Welcome to Undiscovered Japan! Our goal is to introduce 13 regions of Japan that are generally not part of most travelers’ itineraries. Not because they aren’t worthy, but because they exist below the radar on their own terms, living with nature and in many cases, still following the traditional customs as their ancestors many eons ago.
If you are looking for an adventure tours in a beautiful and harmonious natural setting, this page may be of interest to you. And you may be surprised to find that Japan offers many fascinating and sometimes challenging opportunities for the adventure traveler! From horse riding to snow rafting, from hiking to foraging…
Yatsugatake offers a wide range of activities including mountain climbing, horse riding, hiking, canoeing and snowshoeing. It is also home to Japan’s largest cherry blossom tree, classic shrines and temples, delicious cuisine and excellent sake.
The Yatsugatake region offers a unique combination of nature, culture and history on a family adventure tour. Trail hikes will take you to the highlights of the region, including views of Mount Fuji and the local mountains, the famous Yatsugatake blue sky colour, local cuisine and highland parks. If you are lucky you may even spot some wildlife and your guide will accompany you so you can relax and enjoy the scenery and the air.
Niseko is located in the centre of Hokkaido. Beautiful all year round, this ski resort attracts many tourists and keen skiers from all over the world. It is a great place to visit for hiking, river rafting, mountain biking, river fishing and, most importantly, to escape the heat and humidity of the southern hemisphere. No matter what time of year you visit, you can also enjoy excellent food made from local sea and land produce and a variety of delicious Japanese sake.
There is an adventure tour that allow you to fully experience the unique nature, culture, history, land and people of Niseko. After seeing the work of local artists, you can choose to go canoeing, scallop fishing, hiking or to the hot springs, depending on your interests. If your idea of a great trip requires a new experience, Niseko is the ideal destination.
Kyushu, the most southerly of Japan’s four main islands, is not well known to many visitors to Japan. But it is in fact home to one of Japan’s oldest and most fascinating national parks, Aso-Kuju. The five peaks of Mount Aso surround the caldera and the Kuju mountain range stretches as far as the eye can see. Grasslands, natural hot springs, dozens of diverse hiking trails, delicious local gastronomy and Buddhist and Shinto rituals are just some of the things that attract people from all over the world.
If you want to find unique adventure tours, this is the region where you can enjoy the best tours. Power spots, local cuisine, activities with panoramic views and hot springs. Castle towns, shrines, river rafting in scenic gorges. We will take you on a journey of further discovery into this beautiful region.
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