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Takachiho one-day tour

  • Takachiho Gorge

Dynamic and beautiful Takachiho Gorge and here is the birthplace of Shinto which is Japanese

indigenouse religion. Takachiho is located almost center of Kyushu, in the northernmost part of

Miyazaki-prefecture, bordering Aso , Kumamoto-prefectureThe Gokase River formed Takachioho

Gorge flows from the west to the southeast part of town.

In this tour, you can enjoy the dynamic and beautiful nature of Takachioho Gorge and find

the roots of Japanese culture in the birth place of Japanese indigenouse religion.



 Location of Takachiho




Tour conditions

The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.

・Minimum number : 2 person

・Maxum number : 30 person

・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka-city, please specify the place where you want

・Tour date : please specify the date

・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.

・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.




8:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Takachiho using Kyushu Expressway, 2 hours and 50 minutes 

 Takachiho shrine 

   The shrine has long history, established 1900 years ago, worship the deity of agriculture,

   marriage, traffic safety and protection against misfortunes

 lunch at Takachiho, Somen nagashi

   Somen nagashi is the way of eating Somen with waterslide traditionally made by bamboo

Takachiho Gorge

   Dynamic and beautiful gorge, a narrow chasm cut through the rock by the Gokase River

Takachiho Gorge boat riding

   The spot to see waterfalls and the columnar shaped valley together is rare in the world

 Amano Iwato shrine

   Here is the birth place of Japanese indigenou religion, Shinto

Transfer to Fukuoka-cuty using Kyushu Expressway

18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city



Option : the following site can be arranged as an option.

Tourist Tram / Minami Aso Rail Way

  Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Aso

Gokase Winery

  You can enjoy sample wines and winery also can be visited



Where to Explore


Takachiho shrine   

Located just west of the town center, is nestled in a grove of tall cedars. During the day the

shrine’s nondescript, unpainted buildings blend in naturally with the surrounding trees. In the

evening, you can enjoy the Yokagura Dance.


Lunch , Somen nagashi

Somen is a kind of noodle which is made by wheat and is usually eaten by dipping style.
Somen nagashi is the way of eating Somen with waterslide traditionally made by bamboo

like as video below. Nagashi means flowing.



Takachiho Gorge 

A narrow chasm cut through the rock by the Gokase River.  The nearly sheer cliffs lining

the gorge are made of slow forming volcanic basalt columns which resemble the scales of

a dragon where the stone twisted and flowed as it formed.


Takachiho Gorge boat riding

The most recommended activity at Takachiho Gorge is riding the river that flows down the

base of the gorge on a rental boat.The spot you can see waterfalls and the columnar shaped

valley together is rare in the world. Please enjoy this amazing view from the boat.



Amano Iwato shrine  

Japanese indigenous religion, Shinto born here. There is a story of Shinto origin in the Cave

behind of Amano Iwato Shrine, and Amano Yasugawara. About ten kilometers outside of central TakachihoAmano Iwato Shrine was built near the Cave where is place of the Shinto origin story.





Tourist TramMinami Aso Rail Way

Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Aso. The Minami Aso railway is a private railroad offering

a very scenic ride from Takamori to Nakamatsu in the south east of the caldera. Lovely and

magnificent scenery can be enjoyed.



Gokase Winery

Gokase Winery is located near Takachiho, in the beautiful plateau at an altitude of 600m.All the

wines are being made from locally grown grapes. There is the tasting corner, you can enjoy

sample wines. Winery also can be visited.


Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

Enquiry Form 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

And we would love to chat about your travel plans on the phone as well,
please ring our office a call in English.   +81-93-521-8897



Tour results

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