Mountains cover around 70% of Japan and as hiking is a popular pastime in this country, its hiking trails are well-maintained, clearly sign-posted, and very easy to access. Even if you are based in one of Japan’s major metropolitan centers you are never more than a short train ride from a scenic mountain trek.
A short train and bus journey from Tokyo, for an easy hike around the stunning Nishizawa Ravine There are some areas in particular which are always recommended for day trips from Tokyo. Nikko, Hakone or Kamakura can all be reached within a couple of hours from most parts of the metropolis. Whether it’s customs or […]