1 Day Mt. Yuwandake Cloud Forest Excursion

Notice: Due to landslides caused by heavy rain, we are currently not accepting tours. Please consider “Half-Day Mt.Yuwandake and Materia Waterfall Excursion” to Mt.Yuwandake.


  • Climb the crucial World Heritage site, Mt. Yuwandake.
  • Visit the unique scenery created by water and plants.
  • Spending a day at Mt. Yuwandake helps us understand the biodiversity of this mountain.

Explore the magnificent Mt. Yuwandake, the most significant area for World Heritage on Amami-Oshima Island. This remarkable location is home to unique flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world. By venturing to this site and embarking on a guided tour, you will uncover the reasons that make Mt.Yuwandake so exceptional. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery shaped by water and vegetation, and walk through the mist-covered trails of Mt.Yuwandake, experiencing the enchanting forests of AmamiOshima Island.


Pick-up at your hotel
Habu house

At the beginning of the tour, we will learn about the Habu snake.

Fern colony

Visit the colony of birds nest fern, an extraordinary sight found only here.

Start trekking

The trekking begins from 7th station of Mt.Yuwandake. We will walk along the mountain trail for approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. In the core area of the UNESCO World Heritage site, you can encounter a wide variety of flora and fauna.

Arrival at the observatory

Let’s take in the panoramic views from the observation deck. We will have lunch here.

Return path

We will make our way back.

Materia falls

Visit the mystical waterfall.

Return to hotel

At a glance

Duration7 hours ~ (4 hours Activity + transfer)
Pickup time9:00AM
Drop-off time4:00PM
Price1 Adult (13+) ¥18,000
1 Child ¥8,000
Single person ¥32,000
Max number of participants6 people
What to bringHat or Cap, Shoes, Sandals, Towel, Drink, Sunscreen, Bug spray
PaymentCash / Credit card

What’s Included?

  • Qualified English Interpreter Guide
  • Registered Amami Oshima eco-tour guide
  • Round-trip transfers to the hotel.
  • Domestic Travel Accident and Damage Compensation Insurance for Accidents during the Tour

Additional info

  • Your pick-up time varies depending on your accommodation location. We will inform you of the pick-up time after your booking is confirmed.
  • Lunch will be provided lunch box. Please let us know in advance if you have any allergies or food restrictions.
  • Mt.Yuwandake receives a significant amount of rainfall, with approximately 80% of tour days are rainy or cloudy. Kindly understand and be prepared to walk in the rain.
  • The trekking destination is a shrine with an observation deck. Please understand that access to the summit, located a few hundred meters ahead, is prohibited to preserve the natural environment.


Is it held in case of rain?

It is conducted in rainy weather. However, if heavy rain or various warnings are issued, we will assess the situation and there may be cases where it is canceled.

Will we walk in the forest?

Yes, we will be walking on the mountain trail. Please make sure to wear proper shoes and long pants.

Are there any dangers from Habu snakes?

While daytime is not the active period for Habu snakes, it’s important to exercise caution while walking. Please always follow the guide’s instructions.

Cancellation policy

  • 3 days prior : 50% refund
  • 2 days prior : No refund (100% cancellation fee)
  • 1 day prior : No refund (100% cancellation fee)
  • On the day of the tour : No refund (100% cancellation fee)

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