The Soni village has a beautiful highland pampas grass area. The area becomes a fresh green carpet from Spring to Fall. The pampas grass shins with a magical silver and gold color during Autumn.
There both casual or hard level hiking trips. While hiking on the west side of the village you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of both Mt. Yotoidake and Mt. Kabutodake. Both of these mountains are designated as national monuments in Japan. After hiking on these beautiful grassland trails and viewing these mountains vistas you can also enjoy a stop at a hot springs and relax even more with a cold beer!
Plan 1 Hiking around the Soni village neighborhood 16,000 yen/per person.
Required age: 5th or 6th grade elementary school.
Hiking Trip: a 9:00 am meeting and departure from guesthouse.
Soni highland trek finishes at 11:00am. (with lunch) Possible arrangement forBento box lunches also available.
Leave guests at Kintetsu Haibara station at 2:30 pm.
Plan 2 Hiking at Mt. Kuroso’s , the highest peak in the Soni village area.
There is also a hot springs visit.
Hiking trip fee: 11,000 yen/per person. ( This includes entrance fee, lunch boxes,and bathing fee.
Required age: Jr. highs school age.
Trip meeting time: 9:00 am and departure from guesthouse.
Soni highland Hiking trip starting from 11:00 am.
Hot springs bathing from 14:00 – 16:00 pm.