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Day 4 Aso

                                                                                     8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour

 

Aso gives a lot of unforgettable experiences. The active volcano Mount Aso and world’s

largest caldera offer a lot of excitements. And numerous unforgettable experiences in

the rural area can be made including Onsen, variety of sports and local cuisines.

 


 

Itinerary

Check out Hotel

Travel to Aso from JR Kumamoto station to Higo-ozu station by a Limited express train, 30 minutes  

Private car is utilized from JR Higo-ozu for exploring Aso rejion

Aso Tourist Tram

Lunch at Takamori  Dengakuno sato 

Kusasenri-ga-hama    

Mount Aso

Daikanbo

Stay at Kurokawa Onsen 

 


 

Where to explore

 

Tourist Tram   Minami 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.

 

 


 
Lunch

Enjoy Aso beef and local cuisines. The restaurant uses the old private house with thatched roof

built more than 200 years ago. Bake the meat and local ingredients with charcoal at a Japanese

traditional style fire place.

 


 

Kusasenri-ga-hama

The beautiful prairie of 785,000 square meter in the crater spreads in northern part of Mt. Eboshi

that is one of the Aso Five Mountains. A big pond at its center and grazing horses round about

make an idyllic scene.

 


 

Mount Aso

The largest active volcano in Japan, and is among the largest in the world. Its peak is 1592 m

above sea level. Its caldera is 25 km across north to south and 18 km across east to west.

 


 

Daikanbo

The perfect spot view the five peak of Mount AsoDaikanbo literally means a big observatory peak.

The circumference of the Aso caldera is about 130 kilometers. From the observation site, you can

clearly see its conical shape.

 


 

Stay

Kurokawa Onsen

The most popular Onsen resort in Aso region, located on the northern side of Mount Aso.  Widely

known for its open-air baths, it is one of the best places to enjoy the atmosphere of old town in Japan, 

more than 20 Japanese style accommodations and gift shops standing in a row along the river.

 


 

 


 

 - Self-guided 8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour