Day Hike from Tokyo: Mt Bonoore and lake Naguri

When it finally snows around Tokyo, an issue arises: Where to hike to next? Well, there’s this little ridge right on top of the border between Tokyo and Saitama prefectures. Tucked inside the mountains, Bonoore ridge is accessible all year round. It is one of those routes where the journey is more fun than the destination.

Day Hike from Tokyo: Takayama Fudoson

After a surprising string of hot November days in Tokyo, the winter chill is finally kicking in. During winter, the hiking options for those who are not into alpine hiking and are susceptible to slippery falls (like yours truly) get severely limited. Don’t worry though, miss belleelene has got you covered, with a scenic hiking route that stays open all year long.

Day hike from Tokyo: Unazawa and the many waterfalls

Last time, I told you about the only top-100 waterfall of Tokyo. However, the Okutama area is abundant with myriads of smaller waterfalls to enjoy throughout the year. You’ll find the majority of falls concentrated around the Unazawa area, deep in Tokyo’s west.