Satoshi, a local JMGA mountain guide, takes you on a unique 3-day hike in Mt Tenjo, one of Japan's 100 famous peaks lying on the volcanic Kozushima island.
Open to everyone
Kozushima is a volcanic island that belongs to the Izu Islands, located 188 km away from Tokyo city. On this 3-day trip we'll hike around Mt Tenjo, one of the main attractions in the island.
Mt Tenjo is one of Japan's top hundred famous peaks. It's also a great view point of Mt Fuji, whose perfect conical shape can be seen in fine days.
Around the summit of Mt Tenjo there's a white sandy desert and a pond. Besides, beautiful flower blossoms and alpine plants will be part of the landscape.
After hiking, we'll enjoy Onsen and local seafood cuisine.
By boat: I propose to meet at Takeshiba Pier, Hamamatsu-cho (Tokyo) and take a boat. We'll depart by night and get to the island after 12 hours.
By plane: However, if you're not comfortable with the boat ride, you can to take an air flight and meet us at the airport in Kozushima.
Would you like to join for a 3-day island adventure in Kozushima? Please, check the next departure date and join a group!
I offer many hiking trips in different Japanese areas. If you're looking for other options, you can check this 3-day hike in Kurobe Valley and Shimo-no-Rouka.
- Guiding fee
- Mountain guide expenses
The following items are not included in the price:
- Rent-a-car fee (to be split with the members of the group)
- Transportation fee to the meeting place
- Boat fee (From Tokyo to Kouzu-shima: JPY 7,620 / person)
- Accommodation fee: about JPN 8,500 / person per night
- Onsen fee: about JPY 600 / person
Day 1: stay on-board Day 2-3: stay at Guest House.
Kit list: - Compass - Head light with spare batteries - Emergency blanket or Zeltsack - Rain gear with waterproof-breathable fabric - Personal medicine - Warm clothes
Meet at Takeshiba Pier, Hamamatsu-cho, Tokyo in the evening. OR you can join at Kouzu-shima airport in the morning. Meeting time will be announced later. From pier, we will take a boat for about 12 hours (one way: night) to get to Kouzu-shima. When we return, boat ride will take 9 hours (one way: daytime).
I was born in 1971 in Tokyo. My parents used to bring me to the mountains in my childhood, and when I was big enough for a high school, I started to go to the mountains myself and continued since then.
I have been guiding in the Japanese mountains full time since 2005, and I guide all year around. I love to share my time and take my clients up to summits of classic mountains to less known beautiful mountains, as long as it is in Japan!
Personally, I'm a keen rock climber, sawanobori practitioner (climbing up streams and waterfalls), and particularly passionate about mountains on islands. I actually love the nature in general, and love the sea as much as I love the mountains.
I am a fully certified guide with JMGA (Japan Mountain Guide Association) Hiking Level 2 qualification, as well as am a Nagano Prefecture's Official Mountain Guide - meaning that I know my the history, fauna and flora of local mountains very well.
I am not fluent in English but I communicate with some English mixed with body language!
Contact me and join me on the trips I recommend in Japan!!
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