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Experience Japan’s beautiful mountains and coastline

Go hiking within easy access from Tokyo in Nikko and Hakone

Hiking with views of Mt. Fuji in Hakone

“Hakone is an area protected as a quasi-national park and has many trails of differing challenge. The number and variety of trails located throughout the area make it a popular place to experience the outdoors while in Japan. 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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Hiking in the mountains of Nikko

“Nikko is located a few hundred kilometers north of Tokyo. It’s a town next to a national park that’s also called Nikko National Park. The national park is settled on a range of mountains, some of which reach higher than 2,000m above sea level... The logistics of the park are really nice – there are walkways for people to enjoy the wonderful Nikko trekking trails and they're extremely beautiful and clean.”

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Travel to the mysterious forests of Mt. Fuji and Yakushima Island

Through the forest and caves of Mt. Fuji

“There is a deep forest around Mt. Fuji, called Jukai. You will feel the power of nature walking through many trekking courses. The ground is a lava bed and the topsoil is only 10 centimeters, so roots of trees go horizontally. Therefore there are many fallen trees... In Jukai, there are some caves made by lava of Mt. Fuji. Because the lava of Mt. Fuji was very smooth and run fast, these caves were the paths of lava.”

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Into the mysterious forests of Yakushima Island

“The forests of Yakushima make one feel as though you have stepped into another time and world. While enjoying the sites hiking, one can hear the calls of tropical birds, monkeys and other animals. The morning fog lends an air of mystery to this timeless forest. One of Japan’s must-see locations, Yakushima will not disappoint anyone interested in experiencing nature first hand”

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See Japan’s beautiful coastline and islands at San'in Kaigan Geopark and the Seto Inland Sea

Exploring the Geopark at Uradome Coast in Tottori

“The vast San'in Kaigan Geopark includes the whole of the Uradome Coast, the famous Tottori Sand Dunes, and many port towns, including parts in Hyogo and Kyoto Prefectures. The Uradome Coast... is notable for its distinctive collection of rock islands, eroded by eons of wind and waves, with many gorgeous sea walls, caves, tunnels, and white sandy beaches. Many of the rock islands are covered with dense pine trees.”

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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 kilometres 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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