The mountain range of the Tanzawa Mountains features rugged summits whose slopes are decorated with maple and beech forests. Whether it’s the sacred mountain of Oyama, the rugged region of Kanagawa, or the protected landscape of Yamakita, all supply world-class hiking trips. Visit during the warmer months between May and September for ideal hiking conditions.
Located in the Kanto region of Honshu, the largest island of Japan, the Tanzawa Mountains stretch across the prefectures of Kanagawa, Shizuoka and Yamanashi. The highest peak on the mountain range is Mount Hiru, which rises to 1,673 meters above sea level. The Tanzawa range offers a great bundle of trails that range from easy and moderate to intermediate and more challenging.
The climate of the region varies from quite dry and sunny winters, mild in spring, and hot and humid in summer, as well as having a moist climate.
Visit during the warmer months between May and September for ideal hiking conditions.
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