Learn “JAPAN BLUE INDIGO”and Make it by yourself

You can experience the traditional crafts, Japanese indigo dyeing, which is passed down from Edo period with the explanation of the history and the techniques by the guide who can speak English (Chinese).

The characteristics of this tour is that you can learn the history and the techniques of Japanese indigo dyeing thoroughly because the guide is available.

This atelier is very rare because you can experience the “natural” Japanese indigo dyeing.

The craftsman thoroughly teaches you the traditional way of dyeing which is passed down from Edo period.

Let’s make your original dyeing that is only in the world by yourself and bring it back to your home as a souvenir.

Meet at Gotemba City Tourist Association – Walk (10 min)

– Experience of Japanese indigo dyeing at Koharaya (70 min)

– Lunch (60 min) – Walk (10 min) – Gotemba station

※We can change the the order of the experience & lunch to suit.

Let’s experience the AUTHENTIC JAPAN!!


Gotemba City Tourist Association

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2 people – 14,500 yen per person
3 to 5 people – 13,500 yen per person
6 to 8 people – 12,500 yen per person
9 to 10 people – 12,000 yen per person

Lunch price is included.
If you do not need lunch, please tell us that you do not have lunch when applying – 1,500 yen discount per person if you do not have lunch.
You can choose T-shirt, stole, or handkerchief for dyeing. If you choose handkerchief – 5,000 yen discount per person.

Availability / Operating Hours

Every day / anytime from 9:00 to 18:00

Time Required

150 minutes


7 days before
Please feel free to contact us with any inquiry

Payment Options

Cash / Credit Card


English Speaking guides available

Meeting Time & Place

Gotemba City Tourist Association





  • Interpretation guide (English or Chinese available)
  • Comfortable clothing recommended
  • If you have any allergy, please tell us in advance

(Cancellation policy)
2 days before – 30% / the day before – 50% / on the day – 100%

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