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Mt. Takao, Hachioji

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Reaching a height of 599 m (1965 ft) and boasting scenic hiking trails, Mt. Takao remains a popular day trip from Tokyo, being only 50 km (31 miles) from the city center. Choose from several trails that lead from the base of the mountain to the top, or take the funicular train halfway up to ease the arduous climb. Enjoy the fresh air and variety of wildlife on your trek to the summit, which offers views of Tokyo, and even Mount Fuji on a clear day. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Mt. Takao by using our Hachioji online vacation builder .
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  • Walked the no. 6 trail to the top, took the no. 1 trail and chairlift down. Stunning views of the autumn foliage and mountain streams, and wonderful food to eat on the way back down. Nice to have sign...  more »
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  • From here you can climb well easy access from the train station if you traverse to mount jinba is continued and the hiking trails
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Where to stay in Hachioji

Most of the lodgings in Hachioji concentrate around the busy train station, where the JR Chuo and Keio lines provide easy access to downtown Tokyo. Most hotels in the area offer simple, Western-style rooms, with basic facilities and onsite restaurants or buffets. Another option is staying in one of the numerous "love hotels," which boast budget-friendly prices, though may not agree with everyone's taste.
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