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Lovey hike

We had an organized hike lead by the most famous Japanese skier, climber and adventurer, Miura... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Symbol of Yufuin

My. Yufu is the symbol of Yufuin. It can be seen everywhere from Yufuin when the weather is kind... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2018
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Yufu 879-5400, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had an organized hike lead by the most famous Japanese skier, climber and adventurer, Miura Gota. The climb was easy and we enjoyed good weather so we were quite lucky.

Thank Chikichan
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

My. Yufu is the symbol of Yufuin. It can be seen everywhere from Yufuin when the weather is kind enough to observe. Pictures of Yufuin without Mt. Yufu are something that essential parts are missed.

Thank NYLON_nomad
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

You may have read the forgoing reviews and think well Mount Yufu is an easy climb. Well, yes and no. My husband and I decided to make the attempt with nominal training. We took approximately 4 hours to go up and down. I made it...More

1  Thank ShelleyYam
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

The walk was unreal, we left pretty late and ended up walking back in the low light/ darkness. It was so dam beautiful up there and we saw 8 deers ! The view was magic. It was hard especially in the winter as there was...More

1  Thank Taya S
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

We decided to do the hike on day 1 of arriving Yufu due to the amazing fall weather and the hike was beautiful at every part of the hike. Duration: about 3 hours Terrain: loose rocks on dirt, unpaved trail, sloppy toward top of mountain...More

1  Thank Ivy W
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Really beautiful hike, especially on the way down (we took the route down towards the lake on the advice of the owner of the country road youth hostel (recommend!). This route was supposedly closed when we went in Nov 2016 due to damage from the...More

Thank dan_golding
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Yufudake mountain is the symbol of Yufu beside its famous hot springs. When you stroll Yufu, everywhere you can see this beautiful mountain.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed January 11, 2017

We hiked this mountain in January, where the lower grasses have a beautiful golden hue. It took about two hours to reach one of the two summits, and there is a change of terrain as you ascend; first grass (golden in winter); then woods; then...More

Thank Yeon Y
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

A hike that can be done by most anyone with some incredibly rewarding views from both peaks. The majority of the hike is easy-moderate difficulty with some more complicated chain work on one of the peaks. One can see Yufu AND the seaside at Beppu...More

1  Thank SunScarredGinger
Reviewed August 3, 2016

So my husband and I were really excited to come to Yufuin and do this hike but because of the April 2016 earthquake, there were some bad mud-slides and therefore the trail is closed for a year. We didn't see this information anywhere and only...More

2  Thank TRANMA
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