The Northeastern Japanese region of Tohoku is renowned for it raw natural scenery of mountains, forests, lakes and hot springs, with incredible views and few crowds adding to its appeal.
Hiking around this region is a delight for outdoor enthusiasts, as the countless tranquil, idyllic and lovely routes and trails to hike on take in the best countryside that Japan has to offer.
Take a pick from our collection of hiking trips in Tohoku, and you own’t regret it!
The city of Sendai (population 1,045,000) is a good place to fly in to and then head onwards to the hiking destinations.
Some of the hiking can be slightly challenging, so being relatively fit and in decent shape before arriving will maximise enjoyment of the activity.
The villages, towns and cities in Tohoku are full of fascinating and rich histories and culture which they are very proud of, providing endless hours of exploration and discovery, thus ensuring there is always something to see and do.
Very cold Winters, with temperatures often going below freezing, with relatively mild weather for the rest of the year.
Regular flights from Haneda Airport in Tokyo to Tohoku.
May through to November, when conditions are driest and the temperatures warmer.
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