When it comes to hiking in Japan, the Daisetsuzan Nature Park has something for walkers who want to explore atypical regions. This natural setting is lined with dozens of volcanoes and contains numerous waterfalls and green plains, covered with alpine flowers at the arrival of spring. During this period, the soil is adorned with a thousand and one shades, given the 200 or so different species of plants growing on the site.
Explore the area of Omote Daisetsuzan, Japan's premier hiking destination. This area contains about fifteen volcanic peaks whose mountains reach summits of up to 2,300 m in altitude. The highest peak is nicknamed the "Roof of Hokkaido" because it dominates the whole of the island's landscape. There are several possible routes: the hike to Mount Kuro will take you to over 2,000 m above sea level, shrouded in clouds and surrounded by wild flowers.