Trekking

Trekking

Enjoying the smell of flowers and trees and feeling winds, walking in the nature must be the great active experience to you. When you visit the trekking courses, you can enjoy flowers in spring, greenery in summer, and colored leaves in autumn. The trekking course of Misen in the Miyajima Island is also popular to visitors because trekkers can see some endemism plants and insects, which are alive in only Miyajima.

Taishakukyo Gorge
Taishakukyo Gorge

There are a number of amazing stones on which some strange decorative designs are carved around Hibayama Mountain; that is known as a mythical mountain which is introduced in the Japanese oldest chronicle "Kojiki" as the summit where Izanaminomikoto, who is the mythical goddess giving a birth of Japan, was buried. These amazing stones are lyin...

Sandankyo Gorge
Sandankyo Gorge

Spectacular views. Sandankyo gorge is gifted with limpid stream and green. It is a large gorge which length is about 12km from the entrance of Sandankyo gorge to Hijiri Lake. Five big sceneries of Kurobuchi, Sarutobi, Nidandaki, and Sandandaki are splendid. Especially in the spring and fall, the beauty is like an art of nature. Trail closure...

Mt. Hiba
Mt. Hiba

Mt. Hiba, a part of Hiba-Dogo-Taishaku Quasi-National Park is located on the border of Shimane prefecture. There are a series of mountain that are classified into the mountains 1200m at the elevation around Mt.Hiba. The area of the summit is covered by virgin forest of beech trees that is designated as a national treasure, and the beautiful sc...

Mt. Fudekage
Mt. Fudekage

The scenery of a number of islands, viewed from the 311m height summit, is designated as Seto Inland Sea National Park. It is as beautiful as the scenery seen from the adjacent Ryuo Mountain which is known as the best view within the Seto region. A great number of people visit the place from across the nation. In spring, this site is crowded w...

Mt. Misen
Mt. Misen

At 535 meters this mountain is the highest on the island. You can see views of the Inland Sea and the Shikoku Mountains from the top. Mt. Misen has been worshipped as a deity mountain, and its virgin forests are designated as a national monument. The Gumonjido hall founded by Kobo Daishi, the Sankido hall and the Dainichido hall are near the s...

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