Experience the heartland of Japan in the ancient and stunning landscape of Kumamoto, known as the land of fire." Hike Mount Aso, Japan’s most active volcano and one of the world's largest caldera volcanoes. Explore scenic the trails in Aso National Park and Aso Geopark, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Trek Futaenotouge Pass, a historic route once walked by the local samurai. Eat Kumamoto aka ushi, a Japanese beef renowned for its rich flavour and tenderness. Experience the relaxing Japanese custom of bathing in a hot spring. Enjoy a traditional Japanese performance of kagura.