Mikurigaike Onsen

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The Highest Altitude Natural Hot Spring in Japan

The Highest Altitude Natural Hot Spring in Japan

Mikurigaike Onsen is the highest elevation hot spring at 2410m in Japan.
Onsen water comes directly from a natural source called "Jigokudani", which means 'Hell valley' in English.
White natural colored onsen relieves the fatigue of your body and makes you relaxed.
You can enjoy beautiful view of Dainichi Mountain range and clear night sky with stars from the windows.

Staying Guests can take Onsen any time
except cleaning time 8:00-9:00 in the morning.

(You can take Onsen for free on your check-out day.)

Day trip hot spring

Open 9:00 to 16:00
Fee Adult : 1,000 JPY
Bath amenities Face towel : 300 JPY
Bath towel : 300 JPY (for rent)
Yukata (Japanese bathrobe) : 300 JPY (for rent)
Facilities The bath is separated by gender.
Face lotion is not available, but we have body soap and shampoo provided for free.
Please help us conserve our nature by not using too much soap and water.
*Hair dryers are at the wash basin of the 1st floor.
*For more information, please see check Hot spring Facilities.

Hot spring mineral contents and Health Benefits

Source Name Mikurigaike-onsen
Spring Quality Acidic
pH pH 2.28
temperature of the hot spring 45.0℃
Purity of the hot spring 100%
(Onsen water comes directly from the source without any filter. We don't use circulation system.)
Water adding 0%
Water Heating 0%
Color White
Smell Hydrogen sulfide odor
Effective for Nerve pain, Muscular pain, Stiff shoulders, Palsy, Stiff joints, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic skin diseases, Chronic gynecopathy, Incised wound, Cold sensitivity, Recovery from diseases, Recovery from fatigue and Health enhancement.
Indications of hot spring quality Chronic skin diseases
Contraindications of bathing acute disease (especially with fever), active tuberculosis(T.B), a malignant tumor, serious heart disease, respiratory failure, renal failure, hemorrhagic disease, terrible anemia, general progressive disease, during the pregnancy (especially 1st and 3rd trimester).
The indications and the contraindications are decided 03/Dec/2014.
Contraindications of hot spring quality The person who has sensitive skin, mucous membrane, photodermatosis.