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Taishakukyo gorge & Mt.Ashitake hiking + outdoor adventure + onsen tour (2days)

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Stop At: Taishakukyosanso, 1819 Tojochotaishakumido, Shobara 729-5244 Hiroshima Prefecture

Take a ride over a special off-road course in an 8-wheel-drive amphibious vehicle. After about 10 minutes of driving over humps and slopes, the vehicle heads into the river at the turnaround point. The excitement and thrill of entering the river from the land is definitely worth experiencing once in your life.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Taishaku Gorge, Tojocho Taishakumido, Jinsekikōgen, Jinseki District, Hiroshima 729-3602, Japan

This is a valley with a total length of approximately 18 kilometers located in the center of the Chugoku Mountains.
We walk from Kami-Taishaku area to Lake Shinryu-ko area.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Hakuun Cave, Tojocho Taishakumido, Shobara 729-5244 Hiroshima Prefecture

This limestone cavern is 200 meters deep. Here you can see various stalactites, stalagmites.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Oni no Karamon, Tojocho Taishakumido, Shobara 729-5244 Hiroshima Prefecture

This natural bridge originally carved a limestone cave, then
the ceiling collapsed leaving the entry portion, so now you can
pass through it. Oni no Karamon means "The Demon's Gate".

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ombashi, Tojocho Taishakumido, Shobara 729-5244 Hiroshima Prefecture

This is the largest natural bridge in Japan with a length of 90 meters, a width of 19 meters and a height of 40 meters that was formed by uplift and erosive action. This is a national natural monument that is also called Kami-no Hashi (Bridge of God).

Easy course turns back here and move to Lake Shinryu-ko by car.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lake Shinryu, 5057-12 Nagano, Jinsekikogen, Jinseki-gun, Hiroshima 729-5132, Japan

Lake Shinryu-ko features impressive crimson bridges on the deep blue of the lake surface.
The beauty of the contrast between the gorge steeped in fall colors and the surface of the lake reflecting the fall leaves is a must-see sight.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Scola-Kogen-so Taishaku-no-yu, Aido, Jinsekikogen, Jinseki District, Hiroshima 729-3601, Japan

You can choose Japanese room or a rustic cottage.

Duration: 16 hours

Stop At: Mt. Ashitakeyama, Hommuracho, Shobara 727-0623 Hiroshima Prefecture

The spiritual place "Ashitakeyama" is known as "Japanese pyramid".
Because it looks like a triangle from any angle.
There are mysterious megaliths.
We clime to the top of mountain and have onigiri(rice ball) lunch there.

Duration: 3 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
庄原バスセンター, 3 Chome-11 Higashihonmachi, Shobara, Hiroshima 727-0011, Japan
Departure Time
10:10 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch×2, Dinner×1,Breakfast×1
  • Entry/Admission - Taishakukyosanso
  • Entry/Admission - Scola-Kogen-so Taishaku-no-yu
  • Transportation fee between your hotel and tour departure(return) point.
  • Entry/Admission - Hakuun Cave
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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