Hiking in Japan - Kyushu (Chapter)
This is the Kyushu chapter from Lonely Planet's Hiking in Japan guidebook.
Kyushu is blessed with outstanding natural beauty. Among its attractions are active volcanoes, some of the country's finest hot springs, grass-covered highlands, intriguing islands and even excellent surf beaches. And the mountains are ripe for hiking... so what are you waiting for?
- walk the exposed ridges of Aso-san and peer down into the bowels of a steaming volcano
- relax in some of Japan’s best hot springs around the hikes of Aso-Kuju National Park
Coverage includes: Climate, Planning, Gateways, Getting To/From the Hikes, Yaba-Hita-Hiko-San Quasi-National Park, Hiko-san, Aso-Kuju National Park, Yufu-dake, Kujū-san, Kuju-san, Sobo-Katamuki Quasi-National Park, Sobo-san to Katamuki-yama, Okue-yama, Kirishima-Yaku National Park, Koshiki-dake, Kirishima Traverse, Towns & Facilities.