What is DAISEN WONDER?
DAISEN WONDER introduces community-based and eco-friendly tours held in Tottori Prefecture of Japan.
Where is Tottori?
Tottori Prefecture is in the western Japan facing Japan Sea. It takes an
hour and a half from Tokyo. Six flights operate per day. It takes an hour and a half from Incheon International Airport, Seoul. Asiana Airlines
operate three flights a week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday. Since 2009, DBS Cruise Ferry sails between
Vladivostok, Russia, to Donghae, Korea, and to Sakaiminato, Tottori. Tottori
serves a gateway to Japan.
Please check Access
page for more information.
What is Daisen?
Mt. Daisen is a volcanic mountain located in Tottori Prefecture, Chugoku
Region of Japan. It is the highest in the Chugoku region with an
elevation of 1,729 meters. The name Daisen (εR) means "big mountain". Mt. Daisen has been chosen as the third greatest summits in Japan
behind Mt. Fuji and Mt. Yari (Yarigatake) at "The Japanese Greatest
Summits Ranking" held by Japan's national public broadcasting
organization (NHK). The number of climbers in August 2010 was 11,900.
Daisen has been regarded as a god itself since the ancient Yayoi eras, and one of the most important mountain for Japanese Shugendo
Climbing the mountain used to be severely prohibited until the Edo
period. As a result, Mt. Daisen boasts the largest beech forest in
What Kind of tour programs do we offer?
We offer cycling, kayaking, hiking, mountain climbing, snowshoeing, skiing and more outdoor activities. Please see a list of tours at Tours
What is International Ecotourism Conference 2013 in Tottori?
We are proud to announce that International Ecotourism Conference 2013 in Tottori will be held from October 19th to 21st, 2013, in Tottori Prefecture.
Please see International Ecotourism Conference 2013 in Tottori page for details.