Experience The Most Beautiful Country Life in Japan

From JPY ¥10,000.00
  • Duration: 7 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Gero-shi, Gifu
  • Product code: EN-GIF-7268-72681


Located about 30 minutes from Gero Onsen is a charming mountainside town known as "Maze village". While protecting the environment in the region, they farm as much as they can for food and live a rich life in tune with the nature surrounding the clear stream. This area is known as one of the most beautiful villages in Japan. You will be able to feel the original scenery of Japan through their gentle lifestyle and interaction with the locals.


  • Enjoy a relaxing time with rich food and calm scenery that is nurtured by beautiful nature.
  • Participate in local life by interacting with local mothers, making food together using local crops, and helping out with farm work.
  • Experience traditional Japanese life through traditional Japanese houses and local food.


[09:15] Meet at JR Hida Hagiwara Station
[09:30] Explanation of "Maze village" at the local facilty "Mizube no Yakata"
[10:00] Helping experience such as farm work
[11:00] Lunch preparation, socializing time
[14:00] Free time
[15:00] Move
[15:30] Dismiss at JR Hida Hagiwara Station


First, learn about the town Maze's efforts to protect the natural landscape and river environment at the local facilty "Mizube no Yakata". After that, visit a local house and experience part of local life by preparing meals together with the locals and helping with seasonal tasks such as farm work. (Work content varies depending on the season.) After helping, you can spend a relaxing time freely, by chatting with the locals or taking a walk in the surrounding area.


  • Time:6 hours 15 minutes
  • Meeting point:Hida-Hagiwara Station [MAP]
    Hagiwara-cho, Hagiwara, Gero-shi, Gifu 509-2517
  • Access:About 10 minutes by train from JR Gero Station
  • Minimum number of participants:2 person
  • Language support:Japanese, English
    ※The guide can speak basic English for daily conversations and guidance without any problems. If you would like to hear a more detailed explanation, please ask us.
  • Included:
    ・Guide fee
    ・Lunch experience fee
  • Excluded:
    ・Transportation to the venue
  • Clothes:Since we will be doing farm work depending based on the season, you will need clothes that can get dirty and shoes that are the right size. We will confirm this at the time of booking.
  • Participation requirements:
    ・Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
    ・Please inform us of any allergies or religious special needs at the time of booking.
  • Free WI-FI:No
  • Toilet:Yes (Western-style)
  • Other things to note:The tour will be canceled in the event of a typhoon, heavy rain, or other events deemed dangerous. (To be determined in light rain)


7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price