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Ryuokyo Canyon, Nikko

(4.2/5 based on 150 reviews on the web)
Immerse yourself in nature in Ryuokyo Canyon, home of a meandering emerald-green river resembling a dragon. Hovering steel span bridges and suspended waterfalls make this 3 km long (2 mi) trek one to remember, especially for nature lovers. Somewhat difficult to navigate to from Nikko, this ravine contains striking blue-green water beneath wisteria trees and unmatched views of the canyon from the bridges. This medium-intensity hike on a well-maintained trail requires good footwear, and you should watch out for steep and slippery steps on rainy days. Use our Nikko vacation route planner to add Ryuokyo Canyon and other attractions to your Nikko vacation plans.
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  • Make your lunch, welcomes two-hour colorful trees by train. Hiking trails are maintained, and even small children together with adults is fine. Back in near the Kinugawa hot springs foot bath.
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  • It is a Valley located in Kinugawa kawaji Onsen from. Spending eons volcanic rocks and the flow of the Kinugawa, could erode. In 11-early autumn is still 3-4 minutes, but still 10 minutes was. There was a time only in the evening sun shines. Be better if you go before noon. Note that points are not allowed to go down the stairs from the parking lot is seeing some beautiful valley view. (Was also the Group's older and abandoned on the way back. )
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  • Of going down to the river and knee pain in osteoarthritis of the knee is clean, and has previously been hiking in from that time, threw in the towel. Coming cold this winter, could not stay cold and long. It is recommended during the good season still to go.
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