【Hiking Course Map】Nippara Street & Limestone Cave – 日原街道ハイキングコース

Tokyo Hiking Course Guide

東京日帰り登山・コースマップ|日原街道・日原鍾乳洞

Average Time: 3 hours
Distance: 5 km
Level: Beginner

About the Course – Nippara Limestone Cave

Nippara Limestone Cave is located in Okutama. It’s the largest limestone cave in Kanto area, which is 1270 meters long.
It used be a Buddhist training place, but now the inside of the cave is lit up and maintained as a sightseeing spot. Many tourists visit there throughout the year. You can walk around the whole cave in about 40 minutes.

To get to the cave, take a bus from Okutama station and get off at Higashi-Nippara bus stop. From the bus stop, take a 2km hiking course.
You can enjoy a mountain view and a countryside scenery on the hiking course.
The round trip distance including the cave is 5 km.

Course Map

1. Oku-Tama Station 奥多摩駅
2. Okutama Station No.1 Bus Stop 奥多摩駅バス停1番乗り場
3. Higashi-Nippara Bus Stop 東日原バス停
4. Nippara Forest Hall 日原森林館
5. Nippara Limestone Cave 日原鐘乳洞
6. Ichiishiyama Shrine 一石山神社
7. Nippara Shop 日原鐘乳洞売店

Course Map (Google Map)

【External Links】
Nippara Limestone Cave Official Site
Bus Timetable – Okutama Station No.1 Bus Stop
Bus Timetable – Higashi-Nippara Bus Stop

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