The therapeutic experience of walking a country can reveal its truly off-beat hidden gems, from ancient historical rituals to spectacular, untouched landscapes. Walk Japan, the pioneering operator of walking tours in Japan, provides meticulously planned and expertly led tours that fully immerse visitors in Japanese society, culture and history.
Here’s 10 reasons to choose walking as a way to explore the varied wonders of Japan:
1. A food lover’s paradise
Japan is known as one of the top gourmet destinations in the world. The Izu Geo Trail and Hokkaido Hike will reveal some of the country’s culinary delights at authentic Japanese restaurants, washed down with local sake. The Izu Peninsula showcases some of the freshest seafood available, from spider crab to squid, lobster, sea bream and much more, while Hokkaido’s famous scallops are world-renowned.