Sounkyo Gorge, Kamikawa-cho

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Canyon · Hiking Trail
Sounkyo Gorge offers plenty of natural beauty, including a hot spring area as well as many waterfalls and rock formations. Go hiking through the national park located in the north of the gorge, using a ropeway access to nearby Mt. Kurodake. Don't miss the two waterfalls, each tumbling directly over the cliff. Also, make sure you pay a visit to the rock formations, spectacular highlights within the gorge. Plan to visit Sounkyo Gorge and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kamikawa-cho attractions using our Kamikawa-cho online holiday planner.
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  • We visited this place on two consecutive days, on 9-10 October 2019. The first day was raining and wind was strong, and hence both Ropeway and Pair Lift was closed. Suggest to check the weather for...  more »
  • I came here hoping to hike the gorge in the last weekend of March. Unfortunately even though many of the roads and paths were clear of snow the trails near Sounkyo were still thoroughly buried. My.....  more »
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