Mount Aso is the largest active volcano in Japan, and is among the largest in the world, with a peak of 1,592 m above sea level.
It stands in Aso Kuju National Park in Kumamoto Prefecture, on the island of Kyushu. Aso has one of the largest caldera in the world, measuring 25 km north-south by 18 km east-west.
The huge caldera contains the town of Aso and several volcanic peaks, including Nakadake, whose spectacular, active crater is easily accessible to tourists by toll road or ropeway.
Visit Ms Aso as part of Japan Holidays’ Ultimate Tour of Japan – 10 days introducing authentic Japan through a visit to Kyushu in southwest Japan.
Departing 19th – 28th Oct 2017