Lonely Planet's Best Day Walks Japan is your passport to 60 easy escapes into nature. Stretch your legs away from the city by picking a walk 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 Walks Japan Travel Guide:
Colour maps and images throughout
Special features - on Japan's highlights for walkers, kid-friendly walks, accessible trails and what to take
Best for... section helps you plan your trip and select walks 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 info at your fingertips - walk itineraries accompanied by illustrative maps are combined with details about walk 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 Walks Japan, our most comprehensive guide to walking in Japan, is perfect for those planning to explore Japan on foot.
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