Yakushima Forest Trek with English Speaking Guide and Lunch
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白谷雲水峡-5

Discover the best of Yakushima, from magical Shirataniunsuikyou, to Yakusugi Land, or Ryujinsugi with an English speaking guide who will share their passion for adventure.

  • 白谷雲水峡-5
  • 蛇紋杉
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  • 白谷雲水峡-5
  • ヤクスギ
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  • 白谷雲水峡-5

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Shirataniunsuikyou Course
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 171.72
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 171.72
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Junior high students: adult's fee. Add-on for elementary school children.

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Adult (Age 13 & over) (2-3 persons)
USD 112.97
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Adult (Age 13 & over) (4+ persons)
USD 99.41
USD 99.41
USD 171.72 42%off
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  • 白谷雲水峡-5
*Difficulty level: 2/5
*Walking distance: about 6 km
*Duration: about 6 to 7 hours
*Altitude: about 600 to 1070 m

In Shirataniunsuikyou, you can see beautiful greenery and streams, and you can take good photos in every part of this course.
The roads in Shirataniunsuikyou may be closed if the water levels of the streams become too high due to heavy rain. In such a case, the course will be changed to Yakusugi Land.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    • Shuttle service to and from Miyanoura to Onoaida area free (per group)
      Shuttle service to and from Miyanoura to Onoaida area free (per group)
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Lunch / Travel insurance / Transportation fare
  • Schedule
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    Time & Location
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Starting time: 04:00 - 09:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 (Hide details)
  • 04:00 Pick-up at the area around Miyanoura to Onoaida
  • Shirataniunsuikyo Trekking Tour (6 to 7 hours)
    Walk through the primeval forest of Yakusugi, seeing famous cedar trees like Nidaisugi, Sanbonsugi, Sanbonyarisugi, and Bugyosugi on a full day hike.
  • Course Highlights
    白谷雲水峡-5 This course runs through a relatively quiet area in Shirataniunsuikyou where you meet few people. Enjoy spending a relaxing time with your friends or family. One of the features of this area is the variety of mosses covering the rocks and the ground.
  • Moss-covered forest to Taikoiwa
    After passing by Shiratani hut, you will arrive at the moss-covered forest. Walk through the forest, pass by Tsuji Moutain Pass, climb the steep slope, and you will arrive at Taikoiwa.
  • Scenery Viewing
    白谷雲水峡-5 Taikoiwa commands the view of Okudake (rear mountains) including Miyanouradake, the highest mountain in Kyushu, and Maedake (front mountains,) and Anbou river. In spring, you can enjoy a superb view of wild cherry trees in full blossom under your eyes!
  • Return Journey
    Walk along Kusugawa path, seeing huge cedar trees like Nanahonsugi and Kugurisugi.
  • Drop-off at the area around Miyanoura to Onoaida
Add-ons:
One elementary school child for a booking of 1 adult + USD 85.86
One elementary school child for a booking of 1 adult + USD 85.86
One elementary school child for a booking of 2 to 3 adults + USD 56.49
One elementary school child for a booking of 2 to 3 adults + USD 56.49
One elementary school child for a booking of 4 adults or more + USD 49.71
One elementary school child for a booking of 4 adults or more + USD 49.71
One infant (0 to 5 years old) (only insurance & a meal included) + USD 9.04
One infant (0 to 5 years old) (only insurance & a meal included) + USD 9.04
Package detail / Schedule
Yakusugi Land and Yamatosugi Course
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2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 171.72
USD 171.72
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 171.72
USD 171.72
Junior high students: adult's fee. Add-on for elementary school children.

Save up to 45% with Group Discount

Adult (Age 13 & over) (2-3 persons)
USD 112.97
USD 112.97
USD 171.72 34%off
USD 171.72 34%off
Adult (Age 13 & over) (4+ persons)
USD 99.41
USD 99.41
USD 171.72 42%off
USD 171.72 42%off
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*Difficulty level: 3/5
*Walking distance: about 10 km
*Duration: about 7 to 8 hours
*Altitude: about 1000 to 1200 m

Our recommended 1-day trekking course!
Conpared to Shirataniunsuikyou, you can enjoy trekking more safely in Yakusugi Land even in rain.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    • Shuttle service to and from Miyanoura to Onoaida area free (per group)
      Shuttle service to and from Miyanoura to Onoaida area free (per group)
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Lunch / Travel insurance / Transportation fare
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 04:00 - 09:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 (Hide details)
  • 04:00 Pick-up at the area around Miyanoura to Onoaida
  • Yakusugi Land and Yamatosugi Tour (7 to 8 hours)
    ヤクスギランド In the 1-day course, you go through Yakusugi Land, and walk along Ishizuka Path, and enter the real forest to see Yakusugi, cedars and huge fir trees and hemlock fir trees as well along the course.
  • Yamatosugi Cedar
    大和杉 After walking for about 2 hours in the World Heritage Site, you will find the Yamatosugi, the second oldest tree among the Yakusugi cedars.
  • Course Highlights
    One of the main attractions of this course is the quiet forest. We recommend this course to people who want to enjoy walking into a deep forest without needing to take a tough hike.
  • Return Journey
    蛇紋杉 Return to the Yakusugi Land course, and walk through the cedar forest. See huge trees like Hahakosugi, Higenagasugi, and the Jamonsugi which was knocked over by typhoon in 1997.
  • Drop-off at the area around Miyanoura to Onoaida
Add-ons:
One elementary school child for a booking of 1 adult + USD 85.86
One elementary school child for a booking of 1 adult + USD 85.86
One elementary school child for a booking of 2 to 3 adults + USD 56.49
One elementary school child for a booking of 2 to 3 adults + USD 56.49
One elementary school child for a booking of 4 adults or more + USD 49.71
One elementary school child for a booking of 4 adults or more + USD 49.71
One infant (0 to 5 years old) (only insurance & a meal included) + USD 9.04
One infant (0 to 5 years old) (only insurance & a meal included) + USD 9.04
Package detail / Schedule
Ryujinsugi Course
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2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 180.75
USD 180.75
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 180.75
USD 180.75
Junior high students: adult's fee. Add-on for elementary school children.

