【Morning Tour】Mt.Kishima trekking and Mt. Nakadake crater Tour(Available from April to October)

Aso is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kumamoto, so it often gets crowded during the day. For people who prefer to go less crowded places and also want to take photos with no or less people, it will be a great choice to visit Aso early in the morning to make your day. In this tour, we will climb Mt. Kishima (杵島岳) and visit Mt. Nakadake(中岳) crater.


2024 April to October


26,500 yen (tax included)

The price is the same regardless of the number of people. The guide will take you around in her car, which can be reserved for 1 to 4 persons.

Time Table

7:30 Meet your guide at JR Aso station

※ We can pick you up at your accommodation in Aso city, too. Please let us know your preferred pickup location.

8:00 Arrive at Kusasenri parking and start climbing Mt. Kishima
10:00 Come back to the parking and walk around Kusasenrigahama
11:00 Mt. Nakadake crater
12:00 Leave Mt. Nakadake crater
12:30 Arrive at JR Aso station

※ We can also arrange plans according to your preferences so if you are interested in anything Aso, message us and make your trip to Aso memorable!


Highlights of this tour

⭐️ Mt. Kishima (杵島岳)

Mt. Kishima is one of the five mountains that consists of “Mt. Aso”. It is 1,321 meters above sea level, but do not worry. You will start climbimg at 1,150 meters. If you are lucky, you may happen to see the sea of clouds. From the summit, you can see great attractions of Aso, such as Mt. Nakadake (an active volcano), Komezuka (small dormant volcano), vast grassland, outer rim of caldera, etc. Our friendly guides will show you all those charms of Aso.

⭐️ Mt. Nakadake(中岳) crater

Mt. Nakadake is also one of the five mountains that consists of Mt. Aso and it is famous as an active volcano. With our friendly guide, you will see why it is special and how people have lived with it.

※ Caution : The activity of the volcano is being monitored 24 hours and they announce the active level of it. If they show an alert level, we have to cancel this tour.

⭐️ Kusasenrigahama (草千里ケ浜)

The scenery that the vast grassland (about 785,000㎡) and two lakes in the middle of the field creates beautiful scenery and it is one of the popular destination for driving. You will see the another beauty at a different angle of the volcano and Mt.Kishima from Kusasenrigahama.


Please pay cash directly to the guide on the day of the tour.


・Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, COVID-19 restrictions and other unavoidable circumstances.

・The trail path may be slippery, so please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.


Guide fee, Transportation(by guide's car), parking fee at Kusasenrigahama and toll at Mt. Nakadake crater


・Food / Drinks
Lunch is not included in this tour. Please notify us in advance if you have any food preference.
・In this tour, travel insurance is not included. Please make sure that you will have your own travel insurance.