Enjoy wild nature by 4 hours trekking
Enjoy trekking for 4 hours in beautiful Amou Natural Reserve (30 mins drive from Shirakawago historical village). Wild beech trees(Buna) untouched, Japanese wingnut(Sawagurumi), wildflowers (skunk cabbage in June, bamboo lily in July, etc. ), huge Japanese judas trees(Katsura), Erman's birch (Dakekanba), birds, and insects can be observed. If you are lucky, you can see transparent "Umbrella Leaf" in June, when it rains.
Available only May-Nov.
Start and end in Takayama.
(Shirakawago stop can be optional)
9:00 Departure Takayama
10:30 Amou Natural Reserve (Car Park)
12:00 Mt. mominuka peak (lunch)
14:00 Back to car park
(15:00-16:30 Shirakawago-Ogimachi as optional)
15:00 back to takayama
(Or 17:30 back to takayama,
In case you stop at shirakawago)
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Thai Restaurant THANYAPORN (1-15-3 Hanaokamachi, Takayama)
Duration: 7 hours
Transfer by private van (not included).
(from Takayama to the nerest car park at the entrance of natural reserve.)
Walking from car park (for 4 hours or so).
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
3000 JPY - If you stop in Shirakawago,
some snacks, drinks, souvenirs will cost some amount.
For natural reserve, 500 JPY will be charged at the entrance.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks