Yakushima (Island) National Park

Forest Bathing in a Tunnel of Evergreens

©︎Yoshihiro Kikuchi@Yakushima Messenger

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Stroll a forest path surrounded by a thick web of evergreen branches

Traverse the Seibu Rindo forest path, which weaves under a tunnel-like green canopy of entwined evergreen branches. About 15 kilometers of the roughly 20-kilometer path passes through the virgin forest of the Yakushima World Heritage site.

While walking the path, you may be able to spot wild Yakushima monkeys and deer that live in the dense woodlands.

activity   guided   walking   wildlife  
Available Year-round
Duration 4 to 8 hours
Cost Adults: 9,000 to 15,950 yen, children: 7,000 to 11,550 yen*
Operators Half-day plans: Yakushima Guide Office Sangaku Taro, Yakushima Eco Tour Guide Phorek. Full-day plans: Yakushima Yagai Katsudo Sogo Center, Yakushima Messenger. *Prices vary depending on the tour operator.
Contact Yakushima Messenger Co.
Phone (+81) 0997-43-5630
Email y-kikuchi@yakushima-messenger.com
Website https://yakushima-messenger.com/

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