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Gems in Japan - 6

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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 Fukugawa Falls

Fukugawa Falls

(1) Nago, JP
gem Favorite Some of the more difficult sections of the trail.

Ta-Taki Waterfall.

(1) unknown, unknown
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 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
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 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 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 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 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

Japan Hiking

  • 201 Miles 323 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 6 Gems Gems
  • 11 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 27 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 20 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Japan - 51

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1.5 mi 2.4 km #1Minoo Waterfall
Easy
Mino, JP
Easy
Mino, JP
0.8 mi 1.2 km #2Death Canyon
Intermediate
Mino, JP
Intermediate
Mino, JP
9.1 mi 14.7 km #3Nakahechi Imperial Route - Koguchi to Nachi Taisha
Intermediate/Difficult
Shingū, JP
Intermediate/Difficult
Shingū, JP
8.0 mi 12.9 km #4Nakahechi Imperial Route - Ukegawa to Koguchi
Intermediate/Difficult
Shingū, JP
Intermediate/Difficult
Shingū, JP
10.5 mi 16.9 km #5Nakahechi Imperial Route Section 1: Takijiri-oji to Chikatsuyu…
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanabe, JP
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanabe, JP
15.2 mi 24.4 km #6Nakahechi Imperial Route - Chikatsuyu to Hongū
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanabe, JP
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanabe, JP
4.9 mi 7.9 km #7Mount Miyanoura Trail
Difficult
Nishinoomote, JP
Difficult
Nishinoomote, JP
8.1 mi 13.0 km #8Mount Miyanura to Shiratani Unsuikyo Trail
Difficult
Nishinoomote, JP
Difficult
Nishinoomote, JP
0.6 mi 1.0 km #9Ta-Taki Waterfall Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nago, JP
Intermediate/Difficult
Nago, JP
0.6 mi 0.9 km #10Okuma Military Resort Nature Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Nago, JP
Easy/Intermediate
Nago, JP

Photos of Japan - 129

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Lots of stairs help with the steep incline of this mountain.
Jun 1, 2017 near Hadano, JP
Skipping rocks
Jul 25, 2017 near Toyoshina, JP
Myojin Bridge
Jul 25, 2017 near Toyoshina, 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
The fog shrouded trail.
May 30, 2021 near Ōtsuki, JP
A view of Mt Fuji.
May 30, 2021 near Fujikaw…, JP
Tunnel of torii gates at Fushimi Hakuseki Inari Shrine.
Jun 6, 2021 near Yokosuka, JP
View of Tokyo Bay looking over Yokosuka to Yokohama and Tokyo.
Jun 6, 2021 near Hayama, JP