Hiking in Japan - Chugoku (Chapter)
This is the Chugoku chapter from Lonely Planet's Hiking in Japan guidebook.
Short on mountains but big on attractions, Chugoku is a great way to come back down to earth. Stroll the beautiful Sandan-kyo gorge at Nishi-Chugoku-Sanchi Quasi-National Park. Explore Japan's largest cave system in the Akiyoshi-dai karst region and chill awhile at delightful Miya-jima.
- explore the lone volcanic peak of Daisen that rises majestically from the San-in coast
- enjoy the natural beauty of Miya-jima, complemented by its ancient shrines and temples
Coverage includes: Environment, Climate, Planning, Gateways, Getting To/From the Hikes, Daisen, Sandan-kyo, Miya-jima, Towns & Facilities.