Guided Private Full Day Cedar Forest Tour on Yakushima


Popular Jomon cedar guided tour

Enjoy walking in the beautiful forests of Yakushiima with a private guide as you and your group discover the mysteries of the island. From mountain peaks to flowing rivers, Yakushima has it all.

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Take a full day hike with your guide, who will adjust the tour to your group's needs and wants. Begin from the Arakawa entrance, reachable only by special shuttle bus or taxi.
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1 Group (persons 1-3)
USD 409.70
USD 409.70
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 13.5 - 14 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking guide / Guide fee / Pick-up and drop-off / Mountain climbing equipment set / Accident insurance / Beverage
Additional person (each) + USD 27.44
Additional person (each) + USD 27.44
This price applies from the fourth person in the group.
Group discount applies up to 4 people.
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • 04:30-05:00 Pick-up from guest accomodations
  • 05:00 Yakusugi Museum
  • 05:30 Depart from Arakawa entrance
  • 07:00 Kosugidani Village Site
  • 09:00 Okabu walking road entrance
  • 09:30 Wilson Stump
    js7 Step into the massive stump and look up to discover a perfectly cute heart shaped hole.
  • 10:30 Daio Cedar
  • 11:30 Jomon Cedar
  • 12:30 Depart from Jomon Cedar
  • 13:30 Wilson Stump
    Take a short break on your way back, and peek back up at the amazing natural heart shaped hole in the stump.
  • 14:30 Wilson Stump
  • 15:00 Okabu walking road entrance
  • 17:00 Kosugidani Village Site
  • 18:00 Arrive at Arakawa entrance
  • 18:30 Yakusugi Museum
  • 18:30 Drop-off at your accommodation
    • You must be between the ages of 18-60 and healthy to join this tour.
    • Tour level: Intermediate mountain climbing and stamina needed.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • If you need free rental, let us know beforehand: backpack and rain gear for mountain climbing are available.
    • Pet bottle (500ml, you can refill from clear streams on the way), snack (as you like), towel, hat
    • Rental equipments are in high-quality. Please handle with care. should you damage them on purpose, you may need to compensate for them.
    • Free down jacket rental available.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • 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).
    • Lunch available for 500 JPY. Need to book beforehand.
    • Private car restrictions:
      You need to walk from Arakawa entrance to Jomon cedar. Private cars are prohibited at Arakawa entrance.
      Transportation service available from your accomodation (Miyanoura-Onoaida) to Yakusugi Museum(awa) available by guide's car.
      From Yakusugi Museum, choose shuttle bus or taxi to get to Arakawa entrance (about 40 minutes/17 kilometers).
      1,740 JPY for shuttle bus. 10,000 JPY divided by the number of tourists for taxi (the guide will get on the taxi as well).
Additional Note(s)
    • 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 reserved tour is for a group of 7 people or less.
    • This tour will be held only in Japanese.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 1.
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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.
USD 409.70
USD 409.70

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Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 13.5 - 14 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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