Tokyo, Japan Hiking Guide w/ @dannysdayout

Tokyo, Japan Hiking Guide w/ @dannysdayout

Today, all the way over in Tokyo, Japan, @dannysdayout is sharing with us her 3 favorite hikes!  We cannot wait to experience these mind blowing landscapes in real life! Thank you so much, Danny!

Mount Fuji (3,776m)

Access: 3 hours away from Tokyo by bullet train

Best Season: Summer (from July to September)

Distance: 16 km Estimated Completion Time: 10 hours

  • Best Trail: Yoshida Trail
  • Bring a headlamp, warm clothing, rain gear, and hard sole footwear
  • If you’re aiming to catch the sunrise from the summit, book a mountain hut in advance
  • Bring coins for the bathroom

Mount Tsukuba (877m)

Access: 2 hours away from Tokyo by Tsukuba Express Line and Kanto Tetsudo bus

Best Season: Early Summer (May and early June), on weekdays in the morning or early afternoon

Distance: 5 km Estimated Completion Time: 4.5 hours


  • There are two peaks—Mount Nyotai (877m) and Mount Nantai (871m)
  • Start your climb from Tsukubasan Shrine
  • Bring a towel and some mosquito repellent
  • Cable car and ropeway services are available. Utilize them according to the weather and your health conditions.

Oku-Nikko (1,400m)

Access: 3 hours away from Tokyo by train and bus
Best Season: All year, however in winter the area has snowfallDistance: 8 km
Estimated Completion Time: 3 hoursHiking Course: Ryuzu Falls > Senjogahara Marsh > Izumiyadoike Pond > Kodaki Falls > Yudaki Falls > Lake Yunoko > Yumoto Onsen
  • Stay on the main trail so you will occasionally have access to toilets and vending machines
  • Make sure you wear warm clothing – layers are best, and rain wear
  • After the hike, enjoy a hot spring bath in Yumoto Onsen
  • This is a fairly easy and relaxing trail great for the whole family

 To shop our Hiked It Liked It collection that Danny is wearing click here.

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