A Mythology Trekking Adventure
Trailhead LLC has embarked on an extraordinary journey with a Shinto priest in tow, as they kickstart the “Takachiho Adventure Tourism Council.”
This initiative, established in collaboration with representative Yu Fukushima, the Takachiho Town Hall, and local businesses, promises to unravel the secrets of the mystical Takachiho through the creation of the “Mythology Trekking Tour with Shinto Priests.”
Join them for an enchanting experience that will let you immerse your senses in the mythical tapestry of Takachiho, guided by the chief priest of Mt. Nijo, the revered mountain of Tenson Korin.
Discovering the Myths of Takachiho
Prepare for an adventure like no other as you embark on a trek that allows you to explore the hidden gems of Takachiho, a locale steeped in mythological significance.
Climb Mt. Futagamiyama, where the descendants of gods are said to have descended, under the guidance of Shigehiro Kai, the chief priest of Futagami Shrine located at the mountain’s base.
Traverse the mountains and embrace the pristine natural beauty cherished by the people of Takachiho, all while being led by a knowledgeable Shinto priest.
Panoramic Views and UNESCO Recognition
From the summit of Mt. Kaminoyama, treat yourself to a breathtaking panoramic view of Takachiho Town, a UNESCO Eco Park since 2012. The maintenance team meticulously maintains the mountain trail, creating a manageable 20-minute hike, suitable even for less experienced trekkers.
Relax with the dependable support of our expert guides, who possess extensive knowledge of outdoor activities, guaranteeing an informative and enjoyable trek.
Your Trekking Experience
Fear not if you’re a novice trekker, as our guides are here to ease your anxieties and make your journey memorable. In addition to sharing insights about the mountains and their surroundings, our guides will closely match their walking pace with yours, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable adventure.
- Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
- Price: 15,000 yen (tax included) *A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Nigami Shrine.
- Capacity: 2 to 8 people (junior high school students and above)
- Website: Takachiho Adventure Tourism Council
About the Takachiho Adventure Tourism Council
Trailhead LLC, headquartered in the charming Takachiho Town of Miyazaki Prefecture, is on a mission to open the door to the great outdoors of Takachiho. The brainchild of Yu Fukushima, a retiree from the regional revitalization cooperation team in Takachiho Town, this joint venture company was born with the aim of promoting outdoor activities in the region.
To bring this vision to life, Trailhead joined forces with the Takachiho Town Planning and Tourism Division to establish the Takachiho Adventure Tourism Council.
A Partnership for Sustainability
The Takachiho Adventure Tourism Council operates as a public-private partnership with a noble objective: to create outdoor activities that seamlessly blend with the rich natural beauty and local culture of Takachiho.
The goal is to nurture the region’s nature and way of life, respecting and preserving them while offering outdoor experiences that resonate with the landscape’s unique character.
By fostering collaboration between government bodies and private enterprises, this council contributes to the sustainability of Takachiho’s extraordinary natural scenery.