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Address: Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho 891-4200, Kagoshima Prefecture

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This is a 9km (900m hight) hike to the top of the mountain. Very nice. Took us around 5h roundtrip from the waterfall. There is plenty of fresh water along the way, so just bring... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
Nils V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a 9km (900m hight) hike to the top of the mountain. Very nice. Took us around 5h roundtrip from the waterfall. There is plenty of fresh water along the way, so just bring a bottle. Includes some minor climbing parts, so not really suited fro flip flops ;)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

Fantastic views from the summit which is a very worthwhile exercise in attaining. I wouldn't be keen to do this in wet weather or on a hot day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

This is an excellent, if difficult, 7 hour round trip to the peak of one of the steep, coastal mountains on the south-east coast of Yakushima. We used the guiding skills of Steve Bell who runs 'Yes Yakushima' to provide an excellent service with plenty of history, background information and holiday snaps. Make sure he wears his hat because he... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

I chose this hike for my arrival day on yakushima cos it looked short and so I thought it'd be easy. Mistake. It was however, totally awesome. I caught the 11:15am-ish bus from miyanoura that arrived at Hara at 12:15pm. I wandered up from the bus stop to the trailhead (which is next to the Senpironotaki falls). This got me... More 

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