Please take me to __________
__________ni tsurete itte kudasai.
__________に連れていってください。

Does this bus go to __________?
Kono basu wa __________ ni ikimasu ka?
このバスは __________ に行きますか。
Meaning

mountain (as in Miyanoura Dake aka Mt Miyanoura)
forest road
hiking path
mountain hut
cedar
Phonetic

ta-kay
rin-doe
hoe-doe
ko-ya
su-gi
Romaji

take

rindou

hodo
u
koya

sugi
Kanji


林道
歩道
小屋
Useful Words and Phrases
Be careful, if hiking in the mountains (it isn't a walk in the park). Every year rescue teams have to search for people who get lost or become exhausted. Hiking maps available include the times needed between various spots when hiking as well as some of the distances. Note that the weather on Yakushima is very changeable and although it may be fine and warm at sea level, it can be quite a different story in the ranges.

Hiking through the mountains is slow and one and a half kilometres per hour may be the fastest you can move at times, so plan on taking a lot of time.

It is necessary to file a 'tozan todoke' 登山届 (hiking intention form) so that in the event of your not returning at the designated time, the police will know where to look for you. Forms are available at the port, the airport, the town offices and on the ferry coming to Yakushima.

Mountain guides, including some who speak English, are available.

Hiking ヒキグ