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Komezuka

Discover mystery of the Aso prairie!

Komezuka lava tunnel expedition tour

Invitation to mystery world!

Komezuka, the famous hill from folk legends which is normally only for looking upon, is also known as "The Lava Tunnel." The reason why is that 3000 years ago, the lava from a volcanic eruption created a cave. Take an expedition into this rarely seen place, and discover the surprises it has in store!

Apply by telephone:

+81-967-32-1960

※ Currently not implemented.
Open
From middle of Mar until middle of Dec*It has a place where entrance is forbidden between May and September, when is the bat breeding season (more details upon inquiry)
Time
A: 9:00 B: 13:00 (twice a day)
Destination
Komezuka
Time required
3 hours
Fees
5,400 yen (Include tools, insurance) *Under Middle school students: 2,700 yen
Meals None
Tour guide Available
Preconditions for participation Grade school student or older
Minimum 2-8 people
Meeting place Old-Rocky parking (1332 Nagakusa, Aso-shi)
Application place Aso Information Center
*Please give us an email address at which you can be contacted up to the day of the activity.
Application deadline Until 16:00 7 days before

*Please wear clothes that are easy to move around in
*Some mornings in the plains are quite chilly. Please bring long sleeved clothing or a jacket.
*After the activities are completed, the group will disperse starting from that area.

Mount Aso crater

Discover a history of Aso volcanos with our GEO guide

Kishima-dake peak trekking tour

Meet the 360°panoramic view

Mount Kishima-dake has many things to behold! It is one of the five peaks of Mount Aso, and the difficulty in hiking to the top is not high, but an incredible view is waiting for you from the top after the 40 minutes it takes to get there. To the east there is a group of craters, which a Geo-guide will be able to teach you about in a walk around the edge.

Apply by telephone:

+81-967-32-1960

※ Currently not implemented.
Open
From middle of Mar until middle of Dec
Time
10:00am
Destination
Kishima-dake peak
Time required
3 hours
Fees
3,500 yen (Include insurance)*Under middle school students: 2,000 yen
Meals None
Tour guide Available
Preconditions for participation Grade school student or older
Minimum 2-8 people
Meeting place Aso Volcano Museum Parking (1930-1 Akamizu, Aso-shi)
Application place Aso Information Center
*Please give us an email address at which you can be contacted up to the day of the activity.
Application deadline Until 16:00 14 days before

*Please wear clothes that are easy to move around in
*Some mornings in the plains are quite chilly. Please bring long sleeved clothing or a jacket.
*After the activities are completed, the group will disperse starting from that area.

kusasenri

Walk grasslands of Aso should be reserved another thousand year!

Kusanomichi trekking tour

Scenic view with Akaushi beef rice bowl

Pass the forests and go onwards towards a flowery plain, then pass the wild zone with curious rock formations and wind holes, to arrive at a place with a wonderful panoramic view. The best part about trekking through the northern crater rim is the variety of the scenery. At the summit you can eat Akaushi-beef rice bowls, and on the way down the local old ladies offer handmade snacks.

Apply by telephone:

+81-967-32-1960

※ Currently not implemented.
Open
From middle of Mar until middle of Dec
Time
9:00am
Destination
Aso/Northern crater rim
Time required
6 hours
Fees
9,720 yen (Include insurance/With lunch and tea)
Meals With lunch
Tour guide Available
Preconditions for participation 4th grade school student or older
Minimum 2-8 people
Meeting place Restaurant NANOHANA (836 Nishi yunouar, Aso-shi)
Application place Aso Information Center
*Please give us an email address at which you can be contacted up to the day of the activity.
Application deadline Until 16:00 7 days before

*Please wear clothes that are easy to move around in
*Some mornings in the plains are quite chilly. Please bring long sleeved clothing or a jacket.
*After the activities are completed, the group will disperse starting from that area.

Grassland with horses

Surprise panoramic view of nature in Aso!

"Grassland of thousand years" horse riding trekking

Run along grasslands

There are horse riding spots all over the country, but this tour is on a different level! On the vast Mount Aso, the stretching plains and whistling wind will take you to another world. The greatest pleasure of the Aso horse riding stables is that you can become one with nature in a comfortable environment. Of course, beginners are welcome to come learn!

