Okutama area information

Okutama Area Information

Located just 80 mins from Shinjuku Station on the outskirts of Tokyo you will find the oasis of Okutama. Majestic mountains, vast native forests, deep caves and crystal clear water, coming here will be sure to make you forget you're still in Tokyo! 

Here are just a few activites you can enjoy when in Okutama...
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Mt. Mitake Cable Car

A short trip up to the amazing panoramas from Mt Mitake and the historic mitake shrine
mitake cable car 
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Nippara Caves

The largest cave system in the kanto plains with some beautiful limestone formations
Nippara caves  
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Hot springs

Relax in a soothing hot spring after your adventures
okutama hot springs 

Recommended Okutama restaurants


Canyons very own riverside restaurant serving locally sourced cuisine. The local wild venison is magic!


Italian pizza and pasta


Chinese food with a local twist. Check out the wasabi gyoza (dumplings)

Soba Taro

Fresh hand made soba noodles

Kamameshi nakai

Traditional mountain food in old style mountain building. The mountain veggie rice hot pot is a specialty.


Okutama Tourism Links


Official tourism site for Okutama area


Okutama Area Accommodation


Just 1 minute walk from Mitake Station a great budget accommodation with a charasmatic owner. (ex Japan raft team)

Hatonosu Hotel

Newly constructed in 2015 this riverside hotel has great views of Okutama Canyon and does good Italian food.

Kawai Camp ground

Great riverside camp ground just 5 minutes from Canyons Okutama base.


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