Minamisanriku Ai Indigo Tour
Get out of the city, step into a countryside. You will feel the fresh and calm of Minamisanriku. Minamisanriku is a town based on nature, so let’s learn and experience sustainable indigo farming. Sit down and have a traditional Japanese food- “onigiri”. Then follow Ms. Miku, harvest Ai leaves, which is the most natural dye. Enjoy a leisurely day escaping from the hustle and bustle life in urban. After working in the farm, let’s take a break in sun sun lodge, where was an elementary school. So, when you arrive at sun sun lodge, you could see the classroom of the original elementary school.
The second day, we go to the indigo factory, dyeing handkerchiefs with the Ai leaves, making you unique indigo works. Before the end of this tour, we are going to take you to special viewpoint that only the locals know. It is in Matsushima and the only way to reach there is by cars.
You can see the spectacular view of Matsushima and the Pacific Ocean shines with hundreds of islands surrounding.Itinerary
Knowing that how people revitalize their hometown after the 3.11 disaster, the most traditional believe in Japan.
˙Minamisanriku Study Tour
˙Ai leaves harvesting experience
˙Sun Sun Lodge
˙Dinner & Freetime
˙Indigo experience at Indigo Processing Facility
˙Lunch at Hikoro No Sato
˙Brief stop at San San Shopping Mall
˙Visit Special View Point of Matsushima
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 1 Day 6 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up guests from any hotel in the vicinity of Sendai Station. Otherwise, our meeting point is Sendai Station East Exit below the escalator (designated group bus area). Staff will be holding up sign for you to easily find us!
Cancellations and refunds:
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.