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Sobu Valley

Witness the breathtaking early morning sunrise

Witness the breathtaking early morning sunrise in the Sobu Valley. From this vantage point, you can see the town of Hidaka awakening to greet the new day, as well as marvel at the sea of clouds drifting amidst the mountains.

Access from lodge

5-10 mins

Access by public transportation


Manba Kogen Lodge is situated on Sobu Mountain, at around 400 meters above ground. The top of the mountain, at 1000 meters high, can be easily accessed by a quick drive from the lodge!

Come at sunrise (around 5:30 to 6:30 AM) you can witness the townscape beneath a sea of clouds, while sipping warmly prepared tea. It is a beautiful view to start your day, and the weather is refreshing. You can see most of Hidaka town and beyond.

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