One Day Shiratani Unsuikyo and Taikoiwa Trekking Course


Shiratani Unsuikyo inspired Princess Mononoke

Trek the easy trails around the Shiratani River, and head for the massive Taikoiwa or Drum Rock, on a full day trek through the soft greens of the forest.

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Additional JPY 500 will be needed for Shiratani Unsuikyo Cooperation fee.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5.5 - 6 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    • Pick-up from hotels in Anbou and Miyanoura areas free (per group)
      Pick-up from hotels in Anbou and Miyanoura areas free (per group)
    • Pick-up for guests staying outside of Anbou and Miyanoura areas free (per group)
      Pick-up for guests staying outside of Anbou and Miyanoura areas free (per group)
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking guide / Pick-up / Trekking fee
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
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Starting time: 05:00 09:00
Starting time: 05:00 09:00
  • 05:00 Pick-up at hotels in the Anbou and Miyanoura areas
  • Taikoiwa Course Trek (about 6 hours)
    Course: Entrance of Shirataniunsuikyo, Ikoi-no-oiwa, Satuki supension bridge, Kusukawa path, Kugurisugi, Mossy forest, Taikoiwa, Tsuji mountain pass, entrance of Shiratani Unsuikyo
  • 10:30-11:00 Drop-off at hotels in the Anbou and Miyanoura areas
    • First grader of elementary school or older people can participate in this tour.
    • Pregnant individuals may not join this activity.
    • The tour operator will be contacting you on the day of your arrival to Yakushima for final confirmations. Please let them know in regards of flight delays or any other issues.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • You need to bring a boxed meal.
      Start at 5:00 - breakfast
      Start at 9:00 - lunch
    • Clothing:
      Easy to move in clothes made of quick-drying and water-absorbing materials. Bring spare socks in case ones you are wearing get wet.
    • Items to bring:
      Rucksack, rain gear (separate tops and bottoms), climbing boots, boxed meals, thermos bottle, work gloves, towels, spare clothes (shirt and socks) (put in plastic bags to protect from water), candy or chocolate for sugar supply
    • An additional JPY 500 will be needed for the Shiratani Unsuikyo cooperation fee.
    • If you wish to rent items, please inform us at the time of booking.
      Payment will be needed on the day of your tour and your equipment will be delivered to your accommodation (in Miyanoura or Anbou areas) a day before your departure date between 18:00-20:00.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please let us know at the time of reservation, if you have any disabilities or chronic diseases.
Additional Note(s)
    • This is a long treking tour, so please pay enough attention to your physical codition and safety
    • There may be cases where you go together with other groups.
    • There may be cases we ask you not to participate in the tour due to inappropriate attire, bad physical condition, or for other reasons which may cause trouble to other participants. In such a case we cannot make a refund.
    • There may be cases where the tour is cancelled or the course is changed due to bad weather or road condition,
    • We pick you up and drop you off at the same place. Please understand that we cannot drive you to a different place than where we pick you up.
    • We ask you to come to Anbou or Miyanoura area for pick up, if you are staying in areas other than those two. We will let you know the meeting place after you make a reservation.
    • If the tour must be stopped or cancelled due to weather after it has begun, refunds will not be issued.
    • Guests must be able to speak and understand basic Japanese to participate. Please refrain from booking this tour if you do not understand Japanese at all.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 3 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 5.5 - 6 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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