Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Forget Japan's neon reputation. Away from the big cities, Japan is a hiker's wonderland and this guide has recommended routes for every ability level. See sunrise from atop Fuji-san or follow a fabled pilgrim trail - we'll show you the best way to do both the famed routes and the backroads. * Expert authors with over 15 years' experience hiking in Japan * Includes Japanese script to help you get around * Comprehensive listings for sleeping and eating * Detailed maps * Health and safety Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Richard Ryall, David Joll, and Craig McLachlan. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community.
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