The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a 19.4 km (12 miles) trek through a stony and arid terrain for the most part, not suitable for beginners, even less if the weather conditions are adverse. It is by far the most visited and famous route in Tongariro National Park. Continue reading “TONGARIRO ALPINE CROSSING IN TONGARIRO NATIONAL PARK”
- Al was here: November 19, 2004.
- Number of days advisable: ideally would be at least 3, but normally we will have see it in a single day.
- My score: 4/5.
- I was here: one day in April 2013.
- Recommended number of days: one or a half.
- My score: 2/5.
Venerated by the inhabitants of Kagoshima, this ancient island, which since 1914 after an eruption became a peninsula, is the symbol of the city and a place for recreation. Continue reading “SAKURAJIMA”
The first thing to keep in mind before coming and during our stay in Kirishima is that, given its intense volcanic activity, as of April 2019 there are stretches of the main trails closed to hikers: Continue reading “BEST HIKING ROUTES IN KIRISHIMA NATIONAL PARK”