Workshops

Oyaki are savoury Japanese dumpling buns, with different flavours available such as Nozawana (local pickles), piri-piri (spicy pickles), cinnamon apple and more! An absolute piping hot delight after a long day on the slopes.

Eat what you make at the end of the workshop.

Duration: 2 hours
Cost: JPY 3,900 per person
Transfer, ingredients and tools included. 

Advance reservation is compulsory (at least 1 days’ notice).
You could either let the front desk know or email us.

Just bring a camera along and enjoy the workshop!

Soba or buckwheat noodles are a speciality of Nagano Prefecture. You can either have it hot or cold. We do recommend trying it cold though – the noodles don’t bloat as much!

Eat what you make at the end of the workshop with some additional side dishes.

Duration: 3 hours
Cost: JPY 4,300 per person
Transfer, ingredients and tools included.

Advance reservation is compulsory (at least 1 days’ notice).
You could either let the front desk know or email us.

Just bring a camera along and enjoy the workshop!

Learn the fundamentals of Japanese cooking with three ingredients – soy sauce, mirin and sugar, and see how it is used for every Japanese dish!

Feel free to consult with your instructor for your country’s alternatives.

Eat what you make at the end of the workshop,

Duration: 3 hours
Cost: JPY 4,500 per person
Transfer, ingredients and tools included.

Advance reservation is compulsory (at least 2 days’ notice).
You could either let the front desk know or email us.

Just bring a camera along and enjoy the workshop!

  • Basket Weaving
  • Japanese Handicraft
  • Shakyo
  • Washi

The Akebi vine which grows in the mountains of Shin’etsu Shizenkyo Nature Park is harvested during October and November, and then soaked in the hot waters of Ogama, Nozawa’s hottest hot spring, to soften them before being woven into incredibly strong and long lasting baskets.

Duration: 2 hours
Cost: varies
Materials and tools included. 

Advance reservation is compulsory (at least 3 days’ notice).
You could either let the front desk know or email us.

Just bring a camera along and enjoy the workshop!

Workshops run from popular character figurine making using recycled materials to accessory making and glass blowing – plenty of choices!

Duration: varies
Cost: varies

Recommend as part of our Culture Experiences tour.

Advance reservation is compulsory (at least 7 days’ notice). Email us!

Practice mindfulness by copying Buddhist sutras at Nagano’s most famous temple – Zenkoji

Duration: Half day
Cost: varies
Recommend as part of our Culture Experiences tour.

Advance reservation is compulsory (at least 7 days’ notice). Email us!

Try out traditional Japanese paper-making!

Duration: 3 hours
Cost: varies

Recommend as part of our Culture Experiences tour.

Advance reservation is compulsory (at least 7 days’ notice). Email us!

  • Fruit Picking
  • Yoga
  • Mushroom Picking

Nagano Prefecture is known for their fresh produce. 
Different fruits are available over different periods:

Cherries: June
Peaches: Mid July till end August
Grapes: Mid August till end October
Apples: August till end November

If you’re tired from the picking or do not wish to pick at all, you could go for the fruits buffet.

Duration:  Half-day
Cost: from JPY 15,000 per person*
*varies due to transport costs

Advance reservation is compulsory (at least 3 days’ notice).
You could either let the front desk know or email us.

Just bring a camera along and enjoy the workshop!

Need a stretch? Join local yoga instructor, Hiromi-san!

Hiromi-san has been practicing yoga for over ten years and was certified internationally in 2015. 

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: JPY 3,000 per person
Mat and tools included.

Lesson dates vary.
Advance reservation is compulsory (at least 1 days’ notice).

You could either let the front desk know or email us.

Wear comfortable workout clothes and bring along a small towel.

Check out our 2019 Yoga Retreat!

Nagano Prefecture is known for their fresh produce. With Nozawa Onsen village surrounded by forests, there is an endless supply of mushrooms, from Shiitake to Shimeji.

Eat what you pick at the end of the workshop in a mushroom hotpot.

Early October to November only
Duration: 3 hours
Cost: JPY 5,000 per person
Transfer and tools included.

Advance reservation is compulsory (at least 3 days’ notice).
You could either let the front desk know or email us.

Wear covered shoes and outdoor gear.

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CONTACT
  • Japan office:
    8858 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture 389-2502, Japan
  • +81 (0)269-85-2124
  • info@nozawahospitality.com
    • Singapore office:
      (For English & Mandarin)
      59 Club Street, 2nd Flr, Singapore 069434
    • +65 915 66 200
    • info@nozawahospitality.com