Yunoko Lake

  • Address: Yuno Lake, Yumoto, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1662, Japan
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Family And Kids, Lake

Yunoko Lake - Review

A hot water lake anyone?!

It is no news Japan has some of the world’s highly volcanic terrains, and so not surprisingly its water bodies are at atypical temperatures. Perched adjacent to the Senjogahara plateau this hot water lake is a consequence of Mount Nantai’s volcanic eruptions some 20,000 odd years ago. The same consequence is a genesis of other popular attractions of Nikko like the Yutaki waterfall.

The lakes environ has become the habitat of some beautiful birds, superannuated forests and of course the popular marshlands of the Senjogahara plateau. As you explore this area, you will be subject to the peculiar smell of Sulphur in the air. You will find several hot spring resorts here, where you can sit, take a dip and just spend the day at your own leisure.

Depending on the time of the year you visit, you can carry out some great activities around the lake like hiking, fishing, boating among others. In the autumn months, this lake is a heart-stealer from literally, every single angle!

How To reach Yunoko Lake by Public Transport

  • Board a bus to bus for Chuzenji Onsen or Yumoto Onsen from JR Nikko Station or Tobu-Nikko Station and get down at the Kohanmae bus stop.

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  • Yunoko Lake Address: Yuno Lake, Yumoto, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1662, Japan
  • Yunoko Lake Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Yunoko Lake: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Yunoko Lake

  • 94.42% of people who visit Nikko include Yunoko Lake in their plan

  • 40.35% of people start their Yunoko Lake visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Yunoko Lake

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

94.61% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Yunoko Lake

People normally club together Nikko National Park and Senjogahara while planning their visit to Yunoko Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • During my visit to Nikko on year end, I have been to this Lake as well. One of the most beautiful lake I have ever seen. At that time it was frozen and was able to walk over it. Place was so silent that if you throw any stone you can hear clear sound of it and stone can go far away due to ice. Nearby there was a nice restaurant and enjoyed local food there. In summer, for hiking also this lake is good place. Must go!!!

  • 奥日光の隠れた名所です。中禅寺湖ほど有名な湖ではありませんが、湖に映える緑や、程よい奥行きなどなかなかフォトジェニックなスポットだと思います。

  • 標高1500m付近にある湖です。 自然環境がとても素晴らしく空気もおいしいです。 周辺には硫黄の温泉宿が数多くあります。

  • 奥日光の静かな湖。空気が旨い。こじんまりしたサイズで、よい形の湖。四季の移り変わりが楽しめる。 魚釣りが楽しめます。 鱒類豊富、ルアー釣り多い。大物住んでます🎵 温泉、滝、渓流、登山、湿原有り。 山のバカンス、フルコースです。

  • 奥日光湯元温泉に接する自然豊かな湖 大昔は中禅寺湖と一体となっていたが、 周辺の火山による噴火により、 湯ノ湖や湯滝、竜頭の滝、戦場ヶ原などの湿原が誕生した

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