Travel to the hills of Okutama for a rafting or hiking adventure within the city limits. Or visit the pristine beaches of one of the Tokyo-administered islands more than 120 kilometers south of the city. Staying downtown, escape the concrete jungle at any number of parks and gardens—quiet oases for reflection and enjoying the seasons. In late March and early April, when the cherry trees are in bloom, join the merrymakers who gather beneath the pink blossoms to picnic with friends.
Despite the city’s dense urban center, Tokyo’s many parks and temple gardens offer refuge from the concrete jungle throughout the year.
Beautiful nature and exciting adventure awaits just a short train ride from central Tokyo.
Finish your day with a visit to one of Tokyo’s most loved sake breweries.
Twice-weekly morning yoga classes at the boutique Hotel Gajoen Tokyo in Meguro ward invite yogis of all levels from beginner to advanced to practice in beautiful art-filled surroundings. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxed healthy breakfast in the luxury hotel’s top-floor lounge.
Visit this unique gallery run by the art-loving head priest of Chohouin Temple for a meditative conversation with the carefully selected art pieces on display.
A fresh breeze, the gentle rustle of trees, relaxing scenes of green – outdoor beauty can be found even in the center of Tokyo. At TRUNK HOTEL in Shibuya, enjoy an oasis of natural freedom to create your own story.
Suspended in heaven, at the start and end of all roads in Japan, experience the ultimate in Japanese hospitality and aesthetic treatment at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo Spa. Calming aromas and Buddhist sounds guide you on a journey of inner peace, health and beauty.
See the other side of Tokyo on Mount Mitake. Just two hours from the bustle of the city center, this richly forested holy mountain has welcomed pilgrims and visitors for centuries, in lodgings run by Shinto priest families. Discover a world of ancient worship, traditional cuisine, and stunning natural beauty.