Save up to 45% with Group Discount

Adult (Age 13 & over) (2-3 persons)
USD 117.49
USD 117.49
USD 180.75 35%off
USD 180.75 35%off
Adult (Age 13 & over) (4+ persons)
USD 99.41
USD 99.41
USD 180.75 45%off
USD 180.75 45%off
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*Difficulty level: 3~4/5
*Walking distance: about 10 km
*Duration: about 6 to 7 to 8 hours
*Altitude: about 180 to 1300 m

This course is not yet widely known since it was opened in 2007, letting you can walk through the quiet forest of Yakushima with few others.
We recommend this course to people who are confident of physical strength, and feel no problem climbing up streams.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    • Shuttle service to and from Miyanoura to Onoaida area free (per group)
      Shuttle service to and from Miyanoura to Onoaida area free (per group)
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Lunch / Travel insurance / Transportation fare
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 04:00 - 09:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 (Hide details)
  • 04:00 Pick-up at the area around Miyanoura to Onoaida
  • Ryujinsugi Day Trek (6 to 7 hours)
    dsc_0448 Walk through primeval forest, visiting famous Yakusugi trees like Nidaisugi, Sanbonsugi, Bugyosugi.
  • Early Tour
    dsc_0448 Enter from the trailhead near Yakushima Sougou Shizen Koen, and head for the Ryujinsugi Path. Once on the path, pass by several streams, and you will find yourself on a beautiful stone path covered with moss.
  • Highlights
    You can enjoy a view of the forest covered with moss as beautiful as the one in Shirataniunsuikyou, and take good photos.
  • Old Railway
    Pass by an old hut, cross a wide stream, and walk for about 1 kilometer as we tackle a tough ascent towards Ryujinsugi. The rigors of the trek will disappear when we reach the Sanjinsugi area, the highlight of this course!
  • Scenery Views
    We recommend you take extra time for just looking around this mysterious area.
  • Drop-off at the area around Miyanoura to Onoaida
Add-ons:
One elementary school child for a booking of 1 adult + USD 90.38
One elementary school child for a booking of 1 adult + USD 90.38
One elementary school child for a booking of 2 to 3 adults + USD 58.74
One elementary school child for a booking of 2 to 3 adults + USD 58.74
One elementary school child for a booking of 4 adults or more + USD 49.71
One elementary school child for a booking of 4 adults or more + USD 49.71
One infant (0 to 5 years old) (insurance & meal included) + USD 9.04
One infant (0 to 5 years old) (insurance & meal included) + USD 9.04
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • Adult's fee is applied to junior high school students or older people. If there are any elementary school children or under to participate, please choose the number and other items required on the add-on page.
    • Infant's fee (for 0 to 5 years old) includes only insurance premium and a meal. Also, please note that the list price is an estimated price, and an additional charge may be incurred.
    • People of 16 years old or under should be accompanied by a guardian.
    • You have to be physically strong to climb up the mountain for several hours in this tour in Yakushima. So, please be sure to keep yourself in good condition before the tour.
    • In case you feel sick during trekking, please abide by the guide's advice.
    • The guide may decide to return halfway during the tour, if it seems dangerous to go farther. In such a case, a contracted guide can respond flexibly to the situation according to your condition.
    • If you wish a contracted guide to go along with you, an extra fee of JPY 5,000 per group per day will be charged, which you can request on the add-on page.
    • Please note that an additional fee of JPY 5,000 will be charged per day for an contracted guide, if you book for only 1 person, and no one else participate in the tour.
    • Please choose rental climbing shoes and rain gear on the add-on page, if you wish, and let us know your sizes 1 week before you arrive. (Please understand that, in high season, it may be difficult to arrange for the rental gear.)
    • The roads in Shirataniunsuikyou may be closed if the water levels of the rivers there become too high due to heavy rain. Please note that, in such a case, the course will be changed to Yakusugi Land.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • Trekking boots / socks (woolen ones for winter season)/ rucksack (with a capacity of 25 to 40 L)/ a cover for the rucksack / outer wear to protect against cold (made of fleece etc.) / rain gear (upper and bottoms)/ trousers (not jeans) / T-shirt / sweater (for winter) / cap / gloves / head lamp / battery / water bottle / light food (candy, chocolate, or cookies etc.) / insurance certificate / spats / plastic bag / light crampons (for winter) / sun screen / folding umbrella / ski poles
Additional Note(s)
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    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • In Yakushima, the shops do not open until 9:00 a.m., and the trekking tour starts earlier than that. So, be sure to buy snacks to bring by the day before the tour.
    • You may see leeches in the rainy season and summer, especially along the pavements in Ishizuka area. You may want to take measures like putting the hems of your trousers into your shoes, wearing a broad‐brimmed hat, or covering your neck with a towel.
    • We recommend that you use ski poles, for you have to climb steep slopes in some areas.Also, you may see leeches in the rainy season and summer (from June to September.) You may want to take measures like putting the hems of your trousers into your shoes, wearing a broad‐brimmed hat, or covering your neck with a towel.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 7 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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