Essential Oil Making Experience: Learn About the Plants and Distilling Process
Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
After strolling along Mochizuki Road, which runs between the river and the railroad tracks, experience the process of distilling plants to make essential oils. This a soothing experience where you can enjoy the scent of the plants as they're cut and distilled into oils.
- A distillation activity using plants from Okumikawa.
- Experience the process of making essential oils using the seasonal plants.
- During the activity, take a walk along Mochizuki Kaido, the road between the river and the railroad tracks and full of nature, to find materials for your oil.
*There is no guide for walking. You will have to explore on your own.
[11:00] Nature Walk
[11:20] Activity Explanation
[11:30] Cutting the plants
[11:40] Distilling the plants
[12:40] Once the oil is in the bottle, you're done!
First, take a walk along Mochizuki Kaido, located near the activity facility. Depending on the season, you may find some plants to distill, so keep an eye out during your walk. *There is no guide for walking. You will have to explore on your own.
After that, it's time for the distillation process. First, cut the plants and take in their aroma. After cutting, place the plants in the distiller and enjoy a cup of tea while you wait. After some time, the distilled scent is extracted and ready to be bottled up.
【THINGS TO NOTE】
- Time：90 minutes
- Meeting Point：Okumikawa Distillery [MAP]
1 Yuya Enchi, 23-4 Kitano, Notose, Shinshiro-city, Aichi 441-1605
15 minutes to Iida distriction from Shinshiro IC on Shin Tomei Expressway.
7 minutes to Shinshiro from Houraikyo IC on Sannen Nanshin Expressway.
15 minutes walk from JR Iidabashi Line Yuya Onsen Station
- Least participants：2 people
- Language support：Japanese, English（Guide）
Please let us know if you would like an English guide by filling out the corresponding section of the reservation form.
- Included：Material costs
- Participation requirements：
・Wheelchairs are accessible.
・Strollers are accessible.
- Free Wi-Fi：No
- Toilet：Yes (Western-style)
- Other things to note：
・The event will be held rain or shine.
・In case of a typhoon, we will try contacting you in advance.
・Should you arrive late, you will be allowed to participate upon arrival (whether or not we start may depend on the amount of time left).
【HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES】
・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
・Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
・Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
・Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
・Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
・Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
・Contactless ticket redemption
4 days to 12:00pm the day before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
12:01pm the day before the tour date to the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.