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Two Day Guided Mt. Miyanoura and Jomon Cedar Trekking Tour of Yakushima Island


See the ocean and far away Kyushu mainland

Challenge Mt. Miyanoura, the highest mountain of Yakushima and enjoy the view from the top in the clear morning air before trekking back down to see the Jomon Cedar.

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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • DAY1  
  • 05:00-05:20 Pick-up from requested location
  • 06:40 Arakawa entrance
    Set out from the trail head with your guide as you take a fun and invigorating trek through primeval forests.
  • 09:00 Kosugidani valley
  • 11:00 Okabu walking road entrance
  • 11:30 Wilson Stump
    縄文杉 貸切ガイドツアー Step into the massive stump and look up to discover a perfectly cute heart shaped hole.
  • 13:00 Daio Cedar
  • 14:00 Jomon Cedar
    Marvel at the size and power of this ancient cedar, thousands of years old.
  • 16:00 Shintakatsuka hut
  • DAY2  
  • 04:30 Shintakatsuka hut
  • 06:00 Observation Platform No. 2
  • 08:00 Mt. Miyanoura Mountain Top
  • 10:00 Nageshi Iwaya
  • 11:00 Hananoego River
  • 14:30 Yodogawa hut
  • 15:30 Yodogawa entrance
  • 16:00-17:00 Drop-off at requested locations
  • All Packages
    • You must be between the ages of 18-55 and healthy to join this tour.
    • Tour level: Beginner difficulty, but good stamina required. Participants will be required to walk for more than 9 hours in one day.
    • You will be needing an additional transportation fee on site.
      - Shuttle bus from Yakusugi Nature Museum to the Arakawa Hiking Entrance JPY 870 / per person
      - Taxi from Yodo river hiking entrance to Yakusugi Nature Museum JPY 8,000 for the group (including guide)
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Backpack for 40 liter or more (free rental available), sleeping bag (free rental available), sleeping mat (free rental available), headlight (free rental available), Rain gear (for mountain climbing such as Gore‐Tex), Toilet paper (about half a roll), Plastic bottled beverage (500ml), snack(as you like for 2 days), change of underwear and socks, towel, cap or hat
Requirement(s) - Others
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    • Lunch for the first day available for 500 JPY. Need to book beforehand.
    • If you are not staying in Awa, Mugifu, Hara, Onoaida, plese come to Yakusugi Shizenkan parking lot in Awa by 5:30 a.m.
      Tour finishes at the parking lot.
    • Bring mountain climbing clothes. Avoid cotton clothes as they become difficult to move in and cold when wet.
      Wear waterproof mountain climbing shoes (water repellent spray has no waterproof effect).
    • Should you have allergy against certain food, make sure to let us know at least 3 days prior to the tour date.
      We may not be able to adjust to all restrictions as we will be cooking on the mountain.
Additional Note(s)
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    • This tour may be cancelled or altered due to weather or unexpected conditions involving danger to the tourists and guides.
    • This tour will cancelled in case of extreme weather warnings. Insurance may not be applied to the accidents during the weather warnings.
    • You need to have insurance we prepare (included in the tour fare). We also recommend you have your own insurance for outdoor sports.
    • Tour fare will be returned in full should the tour be cancelled.
    • Your baggage will be kept in the guide's car even if you are staying at a different place.
    • This tour will be held only in Japanese.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 21 business days to 00:00 local time, 7 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 7 business days to 00:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 00:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 2 day
Availability Daily
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