Just 80 minutes away from Ikebukuro by Seibu Express, Sayama-shi in Saitama Prefecture boasts one of the largest sightseeing farm in the Eastern Honshu, also known as the Kanto region. A highlight of this destination is the diverse fruit-picking experiences available throughout the seasons. Notably, the farm is designed to be barrier-free, ensuring a hassle-free and enjoyable visit for individuals with pushchairs and wheelchairs.
The large, bright red strawberry sculpture and the sign along the prefectural road serve as landmarks. There is also a store available.
During the winter season, indulge in a 30-minute session where you can enjoy as many of the big, sweet, and highly sought-after Japanese strawberries as your heart desires! Within the seven expansive strawberry greenhouses, you'll find an abundance of fresh, ripe strawberries emitting a sweet aroma that fills the air. Feel free to pick and savor as many as you please. We highly recommend making reservations in advance to secure your spot!
From June to August, Japan comes alive with the vibrant blueberry season. Sayama Berryland proudly cultivates an array of 50 blueberry varieties, offering a distinctive picking and tasting experience each day. Immerse yourself in the rich spectrum of colors and flavors present in these carefully nurtured berries, perfectly integrated into the Japanese-style landscape. With their low-hanging branches, even children and the elderly can safely partake in the joy of berry picking.
Tourist route including this experience
Experience Fruit Picking and Japanese Pop Culture via the Seibu Railway.
Introducing easily accessible tourist spots using the Seibu Railway "1Day Pass." The first spot is "Sayama Berryland," where you can enjoy fruit picking, including strawberries in winter and blueberries in summer. The second spot is "Tokorozawa Sakura Town," offering modern architecture, contemporary Japanese pop culture, as well as dining and shopping experiences. The Seibu Railway "1Day Pass" provides unlimited rides on Seibu Railway lines (excluding the Tamagawa Line) for a day. For more details, click here⇒https://www.seiburailway.jp/railways/tourist/english/ticket/daypass.html