Agricultural Heritage of Japan : Wandering around the farms on the steep slope of Sarukai village community

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Agricultural Heritage of Japan : Wandering around the farms on the steep slope of Sarukai village community

A slope over 42 degrees…this tour takes you on a wander around the farms developed on such a steep slope. A traditional agricultural methodhas been passed down for use on these slopes by utilizing Japanese pampas grass.Though the amount of each crop may be small, various items are cultivated with these agricultural methods so that it is almost self-sustainable. This tour will give you an opportunity to think about life style.

Tsurugi town : Sarukai village community

Sarukai village with 10 villagers sustains the traditional agricultural method on a slope. Learn about the wisdom and skill of the traditional agriculture that manages to utilize the steep slope of a mountain as farms.

 

Tsurugi town : Sarukai village community

Sarukai village represents a community developed on a steep slope on a mountain in Nishi Awa area. Wisdom and skill for living has been passed down here in order to co-exist with nature, The stone fence on the slope is a symbol of the ages of people's efforts.

 

Plan Detail
Meeting place Ex-Sarukai Elementary School site at Sarukai village community,Tsurugi Town
Duration  1 October 2017 - 31 March 2018
Excluded dates 29 December 2017 - 4 January 2018
Timing 10:00~ 1 hour
Group size 2~8 people
Minimum no. of participants 2 adults
Price 3,000 yen per person (the same for a child), 2,000 yen per person for a group more than 5 people
Contact for reservation Sora-no-Sato 0883-76-0713
Application deadline 4 days in advance of the departure date
Cancellation terms In accord with Terms and Conditions (20% fee is charged for a cancellation received by 10 days before departure, 30% by 4 days, 40% by the day before, 50% by departure time, 100% if not showing up without contact)
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Fees included in price Entrance fee to Sarukai Tourist Farm, charge for nature guides in the village
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