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. Plan your Seibu Trail visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho using our Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho trip builder site .
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  • Also a lot of monkeys and deer came out narrow 1 lane road passing is very important in worth
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  • People omit the narrowness of the road and the abundance of wild animals that you wrote so you can take action in the evening or at night should check closing times and periods at night. And going out would have no confidence in driving on local cars are waiting for Nice, do not alert anyone driving with confidence, is the mobile phone has not a lot. If you rent a car smaller is better.
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  • Is word of mouth, such as check in advance, was thrilled, but quite taken to monkeys and deer. There is such a thing? And anxious to be able to see lots of monkeys and deer as I did like to too hasty Hey, go back to. Bilingual is clockwise counterclockwise for Yakushima Island 1 proceeds to local residents, as soon I want to see at once! However, because the road is narrow if counterclockwise one way you want to. Clutch is very much thought. But wild creatures so I saw my room was at the back side even may.
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Where to stay in Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho

Popular among Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho offers a variety of places to stay, ranging from budget lodgings to exclusive hotels. Dozens of hotels are equally distributed along the southern, eastern, and northern shores of the island, with a few deluxe options overlooking Tanegashima Straits. Camping is forbidden, but backpackers can find several small huts free of charge along the island's trails. Otherwise, you can stay in budget-oriented dormitories and private rooms on the island. You can also rent a self-catering cottage, ideal for a budget family stay.
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