Pleasure and excitement await you when you visit the magnificent highlands in Japan. The following are 10 Beautiful Highlands to Visit in Japan:
To experience nature of a different kind, consider a visit to Shikoku Karst, a geological formation caused by the erosion of limestone hillsides. The sweeping grasslands of the area are scattered with white limestone mounds and conical sinkholes. The Karst extends along rolling mountains and has multiple trails with expansive panoramas of the Shikoku region and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Aizu-Kogen Highlands are unbeatable when it comes to appreciating the full extent of nature's beauty. Part of southwestern Fukushima, Aizu-Kogen Highlands include crystal clear rivers and ski slopes with powder snow in the winter.
If you're impressed by the magnificent temples of Nikko but looking for something a little more invigorating than a walk around the temple grounds then Kirifuri-kogen Heights may before you. The highland can be enjoyed by beginner hikers and offers breathtaking views of the Nikko area.
Pleasure and excitement await you when you visit the magnificent Izu Highlands. The stunning area is home to an abundance of inns and museums, surrounded by flowers blooming on a terrain of stunning mountains set amongst the beautiful blue backdrop of the coast.
Highlands to Visit in Japan: Kusa Senrigahama
Highlands to Visit in Japan: Shikoku Karst
|Shikoku Karst: Fascinating flora, fauna and rocky outcrops in deep Shikoku|
Highlands to Visit in Japan: Kuju Highlands
|Kuju Highlands: An Area Characterized by Wide, Open Grassland and Panoramic Views from the Hills|
Highlands to Visit in Japan: Tengendai Highland
Highlands to Visit in Japan: Kisuge Plateau
Highlands to Visit in Japan: Aizu Highland
|Aizu Highland: Scenic, breathtaking highlands with hot springs and abundant nature parks|
Highlands to Visit in Japan: Kirifuri Highland
Highlands to Visit in Japan: The majestic Izu Highlands
Highlands to Visit in Japan: Akiyoshidai Plateau
|Akiyoshidai Plateau: A pastoral yet alien landscape above, and Japan's largest limestone caverns below|
Highlands to Visit in Japan: Utsukushigahara Highlands