Enjoy Japan’s Culinary Culture in Kamikatsu: Stroll of Mount Irodori, Irodori Leaf Picking Experience, and Dinner

Enjoy Japan’s Culinary Culture in Kamikatsu: Stroll of Mount Irodori, Irodori Leaf Picking Experience, and Dinner

Leaves from Kamikatsu are sold under the "Irodori" (lit. "colorful") brand. They have been recognized for their value by traditional Japanese restaurants across the country. Collect, ship, and sell seasonal leaves, flowers, and wild vegetables. This business model has attracted attention across the country for enabling senior citizens to use their computers and work filled with life. This program allows participants to learn about Kamikatsu's unique industries and enjoy coloring their meals with an irodori sense of art. (Highlights) - Learn about the industries in Kamikatsu from its "irodori" (colorful) leaves - A special hands-on program for hotel guests that includes the experience of harvesting and decorating with irodori leaves - A special dinner served in a "Yusan-bako", a small stack of lunch boxes with a carrying handle on top, traditional in Tokushima (To those considering a trip to Kamikatsu) Kamikatsu is a small town with a population of less than 1,500 people. In 2013, it became the first municipality in Japan to make a zero-waste declaration and aims to be a town where nothing is discarded. We only take those who want to experience Kamikatsu as it really is, learn and have a good time through their journeys and are responsible travelers.



Minimum Number of Passengers
2 participants
Maximum Capacity
10 participants
Participation Restrictions
For overnight guests (1 night stay with dinner included) at Tsukigatani Onsen Tsuki no Yado
Meeting and Exchange Areas
Lobby of Tsukigatani Onsen Tsuki no Yado
71-1 Fukuharahirama, Kamikatsu-cho, Katsuura-gun, Tokushima Prefecture
Open Period
Closed Period
Be sure to inquire about options
Meeting Times and Business Hours
4:00 p.m.
Tour Schedule
Hotel check-in/4:00 p.m. Meet up in the lobby, depart for Irodori Bridge (on foot)/4:15 p.m. Take a stroll around Irodori Bridge, collect leaves/5:00 p.m. Return to the lodge (on foot)/6:00 p.m. Dinner, Irodori experience
Required Time
Around 2 hours (including dinner)
Provision of Meals
Meals are provided
Open to meal requests
Options are available
Universal accessibility
Not available
Parking: Available for buses and standard-sized vehicles
Basically accepted upon request.
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