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3-day hiking trip in Mt Tenjo, Kozushima

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.

Duration3 days
Offer periodFeb
Skill LevelFirst time
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripNot specified

Description

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.

How to get to Kozushima island
  • 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.

Accommodation

Day 1: stay on-board Day 2-3: stay at Guest House.

Disclaimer

This tour can be changed or canceled due to the weather conditions.

More info

Kit list: - Compass - Head light with spare batteries - Emergency blanket or Zeltsack - Rain gear with waterproof-breathable fabric - Personal medicine - Warm clothes

Meeting point

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).

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About the guide

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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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Prices per person

Group of 2

JPY 30722 each

Group of 3

JPY 30722 each

Group of 4

JPY 30722 each

Group of 5

JPY 30722 each

Group of 6

JPY 30722 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)

Price details

• 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


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