Atosanupuri – Striking Scenery
The Aynu name for Mt. Io, a former sulphur mine site, is Atosanupuri. Though this name means naked or bare, there is some plant life thriving here if you take a closer look.
The volcano occasionally emits gases and steam today. You may even be able to smell the sulphur in the air!
Sunayu Sand Bath at Lake Kussharo
The shores of Lake Kussharo are warmed by hot spring activity below – so people can dig into the sand and feel the heat!
Horse Riding at Megere Farm
One unique way to take in the natural scenery of Lake Kussharo is to ride a horse around the lake. The horses sometimes like to drink from the lake too!