Go Off the Beaten Path in North Japan

Discover Hachimantai City and Appi Ski Area.


The summit area of Mt. Hachimantai boasts the earliest viewing place for the autumn colors in all of Honshu.
The weather is often clear in September, so hike up to the summit of Mt. Mitsuishi and enjoy this spectacular view!


There are so many great cycling courses in Hachimantai! Try the route used in the hill climb race, another famous for the beautiful scenic views, and of course there are great places to eat along the way. Hachimantai really is a cyclist’s paradise.

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Welcome to the Hachimantai tourist information website.

Hachimantai City is located in northern Japan and is a mountain resort area surrounded by beautiful mountains in the Towada – Hachimantai National Park. In the summer, you can enjoy mountain activities such as hiking, camping, biking, etc. In the winter, you can do different winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, cat skiing, etc. And all year long you can soothe your body and mind with the various types of mineral baths including saltwater and milky-white hot springs among others that are found throughout the area.

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