Adventures in Japan
With rich emotive landscapes and vistas that have inspired explorers, artists, warriors, travellers and even Emperors for centuries, Japan is the perfect canvas on which to launch an adventure of endless discovery.
Explore the lesser known tropical islands of the south, snorkelling and scuba diving the tropical reefs and historic WWII wrecks, or if you prefer a colder climate, carve up the powder on the slopes of the wintery north. Whether it’s extreme sports like bungee jumping, or just a relaxing round of 18 on one of the breathtaking golf courses around Japan, you’ll find an adventure that calls for you in the land of endless discovery.
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Journey through the traditions and natural landscapes of Japan. No matter what kind of adventure you seek - from soft adventure like glamping and bird-watching to heart-pumping adrenaline activities like canyoning and mountain climbing - Japan delivers. Click through to find your adventure story!
Mountain biking and Cycling
Whether it's shooting down off road trails or gliding across the road, a cycling holiday is a truly unique way to discover Japan. With almost 80% of Japan being mountainous, and with most of the population concentrated along coast, the regional areas are uninhabited and breathtakingly raw visions of nature waiting to be explored.
Climbing Mt Fuji
Just a few hours out of Tokyo, rising above the clouds, sits a calming spiritual symbol of national identity with snow on its peak and cherry blossoms at its feet; Mt Fuji. If you’re looking to begin a journey of endless discovery, climbing Japan’s tallest and most revered mountain is the perfect place to start.
Trekking and Hiking
The best way to discover Japan’s inspiring and jaw dropping landscapes, mountains and UNESCO World Heritage listed wilderness is by breaking away from the crowds and taking the path less trodden. Whether it's the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage or hiking to a mountain peak past ancient temples, Japan has trekking and hiking for everyone.
Camping in Japan
Imagine waking up to see the morning sunrise illuminating a forest of cherry blossom trees at the foot of a mountain… that’s what's on offer when you camp in Japan. Apart from this, camping also provides the perfect base for exploring Japan’s outdoors, including everything from lakes, and mountains to natural hot springs (onsen).
Ski & Snowboard in Japan
With mountains of endless powder snow to discover and over 600 resorts to choose from, Japan is the perfect destination to discover incredible skiing. Whether it’s in Hokkaido, Nagano, Niigata or Tohoku, you’ll find slopes for all skill levels and resorts that provide the perfect base to recharge.