Enjoy some breakfast, today might be a long one!
Today you will go on a day trip to the Takachiho area, where there is a beautiful gorge, a true meeting place between nature and spirituality. It is famous in Japanese mythology as the place where Amaterasu, the sun goddess, came to hide. If you're feeling particularly adventurous you can row down this river, the waters of which are very tranquil. Takachiho is known as a ‘Power Spot’, a place believed to give visitors spiritual energy, healing or a simply a re-charge. The best spots for a spiritual experience are Takachiho Gorge, the Amanoiwato Shrine and Amano Yasu Gawara, the cave where Amaterasu hid.
Depart Kumamoto at 09:11, Arrive Takachiho at 12:09
Depart Takachiho at 16:31, Arrive Kumamoto at 19:26