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)


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 SeasonLate July thru mid-AugustHoursPlease ask.
Fee1,000 yen (picking plus one pack of souvenir)
Jam making experience: 5,000 yen per group
ContactTEL 0261-22-0625
* Please reserve three days in advance.

Karakemi Blueberry Farm (Yasaka Area)

Harvest SeasonLate July thru mid-AugustHours9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fee700 yen (picking plus one pack of souvenir)ContactTEL 0261-26-2226

Katakuri (Tokiwa Area)

Harvest SeasonMid-July thru mid-AugustHours9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FeeAbout 1,000 yen for picking 1 kgContactTEL 0261-22-8839

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

SeasonAll year round. (Reservation is required)Time Required30 min
Fee5,000 yen for 1 kg (5 x 190 g bottles)SiteKita Yamato Orchard (Lake Kizaki)
TEL 0261-22-0625
* Please reserve 3 days in advance


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