With so much to see and do in Japan’s national parks, a carefully planned itinerary is essential.
Whether you’re looking to hike, take a road trip, whale watch or cycle, we’ve created a selection of both long and short trips to ensure you get the most out of your visit.
Enjoy the Akan Lake Ice Festival, snowshoe walks, starry nights, and many other winter activities in the forests and lakes of Akan-Mashu National Park.
Choose from seven overnight trip routes to get the most out of Towada-Hachimantai. Each route offers different snow activities, hot springs and more.
Enjoy a wonderful snow activity course close to Tokyo. Excellent skiing and snowboarding are on offer, as well as scenic snowshoe guided walks.
Experience the great outdoors with the forests, volcanoes and lakes of Akan-Mashu National Park. Enjoy fun activities such as mountain climbing and canoeing.
Visit Hiruzen Kogen, one of Japan’s best resorts thanks to its idyllic highland surroundings, verdant nature, and some of the best cycling roads in Japan.
Experience the volcanoes and sweeping meadows of a world class caldera. Immerse yourself in the lifestyle of people living within the caldera over three days.
Over three days, Explore Kirishima’s stunning volcanic landscape with a hike or trek. You can even look down at Kirishima from the comfort of a charter plane.
On this family-friendly, water-themed tour, visit hot springs in a number of historical onsen towns including Shiobara Onsen Village, famous for its therapeutic baths.
Scale the Kuju Mountain Range, explore wetlands, see rare wildlife, and drink from natural springs. Afterwards, unwind in one of the area's many hot springs.
Take in spellbinding views of Sakurajima’s active volcano and explore beautiful Kinkowan Bay, Japanʼs one and only sea-linked caldera.
Visit Akan-Mashu National Park’s unforgettable caldera and marvel at the unique landscape. Discover Ainu lifestyle and culture that lives on in the caldera.
Explore the history, culture and scenery of the national park through the shrines and temples of Nikko, which are a designated UNESCO World Heritage site.
Discover the intertwined history of nature and religion, enjoy fresh seafood, meet with ama female divers, and observe pearl farming in the seas of Ise-Shima.
Take a walking course to the sacred Ise Grand Shrine and the culture of Ama female divers. Look out over beautiful satoumi and cultivated sea fields.
Discover the magic of Ise-Shima and explore cultivated sea fields, observe pearl farming and meet ama female divers in the beautiful setting of Ago Bay.
Marvel at the epic views of the Oki Islands on this spectacular sightseeing course. See dynamic coastline shaped by strong winds since ancient times.
This tour centers on the geoparks of Sanʼin that run through both Tottori and Shimane prefectures. Discover the mountains, islands and seas between them.
Look out for sea turtles in "Kerama blue" seas, enjoy stand up paddleboarding in secluded coves, and savor the beautiful beaches and island trails.
Enjoy whale-watching by boat on the beautiful "Kerama blue" sea or visit Zamami Island observatory and look from land for these majestic beasts of the deep.
Go whale-watching and look for Kerama deer by day, and relax in the evening by gazing at the starry skies. An activity-packed holiday spanning four islands.
Experience the exceptional scenic beauty of Lake Towada, Oirase and Hakkoda. Marvel at majestic mountains and pristine lakes, and relax by gently flowing streams.
Enjoy a hot springs tour that explores four volcanoes. Not only can you soak in hot springs, but you can also watch volcanic activity up close.
Explore a scenic driving route from Hiruzen to Daisen, and then on to Mihonoseki which takes you past huge mountains, vast oceans, and peaceful nature.