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Learn the art of wasabi cultivation

Learn the art of wasabi cultivation

175 reviews
We'll meet at Kawai station and walk 20 minutes uphill to the wasabida. I will explain local flora and fauna and the history of the forest, as well as how I came to be in the position of Australian wasabi grower in Okutama. I'll explain how the plant is grown and share some delicious freshly ground wasabi with a…
4 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Hosted in
English, Japanese

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Lunch Taste of wasabi

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Following a career in journalism, I moved from inner Tokyo to the hills of Okutama in 2014. Always interested in wasabi, I helped local growers at their wasabida and have revived an abandoned patch.

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Where you'll be

After meeting at Kawai station, we'll walk about 20 minutes mostly uphill to my once-abandoned wasabi patch in Okutama, Tokyo. I'll also show you nearby former wasabida that have been neglected for decades.


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Sat, Sep 21    From 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
$99 per person
6 of 6 spots left

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Sturdy footwear is recommended, and being waterproof is an advantage. Please note that conditions in the forest may be quite harsh during the winter. Also, this is a strictly "no smoking" experience.
Learn the art of wasabi cultivation
175 reviews
From $99/person
175 reviews
From $99/person