Mt. Kaimondake, Ibusuki

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Dominating the surrounding scenery, Mt. Kaimondake offers hiking opportunities and panoramic views from the top of its volcanic cone. This dormant volcano is occasionally called "Satsuma Fuji" due to its resemblance to Mt. Fuji. Only one path marked with frequent rest stops leads to the summit, winding its way through a dense forest and over rocky terrain. Watch your step on the loose pumice stones and climb with the help of ropes over the trickiest sections. The long ascent will be rewarded with panoramic vistas of the coastline, the lake, and the outlying mountains. On a very clear day, Yakushima Island can also be seen from the top. Wear sturdy boots, sunglasses, a cap, and bring plenty of water. A visit to Mt. Kaimondake represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ibusuki holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Personal visit. Mountain Day is contrary to the clear skies forecast was cloudy but once reached the Summit. Review disappointed was enjoyed in the mountain for a long time. My impression is very tough mountain at a height of. Do you regret so feel free to.
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  • I think proud of Satsuma Fuji is Japan's prettiest mountain body. In 924 meters in height and climb up to the top.
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  • Nansatsu, lounging near the Mt. kaimondake several hot springs. Relaxing soak in hot water, simply enjoy the drive. I think I can spend that holiday.
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