One day hiking in Kanto

If you are looking for one day hiking spots around Tokyo, check these mountains out. MustLoveJapan introduce one day hiking spots of Kanto Regions. Especially, Mt. Takao and Mt. Tsukuba are easy access from Tokyo Metro. Each of mountains has great Koyo, the autumn leaves, and some of the mountains have great view of Mt. Fuji.

Mt. Takao


Mount Takao (高尾山) is a 600 metre high mountain located in Hachioji, Tokyo and is said to be one of 100 best landscapes in Japan. The Michelin Guide also rates it as a three star attraction; their highest ranking. It is the most popular mountain in Tokyo, so although the mountain is a long way to the west, there's still convenient public transportation making it very easy to visit for hiking. On the top of mountain, there is a twelve hundred year old temple and you can enjoy great views of Mount Fuji on a clear day. There are seven hiking routes to climb this mountain, and cable car is also available if you're not feeling that energetic. Mount Takao is a great mountain for a one day hike with easy access from Tokyo.

Tourist Info.
There are parking space, shops and restaurants.

0. at Shinjuku Station
1. Use Keio Line to Takaosanguchi (50 min.)