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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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  • I went to Mt. Takao after a long time. This time, we reached the top by route 6. There are approximately seven routes to climb Mt. Takao, and it's an affordable hiking mountain that you can climb according to the physical condition of the day. It's one of the pleasures to go through the whole course. The approach to the cable car of the upstairs is served by a lot of soba and the famous soba. This time, i purchased a lot of chestnuts and ate them for 1,000 yen because they were manufactured and sold. It's a large grain, about 12 borums, and it's just right for a small belly. I'm looking forward to the autumn leaves in the middle of November.
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  • We got to Mt Takao easily on the train. We decided to walk all the way up and regretted it part way through as it's a steep climb in parts (we took track 4 I think) but it was a good feeling to have d...  more »
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