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Natural dyeing Plant dyeing in Tochigi

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What to Expect

1.Collect natural materials for dyeing (30 minutes)

Collect leaves, stems, roots, and nuts in Satoyama, outskirt of country, around the Kominka, an old Japanese-style house. (In some cases, we will prepare them due to time constraints)

2.Boil the plants (60 minutes)

Burn firewood in the stove inside the old house to boil water in a big pot. Put the collected plants into the pot, boil and extract the essence to make dye liquor.

3.Dyeing (60 minutes)  

Soak a stole or other materials into the dyeing liquor to color the material.

4.Drying (60 minutes)  

Dry the dyed stole or other materials in the sun.

Stop At:

• ほたるの里の古民家・おおぎす, 1285 Ōgisu, Nasukarasuyama, Tochigi 321-0613, Japan
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Important Information
Departure Point
1285 Ōgisu, Nasukarasuyama, Tochigi 321-0613, Japan
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Experience fee, tea
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Elementary school students should be accompanied by a guardian.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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