Mount Hayachine (早池峰山, Hayachine-san), at 1,917 m (6,289 ft), is the highest mountain in the Kitakami Range and the second highest in Iwate Prefecture after Mount Iwate.
Mt. Hayachine is unusual in that it lies farther east than other large mountains on Honshu and the land in this area is the oldest in Japan. As such there are flower species that are unique to this mountain.
What a Spot! A Life Changing Event.
This was an spot unmatched. The hosts were generous, the spot was beautiful, and all in all, we had a wonderful time. Definitely an spot only in Japan, and not only that , but an spot that lasts in memories.
There’s nothing quite like one’s first trip to Japan. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler, or someone looking to decide which country to visit next, the Land of the Rising Sun always has something to offer for everyone. But after you’ve gone on your first tr...