Experience / Training / Vehicle Spots in Saitama Area

  • Enomoto Dairyfarm
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Ageoshi Azeyoshi 736-1
    A farm located in Azeyoshi, Ageo City. The farm raises milk cows and a variety of other animals. The farm offers a course which lets visitors experience the life of a farmer, including milking cows and making butter (advance reservation required). The farm also sells gelato made with fresh milk; yogurt made with just milk, lactobacteria, and sugar; and other products. There's also a barbecue ground which allows visitors to bring their own foods for grilling.
  • Sainokuni Soy Sauce Kingdom (Main Store)
    11 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Hidakashi Tabame 804-1
    A facility centering on a factory owned by the Yugeta Shoyu soy sauce company in Tabame, Hidaka City. Visitors can take a tour of the factory and watch soy sauce being made and try activities like squeezing the mash used to ferment soy sauce. There's also a company shop, a light meal corner serving dishes made with soy sauce, and a gift shop offering soy sauce pourers and other merchandise. In addition, visitors can purchase a variety of sweets made with soy sauce here like soft serve ice cream, pudding, and roll cakes.

    醤遊ソフトクリームと玉子かけご飯、お団子を食べました。 醤遊ソフトクリーム美味しいです、300円 玉子かけごはん400円絞りたての醤油の香りがして、普段つかっている醤油との違いがわかります。 味噌ダレ団子120円、醤油団子110円です。

  • Nagatoro River White Water Rafting
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Nagatoro 489-2
    This traditional river rafting tour is offered each year from around March 10 to early December. Customers can choose between three courses - from Oyahana Bridge to Iwadatami, from Iwadatami to Takasago Bridge, and one course traveling the full length from Oyahana Bridge to Takasago Bridge. No advance reservation is required and tours leave every five to 20 minutes. A special limited time tour is also offered in winter which has riders sit in a toasty-warm kotatsu (heated table with a blanket).
  • Ashigakubo Fruit Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunyokozemachi Ashigakubo 159
    An area of fruit farms in Ashigakubo, Yokoze Town, Chichibu County. There are 13 farms in the area where visitors can pick strawberries from January through to the middle of May, plums in July to early August, and grapes from mid-August to mid-October.
  • Ichigo no Sato Farm Saido Branch
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Irumagunmoroyamamachi Saido 781-6
    A strawberry farm situated along Prefectural Route 343 in Saido, Moroyama Town, Iruma County. The farm grows its strawberries on raised platforms and incorporates universal design principles. The farm also offers classes teaching how to make strawberry jam, strawberry daifuku rice cakes, strawberry juice, and strawberry cake by hand. An advance reservation is required for strawberry picking as well as the farm's classes.

    Great strawberry to pick and eat. Had 30 minutes to pick and eat,was great. Highly recommended for a quick stop.

  • Sainokuni Fureai Farm
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunhigashichichibumura Sakamoto 2949-1 Momo House
    Sainokuni Fureai Farm is a tourist farm located on Prefectural Route 361 in Sakamoto, Higashichichibu Village, Chichibu County. Besides raising dairy cattle and beef cattle, the Farm also has a variety of other animals—including goats, sheep, rabbits etc.—for visitors to interact with in the farmyard and in the pastures; visitors can also enjoy beautiful seasonal flowers, etc. There are displays on animal husbandry, and a range of hands-on experience activities to try. There are also direct sales outlets selling dairy produce and local agricultural produce; light meals etc. are available.
  • Sayama Berry Land
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Sayamashi Horigane 1262-5
    Sayama Berry Land is a tourist farm located on Prefectural Route 8 in Horigane, Sayama City. The farm’s greenhouses are open for visitors to enjoy pick-your-own strawberry activities from mid-December through into late May, followed by pick-your-own blueberries from June to late August, and pick-your-own mushrooms from mid-September onwards. The farm shop sells jam, fruit juice, and fresh fruit, including freshly-picked or frozen blueberries, etc. Soft-serve ice cream is available in the summer months, along with a range of original processed food products.
  • Mt. Hodo Robai-en
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Nagatoro 1766-1
    A wintersweet garden located on top of Mt. Hodo, a 497-meter-tall mountain in Nagatoro, Nagatoro Town, Chichibu County. Divided into east and west gardens, some 3,000 wintersweet plants spanning three varieties (soshin-robai, wa-robai and mangetsu-robai) are grown here. Visitors can enjoy the mountaintop view as well as the sight of the plants' flowers when they bloom from late December to late February.
  • Kamisato Strawberry & Tomato Farm
    2 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Kodamagunkamisatomachi Teshigawara 1000-2
    This fruit farm is in Kamisato Town, Kodama County, Saitama Prefecture, and allows guests to experience harvesting managed strawberry and tomato fields. Each one offers thirty-minute all-you-can-eat plans, along with free Kamisato Cantare sweets. Reservations can be made at Kamisato Cantare, but make sure you want to reserve the harvest experience.


