Indulge in wild nature at Daisekirinzan, Okinawa
Daisekirinzan in Yambaru National Park is a great place to fully enjoy and immerse yourself in nature. You’ll see many holy places, precious terrain, and wildlife and plants often described in Okinawan myths.
Gajumaru Banyan trees
The magical Gajumaru Banyan trees
The 60-90 minute trekking course is an amazing journey. We recommend the “Gajumaru Course”, where you can take beautiful pictures with the massive Gajumaru Banyan trees.
Close to a Gajumaru Banyan tree
Their roots from the branches, and eventually they reach the soil to get nourishment. However, when the ground no longer offers proper sustenance to the trees, they will instinctively make their roots grow in another direction. After a few years , the trees could be located in a different position. For this reason, these trees are also called "the walking tree". No wonder that Okinawan people believed the "gajumaru" to be supernatural!