Aitoen” is a farm that has won awards in a number of competitions, including the “World Famous Tea Award”. Why not enjoy the relaxing hospitality while listening to the stories of the owner and his wife on the veranda of the old folk house “Kotori” or on the terrace of the deck overlooking the Oi River?
A hands-on food park to showcase the “Green Tea, Farming and Tourism in the Oigawa Basin. Tea Marche, a unique green tea experience and menu with tea; Vegetable Marche, a fresh produce experience; Da Monde, a buffet restaurant to enjoy local produce with a view of steam engines and retro trains; Tea and…, a café to enjoy fruit in a casual way; a children’s park called “Chamekke”. We have a cafe where you can enjoy fruit in a casual atmosphere, a children’s park called “Chamekke” where families with children can enjoy leisurely fun, and a TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER called “Ooi Navi” that introduces sightseeing spots in the Oigawa Basin. This is a facility where you can enjoy eating, drinking, shopping, and experiencing to the fullest.
Daioji Temple Zazen Meditation Experience
Daioji Temple has been recognized as a national valuable cultural resource for almost 600 years and has a cathedral with a thatched roof, which is uncommon in Japan. With a thatched roof cathedral, which is rare in Japan, Daioji Temple has a long history of over 600 years and has been designated as a national important cultural property At the temple, you can experience Zazen, a sitting meditation where you can look within and replenish your mind.
Irago Onsen: Relax in the spectacular infinity hot springs
Irago Ocean Resort is a resort hotel with spectacular views from a hill 100 meters above sea level. You can enjoy the panoramic view of the sea, blue sky, and shining stars while relaxing and relaxing in the open-air bath, which is designed to flow into the sea, using local Irago hot spring water.
Enjoy early spring in Atsumi by picking strawberries! [Nikken Farm]
Strawberries grow in greenhouses that are bathed in sunlight in the warm climate of Tahara City on the Atsumi Peninsula. From January to mid-May, you can pick juicy and sweet strawberries at Nikken Farm.
Thousand Year Grasslands” E-MTB Ride
This activity involves riding an electric-assist mountain bike through grasslands that are normally off-limits unless special permission is obtained. You can thoroughly enjoy the various charms of Aso, such as a slalom ride from Aso Station to the top of Mt. Aso with an altitude difference of about 900 meters, or the so-called “Jabinomichi Ride” that climbs up the Ogi Valley from Uchimaki Onsen to Mt. Kita Somma, depending on your physical strength or schedule.
Thousand Year Grassland Horse Riding
This is a full-fledged horseback riding experience in which you ride your own horse through a vast grassland the size of 55 Tokyo Domes on the mountains’ northern rim. Riding time can range from 30 minutes to several hours, and you can select a course based on your experience and schedule. Under the careful supervision of an instructor, even beginners can enjoy the spectacular views of Aso’s grasslands with confidence.
Two-man Paragliding experience
The Aso Somma’s two-person paragliding experience allows you to see the majestic scenery of Aso from a bird’s eye perspective and hear the voices of the sky, which you would never see in your daily life. A professionally licensed instructor will assist you in having an extraordinary experience. Even complete beginners can enjoy a peaceful flight.
Drift ice sightseeing – Icebreaking Ship Aurora
As it flows south from the Amur River into the Sea of Okhotsk, the freshwater freezes and expands. The Okhotsk coast is the southernmost point where the sea freezes, and Abashiri is located at 44 degrees north latitude. The icebreaker ship “Aurora” offers drift ice sightseeing.