Relax at a Traditional House in the Countryside of Hiroshima

Enjoy a relaxing and refreshing break in the Japanese countryside. Dive deeper into the Japanese lifestyle by learning how to cook with local ingredients at a traditional house in the countryside. Take your time to interact with the owner while sharing a genuine moment of peace in your busy travel schedule.

Learn how to make local food from Yuki town, from handcrafted konjaku, to Japanese dinner and breakfast.
Taste traditional rice cooked in an iron kamado.
Relax in a goemon bath, heated by wood fire in a house with more than a hundred years of history.
Enjoy genuine Japanese country life and the warmth of its inhabitants.
* Duration: 2 days
* Starts: Hiroshima, Japan
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Cooking Classes




Enjoy a relaxing and refreshing break in the Japanese countryside. Dive deeper into the Japanese lifestyle by learning how to cook with local ingredients at a traditional house in the countryside. Take your time to interact with the owner while sharing a genuine moment of peace in your busy travel schedule.

Learn how to make local food from Yuki town, from handcrafted konjaku, to Japanese dinner and breakfast.
Taste traditional rice cooked in an iron kamado.
Relax in a goemon bath, heated by wood fire in a house with more than a hundred years of history.
Enjoy genuine Japanese country life and the warmth of its inhabitants.

Itinerary

Day 1: Come and enjoy the quiet yet relaxing atmosphere of a 100-year-old traditional Japanese house

Stop At: Hiroshima Yuki Experience Center, 2563-1 Yukicho Tada Saeki-ku, Hiroshima 738-0721 Hiroshima Prefecture
[13:00]Konjaku making experience, a local superfood from Yuki town.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: 奥湯来田舎体験ハウス, Yukicho Oaza Tada, Saeki Ward, Hiroshima, 738-0721, Japan
[15:30]Meet the house landlord who will explain to you the differents facilities of a traditional Japanese house and their daily use.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 奥湯来田舎体験ハウス, Yukicho Oaza Tada, Saeki Ward, Hiroshima, 738-0721, Japan
[16:00]Free time. The following activities are recommended. (additional fees apply)
In summer, we recommend you use your free time to trek to the nearby mountain (1050m) to get a stunning overlook of the Seto Inland Sea that stretches to the suburbs of Hiroshima City. In spring and fall, you will witness the different stages of rice planting or harvesting, and how it affects the local life of Yuki town. E-bike tours are a great way to explore the rural scenery.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: 奥湯来田舎体験ハウス, Yukicho Oaza Tada, Saeki Ward, Hiroshima, 738-0721, Japan
[17:00]Put your hands to work by making dinner! Enjoy cooking tips from local people and learn how to use the fire place or kamado, the traditional iron rice cooker.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: Enjoy a dinner you made.
Accommodation included: Enjoy a 100-year-old traditional Japanese house. This house has a traditional bath.

Day 2: Enjoy Japanese countryside

Stop At: 奥湯来田舎体験ハウス, Yukicho Oaza Tada, Saeki Ward, Hiroshima, 738-0721, Japan
[09:00] Free time. Feel free to take a stroll in the lovely Japanese countryside.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: 奥湯来田舎体験ハウス, Yukicho Oaza Tada, Saeki Ward, Hiroshima, 738-0721, Japan
[10:00] Check out.
Duration: 10 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: [07:00] Cook a savory Japanese breakfast!
No accommodation included on this day.