Enjoy the autumn colors of Mt. Fugendake while hiking up to the 1359m summit. From the top of Nita Pass cablecar, the newly opened trail gives an up-close look at Japan’s most recently formed mountain (and active volcano), Heisei Shinzan.
The full circuit of Myogendake > Hatoana-wakare > Fugendake > Azamidani Valley takes approximately 4 hours. Wear sturdy trainers or hiking boots as the path can be quite rocky in some areas.
Level: intermediate - advanced
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- Shimabara Peninsula (Unzen City & Shimabara City & Obama Town & Minami-Shimabara City)
|Fees||Entrance to the national park costs 100en/ vehicle.|
|Access information||Nita Pass is accessible by private car or sightseeing taxi. An approximately 15min drive from Unzen town.|
|Open hours||The cable car is in operation from 8:30am-5pm daily.|
|Days Closed||Trails and the cable car may be closed due to extreme weather conditions, such as snow or high winds.|
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