|Tsuruoka Youth Hostel||050-1510-8243 携帯：080-3149-8940|
|Higashine Barefoot Youth Hostel||0237-47-1057|
Surrounded by beautiful beechwood forests, our YH stands on a hill overlooking the sea. We organize nature experience/environmental education programs where you can participate in activities such as walking in the forest, canoeing, Ryuto Yuei (swimming in the ocean with glowing Sea Sparkle at night). You can also take a tour to a castle town Tsuruoka or Dewa Sanzan.
Located in the center of Yamagata basin, an hour dirve from our YH takes you to Mount Gassan, Mount Asahi, or Mount Zao. Various kinds of hot springs at reasonable prices around the YH. Higashine City, acclaimed as "the kingdom of fruit", has a bountiful variety of fruits all through the seasons. A hidden spot for noodle lovers is another reccomedation from us hostel workers. The local school has the Japan's biggest zelkova tree in the schoolyard, which is also worth visiting. Easy access to a famous mountain temple Yamadera. We are a small hostel surrounded by lovely orchards. Come visit us.
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