Day 7 Aso
The world’s largest caldera and the active volcano give a lot of excitements. And numerous
unforgettable experiences in the rural area can be made including Onsen, variety of sports
and local cuisines.
Leave Hotel in Kumamoto
Transfer to Aso
Transfer to Fukuoka-city
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.
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.
Aso Akaushi beef rice bowl
Aso Akaushi laterally means red beef that is unique in that it has a higher proportion of red meat
with just the right amount of fat, combined with great taste, tenderness and healthiness.
Aso Akaushi beer rice bowl is a local cuisine in Aso consisting of a bowl of rice put in a mildly
sweet sauce and topped with Akaushi beef and egg.
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.
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.
The perfect spot view the five peak of Mount Aso. Daikanbo 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.