Located just 80 mins from Shinjuku Station on the outskirts of Tokyo, you will find the oasis of Okutama. With majestic mountains, vast native forests, deep caves and crystal clear water, coming here will make you forget you're still in Tokyo!
Here are a few activities you can enjoy when in Okutama...
Take a short trip up Mt Mitake to see the amazing panoramic views and visit the Historic Mitake Shrine.
This is the largest cave system in the Kanto Plains and it features some beautiful limestone formations.
Relax in soothing hot springs (Onsen) after your adventures.
Canyons very own riverside restaurant serving locally sourced cuisine. The local wild venison is magic!
Chinese food with a local twist. Check out the wasabi gyoza (dumplings).
Fresh hand-made soba noodles.
Traditional mountain food in an old-style mountain building. The mountain veggie rice hot pot is their speciality.
Just a one-minute walk from Mitake Station, this is a great budget accommodation with a charismatic owner who was a Japan raft team member.
Newly constructed in 2015, this riverside hotel has great views of Okutama Canyon and does good Italian food.
A great riverside campground just five minutes from Canyons' Okutama base.