Yuki River Trekking Tour

“Sawa-nobori”, also known here as “Shower Climbing”, is the Japanese sport of trekking up mountain rivers; scrambling over boulders, scaling waterfalls and occasional plunges into deep pools. Yuki, just a 45 minute drive from Hiroshima city and with many rocky river tributaries is a sawa-nobori hotspot.

Be A Planet offer guided river trekking tours starting from their base at next to Yuki Lodge.

Guides Ton-chan and Take-chan can explain all the necessary safety guidelines in basic English and do a great job of encouraging even the most nervous of river trekkers along the various courses they offer.

The equipment they use is top notch and they have have a good range of sizes.

When the river is flowing, even the beginner course, which gradually builds in difficulty, is fairly challenging for those taking their first slippery steps. Be A Planet have a whole range of options for those who want to take it up a level or two.

After being dropped back at Yuki Lodge you can take clean (and warm) up in the hot spring and, if you time it right, get some lunch.

https://yuki-pla.net/en-climbing/

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