Low Key Amami offers “tailor-made” style English speaking private tours, just for you.
“Full Day As You Like” ¥12.000/ 7 H
“Half Day As You Wish” ¥6.000 / 3.5H
* The tours are tailored to your requests. Please let me know your interests in Amami so that I will propose your ideal itineraries. Below are my recommendations.
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＊Hiking to Tabira waterfall
A short hike along the river to the low-key mysterious waterfall. Seasonal flowers, tropical ferns and the island’s birds are waiting for you. It’s surprisingly cool up there, great for chilling out in summer…
＊Canoeing at the mangrove forest
Explore the second largest mangrove forest in Japan by canoeing. Best in high tide when more of the smaller off shoots of the river are accessible. Canoe rental fee is included.
＊Hiking at Kinsakubaru forest
Go exploring the Amamiian primeval forest for the simbolic “flying spider monkey tree ferns” and the unique subtropical plants. Best in winter-spring when less crowd and more seasonal flowers.
＊Birding for early birders
Amami Oshima is a treasure trove of the wild birds, such as the famous “Lidth’s jay”, white-backed woodpecker, and Ryukyu robin. Best in the early morning, available from 7:00 am.
＊Trekking on Santaro old trail
＊Dorozome experience (¥3.000 add)
Experience the 1300 year old Dorozome (mud dyeing) technique for Oshima Tsumugi, the traditional silk garment of Amami Oshima. BYO whatever you want to dye, or a plain Tee for ¥1.300 add. Best in rainy days and for your unique souvenir!!
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¥9.000 / 18:00-23:00
Night drive on the forest roads in the central part of the island for the nacturnal animals of the endemic and rare species. Don’t forget to visit the famous “Amami rabbits” while you are in Amami!!