Hida Local Experience Hida Local Experience

Traditional Lunch Experience

  • 2 Hours
  • ¥6,500 /Person
  • 6 - 25 People (Private)

Hida-Furukawa (15min from Hida Takayama by Train )
Experience traditional lifestyle through cooking rice by "KAMADO", traditional rice cooker.


Experience traditional lifestyle through visiting one of oldest houses in Hida, cooking rice by "KAMADO", traditional rice cooker, as well as eating lunch with Hida Beef.

  • 10:45AM


    Our guide will meet you at Hida-furukawa station and provide shuttle service to the old house

  • 11:00AM

    Yoshiki no sato

    Arrive at Yoshiki no sato, one of the oldest houses in Hida region with high cultural values.

  • 11:15AM

    Start cooking rice

    Very experienced lecturer shows you how to cook rice by Kamado

  • 11:40AM


    As soon as rice ready, you will taste very fresh rice out of Kamado.

  • 11:50AM


    Together with rice made by Kamado, enjoy local dishes and A5 Hida Beef

  • 12:45PM

    Back to the station​

    After lunch, our guide will come back to pick you up at the old house and drive back to Hida-Furukawa station.


Location Hida-Furukawa (15min from Takayama by Train )
Participant Max: 25 person
Min:  6 person
Price ¥6,500/person

・English-speaking guide
・Transport to/from Hida Furukawa Station
・Lecture on Kamado
14 days before start time
Schedule 10:45 / Hida-Furukawa Station
11:00/ Tour Starts
12:45/ End of Tour
Note This is a PRIVATE tour.

Please inform us of your dietary restriction in advance if you have.

- cancellation policy

Meeting Place

Hida-Furukawa Station 8, Furukawachō Kanamorichō, Hida, Gifu, Japan


This traditional lunch offers the experience to cook rice in a traditional way, using an old rice cooker (called "KAMADO") which is rarely seen in Japan now. It also comes with A5 RANKED HIDA BEEF and authentic local dishes prepared by local chef.

The lecturer for Kamado is a very experienced person who knows everything about Hida region.

Guests can enjoy lunch in the guest room of one of oldest houses in Hida with high cultural values.

Hida People

Our legendary lecturer for Kamado experience, who is called "The Mother of Hida", will teach you how to cook rice in a traditional way.

  • Lecturer

    Hisae Ishihara


  • Are you a professional chef?

    Our lecturer is not a professional chef but a very experienced, 70-year old mother who knows everything unique to the region. She is the perfect person to teach you how to cook rice in a traditional way. On the other hand, lunch is prepared by a professional chef we collaborate with.

  • Where is the experience held and how can I go to your place?

    The experience is held at one of the oldest houses called "Yoshiki no sato" which is about 10 min from Hida-Furukawa station by car. Please come to Hida Furukawa station by 10:45. Our staff will pick you up and bring to the house. It is best to take the 10:28 train from Takayama to Hida-Furukawa.

  • I need vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free products. Can I attend the experience?

    We can accommodate any kind of requests such as vegetarian, vegan or gluten free.

  • Is there any age limit?

    Basically only for adults. But we are flexible to arrange the tour for children.