Hiking at Takao-san

The Main Takao-san Trail

If you are in the Tokyo area and enjoy hiking, I highly recommend taking the short trip to Takao-san. It is one of the most popular hiking destinations in the area and can be reached in about an hour from both Tokyo and Yokohama. Takao-san is considered a sacred mountain and has been a place of worship for more than 1,000 years. Visitors have the option of taking the cable car to the summit and then walking down. One-way tickets are JPY 480 for adults and JPY 240 children. Of course, for … [Read more...]