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Mount Asahidake Hiking

Discover the stunning scenery and unique landscapes that surround the iconic Mount Asahidake in the heart of Hokkaido!

Situated in the northeast of the stunning Daisetsuzan National Park, this active volcano continues to emit steam from some of its vents, making a hiking trip along its slopes and up to its summit a truly unique experience. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Hiking trips in Mount Asahidake. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Mount Asahidake

From the steam that vents from its Fumaroles to the reflective Sugatami Pond sitting at its base, there are all kinds of unique and stunning sights to see on the slopes of Mount Asahidake. Climbing to the top of Hokkaido’s tallest mountain is also a great way to get unbeatable views out over the rest of the national park and its 15 other peaks.


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Yen (JPY)

Best time to visit:

June to September

What’s the weather like?

During the summer, average daily temperatures on Mount Asahidake range from 15 ºC to 20 ºC. Summer is also the wettest time of year, with an average of 125 millimeters of rain falling each month

How to get there:

Most trips to Asahidake will begin with a flight into the New Chitose Airport (CTS), the largest one on the island. CTS can be easily reached by connection from Tokyo. From here, you can take a bus to the city of Asahikawa, where many hiking trips to Asahidake will begin

More info about Hiking in Mount Asahidake:

Rising to 2,291 meters in elevation, Mount Asahidake is the tallest mountain on Hokkaido and boasts incredible panoramic views out over Daisetsuzan National Park from its summit. While the peak only takes about a day to climb and descend, there are various loops that head though other parts of the park that also include summiting the iconic peak. From three to six-day treks, there are plenty of variations that may be tailored to the exact time requirements of the hiker. Longer variations of the trek may also include climbing Mt Furano (1,912 m), Mount Ishikari (1,967 m), Mount Chūbetsu (1,962 m), Mount Tomuraushi (2,142 m) and Mount Oputateshike (2,012 m), among various others


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