Lonely Planet's Best Day Hikes Japan is your passport to 60 easy escapes into nature. Stretch your legs away from the city by picking a hike that works for you, from just a couple of hours to a full day, from easy to hard. Climb Mt Fuji, walk the Tohoku coast, and enjoy the views in Kamikochi. Get to the heart of Japan and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet's Best Day Hikes Japan Travel Guide:
Color maps and images throughout
Special features - on Japan's highlights for hikers, kid-friendly hikes, accessible trails and what to take
Best for… section helps you plan your trip and select hikes that appeal to your interests
Region profiles cover when to go, where to stay, what's on, cultural insights, and local food and drink recommendations to refuel and refresh. Featured regions include:
Tokyo, Mt Fuji & Around, Japan Alps & Central Honshu, Kansai, Hiroshima & Western Honshu, Tohoku, Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu
Essential infoat your fingertips - hiking itineraries accompanied by illustrative maps are combined with details about hike duration, distance, terrain, start/end locations and difficulty (classified as easy, easy-moderate, moderate, moderate-hard, or hard)
Over 60 maps
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Best Day Hikes Japan, our most comprehensive guide to hiking in Japan, is perfect for those planning to explore Japan on foot.
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