Camp site is popular! A refreshing highland with natural grass
Mount Donden, officially named Mt Tadaramine, is the whole highland area including three mountains above 900m. As the nickname,originated from the word "donden", which means roundtop mountain, indicates, Mount Donden is located at the heart of steep Osado Mountains and solely appears with modest inclines among the mountains. The surrounding area is a treasury of alpine plants and wildflowers. Mount Donden is one of the new Top 100 Mountains and TOP 100 Mountains of Flowers in Japan and many trekkers visit there from April towards early Summer.
- Umezu, Sado, Niigata 952-0005
- Transport Access
- Ryotsu Port Approx 40 by car
- Shuttle bus services from the Ryotsu are available. * Operated from May (everyday) to mid-June (Saturdays and Sundays only)
Points of interest near Mount Donden
Giant Aino Mulberry in Hayoshi
As an island of silk-farming using Aino mulberry leaves, Sado used to boast the top sericulture industry in Niig...
Sado Nichiren Shonin Daidozo (Huge Bronze Statue)
This bronze statue of Nichiren (founder of the Nichiren School of Buddhism and an exile to Sado) was erected as ...
Osado Ishina Natural Cedar Forest
There is a walk path in Ishina natural cedar forest for anyone to enjoy a walk around natural cedar trees at aro...