Customize your sightseeing experience of the UNESCO-listed Yakushima island on a private 8-hour tour, which includes hotel pickup and drop-off. During this leisurely walking tour, you’ll hike through dense forests to a giant waterfall and a 3,000-year-old cedar tree. Bathe in an ‘onsen’ (hot spring), absorb stunning ocean views, and learn about the island’s rich history, all the while receiving undivided attention from your guide.
Kick off your private tour with pickup at your Yakushima accommodation at 8:30am, when you’ll greet your guide and discuss the day’s itinerary. Customize the schedule to suit your interests or let your guide lead the way to handpicked highlights on the UNESCO-listed island.
During a leisurely forest hike, you’ll visit a giant waterfall and marvel at a 3,000-year-old cedar tree set against tropical banyan trees. Soothe your muscles in the thermal waters of an onsen and ascend to vantage points for spectacular views of Yakushima’s ocean and forests.
Step on the golden sands of a beach, paddle in the gentle waves of the ocean, and learn about Yakushima’s rich history, all the while receiving undivided attention from your private guide.
Your tour concludes with hotel drop-off at around 5pm.