Apply by telephone:

+81-967-22-3861

Open
Everyday from 1Mar*Might be closed due to bad weather etc.
Time
9:00-16:30 (Reception hours)
Destination
EL PATIO RANCH
Time required
1 hours (Horse riding: 40min.)
Fees
8,000 yen (Include insurance)
Meals None
Tour guide Available
Preconditions for participation Height 120cm or more, weight 70kg or less (Men:80kg or less)
Minimum 2 people
Meeting place EL PATIO RANCH (2305-1 San no Ichinomiya-machi, Aso-shi)
Application place EL PATIO RANCH
*Please give us an email address at which you can be contacted up to the day of the activity.
Application deadline Until 16:00 the day before

*Bring clothes that are easy to move around in/shoes that are easy to walk in (sneakers etc.)
*Details on the conditions of the tour will be made clear and a handout will be given out beforehand. Please participate with and understanding of these rules.

yoga

Feel wild nature of Aso in open fields!

Aso "Yoga of Tenku"

Try yoga lesson outdoors in nature!

A yoga experience in a "secret place" recommended by Nature Land. Take a deep breath as the sun rises and invigorate yourself with among the mountains with DakPeak to the east, and five peaks of Mount Aso to the south. The background music is the sound of birds singing! Take a break with a cool Fire-King mug and have a nice tea time♪

Open
From late in June until end of September
Time
6:00am
Destination
Nearby Kabutoiwa Viewpoint
Time required
About 90 min. (Lesson: About 50 min.)
Fees
4,500 yen
Meals None
Tour guide The instructor will lead everyone to the grounds; everyone must follow them there on their own (there is no shuttle service, so please plan ahead).
Preconditions for participation Grade school student or older
Minimum 2 people (Acceptance 1person)
Meeting place Aso Nature Land
(Aso-shi, Uchinomaki 1092-1)
Application place Aso Nature Land
*Please give us an email address at which you can be contacted up to the day of the activity.
Application deadline Until 15:00 3 days before your participation

*Please wear clothes that are easy to move around in
*Some mornings in the plains are quite chilly. Please bring long sleeved clothing or a jacket.
*After the activities are completed, the group will disperse starting from that area.

hot air balloon

Enjoy extraordinary experiences!

Hot air balloon experience

Capture a view of the earth from up the sky!

Look down on the vast and beautiful scenery from a hot air balloon. It is tethered to the ground and rises up to 40m off the ground. It is refreshing up there!
You can feel the heat on your skin as the burner fires up with a "whoosh!" Try operating the burner yourself. Just ask the pilot!

Open
Year-round (Close:Every Thursday)*Only calm atmosphere and early morning
Time
5:30am-7:30am *Change depending on the season
The gathering time will be announced after conducting the activity is decided by the evening of the previous day.
Destination
After reservation deadline, we announce it on the evening before the event decision.

Planned location
"Fureai Waterfront Park"
Next to the Kumamoto Prefecture National Agricultural Insurance Association Aso Branch Office (NOSAI)
(Aso-shi, Osato 751-9)
*You will be notified if there is a change.
Time required
Duration of flight: About 5 min.
Fees
Middle school students or older: 2,200 yen. Grade school student: 1,100 yen. Infants: 550yen.*Under 3 years old infants are free of charge, but with parents or guardian)
Meals None
Tour guide Available
Preconditions for participation None (Infants are welcome, but with parents or guardian)
Minimum 10 people (Acceptance 1person)
Meeting place After reservation deadline, we announce it on the evening before the event decision. When the activity is over participants disperse from the activity site.
Application place Aso Nature Land
*Please give us an email address at which you can be contacted up to the day of the activity.
Application deadline Reservation by call till 17:00 the day before is mandatory
*If the participation day is Friday, Wednesday is until 5 pm.

*Cancelled in the rain if the wind speed is 3m/s or higher.
*If less than 10 people in total have reserved a spot by the day before, it will be cancelled.
*You will be notified if the activity is cancelled.
*Sometimes the decision is not made until the morning of the activity. Please understand this in advance.

Two-person paraglider flight experience

This is the extraordinary activity!

Two-person paraglider flight experience

The two of you will stroll through the sky like a bird!

The paraglider flying experience takes you together with the instructor from a height of 450m to see the world from the vantage point of a bird--something you could never in your normal life. It's just like you are strolling in the air!

