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Nakagomi Fruit Orchard

#1 of 31 things to do in Minami Alps Features Animals
2281-1 Iino, Minami Alps 400-0222, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 90-1664-2921
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Make sure that you receive confirmation email from the farm and also keep sending email to the farm... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
JACK K
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Hong Kong, China
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I volunteered a 2nd time at the farm for 3 weeks in April, 2017 as I wanted to try my hands on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hwchindavid
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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Nakagomi Orchard is fruit picking farm located in Minami Alps City, Yamanashi pref. You can enjoy various fruit pickings for every June - December period. Please feel free to visit us with your family, friends and colleagues!
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fruit” (29 reviews)
“two weeks” (3 reviews)
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2281-1 Iino, Minami Alps 400-0222, Yamanashi Prefecture
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+81 90-1664-2921
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Make sure that you receive confirmation email from the farm and also keep sending email to the farm to see if they receive your reservation. Otherwise, you will not be allowed to go to the farm. This is my experience after arguing with the farm.More

Thank JACK K
太郎_12, Owner at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We already posted that we can't take any new reservation a long ago on our website, but you didn't check that our posting! When you sent your request through our reservation form, you received automatic reply only, where you saw the words telling you that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I volunteered a 2nd time at the farm for 3 weeks in April, 2017 as I wanted to try my hands on manual pollinations, see various fruit flowers and cherry blossoms. The scene was quite different from my previous 1-month stay in September, 2016 when...More

Thank hwchindavid
太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi David, Thanks for your coming back for helping us this last spring. We are going to start cherry and peach harvest soon. Possibly, you should come back in summer when we have harvest for peaches and nectarines next time. Kazu Nakagomi Orchard

Reviewed 23 April 2017

I volunteered in the farm for 2 weeks in March 2017. It was not the harvesting season so there were no fruits (sadly) but I got to do the thinning of the flower buds, painted the rooftops and made awesome friends :) It was an...More

Thank Belinda S
太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi Belind, Thanks for your comment. So sorry to hear that you did not prepare for the cold season in Japan because you are from hot country. Our harvest season starts in the beginning of June with cherries as you can see it on our...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

I volunteered at the orchard for about 1 month in November. It was a GREAT experience! Every day we had interesting conversations, delicious food, beautiful views, and something new to do. I've lived in Japan before and met lots of people, but among them all,...More

Thank Rochelle H
太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Hi Rochelle, How have you been? Are you now travelling South East Asia after NZ? Thanks for your very positive comment with warm words. We really enjoyed having you here on our orchard. As I already informed you, you are AMAZING organizer to clear and...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

I've joined the volunteer farm work in Nakagomi Orchard for 2 weeks and it was a great experience. It is the first time I visit Japan and volunteer in Nakagomi Orchard is a great way to experience and understand Japan culture. It is a picturesque...More

2  Thank Wei Yin C
太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Hi Chong, Thanks for your positive posting and also coming over to our farm to help us with Alice and Cindy. You three are very lovely ladies. Possibly, you guys should come back in summer time when we have harvest for lots of fruits. Kazu...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have joined Nakagomi Farm for 2 weeks during the winter season japan, it was my first winter experience in oversea and it also my first time felt of real snow. I fall in love at first sight when i see the village which are...More

3  Thank Alice K
太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hi Alice, Thanks for visiting our farm. I enjoyed a lot for having you here with us. You helped us a lot. I appreciate. Please come back again during summer time when we have a harvest. Kazu Nakagomi Orchard

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Memorable experience!!! I volunteer with my friends at Nakagomi orchard during February 2017. It is a winter season so we don't help on the farm but we do help on some cleaning. Workload is not heavy at all.The host (Kazu) is really friendly and warm....More

2  Thank Cindy L
太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hi Cindy, Thanks a lot for your visiting our farm. We enjoyed having you here with us. Please come back during summer time when we have a harvest. Kazu Nakagomi Orchard

Reviewed 16 February 2017

It was my first time volunteering overseas, and my 3 weeks stay at Nakagomi Orchard was an amazing and unforgettable experience. The farm is located in the country side near Minami Alps in the Yamanashi Prefecture. It can be a little inconvenient getting around in...More

4  Thank Erikayantengg
nakagominouen, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Hi Erika, Thanks for your nice comment. As you know, you are always welcome back to our orchard. Kazu Nakagomi Orchard

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

During my stay, I have tried grapes, pears, apples and persimmons in Nakagomi Orchard. All kinds of fruit are so tasty. I love them so much! The host is very kind and willing to teach us a lot of things . He speaks good English...More

2  Thank missingsky
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I volunteered at Nakagomi orchard for 3 months during the summer. The accommodations were very generous. We were provided with 3 meals a day 5 days a week in exchange for 8 hours of work a day. Breakfast was also provided on the off days....More

3  Thank garrettaldridge
nakagominouen, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Hi Garrett, Thanks for your postiong a great comment about our farm. As I already talked, you are always welcome back. Hopefully, we can see you again for another 3 months from April next year. Kazu Nakagomi Orchard

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