Mt. Katsuragi is known as an Azalea mountain. In May, there are many azaleas blooming at the peak of Mt. Katsuragi.
Many people come to see thousands of azalea blooms and enjoy the excellent view that red carpet covers the top of the mountain.
There are two ways to reach the top of Mt. Katsuragi, the one is to use Ropeway and the other is to walk a hiking course.
The ropeway connects Katsuragitozanguchi station to Katsuragisanjo station. It takes about 6 minutes from the base of mountain to the summit.
Please enjoy panoramic view of Yamato Basin and aerial walk with using a ropeway!
For hiking, it takes 2-2.5 hours to reach the mountain top. There are mainly two popular hiking course which are called Kujira-no-taki course and Kitaone course.
We recommend that you wear suitable clothes for the hike such as hiking boots.