Mt. Akagi (赤城山) in Gunma
Mt. Akagi is one of the numerous mountains you can visit in the Gunma area and has many famous spots with great views. The top of the mountain is called Mt. Kurobi-san(黒檜山) and rises to 1,828 meters in height. You can choose the difficulty of the hiking course depending on your experience level and even if you select the easiest course, you can still fully enjoy the natural setting. The beginner’s course will take one to three hours and the middle course takes three to four hours. From Tokyo, you can take a bullet train and then a local train to Maebashi, which will take around 1.5 hours. Then take a one-hour bus ride to the mountain area.