A life of cultivation, Ueki

While Ueki supports Japan’s food supply with modern agricultural operations, the region is also home to many small rustic and old-fashioned villages where time seems to have stopped, making it the perfect area to experience Japan’s good old countryside.

Visit homes and fields maintained by local farmers, harvest seasonal fruits and vegetables, and enjoy the producing region’s unique way of preparing and eating ingredients and dishes.

Become one of the locals for a day and enjoy their way of life in Ueki, Kumamoto’s top agricultural area.
* Duration: 6 to 7 hours
* Starts: Kumamoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




While Ueki supports Japan’s food supply with modern agricultural operations, the region is also home to many small rustic and old-fashioned villages where time seems to have stopped, making it the perfect area to experience Japan’s good old countryside.

Visit homes and fields maintained by local farmers, harvest seasonal fruits and vegetables, and enjoy the producing region’s unique way of preparing and eating ingredients and dishes.

Become one of the locals for a day and enjoy their way of life in Ueki, Kumamoto’s top agricultural area.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kichijien, 556-1 Uekimachi Kitome, Kita-ku, Kumamoto 861-0151 Kumamoto Prefecture

Explore the mountain area around the fruit garden Kichijien. Enjoy a guided experience of Kichijen by the owner himself. Taste some of the best fruits that Japan has to offer!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tabaruzaka Seinan Civil War Museum, 858-1 Toyooka, Uekimachi, Kita-ku, Kumamoto 861-0163 Kumamoto Prefecture

Visit a local farmer’s house. Harvest, prepare and eat food together with Japanese locals. Explore the small community.
(Specified location is the closest selectable one on TripAdvisor. Real destination is Ueki Kameko/植木町亀甲)

Duration: 4 hours