Apple Picking

Harvest the sweet tasting Japanese apples that have been carefully grown by the local farmers.
You will be impressed with the fresh taste of picked apples.

Harvest season: mid-September to mid-November

Contact:Omachi City Tourism Association (TEL 0261-22-0190)

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Blueberry Picking & Jam Making

Blueberries are said to be good for the eyes! You can eat fresh or they can be used in confectionery or other recipes. Freshly picked blueberries produce a great jam making experience.

Blueberry Picking

Kita Yamato Orchard (Lake Kizaki)

Harvest Season Late July thru mid-August Hours Please ask.
Fee 1,000 yen (picking plus one pack of souvenir)
Jam making experience: 5,000 yen per group
Contact TEL 0261-22-0625
* Please reserve three days in advance.

Karakemi Blueberry Farm (Yasaka Area)

Harvest Season Late July thru mid-August Hours 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fee 700 yen (picking plus one pack of souvenir) Contact TEL 0261-26-2226
Katakuri (Tokiwa Area)
Harvest Season Mid-July thru mid-August Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fee About 1,000 yen for picking 1 kg Contact TEL 0261-22-8839

Jam Making (Outside of harvest time using frozen blueberries.)

Season All year round. (Reservation is required) Time Required 30 min
Fee 5,000 yen for 1 kg (5 x 190 g bottles) Site Kita Yamato Orchard (Lake Kizaki)
TEL 0261-22-0625
* Please reserve 3 days in advance

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Plum Picking & Jam Making

Enjoy plum picking and plum jam making while enjoying the scenery in an idyllic mountain village. Reservation required.

Harvest Season: Early September thru mid-September

Sasao Prune Association TEL 0261-26-2257