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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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  • We visited Mt. Takao in late Nov on Saturday during the peak autumn leaf viewing season. Locals as well as tourists were out to see the colors. I give our experience 1 less star b/c everywhere is so c...  more »
  • As this is my 4th time in Tokyo, I'm pretty tired of the buzz in the City, thus I planned my last day to go for a solo hike at Mt. Takao. It was a little rainy / chill weather (late Dec) but I felt it...  more »
  • Instead of cable. Chose the hiking trails. To be honest, I was licked. Being so steep is a place where... Went up the laid back. Water bottle is required. So good vantage point views of the Middle peak, not a great place to stay. Once you cut was last up mountain climbing.... 吹tsu飛bimasu it. Do not climb so I could climb a 2-year-old children are slowly but not confident in the strength and thought a little more exercise, healthy...
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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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