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No. 4713Program currently off season
Harvesting Asparagus on a Scenic Biei Hill
Asparagus harvesting atop a scenic hill!
Asparagus develop quickly, bathing in the sunlight.
Chomp on a freshly-harvested asparagus!

Have you ever seen how an asparagus grows? If you take a nibble out of a freshly-picked asparagus, the natural sweetness and gushing water content will surprise you. This is a special plan that allows you to take pictures of the superb view and experience two delicious flavours from one crop!

This is the one of special guided harvesting experience collaborated with Biei’s farmer.

Freshly-picked asparagus brimming with water content- surprisingly juicy!
Taking a bite from a raw asparagus is a moving experience you can only enjoy in a farming field!

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Program details
Available time period

2021-05-20 - 2021-06-30

Available time period Detail
Mid May - End of June
Required time
Approximately 2 hours
Schedule
<Course Details>
◆9:00 Meet at Shiki-no-Jouhoukan Biei Tourism Information Centre (Next to JR Biei Station)
◆9:15-10:15 Asparagus picking experience & eating asparagus raw
◆10:20-10:45 Photo stop at Shinei-no-Oka Photo Observation Point
◆11:00 Arrival at JR Biei Station & Tour Disbands

 ※Please come by rental car. The guide's car will drive ahead.
  (For those who do not have a driver's license or have trouble driving, please feel free to discuss with us)
 ※On rainy days, there is a chance that the experience may be cancelled. We appreciate your understanding in advance.
Program fee
:5,000 yen
:4,500 yen
:6,500 yen
Included in this fee
・Guide fee
・Agricultural experience in farmland
・Your own harvested asparagus (up to 20 stalks per person)
・Sickle and other farming tools
・Consumption tax
Not included in fees
Personal expenses (meals, drinks, accommodation etc...)
Pick Up Service
No pick-up and drop-off service
* If you don't have a car license or if you don't use rental car, please feel free to ask us.
Payment method
Please pay onsite in cash (Japanese yen only) or pay by credit card.
Language
Japanese,English

Requirements for participation
Meeting location
Required Items
Requirements for participation
*Minimum number of participants (1Adult or 1Child must be accompanied by guardians.)
Meeting location
Shiki no Jouhoukan (Biei Tourist Information Center)
Address of meeting location
1-2-14, Motomachi,Biei,Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido


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Things to bring / required items
- Please come in comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty
(We can lend you boots and straw hats.)
- Drinking water
Attention:
・Depending on the condition and cultivation of the crops, this experience may be cancelled.
・The tour may be cancelled in the event of rain. In addition, the tour may be cancelled if heavy rainfall the day before the tour causes the earth to become waterlogged, or if, due to the conditions of the field the tour needs to be cancelled even in good weather etc. We ask for your understanding in advance.
・In the event that the tour is cancelled, we will contact you the day before or on the morning of the tour so we request that you inform us of a telephone number or address that it is possible for us to reach you at.
・We regret that we cannot allow participants to just observe. Please inform us of the exact number of participants who will enter the farmland.
・Upon entering the farmland, we will ask you to change into the boots we have provided and they will be disinfected in order to prevent disease-spreading microbes on your shoe soles getting into the soil. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
・When cutting the asparagus, you will be using a bladed sickle so please handle with great care. In particular, to avoid injury to children, we ask that parents or guardians confirm safety points with their children during participation.
・There are no shaded areas in the field so we ask that you bring sunhats, a towel to wipe away sweat and plenty of fluids to protect yourself against heatstroke.
・Smoking is forbidden in the fields.
・There are no convenience stores or vending machines around the fields. Please prepare your own drinks to bring in advance.
・If you wish to use the restroom, we will go to the public toilets at a nearby park by car.
Cancellation:
If you cancel your booking for your own reasons, cancellation fees apply as follows:
50% of program fee (1 day prior)
100% of program fee (on the day)
100% of program fee (No show on the day)
Area
Biei
Available time period
2021-05-20 - 2021-06-30
Required time
Approximately 2 hours
Program fee
:5,000 yen
:4,500 yen
:6,500 yen
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Operator Information
Operator Information

Takeo Izumi

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Biei is known for the beautiful landscape of the rolling hills called "Patchwork Hills".
We'd like to offer the variety of plans that you can feel and taste the brilliance of Biei.

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Freshly-picked asparagus brimming with water content- surprisingly juicy! Taking a bite from a raw asparagus is a moving experience you can only enjoy in a farming field!

Company information

Company:Be my BIEI guide desk
Address:1-2-14 Moto-machi, Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, HokkaidoBiei-cho, Kamikawa-gun Hokkaido

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