There are a variety of camping sites to choose from around Shinanomachi, including one at the water’s edge of Lake Nojiri, those that offer majestic mountain views, as well as a small site deep in the woods. Why not fire up the BBQ for lunch or dinner, then unwind under a beautiful starry night sky, all the while surrounded by picturesque natural scenery.
|Available||Late April to November|
|Fees||From 600 yen per person for a day trip,
from 3,500 yen per night for one camping lot
※Fees vary according to camp site.
The wilds of Shinanomachi become a paradise of mountain vegetables in spring, and wild mushrooms in autumn. Joining a guide, with their depth of knowledge, is the best way to fully appreciate a mountain harvest. It’s a great day out for anyone, from young kids to the elderly!
|Available||April to June for mountain vegetables,
late September to mid-November
for wild mushrooms
|Guide fees||7,000 for a full-day|
|Enquiries||Sunday Planning Outdoor School
Shinanomachi is famous for its delicious Kirishita Soba. Try your hand at the age-old art of soba making, and fully appreciate your own creation!
|Fees||4,500 yen per group (one to four persons),
or 2,750 yen for one person
(minimum of four persons)
※Please note that fees vary according to place.
Drop a line in charming ponds, stocked with fish, surrounded by the natural beauty of trees, flowers, and the sounds of the local birdlife. Rental equipment is available, so just bring yourself!
|Fees||From 1,500 yen per hour
※Fees vary according to place.
Shinanomachi is well renowned for its blueberries. Drop by and pick all you can eat, fresh, tasty blueberries.
|Available||Mid-July to mid-August|
|Fees||1,000 yen per person|