Entries Tagged as 'Mitake/Okutama'

月曜日, 3月 26th, 2012

Mount Mitake Walking Guide

Reading time: About 4 minutes

Mount Mitake Walking Guide

Mount Mitake is located near Tokyo, Japan in the Chichibu Tama Kai National Park. Standing at 929 meters high, and is easily accessible from Tokyo via train.
Takimoto station is located at the foot of Mount Mitake, and from this station you can either walk or take a cable car up the mountain to see the [...]

火曜日, 12月 14th, 2010

The Mitake Gorge”A Guide to Koyo(colored leaves of autumn)”

Reading time: About 4 minutes

The Mitake Gorge”A Guide to Koyo(colored leaves of autumn)”

Riding on a train for about an hour and a half from the center of Tokyo. The Mitake Gorge is located in Chichibu Tama Kai National Park and is especially known for its limpid stream and as a place for Koyo-gari (colored leaves hunting: metaphorical usage for enjoying colored leaves). What I’m going to introduce [...]