] Bee keeper experience & Beeswax hands on workshop

  • Program
    fee
    9,800 yen pp
    Available
    time period
    June - August
    Required
    time
    Approx. 3.5 hours
    Language Japanese,English


Welcome to honeybee's world.

What is Bee keepers?
Do you like honey?
Alright, then who is HARVESTING honey from beehive?
Honey is harvested by whom..... guess whom??
So, the answer is Bee keepers. They are taking care of honeybees and harvesting honey in the right timing in the summer. Bee keepers are also one of farmers in agriculture industry like milk cow ranch. Did you know that? I did not know that.... until meeting Mr. Seo who is bee keeper in Furano.

urespa-furano bee keeper experience tour is showing what bee keeper is doing for honeybees. How do they control bees??? How do they harvesting honey from beehive??
Also, honeybees might show you more important relationship with us. If they all gone in the world, can we keep the life as been like now??
Anyway, let's find the answer with us,
Welcome to honeybee's world.
  • Taking care of honeybees, everytime.

  • This is first experience to beekeeper experience!

  • Talking with farmer Seo.


Program details
Program [Program currently off season] Bee keeper experience & Beeswax hands on workshop
Program fee

pp:9,800 yen

Available time period

2018-06-01 - 2018-08-31

Available time period Detail Subject to change, depends on weather, farming and any other conditions.
Please confirm tour conditions before booking.
Required time Approx. 3.5 hours
Schedule [Morning tour ONLY]

(8:00 am)
   Meet & Greet at your lodge or around JR Furano station, Kitanomine Resort area

(8:30 am)  
Protecting rental wear put on your cloth, after arrive at the farm.
  ◇Inspection the farm
    ◇Experience bee keeper works
    ◇Tasting honey
    ◇Q&A

(10:00 am)
hands on workshop
◇Beeswax extracting
*if we can not prepare dry beehives due to the conditions,
we will use beeswax before we extracted.
   ◇Making Beeswax candles
   ◇Making Candlestand
   ◇Tea time with honey drink & Donuts
which is used honey from Bee keeper Seo farm

(11:30 am 〜 12:00 pm)
Shuttle to your lodge

*We can arrange meet and greet place for your convenience. Please ask us when booking.
*The experience place will 30 minutes drive away, depends on the day.
*The end of the tour time will be changed due to the conditions.
group / party maximum 7 persons
Requirements for participation *Over primary school age (6 years and over)
*Interesting in bee keeper works and honeybees world
*For minors, please apply with guardians.
Things to bring / required items *Please preparing walking shoes and working clothing for inspection of the farm.
*Please band your long hair.
*Do not wear strong fraglance and other hair sprey, it could be reasons to attracting honeybees.
*Drinks (water) & snacks (if nescessary)
*For any protection your skins and sunscrean stuff, please preparing it by yourself.
*if you have any questions, please do not hegitate to ask us.
Included in this fee ◉Bee keeper experience
◉Rental (Work-suites, gloves, bee vail, gum boots),
◉Travel insurance
◉Beeswaxes & bees candle hands on workshop
◉Tea time (honey drink & cake)
Not included in fees *Any shopping for your private things during the tour, it has to be guest's expence.
Meeting location At your lodge nearby JR Furano station, Alpine visitor centre or Kitanomine Hotel area
Meeting location Detail Meet & greet at your lodge nearby JR Furano station, Alpine Visitor Centre, Hotel Edelwarm and around. We will arrange with your suitable place. Please ask us when booking.
Address of meeting location Furano, Hokkaido


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Pick Up Service Pick up service available
Payment method Payment on the tour day.
Cash or credit card (VISA, MASTER, American Express, JCB are available)
Language Japanese,English

Guides' recommendations,
highlights in this area
The hometown of Seo honeybees farm is located in Shiga prefecture in Honshu island. He is farming honeybees whole year. Keep moving with honeybees depends on the season. In summer, They are coming up to Furano for harvesting honey.

Let's visiting Bee keeper in Furano, Seo honey farm!!

Attention:

*Honeybees has stinger. Please understand that and listen to our guide very much.
If you do not be friendly with insects, we can not recommend this tour.
*We will prepare protection like worksuites or some other accessaries for protection. But sometime it might happen to get stung. Please let us know if you have some allergy. We might have a case to deny your apply due to your conditions.
*Please do not make noise, or do not run at the farm. We will give you some tips for being friendly with honeybees. But if you ignore it, and find some dangerous behavior in the tour, we will stop the tour. We do not refund if in that case.

Travel conditions, etc.:

*subject to change by weather and some other tour conditions.
*please follow tour guide, otherwise the tour is canceled. (Non refundable)

Cancellation:

[in the case of any things to change by your any reasons]
*less than 7 days until the tour day; 50 % change fee (of the tour cost) could be charged, depends on subject.
*By the date to change, the tour could not be arranged then the tour has to be canceled. In that case, 50% cancel charge (of the tour cost) could be required possibly.

[Cancellation]
*less than 7 days until the tour day; 50 % cancel charge (of the tour cost) could be required.

[Cancellation by unavoidable reasons]
ex. weather, farming poor conditions, any publick transportations canceled by weather or any traffic accidents, health problems etc...

We are working on harder to welcomeing you with delicious melon.
So please avoid such a like these cases, but if we have unexpected happening, Please try to contact, both of us as soon as possible.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperations.

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Operator Information
  • Tour coodinator / Land operator
    Yumiko Goto

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  • Profile

    Organizing Furano locals life style experience and Furano's agricultural tourism experience Ece tours.

    Also support you special experience for your unforgettable hart warming memory of your holiday in Furano.

    Comments

    Do you know who is bee keepers? urespa-furano bee keeper experience tour is showing what bee keeper is working on honeybees. How do they control bees??? How do they harvesting honey from beehive?? Let's find the answer with us! And more, Honeybees is making propolis by themselves. They use it for construction beehives. Beeswax is the one of natural eco materials. Bees candles does not discharge Co2. Learn great tips from ancient people with us.

    Company information

    Company:urespa-furano
    Address:9-5, Higashi-machi, Furano city 076-0053 Hokkaido JAPANFurano Hokkaido

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