"Soba, So Close"


This tour is an ideal way to experience the making of Japanese buckwheat noodle (soba) from scratch.

Seasoned instructors make this all-level course suitable even for children.

You can make it thick like Kishimen noodles. Hand-made soba will taste exceptional!

Etambetsu is an area in Asahikawa known to get the lowest temperature in Hokkaido and also it has the biggest temperature range throughout Japan. Buckewheat growing in Etambetsu is known for the high quality and soba chefs all agree on it.

Upon arrival, you will be greeted with impressive view of the white flower carpet in the summer and the silver snow carpet in the winter.

After the experience, how about driving around Etambetsu? You might find one of the best soft-serve ice cream from a dairy farm.

"Soba, So Close"

Scenic Noodle Making Experience with local Hokkaido Buckwheat!

2,000 yen(per person)

Availability >

All Year Round (except the end of the year and new year holidays)


Price >

2,000 yen(per person)


A minimum party required

2 people


Items to bring

Apron and Bandana


Time and Place

11:00 at Etambetsu Youth Village Youth Center (〒071-1173 Asahikawa Etambetsu Chuo) Google Map


Tour Conductor




Please make your reservation 3 days in advance (2 days; negotiable conditions)



Credit Card in advance(VISA or Master) or Cash on the day