This magical mountainous country is full of fantastic hiking trails. You can either go hut-to-hut in the Japan Alps, climb active volcanoes, walk ancient pilgrimage routes like Kumano Kodo or join steep hikes in some of the many beautiful mountains in the country. You could also go on great hikes in Daisetsuzan National Park —the largest protected area in Japan—, admire the beauty of the Yatsugatake mountains at just 2 hours from Tokyo or explore the ancient mossy forest of the Yakushima island.
Take a look at our selection of trips below and set out on a great hiking tour in Japan! Explore-Share only promotes trips led by certified guides.