Open
Year-round (Close:Every Thursday)
Time
①12:00-13:00 ②13:00-14:00 ③14:00-15:00 ④15:00-16:00
*Each time slot is for a maximum of 2 persons.
Reception/gathering location (You will be contacted the day before.)
◆Daikanbo……Daikanbo Observation Deck parking lot *The parking lot is to the right of the gate.
Flight time
Approx. 10 min
Fees
15,000 yen/time paid in cash on the day of the activity
*Credit cards are accepted.
Meals None
Tour guide Available
Maximum number of people/limitations Weight limit 40-80kg*Cancelled when there is rain, a north wind, or when the wind speed is below 2m/s or above 6 m/s.
Minimum 2 people
Application place Aso Nature Land
*Please give us an email address at which you can be contacted up to the day of the activity.
Application deadline By 4 pm the previous day
(The fixed number is set for a go)

【Things to bring】
・Clothing that is easy to exercise/move in (no skirts or suits).
・Easy to run in athletic shoes are sneakers (no leather boots or shoes, sandals, high heels).
・Cotton gloves *If you do not have any, you can buy some original gloves for 300 yen.

*Cancelled when there is rain or the wind speed is over 6 m/s.
*The time may be changed depending on the weather.

Sunset Flight

Strolling easily through the air!

Sunset Flight

Worry-free for even beginners: See the beautiful sunset from the sky

You fly together with the instructor, so beginners or anyone else can fly without worrying. The height is approximately 90m (as high as a 30-story building). The evening in Kumamoto is really pleasant. It is even more wonderful if you are flying in the sky at that time. This special evening experience menu is limited to 2 people per day but will surely be an unforgettable memory!

Open
Year-round (Close:Every Thursday)
Time
See the information on the right. (Schedule for the day)
Reception/gathering location
Aso Farming Village Park Apika, Multipurpose Ground (south side) parking lot
〒869-2225
Kumamoto-ken, Aso-shi, Kurokawa 656
Time required
About 1 hr 15 min for 2 people
Fees
8,800 yen (tax included)/person
*Facility usage fee, insurance premium, equipment rental charge
Schedule for the day 16:30 … Gathering (*November to February:16:00)
 (*This is not the Aso Nature Land!)
 Aso Farming Village Park Apika, Multipurpose Ground (south side) parking lot
 〒869-2225 Kumamoto-ken, Aso-shi, Kurokawa 656(*See map

16:40 … Move to flight starting point.
16:50 … Setup
17:00 … Flight(1st person)
17:15 … Flight(2nd person)
17:30 … End and disperse from site
Weight limit 40-80kg
Minimum 1 to 2 people
Application place Aso Nature Land
*Please give us an email address at which you can be contacted up to the day of the activity.
Application deadline By 4 pm the previous day
(The fixed number is set for a go)

【Things to bring】
・Clothing that is easy to exercise/move in (no skirts or suits).
・Easy to run in athletic shoes are sneakers (no leather boots or shoes, sandals, high heels).
・Cotton gloves *If you do not have any, you can buy some original gloves for 300 yen.

*Cancelled when there is rain or the wind speed is over 6 m/s.

Valley's headwaters trekking

Start your adventure here!

Mazeno valley "Headwaters trekking"

Feel tha Unspoilt nature!

Experience a hidden gorge with lush, undisturbed nature.
Try trekking to the beautiful greenery Chikugo-gawa river's headwaters, which have not been disturbed by humans.
Aim to overcome the challenges on the way such as places with fast currents and waterfalls, with the goal of reaching the final, enormous waterfall at the end! Kids and adults can enjoy the trip together; it is a wild experience you will never see on a typical day!

Open
From Jun 30, 2018 until Sep 9, 2018 (Close:Every Thursday)
Time
The gathering time: 9:30
9:30am-12:30pm
Destination
Mazeno valley
Time required
About 1and half hours
Fees
6,500 yen*Include field environmental protection charge, guide charge, rental (Helmet, life jacket) charges, insurance.
Meals None
Tour guide The instructor gives guidance up to the experience location after which individuals are free to move as they like.
Preconditions for participation Those who have no concern on health with Grade school student or older
Minimum 2 people (Acceptance 1person)
Meeting place Aso CYCLE & CLIMBING BASE "CLAMP"
(Aso-shi, Uchinomaki 48)
Application place Aso Nature Land
*Please give us an email address at which you can be contacted up to the day of the activity.
Application deadline The fixed number is set for a go

[Things to prepare]
①Shoes and socks that can get wet. *Sandals/open-toed shoes are not allowed
②Please wear swimsuits or shorts over top of pants or long underpants. Please wear long sleeves etc. on top. *Avoid cotton clothing; bring clothing made from synthetic fibers.
③An extra change of clothing
④Grade school children and younger must bring a cap that has a visor.
⑤Gloves

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