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Hiking / Walking Spots in Saitama Area

  • Mt. Hiwada Hiking Course
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Hidaka-shi
    This hiking course is centered on Mt. Hiwada in Hidaka City. As you can begin or end at the nearby Koma, Musashi-Yokote, Higashi-Agano, or Moro train stations, starting with the 305-meter tall Mt. Hiwada, you can follow the Mt. Monomi, Gojo Falls or Kamakita Lake courses which are easy for beginner hikers to enjoy.
  • Yuzu no Sanpomichi
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Iruma-gun Moroyamamachi Takinoiri
    This walking path is located in Takinoiri, Moroyama Town, Iruma County. On the way to Katsuragi Kannon along the upper part of the Katsuragi River, you can see yuzu citrus trees, a specialty of Moroyama, growing and ripening from summer through winter. Hydrangeas also bloom starting from late June.
  • Nenogongen Takedera Hiking Course (Path to visit an ancient temple Oku-Musashi)
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Hanno-shi Kaminaguri 239-1
    This hiking course in Hanno City runs for about 9.5 kilometers from Agano Station in Sakaishi-machibun to Kodono bus stop along Prefectural Route 53 in Kaminaguri. You can visit the ancient temples that are part of the Musashino 33 Kannon Pilgrimage such as Hokoji Temple, Nenogongen Temple and Takedera Temple.
  • Mt. Izugatake Hiking Course
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Hanno-shi Sakamoto 1658
    This hiking course in Hanno City runs for about 14.5 kilometers from Agano Station in Sakaishi-machibun to Shomaru Station in Sakamoto. With its many ups and downs, the course is suitable for strong walkers, as it crosses the likes of Mt. Izugatake, Amamezasu Pass, Mt. Takahata, Mt. Komi, Mt. Kodaka and Shomaru Pass.
  • Oku-Musashi Nature Trail
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Hanno-shi Nakacho 11-21
    This 11-kilometer hiking course stretches from Mt. Tenranzan in Hanno City to Lake Kamakita in Moroyama Town, Iruma County. The course passes through Koma Pass, Mt. Hiwada, Mt. Takasasu, Mt. Monomi and Kitamuki-jizo stone statue. Kinchakuda, which is along the route, is known for its clusters of red spider lilies.
  • Mt. Sengen Hiking Course
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Hiki-gun Ogawamachi
    This hiking course is located in Ogawa Town, Hiki County and extends to the peak of Mt. Sengen with a height of 299 meters. You can enjoy hiking while taking in the natural scenery in the area that includes colonies of dogtooth violets. Around the middle of the mountain, there is Sengenyama Miharashi no Oka Park that has facilities including an observatory and a 203-meter-long roller slide.
  • Ko no Gongen Taketera Hiking trail
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Prefecture Hanno
  • Mt.Izugatake Hiking Trails
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Hanno-shi
  • Mt.Kanetsukido
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Osato-gun Yoriimachi Sakurazawa
  • Mt.Azumaya
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Chichibu-gun Oganomachi Ryokami Komori
  • Mt.Mitsumine
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Chichibu-shi
  • Mt.Myohogatake
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Chichibu-shi
  • Kaze no Michi
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Osato-gun Yoriimachi
  • Musashi Ogose Shichifukujinmeguri
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Irumagunogosemachi Ogose 900-2

Saitama Areas


Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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