Enjoy short trekking in the Nature. Kikuchi Valley is located in Aso Kuju National Park.
Underground water flows out of the subsoil for 4km along the valley floor.
It is also called the Kikuchi water source and its water was selected as one of the 100 best
waters in Japan.
There are two routes to follow: a 30 minute and a 60 minute loop along the river bank and back
down the other side.
Kikuchi Valley is an ideal place for a summer resort. Also it has a walking trail, forest park and
wild bird park, etc. Since over 50 kinds of wild birds are living in the valley, many people visit
for bird watching.
Location of Aso
|Address||Ichihara, Kikuchi-city, Kumamoto-prefecture|
40 minutes by a vehicle from Aso-city
60 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city
1 hour and 40 minutes by a vehicle from Takachiho
1 hours and 50 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city
2 hours and 30 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city
|Open hours||8:30 to 17:00|
|Admission fee||JPY 100|
|Days closed||No closing days|