Aso, a trip over the land of 100,000 years.

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Aso-Kuju Tourism Zone

Aso Caldera Volcano ――Grassland crown filled with soul――

The grasslands that smoothly cover Aso’s outer rim.
From there you can seen the hidden beauty of the scenery of the caldera.
To the sound of the breeze blowing across this green velvet, the lives of the people that have come to inhabit this area have gradually added color.
The scent of the grass awakens something in the memory and makes the spirit take notice.
Both the people that live there, and visitors too, find themselves reflecting on what has passed and what is yet to come.

Entry Program 13

Aso, a trip over the land of 100,000 years.

Slowly bathe in hot springs, look up at the night sky and walk in a silent forest. Please take a premium trip given by the Aso-Kuju tourism zone, where you can experience the Majestic nature and “Aso” produced by people’s cultures.


Hiking in the company of a guide.

Activity contents 1

Aso caldera geotour

In the company of the Aso Geoguide, you will explore the origins of this magnificent land and the workings of the distinctive way of human life that unfolded there.


Let's say "Kappo!!" instead of "Cheers".

Activity contents 2

Kurokawa Kappo

After dinner, You will walk around Kurokawa Onsen. At the Ryokan and shops eatery, you can enjoy local unique Food and liquor.



Kurokawa Onsen

Kurokawa Onsen is located between Mt.Aso and Mt.Kuju. And Kurokawa Onsen is popular as one of Japan's leading hot springs.



Forest bathing with Native forest and waterfalls in Mt.Sobo.

Activity contents 3

Forest bathing with virgin forests and waterfalls in Mt.Sobo

You will walk through a silent forest with a local guide until the fifth hut of the Mt.Sobo.


Aso Akaushi-beef Steak.


Aso Akaushi-beef Steak

Akaushi bred by Aso's grassland. Please eat the sirloin steak that is the finest part.


Day 1
13:00 Kumamoto Airport
Car rental
Departure to Mt.Aso
14:30 Aso caldera geotour
17:30 Visit to Kurokawa Onsen
Dinner in Ryokan
After dinner, Departure to “Kurokawa Kappo”

Day 2
08:30 Departure to Mt.Sobo
10:00 Forest bathing with virgin forests and waterfalls in Mt.Sobo
12:30 Lunch in restaurant(Aso Akaushi-beef Steak.)
15:30 Kumamoto Airport and departure.

Location where program starts and finishes / Kumamoto Airport ・ Means of transport /  Car rental