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10/21/2009

Autumn color of Nikko

Today(October 20, 2009), I went to inside Nikko to enjoy the autumn colors. I thought today will be uncrowded because of weekday, but Nikko was very crowded with people who enjoy the autumn color.
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My trekkingPhoto route
A blue line shows my walking route. I walked 24.5km. It took about 5hrs20min includes a short break.





Course
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(start) Tobu Nikko Station (東武日光駅) 9:22am
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-> JR Nikko Station Bus Terminal  9:35am
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I rode on a bus to Yumoto Onsen from JR Nikko Station Bus Terminal. Many person were waiting for the bus to Chuzenji Onsen and Yumoto Onsen. This is the starting station of the bus to Yumoto Onsen or Chuzenji Onsen. I recommend you should ride on the bus from this station. It's about 5minutes walk from Tobu Bus Station, and you will keep your seat at the bus.

-> Tobu Nikko Bus Terminal   9:36am
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->
Chuzenji Onsen Bus Terminal  10:37am
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-> Kotoku Onsen Bus Stop  11:11am

     I had a lunch on the bus.
-> Yudaki bus station   11:18am
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-> Yudaki water falls (湯滝)  11:28am
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I walked a path along the Yukawa river.
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-> Izumiyadoike (泉門池)   11:52am
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-> Odashirohara (小田代ヶ原)
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-> Yumihari Pass (弓張峠)  12:37pm
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I walked along the Yanagisawa path and went to Sainoko Lake.
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I ignored passage prohibition, and walked along the mountain path. However, the mountain path became indefinite gradually. The mountain path has disappeared, after crossing a river without a bridge. I ended up walking in search of a road, looking at GPS.
But I was able to see two deer.
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After I found the route to Sainoko Lake.
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-> Sainoko Lake (西ノ湖)  13:42pm
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Next, I walked along the path to Senjyugahama.
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-> Senjyugahama (千手ヶ浜)  14:12pm
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I walked along the lake side path of the northern side in Lake Chuzenji to the Shoubugahama. Autumnal leaves were wonderful on the way.
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-> Akaiwa (赤岩)  14:49pm
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-> Ryuzu water falls (龍頭ノ滝)  15:14pm

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I walked along the lake side road to the destination Chuzenji-Onsen. From the Ryuzu-waterfalls-road-crossing to the goal Chuzenji-Onsen, I made competition of dead heat the car which is running slowly because of traffic congestion again and again. Finally, I won at the goal.
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-> Chuzenji Onsen Bus Terminal
    16:12pm
    A bus to Nikko Station starting at 16:15pm was full, so I could not ride on the bus. I had to ride on the next bus starting at 16:42pm. Traffic congestion continued from Chuzenji Onsen bus terminal to Nikko city.
-> Tobu Nikko Station (東武日光駅)   17:40pm
(end)

Key Notes    
Location             Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture
Destination          Oku-Nikko
(奥日光)
                         Lake Chuzenji (中禅寺湖)
                         Senjyogahara (戦場ヶ原)
            Yudaki water falls (湯滝)
           Senjyugahama (千手ヶ浜)
Date walked         October 20(Thu.), 2009 (Fine weather)
Map                   Garmin GPS + Japan RoadNavi 25000 v2 by UUD Co.,Ltd.
Walk type            Field walk
Difficulty             a little tough because of a long distance walk 
Distance             about 24.5km

Time taken          about 5hr20min
includes a short break
Railway stations   Tobu Nikko Station (Tobu Nikko Line)

Key Word
: Oku-Nikko, Lake Chuzenji, Senjyogahara, Yudaki water falls,  day walks, ハイキング, ウォーキング, 日帰り, 奥日光,

Reference
If you have a interest to my walk plan. Please look at the next URL. It will show you the route. I uploaded the route plan to ALPSLAB route.  
http://route.alpslab.jp/watch.rb?id=e72795df6db1ada64c3fc564f1663714

Link to Live-camera to Senjogahara in Nikko
You can confirm the weather condition of Senjogahara directly from the next URL.
http://www.sanbonmatsu.com/weather/
The camera is located on the next place.
http://nifty.its-mo.com/z-132388290-502032830-18.htm

Camera in front of Tobu Nikko Station
http://www.bussanshokai.com/live/
http://www.nikko-sakaeya.com/shop/livecamera_s.shtml

Camera in front of Shinkyo Bridge
http://www.shinkyo.net/livecamera.shtml
http://www.nikko-asaya.jp/livecamera.shtml

Camera in front of Yudaki
http://www.yutaki.com/livecamera.shtml

Camera in front of Chuzenji Lake
http://www.hana-an.jp/livecamera/
http://www.chuzenji-pension.com/livecamera.shtml

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