Beauty of Hakkoda and Lake Towada
Aomori, Northern Honshu, Japan
Revel in the stunning natural beauty of Hakkoda and Lake Towada. Take the Hakkoda Ropeway and try an easy circular hike for a stunning view. Go on a cruise in Lake Towada before an active afternoon trekking along the beautiful river valley, Oirase Gorge.
Enjoy a tour of the Hakkoda and the stunning Lake Towada today. Take the Hakkoda Ropeway to one of the peaks of Mount Hakkoda and admire the majestic and astounding panoramic view, filled with gorgeous alpine flowers lush greenery. Embark on an easy circular hiking trail of about 1 hour from the upper ropeway station to the small marshland near the peak and take in the pristine surrounds.
Transfer 60 mins to Lake Towada, the largest caldera lake in the Honshu island and sitting at 400m above sea level. Take a leisurely and scenic cruise on the lake.
Afterwards, head to Oirase Gorge, arguably one of the most beautiful river valleys in Japan. Adding to its enchanting beauty are the icy rapids and plunging waterfalls which you will see during the 4 hours hike of the gorge between Yakeyama and Nenokuchi.