Top 3 Highest Peaks in Japan

Top 3 Highest Peaks in Japan

The relief of The Land of the Rising Sun is not very diverse: about 73% percent of the archipelago's area is covered by mountains. Due to its geographical situation, all these mountains are volcanic, and many volcanoes are considered to be mountains as well. The Japanese Alps are very famous for the hiking and mountain climbing spots. For tourists, it is recommended to climb Japan's highest mountains during spring or summer, because at these heights winter is extremely cold and it is qu... [ read more ]

The best hiking spots in Japan

The best hiking spots in Japan

Japan's landscape is amazingly diverse, and many other countries of a similar size could not boast of such a great mix of mountains, valleys, lakes, hot springs and beaches like Japan. And despite being among the most densely populated countries on earth, Japan's natural environment is quite well preserved - no matter how developed and neon-tinged the metropolises are, the countryside is just as tranquil and picturesque as ever. When you feel like you need to escape the urban jungle for a da... [ read more ]