Taikoiwa, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho

Feel on top of the world by climbing to Taikoiwa, the final destination of a steep hiking route that takes approximately half a day and should be undertaken with the help of a guide. Wear good hiking shoes and clothing suitable for forests--and don't forget to bring lots of drinking water and a camera (or binoculars). Using our custom trip planner, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho attractions like Taikoiwa can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Where the final slope is difficult, but still should go. Beautiful views of the island with views. The last place we want to be.
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  • Shiratani unsui Gorge trailhead 5:20 left, 7: wearing much the drum rocks! Last was a little steep climb, but fun! Great blow off the tired! If you have a sunny'd reveal more of miyanoura!
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  • Is a good view of shirataniunsuikyo in the higher elevations, weather permitting, however location trail so anyone can come to feel is not
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