[Touring] [Nagano Prefecture] Motorcycle trip to Daio Wasabi Farm! A solo trip with clean water and a nostalgic feeling

Hello, I’m _hiroyuki.ta, a moto blogger.

This time, I toured to Daio Wasabi Farm in Azumino, Nagano Prefecture on my favorite Harley Sports Glide (FLSB).


What is Daio Wasabi Farm?

Daio Wasabi Farm is a wasabi farm located in Azumino City, Nagano Prefecture. Known as one of the largest wasabi farms in Japan, it is visited by approximately 1 million tourists each year.

It is said that wasabi cultivation was started by the Matsumoto clan during the Edo period. Daio Wasabi Farm inherited that history and opened in 1917.

Route to Daio Wasabi Farm

It takes about 2 hours to reach Daio Wasabi Farm from central Tokyo via the Chuo Expressway and National Route 19.

The specific route is as follows.

  • From central Tokyo take the Chuo Expressway towards Nagano
  • Get off at the Matsumoto Interchange on the Chuo Expressway.
  • Take National Route 19 towards Azumino
  • Take National Route 19 to Daio Wasabi Farm

Highlights of Daio Wasabi Farm

There are two highlights of Daio Wasabi Farm:

Vast scenery of wasabi fields

Daio Wasabi Farm has a vast wasabi field of about 100 hectares. The greenery of the wasabi fields harmonizes with the rich nature of Azumino, creating a beautiful landscape.


At Daio Wasabi Farm, you can enjoy gourmet food made with clean spring water.

Rice cooked in water that is clean enough to grow wasabi has an exquisite taste. You can also enjoy the special taste of coffee made with water.

Daio Wasabi Farm motorcycle parking lot

There are two parking lots at King Wasabi Farm, and you can park in either the first or second parking lot.

Wasabi Farm Parking Lot

This is the parking lot at the entrance to the wasabi farm. The capacity is approximately 100 cars. Motorcycles are free of charge.


Daio Wasabi Farm is a tourist spot where you can learn about the charms of delicious wasabi. While touring by bike, we also recommend enjoying the scenery of the vast wasabi fields and, if the timing is right, experiencing wasabi harvesting.