Kyushu is the third largest island in Japan and the most southerly. It’s filled with diverse nature spots and many hiking trails. From vibrant green landscapes and coastal regions to volcanoes and thermal areas, there is a lot to see and do in this part of Japan.
Yakusugi Land guided day trek and sightseeing tour
Guided trek in Shiratani Unsuikyo
1 Day Shiratani-Unsuikyo Trekking Tour, Yakushima (private)
Stream Climbing in Yakushima Island, Japan
Hike Mt Kuromi, Yakushima
Hike Mt Tachu in Yakushima
1-day trekking at Mount Tachu, Yakushima
What should I know about Hiking Japan?
The subtropical island of Yakushima is a must-see. It’s actually the place with the most rainfall in all of Japan, but don’t let that put you off! That rain has led to stunning moss forests and ancient cedar trees that are over thousands of years old. The area is actually a UNESCO world heritage site. It’s also home to Mount Miyanoura which at 1936 meters is the perfect mountain climb. Kagoshima on the coast is another must-see and is home to the active volcano Sakurajima.
Why should I choose Japan for my Hiking adventure?
Yakushima is a treasure trove of natural attractions. From tall mountains to ancient cedar forests and mossy mystical landscapes, there is a lot to explore here.
The capital city of the island is a must-see. Eat some of the best ramen you’ll ever eat, visit Kumamoto Castle and see the cherry blossom and much more.
**Varied hiking trails **
Whether you want to scale a tall mountain like Mount Miyanoura (1,936 meters), explore mossy forests or explore coastal areas and the local wildlife, you’ll find the hike that’s right for you.
What can I expect from the weather during my Hiking trip in Japan?
The climate is subtropical with hot humid summers and mild humid winters.
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How can I get to Japan?
Fly or take the bullet train from Tokyo to Fukuoka City, the largest city in Kyushu.
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When is the best time to travel to Japan for Hiking?
March through November
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