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Nakagomi Fruit Orchard

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2281-1 Iino, Minami Alps 400-0222, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 90-1664-2921
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My very first volunteering work overseas

It had never crossed my mind to do volunteering work overseas until I chanced upon Nakagomi Orchard... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ka Yau L
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Singapore, Singapore
Wonderful experience

I volunteered at the farm in April and May and I had a wonderful experience there. Kazu (the host... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheryl M
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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!
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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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 4 days ago

It had never crossed my mind to do volunteering work overseas until I chanced upon Nakagomi Orchard in Yamanashi on the internet. After a few email exchanges with the owner Kazu-san, I made my way to this beautiful countryside in Minami-Alps this May/June. Kazu-san may...More

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

Hi Ka Ya u, Thanks for coming over to help us this time. You worked very hard for us. I hope you learned a lot about Japanese culture while staying here. You are always welcome back whenever you find any free time. Kazu Nakagomi Orchard

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I volunteered at the farm in April and May and I had a wonderful experience there. Kazu (the host) was very kind and attentive towards the volunteers. We had several breaks on our working days and we were treated with a lot of snacks! Kazu...More

Thank Cheryl M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I volunteered here for 3 weeks during autumn. It was definitely a memorable experience to say the least, having recevied genuine and heartwarming Japanese hospitality, and learning a lot about agriculture. Best of all, you get to experience all of this with the view of...More

Thank Helen L
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

I did volunteering at the Orchard for 4 weeks this Summer from mid-August to mid-September. It was such a good experience! Kazu-san took extremely good care of us, bringing cold water and snacks to us throughout the working day. The dormitory for the volunteers was...More

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Hi Adam, Thanks for your warm words. How is your study going at Oxford University? You helped us a lot during your stay here. We really appreciate you. Yes, please come back whenever you have a chance to come to Japan again. Kazu

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

My Girlfriend and I volunteered at Nakagomi Orchard Farm in early September for 2 weeks. We had an amazing stay and our host Kazu was so kind and taught us a lot about Japanese culture. Our room was clean and the wifi was very fast...More

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Hi Rob and Georgie, How have you guys been? Are you still on your trip or already back home in Britain? Thanks for your nice comment that you posted and also thanks for coming over to visit us to help us on the farm. We...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

This was my second time to volunteer on the farm. This time I stayed for 3 weeks. Not much has changed since I was there 2 years ago. The area is still very beautiful. Now the dorm has been upgraded with wifi, a tv, and...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

I volunteered at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard for about 2 weeks in mid September and was right in the harvest season hence there were longer hours in the field mostly weedinge works. However, Kazu the host was always ensuring that we had enough food and drinks...More

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Hi Michelle, Thanks for your posting with your warm words. How have you been after you go back to Singapore. Hopefully, you don't feel stressfull as much as before while staying there. All the volunteers whom you met here had already gone and now new...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

As previous visitors (last year), we ordered peaches and shine muscat to be delivered on 2 September. They arrived in great shape - really fresh and well packed. Both the peaches AND the muscat were HUGE, PLUMP and SO JUICY! The peaches were in fact...More

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

Hi Gladys, Thanks for your order for our fruits. Also, thanks for your posting for us with warm words. As I wrote you before on my e-mail, this year we were much busier than we used to be because a lot more customers came over...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

i picked up various tastes of peaches and ate 12 peaches!! some guys can speak english, so it's helpful for foreigners to visit there.

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Hi there, Thanks for coming over to our farm for fruit picking. Hopefully, you enjoyed staying on our farm. Please come back again for other fruits. Kazu Nakagomi Orchard

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Reviewed June 18, 2017

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

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太郎_12, Owner at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

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

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imeeong
December 14, 2017|
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Response from 太郎_12 | Property representative |
Please write to me through our website, but not through this page. because I do not see this page much. If you would like to come over to our farm to stay as a volunteer at this time of year, we are full now.
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