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Hiking in Kamikochi

Kamikochi is a tranquil, peaceful and beautiful slice of Japan, with its stunning mountains, waterways and forests creating a perfect sense of calm. Hiking around here is an outdoor enthusiasts dream.

Kamikochi is one of the most sublime and sumptuous areas of Japan, with its raw natural beauty of pretty snow-capped mountains, lush green forests, mesmerizing waterways and its abundance of rich, vivaciously coloured leaves and flowers. Hiking around Kamikochi is as charming and delightful as it gets, and the landscape, scenery and terrain constantly takes the breath away. Take a pick from our selection of hiking trips in Kamikochi, and prepare to fall in love with the land of the rising sun!

Top hiking trips | Kamikochi:


There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Kamikochi

Kamikochi is listed as one of Japan's National Cultural Assets due to being a 'Special Place of Scenic Beauty', and it is easy to see why, as the gorgeous landscapes of tranquil forests and waterways contain an astonishing array of lovely flora and fauna, with rich colours and elegant scenery everywhere. It is the perfect place to disconnect and unwind from the modern world.


Good to know:

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Best time to visit

April-November, to avoid the extreme cold of Winter

How to get there

5-7 hour bus/car from Tokyo, 1.5 hour train and bus from Matsumoto to Kamikochi


Very cold in Winter months, with temperatures rarely getting above freezing. Pleasantly warm Summers

More info about Hiking in Kamikochi:

Japan is a very clean and respectful society, so please do your best to minimize your waste and footprint that you leave behind. Some of the hiking can be a bit difficult, so being in decent shape before undertaking a hike will be of great benefit


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