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Mt. Takao, Hachioji

(4.3/5 based on 800 reviews on the web)
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. Use our Hachioji trip builder to add Mt. Takao and other attractions to your Hachioji vacation plans.
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  • Beautiful mountain only about 50 minutes from Shinjuku station. Hiking up and down easily takes a few hours, but you can use the cable car or chairlift to shorten the time. I went on Thursday afternoo...  more »
  • I see many people I come alone. Also as a place where you can enjoy nature, go in the sense of walking but I also recently one climbing debuted would never get bored. I want to go to the relatively empty on weekdays. Are you interested in the night's no. 1 road climbing ~! Go when it gets a little warmer!
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  • 600 meters above sea level the mountain is a low mountain girl to me. The climb is now beginning went once a week, when you've had. It is good for. And because I can go back in if too tired (and if you arrive at the lift station at once from Chin's) located above the middle and eat well. With a couple friends on families, everyone... and mountain shopping area. However, the system equipment is prohibited. In illiteracy but small piles of air should be, and you should go.
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