Get your fall leaf fix wherever you are in Japan -- from Hokkaidō’s mountains to the secret valleys of Kansai.
From quiet corners of the city to destination-worthy mountain temples, we've got all the details on the best spots for Osaka autumn leaves.
We cover a wide variety of hikes in Japan, including some of the country's most remote, historic and beautiful routes.
Hakuba, a Nagano ski resort and popular winter destination, proves it has just as much to offer in summer, including gorgeous mountain hikes.
Akan-Mashu National Park, one of Hokkaido's six national parks, is home to pristine lakes, ancient forests, and a rich indigenous culture.
Japan's Unzen-Amakusa National Park spans two prefectures, offering natural hot springs and plenty of hiking, camping and kayaking opportunities.
Easy day trips from Osaka offering all kinds of adventure: from onsen towns to the complete ninja experience and even a castle in the sky!
Japan is dotted with plenty of onsen towns, most of which boast private onsen (with spectacular views) alongside their public offerings.
This cycling route is gaining a reputation for being one of the best cycling routes in the world.
Mount Koya is one of the holiest and most beautiful places in Japan. Check out our guide for essential attractions, accommodation and transport info.
The island is a haven for hikers, seafood lovers, and unique alpine flowers.
Myōkō-Togakushi Renzan National Park is one of Japan's most recently founded national parks. It also features some of Japan's newest geological features.
Walk, hike, and cycle through some of Japan’s most iconic nature and enjoy some of the freshest and tastiest seafood, beef and sake the country has to offer.
A great day trip from Hiroshima, Sandankyo Gorge is the perfect hiking location considered one of the Top 5 Special Valleys of Scenic Beauty in Japan.
Plan a trip to Kanazawa for cherry blossom viewing at the famous Kenrokuen gardens and other stunning spots in the picturesque town.
Visit Takasakiyama Monkey Park in Kyushu where you'll find one of the largest groups of monkeys in the world.
Hokuto boasts over 2,500 hours of sunlight per year. It's also a great place to cycle, with the beautiful Yatsugatake Volcanic Range in the backdrop.
World Heritage Sites, stunningly beautiful natural creations and spiritual hubs — Kii Peninsula is a quiet corner of Japan with plenty to offer.
Perfect if you want to see some unusual sights, the festivals of Chubu bring some intensity to an otherwise peaceful and natural setting—ideal for a true adventure into Japan.
Hike the eight-peak mountain range, take a gondola ride for scenic views, or check out some contemporary art.
Learn about kofun, ancient Japanese burial grounds, and where to see them.