SANSAI Picking and Hiking

Plan contents At first glance it looks like a weed, but it’s very delicious to eat. The mountain s surrounding Lake Nojiri overflow with edible wild plants “sansai”. We will find almost fifty kinds of common edible plants. Once you start picking you will not be able to stop! Why not join our hiking tour and pick sansai? Our guide drives all guests to attractive mountains in spring.


SANSAI Picking and Hiking


Held on weekdays 10000Yen Gumboots rental(23~28cm) 300 yen  Rain wear rental(140cm~) 1,000 yen Common to adults and child
Held on Saturdays,Sundays and Holidays 11000Yen Common to adults and child Gumboots rental(23~28cm) 300 yen  Rain wear rental(140cm~) 1,000 yen


Plan Details

Period 2023/4/28(Fri)~2023/6/4(Sun)
Excluded days Exclusion date every Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday(Excluding public holidays)
What is included in the travel/plan price ・Guide・Pick 
Minimum number of participants per group 1 person/people
Minimum number of participants 1 person/people
Maximum number of participants 12 person/people
Tour Conductor No
Start Time AM9:00
Tour Time Duration Almost 7 hours
Reservation Deadline Due date 2 Days before at 16:00
Payment Method CreditcardVISAmastercardjcbamericanexpressdiners
- Tour itinerary -

Course details 9:00 Meeting up at Sunday Planning Guest House LAMP / Reception, change clothes・・・
9:30 Instruction and Equipment check・・・10:00 Start to walk and pick
16:00 Back to Sunday Planning Guest House LAMP
・・・Sort the harvested wild edible plants, after then finish the tour.

- Meeting Place -

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Sunday Planning Guest House LAMP

- Important Points -
  • ※ As a measure to prevent coronavirus infection, we ask you to wear a mask and disinfect your hands in the building or in a moving car. In addition, we will open the window in the car for ventilation.
    ※ We will walk on bushes and steep slopes that are not mountain trails, so please contact us if you are not
    confident in your physical strength.
    ※Age 9 years old and over is available to participate.
    Please let us know the age of participant child when you book.
    ※ Please prepare your lunch and drinks by your own, we will not stop by at a convenience store on the way due to prevent infection.
    ※ Be sure to wear long boots, please refrain from hiking shoes and trekking shoes.
    ※ please wear strong rainwear with top and bottom, common vinyl feathers are not useful in terms of performance and durability.
    ※ If you wish to rent, please pay locally on the day.
    (The number is limited. Please not that it is out of stock.)
    ※If you have a small child or large people who do not have a rental size, please be sure to bring your own.

- Other -
  • 【Stuff needed】
    ≪Must≫・Clothing suitable for hiking and mountain walking(Long sleeved tops・Long bottoms)
    ・Lunch and drinks 
        ・Hat ・Rain wear(Separated jacket and pants)・Gumboots(Long boots)・Back pack
        ・Health insurance card ・Musk(please wear it in the shuttle car)
    ≪Recommendation≫・Hand towel ・Socks to change ・Bug repellent spray ・Folding sheet to sit
- Cancellation Fee -

In cases where the customer cancels the contract after the contract has been completed, 1 customer will be charged a cancellation fee from their travel fee at the following rates. In cases where multiple people are participating and a portion of the customers cancel their contracts, we will charge the remaining customers a fee based on the difference according to the change in the number of people (around 1 vehicle/1 room per person) using transport and accommodation facilities.

From 7 days before to 5 days before From 4 days before to 2 days before 1 day before On the activity day
20% 30% 50% 100%
- Plan Provider Company -

Sunday Planning Guest House LAMP
379-2,Nojiri,Shinano-machi Town,Nagano,JAPAN

Sales Manager:contact us

Contact Phone Number:026-258-2978


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Plan Contents

【Now, let’s go SANSAI hiking!】

Nature is a treasure trove of SANSAI. Find various kinds of edible wild plants in the mountain.

【Find superior KOGOMI (ostrich fern)!】

It is best to boil KOGOMI quickly and make a dressed dish.
Seeing the curvaceous beauty of nature make us feel excited.

【Active scenes!】

With wearing not trekking shoes but gum long boots, we cross the stream because SANSAI are often found near stream or wet land.

【Bamboo shoots in the Hokushin region of Nagano prefecture!】

Bamboo shoots that are only as thick as the thumb, which can be harvested in the late spring, are called “nemagaritake”.
Takenoko soup made from “nemagaritake” and mackerel cans is excellent.

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