Yakushima Island Shiratani Unsuikyo or Yakusugi Land Half-Day Guided Trek tours, activities, fun things to do in Yakushima(Japan)|VELTRA
Yakushima Island Shiratani Unsuikyo or Yakusugi Land Half-Day Guided Trek
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What to expect

Join your guide for a quick tour of Shiratani Unsuikyo or see the Japanese cedars of Yakusugi Land! Perfect for those with limited time but wish to explore the island and experience the magic of the real-life version of Princess Mononoke's Forest.
VELTRA says...
Public transportation in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Yakushima Island, can be tricky especially for those who do not know the Japanese language. With convenient transfers included, you can go on a short guided trek to the enchanted mossy forests with no worries!

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Shiratani Unsuikyo Short Course
USD 295.59
USD 295.59
Special Deal: Group discount
USD 295.59
USD 295.59
Special Deal: Group discount

Special Deal: Group discount
Save up to 58% with Group Discount

Special Deal: Group discount
Save up to 58% with Group Discount

Overview

Morning, Night
Available Daily
English
With pick-up
Lunch
Inclusions: Lunch / Transportation fee / Insurance / English-speaking guide

Schedule

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Start time :
04:00

Pick-up from Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida

Shiratani Unsuikyou Short Trek (1 to 4 hours)
白谷雲水峡-5
Course Highlights
白谷雲水峡-5
4-Hour Course

Drop-off at Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida

Transportation add-ons

Shuttle service to and from Miyanoura to Onoaida area
free
free

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

04:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

05:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

06:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

07:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

08:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

09:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

Notes

Restrictions

  • The adult fee applies to participants aged 13 and older. If you would like to join the tour with children aged 12 and under, please choose the add-on upon booking and indicate the number of children participating.
  • The infant fee (0 to 5 years old) includes an insurance premium and a meal. Please note that additional charges may apply on site.
  • Participants aged 16 and under must be accompanied by a guardian.
  • Physical fitness (strength and endurance) are necessary to complete the trek. Please make sure to keep your body in good condition before the trek.
  • In the event that you feel physical discomfort or sickness during the trek, please follow the advice of your guide.
  • The guide may decide to return halfway during the tour if it seems dangerous to go farther. Private guides will accommodate the customer's requests as much as possible, but with safety as the utmost priority.
  • If you wish to hire a private guide, an additional fee of JPY 5,000 per group per day will be charged, which you can request on the add-on page.
  • Please note that the premium fee of JPY 5,000 will apply should only one customer book the tour on the scheduled date. Additional fees must be paid on site.
  • If you wish to rent hiking shoes and rain gear, please let us know your sizes at least one week in advance. Rental gear may be difficult to arrange during peak season.
  • The roads in Shiratani Unsuikyou may be closed if the water levels of the rivers become too high due to heavy rain. The course will be changed to Yasukugi Land in case of heavy rain.

Other requirements

  • A separate fee for the Shiratani Usuikyo environmental fee (JPY 500) and Yakushima environmental fee (JPY 1000) must be paid onsite.

Required items to bring & attire

  • - trekking boots
    - socks (woolen ones for winter season)
    - rucksack (25 to 40 L capacity) with cover
    - outer wear to protect against cold (made of fleece etc.)
    - rain gear (upper and bottoms, no matter the weather forecast)
    - trousers (not jeans)
    - T-shirt
    - sweater (for winter)
    - cap
    - gloves
    - head lamp
    - battery
    - water bottle
    - light snacks/trail mix (candy, chocolate, cookies, etc.)
    - insurance certificate
  • Optional items to bring:
    - spats
    - plastic bag
    - light crampons (for winter)
    - sun screen
    - folding umbrella
    - trekking poles

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • In Yakushima, shops do not open until 9:00 a.m. Be sure to buy snacks prior to the tour.
Currently selected
Yakusugi Land Short Course
USD 295.59
USD 295.59
Special Deal: Group discount
USD 295.59
USD 295.59
Special Deal: Group discount

Special Deal: Group discount
Save up to 58% with Group Discount

Special Deal: Group discount
Save up to 58% with Group Discount

Overview

Morning, Night
Available Daily
English
With pick-up
Lunch
Inclusions: Lunch / Transportation fee / Insurance / English-speaking guide

Schedule

View All
Start time :
04:00

Pick-up from Areas around Miyanoura to Onoaida

Yakusugi Land Short Trek (1 to 3 hours)
ヤクスギランド5
Yakusugi Land
Yakushima_Macaques_shutterstock_1314201836

Drop-off at Areas around Miyanoura to Onoaida

Transportation add-ons

Shuttle service to and from Miyanoura to Onoaida area
free
free

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

04:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

05:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

06:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

07:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

08:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

09:00
1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

1
Areas around Miyanoura and Onoaida - Customer requested location

Notes

Restrictions

  • The adult fee applies to participants aged 13 and older. If you would like to join the tour with children aged 12 and under, please choose the add-on upon booking and indicate the number of children participating.
  • The infant fee (0 to 5 years old) includes an insurance premium and a meal. Please note that additional charges may apply on site.
  • Participants aged 16 and under must be accompanied by a guardian.
  • Physical fitness (strength and endurance) are necessary to complete the trek. Please make sure to keep your body in good condition before the trek.
  • In the event that you feel physical discomfort or sickness during the trek, please follow the advice of your guide.
  • The guide may decide to return halfway during the tour if it seems dangerous to go farther. Private guides will accommodate the customer's requests as much as possible, but with safety as the utmost priority.
  • If you wish to hire a private guide, an additional fee of JPY 5,000 per group per day will be charged, which you can request on the add-on page.
  • Please note that the premium fee of JPY 5,000 will apply should only one customer book the tour on the scheduled date. Additional fees must be paid on site.
  • If you wish to rent hiking shoes and rain gear, please let us know your sizes at least one week in advance. Rental gear may be difficult to arrange during peak season.

Other requirements

  • A separate fee for the Yakushima environmental fee (JPY 1000) must be paid onsite.

Required items to bring & attire

  • - trekking boots
    - socks (woolen ones for winter season)
    - rucksack (25 to 40 L capacity) with cover
    - outer wear to protect against cold (made of fleece etc.)
    - rain gear (upper and bottoms, no matter the weather forecast)
    - trousers (not jeans)
    - T-shirt
    - sweater (for winter)
    - cap
    - gloves
    - head lamp
    - battery
    - water bottle
    - light snacks/trail mix (candy, chocolate, cookies, etc.)
    - insurance certificate
  • Optional items to bring:
    - spats
    - plastic bag
    - light crampons (for winter)
    - sun screen
    - folding umbrella
    - trekking poles

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • In Yakushima, shops do not open until 9:00 a.m. Be sure to buy snacks prior to the tour.

Reviews

This was perfect!

2018/04/24 Families with Young Children Jenn

We were very limited on time and this tour could not have been more perfect. Our tour guide was Bryan and he is an outstanding tour guide and person! We wanted an early start and got picked up from our lodging at 6am. ...

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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.

Yakushima Island Shiratani Unsuikyo or Yakusugi Land Half-Day Guided Trek
Join your guide for a quick tour of Shiratani Unsuikyo or see the Japanese cedars of Yakusugi Land! Perfect for those with limited time but wish to explore the island and experience the magic of the real-life version of Princess Mononoke's Forest.