Sounkyo Gorge, Kamikawa-cho

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Sounkyo Gorge offers plenty of natural beauty, including a hot spring area as well as many waterfalls and rock formations. Go hiking through the national park located in the north of the gorge, using a ropeway access to nearby Mt. Kurodake. Don't miss the two waterfalls, each tumbling directly over the cliff. Also, make sure you pay a visit to the rock formations, spectacular highlights within the gorge. Plan to visit Sounkyo Gorge and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kamikawa-cho attractions using our Kamikawa-cho online holiday planner .
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  • Trekking to the Kuro-Dake was carried out in the overcast sky. Before it rains and is conducted using thoughts ropeway with fog white, feet often invisible in some group was climbing, we walk to the mountain from Marathon. You can enjoy fantastic autumn fog on Vista became a little rain on the way, held hot spring bath with specialists able to feel.
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  • Visit the snow of the season. I thought it was a beautiful snow scene. Highlight is two waterfalls, waterfall to see the snow of the season is not best.
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  • 來此搭纜車到山上眺望美景. Decided to take the cable to mountain top to look over the beautiful scene. A lot of nice Mountain View to fully explore the natural scene.  more »

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Where to stay in Kamikawa-cho

When visiting Kamikawa-cho, tourists usually opt to stay in nearby Sounkyo, a small "onsen" resort village where you can indulge in hot spring bathing and find accommodations with a private bathhouse. As options are scarce in the town itself, you might want to choose lodgings in Ashikawa, which boasts a number of mid-range hotels. You can also stay at one of the basic establishments near the train station, or find a room in a mountainside guesthouse.
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