THE MONONOKE MYSTICAL ISLAND

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

Walk the ancient rainforest of Yakushima, discover the moss forest that inspired Hayao Miyazki for the animated masterpiece Princess Mononoke


DAY 1
OSAKA/FUKUOKA/KAGOSHIMA – YAKUSHIMA

Board a domestic flight to Yakushima island. Meet-and-greet upon arrival and private transfer to the Sankara Hotel & Spa Yakushima. Dinner at the hotel.


DAY 2 & 3
YAKUSHIMA

Enjoy a comfortable stay at Sankara Hotel & Spa Yakushima pre-arranged with your Hitotoki Concierge. During your stay, the hotel butler is available for any request ou may have. Walk the ancient rainforest of Yakushima, discover the moss forest that inspired Hayao Miyazki for the animated masterpiece Princess Mononoke. Alternatively, get pampered at the Sankara Sana Spa before heading to Okas restaurant Chef’s counter for an exclusive dinner. From getting a glimpse of the sea turtles on the island beach to a half-day kayaking experience in the island stunning environment, do not hesitate to consult us for any particular request for your Yakushima stay.


DAY 4
YAKUSHIMA – OSAKA/FUKUOKA/KAGOSHIMA

Together with your guide, head the volcanic region of Hakone by private car. Popular for its stunning views on Mount Fuji, the Hakone region hosts some of the best hot Springs Japan has to offer. In the afternoon, you will visit the Open-air Museum exhibiting Picasso masterpieces. At night, dinner will be served in your Japanese room at your Ryokan – the Gora Kadan. This traditional inn is considered the most luxurious ryokan in Japan with its open-air bath for you to relax after a long day of visits.