Hostel in Kawakami-gun, Japan

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Get to know Kawakami-gun (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Kawakami-gun. To help you make friends with Kawakami-gun before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Kawakami-gun, Japan, belongs to the Kushiro Subprefecture in Hokkaido, the second-largest island in Japan. Kushiro is well known for its natural attractions such as Lake Toro, Lake Kussharo, and Kushiro Wetlands National Park. The area is very suitable for families, friends, and travel groups to enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking and biking. The unspoilt nature and the peaceful atmosphere are perfect for relaxing and leaving the hustle and bustle of a big city behind.

The climate in the region is humid continental. You can expect comparatively mild summers and winters where the average maximum temperature drops below zero degrees Celsius. Between June and August, the maximum temperatures range from fifteen to twenty-one degrees Celsius; sometimes temperatures up to thirty degrees Celsius are possible.

If you plan to visit Kawakami, there are many hotels and guesthouses in the area. Currently, the options for a Kawakami-gun, Japan hostel are extremely limited; what exists is located right next to Lake Kussharo. In the region, it is very recommendable to get around by car. Like that, you are more flexible and you can easily visit the natural attractions that require some traveling. No matter if you book a Kawakami-gun, Japan hostel, hotel, or guesthouse, you can always expect clean facilities and mostly free Wi-Fi, as well.

The Kushiro Wetlands National Park is the largest wetland in the country. The status as national park was designated in the late eighties. The region is the only natural habitat of the Japanese Cranes, which are an endangered species. If you want to find out more about these lovely birds, check out the Akan International Crane Centre. The place is a breeding centre and a sanctuary for cranes. Additionally, you can visit the museum there to get more information about the life of these beautiful animals.

Lake Kussharo is a scenic caldera lake, which is situated in Akan National Park. It has a surface area of almost eighty square kilometres and can be around a hundred and twenty metres deep. In the lake, there is a central island by the name of Nakajima. By the lake, you can find numerous hot springs and a sand beach with naturally heated sand. Another worth-visiting lake in Akan National Park is Lake Mashu -- it is said that this lake has some of the clearest waters worldwide.

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FAQ about Kawakami-gun Hostels

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Your Packing List for Kawakami-gun

Your Packing List for Kawakami-gun

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

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Kawakami-gun Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Kawakami-gun, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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