Delhi, Sept. 24 -- Yakushima Island National Park, located in Kagoshima Prefecture off the southern coast of Kyushu (Japan's southernmost island), is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to great ancient woods, including some of Japan's oldest cedar trees. The island is a lush, lively landscape, surrounded by curving coastlines and sandy beaches. It has various hiking paths, diving opportunities, and canoeing and kayaking.

The best way to explore the island of Yakushima is to walk along one of the numerous hiking routes; along them, you may see some of Japan's most mesmerising and sparkling waterfalls and the island's distinctive flora and wildlife.

You'll explore all you need to know about Yakushima, including the most incredible hike...