help exchange   Host 87924
Home   About   FAQ's   Testimonials   Feedback   Insurance   Companions  
Australia   New Zealand   Europe   Canada   USA   International   log-in
Help Exchange

Nasu, Tochigi
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 2 or more
Category: Backpacker Hostel
Host ID: 87924
Country: Japan

Note: Please login or register if you wish to see all full size photos and part reviews. You will also require to upgrade to premier membership in order to view contact details, weblinks and complete reviews.

Last Updated: September 7, 2019

Enjoy rural life and Be local people with our community members in a mountain side


We live near a big mountain. It's called Nasu. Our community is trying to revitalize this area for tourist and young people who want to move into this area by promoting local food and beautiful nature.

We have started Farming in this beautiful land we love. Our farm has a Tomato, Onion, Corn and many kinds of vegetables. In the summer season, People who want to learn and enjoy many kinds of farming come to our farm. The mountainous Japanese landscape doesnít allow for big, stretched out fields. Instead, many people run their own little farms in this area, tugged into the hills. You can see many different things about agriculture between other countries.

Now We are looking for a dynamic, attentive, punctual, self-motivated and self-starter FUN and ENERGETIC !! people to help us. If you want to get the experience of real rural life, It's good for you.

This is a wonderful place for those who love rural life. We have the community (Our concept is "Living together"). We often have a dinner party with local people. We like to have contact with different cultures, nationalities, and mentalities through volunteers. Here is good for cultural exchange or learning possibilities and a way of making new friends.

THAT YOUR STAY WITH US REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A "WORKING HOLIDAY VISA" or student visa, spouse visa, other work visa is required. And We will ask you about your travel insurance.


::At the farm (April to September)
Our main farming activities include: harvesting, weeding, trellising, cultivating, planting, mulching, starting seeds, and so on. No previous farming experience is required, but experience with general manual labor is helpful, and a willingness to get sweaty and dirty is necessary. You can use our bikes, working-suite, globes, boots, and towels.
Let's Get super dirty and Get sweaty like crazy!!!!. We need strong guys. Be strong, Be muscular.

Go farm Become macho!!

TIMETABLE (5 hours working)
6:00am - get up
7:00am - Start farming (1 hour break)
11:00am - Lunch break
2:00pm - Start farming (1 hour break)
5:00pm - free time

::Non-farming season (September to March)
There is a wide scope for improvements and projects, There are several tasks in our community, according to the needs of our community.

We clean up guest rooms, shared toilets, bathrooms, as well as the lounge and kitchen areas and extra.

Restaurant, Cafe
Help out kitchen staff. To wash the dish, To serve the meal, and several kinds of task.

Sweets shop
Help out to make sweets. Our community has started to make the sweets using this area's milk.

and more.

We hope that we can all share our skills to empower each other to create something beautiful.

We are looking for dynamic, attentive, punctual, self-motivated and self-starter FUN and ENERGETIC !! people. if you are a freeloader, no consideration for others, selfish and careless, this is not the right place for you.
(This means We should help each other and make everyone happy. We are living together.)

We will offer a wage.
The wage is offset by part of the cost of the accommodation. No meal is provided. You can cook your own foods at a shared kitchen. you can get fresh vegetables from the farm. And sometimes, when you work in the kitchen, You can get a meal. or If you want a meal, we could provide a meal. (It will be partially offset from the wage.)

5 hours working (2days off a week) ---- Approximately, You will get 50,000yen/month (net income)
The hours will be agreed together depending on your needs and ours :)
Days off are not fixed so if you need some free time just ask.

In our Free time and Day off
Go together to an ice cream shop nearby. It's ALL-YOU-CN- EAT ice cream shop. (Just 500yen)
Get in touch with nature in this area. We have a big mountain and a beautiful small river in the forest.
Enjoy Onsen. Don't be shy. Onsen is one of the most famous things in Japan.
Movie night, BBQ, and your own idea's Party.

You will be sharing a staff dormitory (2 beds).
Now, we have only guys dormitory.


Opportunities for outdoor recreation, hiking, kayaking, swimming, SUP and snowboarding in Nasu area by the beautiful Mountain and River (10 minutes away by car). There are lots of birds and wildlife in the area.

To Japanese learner
We are holding an "English Dope" Japanese-English or other languages cultural exchange party! Every week. Come on by to learn more about both languages and cultures, meet new people.


This area, Nasu is a small town scattered across the highlands in Northern Tokyo is dominated by the shadow of the active Mt. Nasu volcano and famed across Japan for itís excellent onsens, nature appreciation, seasonal beauty and So many cultural exchange opportunities here.

Countryside Stay in Japan provides opportunities for foreign visitors to experience the countryís traditional lifestyles, many of which still exist in rural areas away from the hustle and bustle of Japanís large cities. You can stay in agricultural and mountain, meeting the local inhabitants face to face and seeing how they have lived for centuries.
Nasu has four distinct seasons, each with its own natural beauty and each affording the perfect setting for a vacation in nature.

Back to Top
Copyright © 2001 - 2020, HelpX, All Rights Reserved :: disclaimer :: terms of use