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Best of Yakushima in one fine day

Had a great walk on a perfect fine day. There are different terrains along the track you will not... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
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Full day hike

I did this as a full one day hike whilst staying at Anbo. Get an early start; you'd want to be up... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
Melbourne, Australia
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6 Dec 2017
“Best of Yakushima in one fine day”
2 Jun 2016
“Full day hike”
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Yakushima-cho, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Had a great walk on a perfect fine day. There are different terrains along the track you will not get bored. Saw 10 deers on the way what a big bonus. We booked taxi return trips to and fro Ando, costed about 12000 yen in...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

I did this as a full one day hike whilst staying at Anbo. Get an early start; you'd want to be up and on the road by sunrise at the latest. I hired a guide (Jen from Yakushima Life) at 16,000yen. When you consider buses...More

1  Thank DGNichols
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

It is more than possible to do this walk in three days arriving to the island on the ferry (12.30 pm) catch a bus to shirtani, immediately get walking, get to the Takatsuka hut just before sunset, then summit miyanoura the next day with another...More

1  Thank Sug8
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We spend about 8 hours on the trails. Nothing to challenging, except a few boulders where you needed ropes to get on top, and great scenery all the way. We did see a family with small kids ( around 10) make it to the top...More

Thank HP_Hoorn
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This was the best hike we had among the Nakayama Senkyo, Mt. Kuju, Mt. Aso and Mt. Miyanouradake treks we did in Kunisaki and Yakishima. The locals say it rains 366 days a year in Yakishima; however, we were blessed to have one rare day...More

1  Thank JPDallas
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Well worth the effort we were extremely lucky to have mostly fine weather and stunning views which included Tanegashima. The marsh area is reminiscent of the walls of Jerusalem walk in Tasmania. Simply beautiful and atmospheric with swirling mists. We've done a reasonable amount of...More

Thank Grace B
Reviewed 27 November 2014

I did a lot of hiking. But Yakushima mountains give lots of water stream at high elevation. The rocks near the peaks are very impressive.

Thank jhchang
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I went at the beginning of March 2014. I did this over two days, staying in one of the mountain huts overnight. It was still quite cold and snow covered a lot of the path the last 2 hours up to the top. Certainly worth...More

Thank Dale C
Reviewed 26 September 2014

We took one of the small hiking trails from the rainforest up the mountain, it was very nice and a little bit exhausting :)

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