Exciting hands-on introduction to the famous Nagano Apples!

Discover a local legend among the traditional farmers!

Experience what it is like to work on an apple orchard or just come to try the fresh apples you can pick right from the tree!

There are a few different varieties of apples grown here, each variety depending on the time of year. The Shinano Sweet Apples are available from early to mid-October, Shinano Gold from mid-October to the end of the month, and in November enjoy Sun Fuji Apples!

Experience Matsumoto’s beautiful landscape from a unique perspective. Talk with local farmers and share their experiences of rural life. This is your opportunity learn what it’s like in a traditional Japanese orchard and gain an appreciation of the country lifestyle in Nagano!

Your program during the activity!

  • Starting : 10:00 am / 2:00 pm We will meet you in front of the apple orchard (the address will be provided after the booking confirmation)
  • Apple Picking : Stroll through the orchards picking apples as you go. Proceed up the top of a small hill. Then enjoy a stunning view of Matsumoto and the surrounding Japanese countryside dotted with traditional farmhouses.
  • Apple Tasting : Enjoy eating some of the fresh apples you picked right from the tree along with a coffee or tea, all while you gaze out on to the beautiful landscape.
  • Total Duration : 1 hour You will end at the same place

Price & Booking

Children will be charge the same price as adults.
*Prices are tax included. We accept payment through bank transfer, credit card and Paypal.


  • English or Japanese speaking Private Guide
  • Free Apples from the orchards during the activity
  • 3 apples per people offered at the end of the activity
  • Coffee and/or Tea


  • Miscellaneous fees during the activity (meals, snacks, souvenirs etc.)
  • Insurance (Travel Insurance, Private Insurance, etc…)

Additional Information

  • Duration : 1 hour
  • Meeting : the meeting details will be arranged a few days before the activity by email
  • Group type : Private
  • Important information : (1) In order to preserve and protect the apple orchard, we do not accept more than 5 people per booking. (2) The activity is only available from 1st of October to 23rd of November
  • Starting Time : 10:00 am / 2:00 pm
  • Cancellation policy : to receive a full refund, cancel up to 24 hours before the experience start date in the local timezone. No refunds will be given after that time period.
  • Terms & Conditions : Please read our Terms & Conditions

Apple Picking & Tasting Activity