  • Komatsuzawa Leisure Farm
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunyokozemachi Yokoze 1408
    A place for experiencing lots of farm type activities for the family, the Komatsuzawa Leisure Farm offers fruit picking, beetle hunting, and soba making activities in each season. Families can enjoy lava rock barbecue, and seasonal mushroom soup, and Nagashi Somen cuisine served to you by allowing you to catch noodles floating down fresh water in front of you. This is one place you will want to enjoy all day with the meal and activity savings package.
  • Ogawa Town Washi Japanese Paper Making Center
    1 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Hiki-gun Ogawamachi Ogawa 226
    This experience facility is located in Ogawa Town, Hiki County. You can try the handmade washi experience using locally produced ingredients to make washi, and take a tour of various washi craft exhibits. Experiences include a beginner course, a one-day course, and a full, authentic four-day course.


  • Shimura Farm Strawberry and Flower Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Sakadoshi Konuma 102
    A farm located in Konuma, Sakado City. The farm grows five varieties of strawberries, including Benihoppe and Sainokaori, a variety created in Saitama Prefecture. Visitors can pick strawberries in greenhouses incorporating universal design principles when the strawberries are in season. The farm also has fields of statice and carnations for visitors to appreciate and enjoy.
  • Taira Chestnut Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Hannoushi Inoue 54-2
    A chestnut orchard situated along the Koma River in Inoue, Hanno City. Here visitors can enjoy chestnut gathering in September, as well as blueberry picking and potato digging when in season. There's also a roofed barbecue ground which can provide everything you need, a pizza garden where you can bake a pizza in a real brick pizza oven, and a restaurant which serves meals made by hand using local ingredients.
  • Haruoka Strawberry Farm
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Minuma-ku Miyagayatou 3-186
    A strawberry farm located in 3-Chome Miyagayato, Minuma Ward, Saitama City. The farm grows two varieties-Akihime and Benihoppe, and from January to the end of May, visitors can enjoy strawberry picking here. The farm grows its strawberries using raised platforms, meaning visitors can pick their berries without needing to bend over. In addition, the farm incorporates universal design principles, providing easy access for wheelchair users and those with strollers.
  • Ogano Town Regional Resource Application Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunoganomachi Ryoukamisusuki 2395
    An activity center adjoining Roadside Station Ryokami Onsen Yakushinoyu along Prefectural Route 37 in Ryokamisusuki, Ogano Town, Chichibu County. Here visitors can try making soba noodles, tofu, udon noodles, and kon'nyaku devil's tongue jelly by hand using local ingredients (advance reservation required). The facility also serves food like soba and udon noodles and donburi rice bowls. The adjoining farm fresh shop sells seasonal fruits, vegetables, and edible wild plants.
  • Koshigaya Strawberry Town
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Koshigayashi Mashimori 1-41
    A strawberry farm located in 1-Chome Mashimori, Koshigaya City. The farm grows some 64,000 Benihoppe, Akihime, Kaorino, Sainokaori, and other varieties of strawberry plants. From January to May, visitors can enjoy a 45 minute, all-you-can-eat strawberry picking course.
  • Arahata Farm
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Minamiotsuka 6-12-33
    A farm situated along the Ota Highway in 6-Chome Minamiotsuka, Kawagoe City. Here visitors can dig taro from mid-September to early November. Visitors can dig up and take home Kawagoe taro, a local specialty product, or borrow a pot, steaming basket, or skillet to cook up their taro on the spot (visitors are allowed to bring food and other items from outside to create their meal).
  • Saitama Prefectural Disaster-Prevention Learning Center Sona-e
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Kounosushi Fukuro 30
    An educational facility located in Fukuro, Kounosu City. The facility has an earthquake experience corner, exhibits which teach how to escape smoke and fire and use a fire extinguisher, a room where visitors can experience winds of 30 meters per second, and informational exhibits on disaster prevention. Through simulated experiences and other materials, visitors can improve their awareness of disaster prevention methods and learn what to do in the event of a disaster.
  • Masakadoen
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Arakawahino 584
    A farm open to tourists located in Arakawahino, Chichibu City. From mid-August to mid-October, visitors can pick some 10 varieties of grapes (varieties may vary depending on the time of year), including Chichibu Yama Ruby grapes, a variety unique to Chichibu with an edible skin. The farm also organically grows two varieties of strawberries-Tochiotome and Yayoihime-which visitors can pick from January to late May.
  • Ouchizawa Mikan Orange Orchard Association
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunhigashichichibumura Ouchizawa 490
    Mikan (mandarin orange) farms open to tourists located in Ouchizawa, Higashichichibu Village, Chichibu County. There are several mikan farms in the area and the region is known as the northernmost limit for growing mikan. Visitors can enjoy mikan picking at the various farms from late October to late December.

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Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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