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Mountain Foraging on Mt. Gassan

Mountain Foraging on Mt. Gassan

Duration:6.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am the co-founder of The Hidden Japan, a promotional company here in Yamagata that is dedicated to putting the countryside charm of the Tohoku Region on the map for international tourists visiting Japan. I have lived in Tokyo but was ultimately drawn to Northern Japan for the pristine nature, warmhearted communities, and truly genuine people here who have helped me make a life here in Sakata…
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What we’ll do

We will start with a shuttle ride from Amarume Station to a mountain lodge deep in the mountains. Here we will meet go inside the lodge to see a display of the different types of mountain vegetables that we will be looking for on our hike. I will also do a safety lecture and review with you the itinerary for our hike in detail. From here we will venture into the forests, along the rivers,…

What else you should know

I recommend spending the night here in Shonai before this activity. I would be more than happy to help you plan your schedule and stay!

What to bring

Water bottle
Appropriate walking shoes
Rain jacket
Camera

Where you'll be

This tour will take place in the Mt. Gassan Geopark, an absolutely pristine area covered in rolling hills, sprawling pine forests, rivers, lakes, and small quite villages.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

More tips

I recommend spending the night here in Shonai before this activity. I would be more than happy to help you plan your schedule and stay!
Derek
guided hike
Mountain Foraging on Mt. Gassan
New experience
£54 per person
New experience
£54 per person