Landscape & Nature

Your host, David, will guide you on the 20-minute walk to the site, explaining local flora and fauna along the way. Then he will explain the structure of a wasabi patch, and you will meet the wasabi plant itself and be treated to the rare experience of newly harvested, fresh-ground wasabi (usually with sliced beef).

Sharing Wasabi


This waterfall is one of the major spots in Hinohara Village and has been known as one of "the Japan's 100 Best Waterfalls". Enjoy seasonal scenery like ・・・

Hossawa Waterfalls


5 hours moderate hiking to the final destination, Lake Okutama. The discontinued railway, shrines and the suspension bridge is remarkable things to see.

Okutama Historical Road


Beneath an approximately 40m long cliff, the Tama river runs amidst the huge crags and rocks of Okutama's gorgeous ravine. Enjoy fishing, camping, fun of the water, walks and more!   (Source: Okutama World /Okutama Town Sightseeing Section)

Hatonosu Gorge


First thing we have to do is boarding a cable car and climbing up 424m in elevation to Mt. Mitake. Walk through a shopping arcade and visit an ancient shrine on the peak.

Mt. Mitake


Enjoy viewing the illuminated beautiful cave and feeling the mystical atmosphere.

Nippara Limestone Cave


Located deep in the Chichibu Tama National Park, the closest national park to Tokyo.(Source: TOKYO The Official Tokyo Travel Guide) 

Lake Okutama


Walking in verdant forest heals the soul and promotes the health. Okutama is one of the area which have the largest collection of giant trees in Japan. Enjoy guided walk of one of the “Therapy Road” and forest tea-time with an original herbal tea.

Forest Therapy Roads

Okutama, Hinohara