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A valley comprising a part of ”Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park” in Yamanashi City together with Higashisawa Valley. There are waterfalls and stream pools in the valley, such as Nanatsugama-Godan-no-Taki (literally 7 pots and 5-tier waterfall) chosen as one of the top 100 waterfalls of Japan, and is famous for rhododendron.
Mitomi Kawaura, Yamanashi, Yamanashi (the address for Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park)
The visitor center opening hours:
9:00 - around 16:00
Winter season: 1st December - 28th April
Rhododendron in May and autumn leaves in October are at their peak. Hiking in the midst of the beautiful seasons will bring such a blessing to your eyes.
Take the city bus of the Nishizawa Keikoku Line from the JR "Yamanashishi Station" for Nishizawa Keikoku Iriguchi, and get off at the last stop (60 minutes).
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