Discover Mount Hiko

Go straight to the top of Minami-dake or wander through ancient forests and past timeworn shrines. Regardless of the route you choose to take, you will not be disappointed.

Things to see and do

FAQs

Getting around at Mount Hiko

The easiest way around Mount Hiko is on foot, since the major sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. Alternatively, you have the option to take a cable car up the mountain.

Getting to Mount Hiko

Nearest airport: 

The nearest and most convenient airport is Fukuoka Airport. 

  • by car: approximately 2 hours

 

Car rentals:

How long to stay at Mount Hiko

We recommend staying here for about half a day.
 

Hotels near Mount Hiko

Flights to Mount Hiko

The nearest and most convenient airport is Fukuoka Airport. 

  • by car: approximately 2 hours

Seasonal information

Scenic rides:

  • Eikosan Flower Garden Slope Car: click here to go to the official website

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Day trips from Mount Hiko

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