Japan is home to some of the world’s most stunning natural beauty. The landscape ranges from great mountains and volcanoes to windswept plains and quaint little woods.
These national parks in Japan should be on every nature lovers watch-list.
Rishiri Rebun Sarobetsu
This is the most northern national park in japan. It is made up of two small islands called Rishiri and Rebun, and offers hiking, coastal scenery and lovely alpine flowers.
Daisetsuzan National Park
You can do weeklong treks in this national park completely surrounded by the unspoiled wilderness of its volcanic mountains. This is also the place to go to see the first autumnal colors and snow of the year.
Towada Hachimantai National Park
High up in the volcanic interior mountains you can find some of Japan’s best rustic hot springs.
Nikko National Park
This UNESCO World heritage Site offers many natural and cultural attractions such as lakes, mountains, waterfalls and the Toshogu Shrine.
Fuji Hakone Izu National Park
The country’s most visited national park, it offers a wide variety of outdoor attractions within easy reach of Tokyo, such as mountain climbing, hot springs, and beaches. It also gives wonderful views of the famous Mount Fuji which dominates this natural paradise.