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Chichibu furusato village - Soba making experience

Soba making experience to experience Japanese food culture.

Experience and hands-on facilities

Chichibu is one of the most popular natural spots in Japan, not far from Tokyo. If you want to enjoy nature to the fullest, visit Chichibu furusato village. Surrounded by lush greenery and a beautiful river, you can experience harvesting vegetables and interacting with animals in the great outdoors. You can also make fruit wine using seasonal satoyama ingredients, and enjoy barbecue with vegetables from the village.
The making soba (buckwheat noodle) experience is one of the best ways to experience Japanese food culture.

A lecture on how to make Chichibu soba

The Chichibu region is famous for its buckwheat. The buckwheat flour is then used to make the buckwheat dough. Knead the dough, shape it, cut it with a knife, and eat it. You can experience the whole process of making soba. Each step of the process is carefully explained, so even if it is your first time, you will be able to make delicious soba.

Chichibu soba (buckwheat noodles), the aroma of which increases as it is kneaded.
Chichibu soba (buckwheat noodles), the aroma of which increases as it is kneaded.
Cutting to the same thickness is more difficult.
Cutting to the same thickness is more difficult.

The "Experience farm Chichibu furusato village" is adjacent to the Nishiyatsu Hot Springs "Miyamoto no Yu" and the 200 year old farmhouse "Miyamoto House", where there are various hot spring baths. After your soba-making experience, you can wash away your sweat and fatigue and go home!

Photos

  • Making Soba Experience

    Making Soba Experience

  • Chichibu soba (buckwheat noodles), the aroma of which increases as it is kneaded.

    Chichibu soba (buckwheat noodles), the aroma of which increases as it is kneaded.

  • Cutting to the same thickness is more difficult.

    Cutting to the same thickness is more difficult.

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Facility Information

Facility Name
Experience farm Chichibu furusato village (体験農園 秩父ふるさと村)
Experience Name
Soba making
Address
220 Nagaru, Oganomachi, Chichibugun, Saitama
Telephone number
0494-75-4065
Closed
Open all year round
Price
5,000 yen (includes entrance fee, soba making, barbecue, fruit wine making, and animal interaction)
Notes
By reservation only. Please make a reservation in advance by phone (9am-4pm) or using the reservation form.
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)