Visit local house with ONIGIRI (Rice ball) making experience in Karuizawa!

House visiting tour that you can experience how Japanese live there. The house is located in a very historical area where people is usually not allowed to come in expect residents. You can enjoy learning Japanese daily life and the story what brought the house owner to Karuizawa. Also, you can experience to make Onigiri (Rice ball) which is Japanese essential finger food with the house owner.
* Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
* Starts: Karuizawa, Japan
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Cooking Classes




House visiting tour that you can experience how Japanese live there. The house is located in a very historical area where people is usually not allowed to come in expect residents. You can enjoy learning Japanese daily life and the story what brought the house owner to Karuizawa. Also, you can experience to make Onigiri (Rice ball) which is Japanese essential finger food with the house owner.

Arrive at the house ⇒ Introduction by the house owner ⇒ Introduction of Rice which is made in Japan ⇒ Experience to wash rice and learn Japanese food habit. ⇒While waiting for the rice cooked, you can enjoy a house tour. You’ll be amazed by a lot of collections which are found in all over the world by the house owner. ⇒ Experience how to make (Onigiri) rice balls. ⇒ Eating time! Besides rice balls, we offer Miso soup which is made of Nagano Miso and Nozawana (Japanese pickle, Nagano’s traditional food).

Sample Menu

• Onigiri (Rice ball) – Served with Miso soup which is made of Nagano Miso and Nozawana (Japanese pickle, Nagano’s traditional food).