Tateshina Otaki Waterfall Guided Tour: Unknown World of Moss

A local nature guide will give you an easy-to-understand explanation of the microscopic world that you can’t find just by walking! Using loupes and cameras, this is a guided tour that will reveal interesting things about moss that you never knew before.
Learn about the unexpected world of moss with a professional guide and be impressed by the fascination of moss.
Walk through the forest full of negative ions while being soothed by the sound of waterfalls and the murmuring of the river!
Our expert guide will introduce you to the natural environment and moss in this area.
After the walk, you can enjoy a healthy lunch using local vegetables from Tateshina! (additional charges apply)
* Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
* Starts: Chino, Japan
* Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Hiking & Camping




A local nature guide will give you an easy-to-understand explanation of the microscopic world that you can’t find just by walking! Using loupes and cameras, this is a guided tour that will reveal interesting things about moss that you never knew before.
Learn about the unexpected world of moss with a professional guide and be impressed by the fascination of moss.
Walk through the forest full of negative ions while being soothed by the sound of waterfalls and the murmuring of the river!
Our expert guide will introduce you to the natural environment and moss in this area.
After the walk, you can enjoy a healthy lunch using local vegetables from Tateshina! (additional charges apply)

Itinerary
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Stop At: 蓼科高原会館, Japan, 〒391-0301 Nagano, Chino, Kitayama, 蓼科4035−753

First, indoors, our nature guide will give a lecture on the fascinating mosses around Otaki. “How does it live without roots?” “Is there a mysterious relationship between moss and the birth of mankind?”

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tateshina Otaki Fall, 4035 Kitayama, Chino 391-0301 Nagano Prefecture

You will take a walk through the virgin forest to the Otaki waterfall. You will also show you the water flowing through the Otaki Falls and the weir, which has been designated as a World Natural Heritage Site.
Use the observation kit to observe the movement and ecology of living moss.
Arrive at Otaki. Be healed by the sound of the waterfall and negative ions.
Trekking along the mountain path! You will break up when you get back to the meeting place.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes