Explore Japan’s scenery and nature with fun outdoor activities
Go running in Tokyo & hiking in nearby Hakone
6 great runs in Tokyo
“I’ve selected these based on the different locations, various terrain, water stops, and ability to combine longer distance! These courses are selected for the least amount of distractions, such as traffic lights and cars, but in doing so, unfortunately avoid some of the beautiful sightseeing places that Tokyo offers.”
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Hiking in Hakone
“Japan`s natural beauty and geological gifts are sometimes overlooked because of the cultural and historical treasures this country has... Hakone has trails with views of Mt. Fuji, trails that lead to hidden mountain temples, trails that follow flowing rivers in deep ravines and much more.“
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Enjoy great views of Mt. Fuji out riding & camping
Riding at the foot of Mt. Fuji
“What's your plan for the next weekend? If not decided, how about horseback riding? No, it's not that difficult nor scary experience at all as you might imagine. They can even take the first time riders out for trekking on horses! ... at the top of the hill, great view of Mt Fuji and the lakes"
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Camping at Lake Motosuko
“Unlike many camp grounds Motosuko Camping Ground allows you to pretty much set up your tent and park your car wherever you want to as long as you are not disturbing others. Lots of beautiful sightseeing including Lake Motosuko and Mt. Fuji. You can also rent paddle boats and I hear the fishing is rather good as well.”
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Ride your bike across the Seto Inland Sea & go diving in Okinawa
Cycling the scenic Seto Inland Sea
"If you're looking for a holiday in Japan which involves stunning scenery, great food and some moderate exercise then the Setouchi Shimanami Kaido Cycling route is for you. The cycling route runs for about 70 km across 6 islands and bridges of the Seto Inland Sea, linking Imabari City in Ehime Prefecture with Onomichi City in Hiroshima Prefecture."
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Snorkeling & diving - Miyako-jima Island
"Okinawa is abound with transparent emerald green seawater, beautiful coral reefs and various colorful fish everywhere... Of all those snorkeling treasure places we recommend Miyako-jima (Miyako Island) in particular, a 40-50 minute flight from Naha Airport on the main Island."
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