Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho

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A luscious forest with a network of trails suitable for all abilities, Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley remains accessible yet wild and remote in spirit, containing the majority of the island's ancient cedar trees. Uncover the magical sight of "Moss Forest," where everything is touched by an emerald green hue. Paths are clearly marked in English and numerous trails offer hikes that take between 30 minutes and 5 hours. Wear appropriate footwear, and keep in mind that the trails here vary from ancient paths of the Edo Period, to the paved walkways of the 21st century. Put Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley and other Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho attractions into our Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho tour planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Places you want to visit at least once if you came on the island of Yakushima. Drizzle was unable to access and rainfall, but it so beautiful forest!
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  • Half-day Trek was accomplished until you did not arrive. Also there are several courses over time, drumming we want to go. Foreigners are also quite quietly, often spontaneously, people could not soak.
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  • Walk from Arakawa trailhead truck watching the Jomon cedar, returned earlier than planned because on the way into the pass and headed for breakfast. There's a drum rock and climb the pass. From the drum rocks was far down the road, though appeared lower fatigue in the second half, while at rest in a forest area of Princess Mononoke. But conversely it is wrapped in the spirit of the primeval forest indescribable comfort. Jomon Cedar root is also nice, but nice here shirataniunsuikyo also, there was no time if you were faced with the choice of either I recommend shirataniunsuikyo.
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