Explore the Koiwai Farm and Forest by Bus, in Iwate!

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After departing from the famous Koiwai Farm on a comfortable bus, an experienced guide will teach you about the history of forestry and take you to dairy farms normally not open to the public. Here, you'll see how the dairy produce is made.

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  • Learn about dairy production
  • Learn about the forest
  • Japanese-speaking guide
  • Beautiful scenic location

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At Koiwai Farm Makiba Park.
Pick up service is not available.

Important Information

Participants in middle school and above will need an adult fare.

Children in elementary school and above can participate in this activity.

This tour will be held only in Japanese.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancel due to weather or traffic conditions.

Location, directions, and description.

By car:
Drive for about 15 minutes (12 km) from the Morioka IC on the Tohoku Expressway. Go on the national road number 46 bound for Akita. Turn right at the Tsunagi intersection then you will find the Koiwai Farm Makiba Park.

Arrival by bullet train (Tohoku or Akita) or train (Tanzawa line).
Transfer to bus at Morioka Station:
Board from the number 10 platform in front of the Morioka Station bound for "Koiwai Farm Makiba Park".
Or board the bus bound for "Amihari Onsen" (roughly 17 km for 35 minutes).
Bus fare (as of April 2014): Adult- 700 JPY, Child- 350 JPY

For those taking the bus from Koiwai Station, there may be a wait due to the connection on the JR Tanzawa Line.

A 10 - 15-minute ride (6 km) from Koiwai Station.
Taxi fare: Roughly 2,000 JPY (prices may vary from traffic conditions).

Approximately 80 minutes from Koiwai Station (6 km).

Free parking available for 30 large buses and 2,300 standard cars.

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