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 Yufuin. To help you make friends with Yufuin before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Yufuin (Yufu), Japan, is nestled in the scenic valley below Mount Yufu-dake near Beppu in Oita Prefecture. Around thirty-five thousand people live in this town on Kyushu, the most southwesterly island of the four main islands. The place is well known for the excellent quality of the hot spring resorts. In fact, it is considered to be one of the best in Japan. Therefore, it is a big tourist attraction for travelers looking for relaxation and nature. Around three million visitors come to the region every year. Besides the hot spring resorts, you can check out art museums, shopping districts, and cafes. It is a perfect day trip from Beppu, Kuamato, and Fukuoka. Numerous bus and train links are available to get to Yufuin.
Yufuin offers numerous hotels for travellers. From one star to four star hotels you can find pretty much any kind of hotel. Generally, free Wi-Fi is available in most places, no matter if you book a Yufuin (Yufu), Japan hostel, hotel or guesthouse. Hostels in Yufuin (Yufu), Japan are in low supply, but the quality is good and therefore it is recommendable to check out a Yufuin (Yufu), Japan hostel if you are on a tight budget. If you want to spend a bit more money, try out the traditional guesthouses in the region.
Mount Yufu is a nearby volcano with an elevation of approximately one thousand five hundred metres. The stratovolcano is a popular tourist attraction and boasts two peaks. Hikers, photographers, and nature lovers enjoy the lovely atmosphere and the unspoilt nature. If you want to get to the top, you have to walk through forests and grasslands at first before you can choose which peak you want to ascend. The east peak of Mount Yufu is also suitable for beginners. Lake Kinrinko is suitable for people who prefer relaxation and do not want to hike a lot. The rather small lake is located at the base of the mountain. There is a public bathhouse with a mixed bathing pool available, as well.
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