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1 Day Hiking in Akan River, Hokkaido


Enjoy the beautiful landscapes along Akan River in this 1-day hiking in Hokkaido, Japan, together with a certified mountain guide.

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1 Day

All year


Do you want to experience a journey surrounded by the beautiful nature of Hokkaido? Then join me for this 1-day hiking trip along the Akan River! 

This river is the only one that flows from Lake Akan, which is actually a crater lake. All this belong to the Akan National Park, a wonderful natural area with several volcanic peaks and forests, in the eastern part of Hokkaido. Indeed, one of the most famous volcanoes there is Mount Oakan-Dake, at 1371 m.

We’ll start our trip in Lake Akan. From there, we will take a bus to Takiguchi, a place at the mouth of the river where most of the hiking trails begin. After 3 hours of walking in the deep forest we’ll get to onsen area. There, we’ll enjoy a picnic lunch along the river, in the middle of the native forest. In fact, wild animals might come to say hello to us!

Finally, after soaking ourselves in mixed hot and cold water of the river, we will return to the lake side.

Please contact me if you want to spend an amazing journey in a beautiful area of Hokkaido. I am a JMGA mountain guide and will be happy to show you around.

Price includes

- Guiding fee


More info

Equipment list: -Rain wear -Comfortable clothes for hiking (long sleeve shirt & long pants recommended) -Trekking shoes or Sneakers (comfortable shoes) -Drink -Hat/Cap -Others (for personal needs)

About the guide

What people are saying about Japan Mountain Guides-

Vincent Loos


August, 2019

Fantastic region, perfect guide !


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