You will enjoy outdoor in the Okutama area. "Historical road", "Nippara shounyudou（Nippara Limestone Cave）" and "Lake Okutama" are famous. Many tourists enjoy spare time in nature by doing many kinds of sports such as river sports including canyoning and mountains sports like cycling, trekking, and hiking in this area.
“Hikawa” and “Hatonosu” area
The areas where you can enjoy both beautiful valley and mountain village landscape. You will have a great time walking while enjoying nature as well as fishing, camping, playing in the river, and more.
Okutama is a place where we can access there easily from the center of Tokyo. It is the best place to have a break from city area: full of greenery and so much relaxing. You can hear the water flowing and the river is calm. Okutama is the best place for sports loves, too.
The Nippara district having virgin forest only in Tokyo is one of great land scape areas with limestone caves, well-known hot springs, strangely shaped rocks and old trees of historical interest. Many photographers come for perfect photography locations especially around spring and autumn seasons to see the spring/autumn foliage.
“Lake Okutama” area
There are various sightseeing facilities and historic sites around the lake, which is also called a water bottle of Tokyo citizens, and it is also known for the beauty of cherry blossoms and autumn leaves.