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Mt. Mocchomudake

Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho 891-4200, Kagoshima Prefecture
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A Sacred Mountain

We stayed at the base of Mocchomudake, at the "Shinkinoyado" ryokan and each morning at breakfast... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
mcarruthers94
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Brisbane, Australia
Great View

This is a 9km (900m hight) hike to the top of the mountain. Very nice. Took us around 5h roundtrip... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
Nils V
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4 Apr 2018
“A Sacred Mountain”
4 Oct 2016
“Great View”
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Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho 891-4200, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We stayed at the base of Mocchomudake, at the "Shinkinoyado" ryokan and each morning at breakfast the summit was shrouded in mist. When the mist cleared it revealed the glorious summit which towered 930m above us. The day we climbed Mocchomu, it was bathed in...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is a 9km (900m hight) hike to the top of the mountain. Very nice. Took us around 5h roundtrip from the waterfall. There is plenty of fresh water along the way, so just bring a bottle. Includes some minor climbing parts, so not really...More

Thank Nils V
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Reviewed April 16, 2015

Fantastic views from the summit which is a very worthwhile exercise in attaining. I wouldn't be keen to do this in wet weather or on a hot day.

Thank Jim G
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Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is an excellent, if difficult, 7 hour round trip to the peak of one of the steep, coastal mountains on the south-east coast of Yakushima. We used the guiding skills of Steve Bell who runs 'Yes Yakushima' to provide an excellent service with plenty...More

Thank karoly5
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

I chose this hike for my arrival day on yakushima cos it looked short and so I thought it'd be easy. Mistake. It was however, totally awesome. I caught the 11:15am-ish bus from miyanoura that arrived at Hara at 12:15pm. I wandered up from the...More

3  Thank Suzbuster
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