Bamboo shoots (take-no-ko) are a popular ingredient in Japanese cuisine, and in spring you can learn how to gather them yourself at the Shibayama Take-no-ko Plantation. Digging tools are provided, and this fun activity is especially suitable for families with children. Entrance to the plantation is 500 yen, and if you wish to take the bamboo shoots home with you it costs 300–350 yen per kilogram.
Tokyo (Narita) to Bamboo Shoot Gathering, Narita
Bamboo Shoot Gathering
All listed travel times and costs are approximate.