Seibu Trail, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho
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Navigate a trail that works its way beneath a thick, verdant canopy of ancient cedar trees on Seibu Trail. The trail cuts through Yakushima island, which features huge swathes of protected nature reserves, including a 18,958 ha (46,844 ac) UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve. Being an unspoiled natural wonderland, the area around the trail abounds in wildlife, among which Yakushika deer and Yakushika monkeys roam and climb in great numbers. Make sure to bring your camera to capture photos of these distinctive animals, who generally don't mind by human attention. Seibu Trail is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho Edition.
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  • In a world heritage area. Get off the bus, walk a little. And suddenly it began to rain. In the rainy island. I prick the umbrella. Rain was also good roads.
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  • If you are by car-it's just few kilometers ring road around the island. When both-but guaranteed to deer and monkeys can be found in the natural environment. It is part of the National Park.
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  • It seems but the Jomon cedar and Western forest certified by world natural heritage site. Went in the car, buses were running. Drive Green road is narrow, rock is scary, but fun. Monkeys and deer at all without fear of cars, Chillin' and grooming.
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