The Best Hikes in Japan

Kaori at Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine
Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine, Kumage District, JapanShiratani Unsuikyo RavineKumage District, JapanIf you love moss, this is the place for you when in Yakushima. Shiratani Unsuikyo is famous for Miyazaki&#x27;s Princess Mononoke, but it&#x27;s also a great...Jigokudani Monkey Park, Shimotakai District, JapanJigokudani Monkey ParkShimotakai District, JapanJigokudani Monkey Park is pretty unique to see the Macaque monkeys in their natural habitat, keeping warm in the onsen (hot springs). The monkeys...Arashiyama, Kyoto, JapanArashiyamaKyoto, JapanThe famous Arashiyama Bamboo Grove is definitely worth a walk through. #HikingOtamagaike Pond, Ashigarashimo District, JapanOtamagaike PondAshigarashimo District, Japan#hiking #pond #mountains #forest #woodsMount Fuji, Fujinomiya, JapanMount FujiFujinomiya, JapanWe had this #RoadTrip in the last days of summer, so we didn&#x27;t get to see the snow-capped Mt. Fuji. But it was majestic nonetheless. I checked this...Mount Fuji, Fujinomiya, JapanMount FujiFujinomiya, JapanWatching the sun rise on top of Mount Fuji (富士山) is an amazing experience, especially after climbing throughout the night. We left around 9pm and...Mount Fuji, Fujinomiya, JapanMount FujiFujinomiya, JapanWe had this #RoadTrip in the last days of summer, so we didn&#x27;t get to see the snow-capped Mt. Fuji. But it was majestic nonetheless. I checked this...Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kyoto, JapanFushimi Inari TaishaKyoto, JapanFushimi Inari Taisha is the head Inari shrine that sits at the base of Inari mountain. The shrine is dedicated to Inari, the Shinto God of rice, in...Mt. Oyama, Isehara, JapanMt. OyamaIsehara, JapanOyama, meaning large mountain in the west Kanagawa prefecture 1.5 hour from central Tokyo. Historically it is sacred place and praying for...Mount Fuji, Fujinomiya, JapanMount FujiFujinomiya, JapanMt. http://KeepCalmAndWander.com/mt-fuji/ After our picnic, my fellow couchsurfers and I went #hiking along the lake near Mt Fuji. It was a...Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine, Kumage District, JapanShiratani Unsuikyo RavineKumage District, JapanShiratani Unsuikyo Ravine (白谷雲水峡) is a lush forest, full of moss covered rocks and trees. Some places have a clear path, others a pink ribbon is...Mount Fuji, Fuji, JapanMount FujiFuji, JapanMt. Fuji Summer Hiking. A view from the top awaiting sunrise. Taken 5am. It was worth the grueling climb of 14hours on foot starting at station 1....Kawaguchiko &amp; Mt. Fuji, Minamitsuru District, JapanKawaguchiko &amp; Mt. FujiMinamitsuru District, JapanTaking a rest from 14 hour Mt.Fuji hiking awaiting sunrise. There&#x27;s no time to waste as every minute counts in order to see this wonder!...亀老山展望台, Imabari, Japan亀老山展望台Imabari, JapanShimanami-KaidoMount Fuji, Fujinomiya, JapanMount FujiFujinomiya, JapanWe had this #RoadTrip in the last days of summer, so we didn&#x27;t get to see the snow-capped Mt. Fuji. But it was majestic nonetheless. I checked this...Mount Fuji, Fujinomiya, JapanMount FujiFujinomiya, JapanThere was no snow on its cap when I visited Mt. Fuji in Japan. After our picnic, my fellow couchsurfers and I went #hiking along the lake near Mt...Monkey Park entrance, Kyoto, JapanMonkey Park entranceKyoto, JapanDO NOT look these monkeys in the eye <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f616.png' >. #Arashiyama #Monkey Park. The #hike isn&#x27;t as bad as it sounds ;). These monkeys are the Japanese Macaque or...Taiko-iwa, Kumage District, JapanTaiko-iwaKumage District, JapanWe hiked up to Taiko-iwa (太鼓岩) during our Shiratani Unsuikyo hike in Yakushima. It has a fantastic view of the surrounding mountain range at 1,050...Mount Fuji, Fujinomiya, JapanMount FujiFujinomiya, JapanWe had this #RoadTrip in the last days of summer, so we didn&#x27;t get to see the snow-capped Mt. Fuji. But it was majestic nonetheless. I checked this...Mount Fuji, Fujinomiya, JapanMount FujiFujinomiya, JapanJapan&#x27;s highest mountain--Mt. Fuji http://KeepCalmAndWander.com/mt-fuji/ After our picnic, my fellow couchsurfers and I went #hiking along the lake...
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