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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  • 看過宮崎駿的幽靈公主一定會很喜歡這兒。其實落屋久島的人大概也知道白谷雲水峽內的青苔樹林就是幽靈公主場景的藍本。中肯地說拍攝出來的相片比肉眼看到的真實景象是更美麗的。哈哈!但那裏空氣實在太清新而且四周一片綠油油,只要睜開眼睛四處觀看都很舒服!這條路線基本上沒有什麼難度適合親子一齊行。 
  • I had great one day for trekking Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley. I fell in real real natural world. It is quite different other places in Japan. Don't miss Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley if you visit Yakushima....  more »
  • 我們自駕上山,每人300日元入場費,我們選擇綠色路線,以太鼓嶺為終點,正常五小時可以來回。 沿途路線指示充足,每隔十米左右有橙色帶綁在樹上, 絕對不會迷路