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Gems in Japan - 4

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gem Favorite Snow monkeys taking onsen.

Jigokudani Monkey Park

(2) Nakano, JP
gem Favorite Grab a grilled fish from the Myojin Pond Lodge

Myojin Pond

(1) Toyoshina, JP
gem Favorite Lower Kirifuri-no-taki Falls

Kirifuri-no-taki Falls

(1) Nikkō, JP
gem Favorite View of Oshima Island from Mt. Ogusu

Mt. Ogusu Summit

(2) Yokosuka, JP

Recommended Routes in Japan - 7

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Favorite Myojin Bridge
Intermediate

Kamikochi Trail

4.4 mi 7.2 km 236' Up 71.92 m Up 237' Down 72.24 m Down

Toyoshina, JP
Favorite First viewpoint on the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Nakahechi Imperial Route

46.5 mi 74.9 km 12,975' Up 3954.76 m Up 12,090' Down 3684.91 m Down

Tanabe, JP
Favorite Lots of stairs help with the steep incline of this mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Nabewari and Mt. Tounodake

13.3 mi 21.5 km 4,624' Up 1409.36 m Up 4,642' Down 1414.75 m Down

Hadano, JP
Favorite View from the middle peak
Difficult

Mikuradake

2.2 mi 3.6 km 1,433' Up 436.87 m Up 1,431' Down 436.16 m Down

Ōno-hara, JP
Favorite A view of Mt Fuji.
Difficult

Mt. Mitsutōge from Mitsutōge Station to Lake Kawaguchi

9.8 mi 15.7 km 4,106' Up 1251.48 m Up 3,277' Down 998.7 m Down

Ōtsuki, JP
Favorite View of Mt Fuji from Takanosu Summit
Difficult

Nippara 日原 to Mt Takanosu 鷹ノ巣山 to Hara 原

7.0 mi 11.3 km 3,748' Up 1142.37 m Up 3,973' Down 1210.89 m Down

Chichibu, JP
Favorite Enjoy this view on the way back to Sanpoji.
Easy

Shakuji-koen Loop

2.0 mi 3.2 km 85' Up 25.95 m Up 86' Down 26.17 m Down

Wako, JP

Japan Hiking

  • 195 Miles 314 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Gems Gems
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 21 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 20 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Japan - 37

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9.1 mi 14.7 km #1Nakahechi Imperial Route - Koguchi to Nachi Taisha
Intermediate/Difficult
Shingū, JP
Intermediate/Difficult
Shingū, JP
4.9 mi 7.9 km #2Mount Miyanoura Trail
Difficult
Nishinoomote, JP
Difficult
Nishinoomote, JP
8.1 mi 13.0 km #3Mount Miyanura to Shiratani Unsuikyo Trail
Difficult
Nishinoomote, JP
Difficult
Nishinoomote, JP
1.5 mi 2.5 km #4Mt. Ogusu from Nagasaka
Intermediate
Yokosuka, JP
Intermediate
Yokosuka, JP
0.5 mi 0.8 km #5Maedagawa Promenade
Intermediate
Hayama, JP
Intermediate
Hayama, JP
2.4 mi 3.8 km #6Higashi-Zushi to 乳頭山
Difficult
Zushi, JP
Difficult
Zushi, JP
10.5 mi 16.9 km #7Nakahechi Imperial Route Section 1: Takijiri-oji to Chikatsuyu…
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanabe, JP
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanabe, JP
15.2 mi 24.4 km #8Nakahechi Imperial Route - Chikatsuyu to Hongū
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanabe, JP
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanabe, JP
8.0 mi 12.9 km #9Nakahechi Imperial Route - Ukegawa to Koguchi
Intermediate/Difficult
Shingū, JP
Intermediate/Difficult
Shingū, JP
1.2 mi 1.9 km #10Trail B
Difficult
Ōno-hara, JP
Difficult
Ōno-hara, JP

Photos of Japan - 104

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A view of Mt Fuji.
May 30, 2021 near Fujikaw…, JP
Beautiful view of Mount Fuji right before a stunning sunset in the fall. This view is from the Panorama Dai by Lake Shoji, to get there take the intermediate 60 to 80 min hiking trail next to the Yamada Hotel.
Nov 22, 2017 near Fujikaw…, JP
Lots of stairs help with the steep incline of this mountain.
Jun 1, 2017 near Hadano, JP
View of Tokyo Bay looking over Yokosuka to Yokohama and Tokyo.
Jun 6, 2021 near Hayama, JP
Tunnel of torii gates at Fushimi Hakuseki Inari Shrine.
Jun 6, 2021 near Yokosuka, JP
The fog shrouded trail.
May 30, 2021 near Ōtsuki, JP
Myojin Bridge
Jul 25, 2017 near Toyoshina, JP
Skipping rocks
Jul 25, 2017 near Toyoshina, JP