Nishizawa Keikoku Gorge is one of the most refreshing, beautiful and stress free hiking course around Kanto area.
Nishizawa Keikoku Gorge is a valley at which the infamous Nanatsugama Godan no Taki 4 levels Water Fall, one of Japan’s 100 selected water falls, is located in Yamanashi Prefecture.
Along the hiking trail, you’ll find 8 water falls along with a beautiful gorge where granite rocks are erode by the stream and shaped into beautiful and interesting formation. Also, the colot of the water is emerald clear.
The whole trail takes 3 to 4 hours to do, you can find different points of view:
– the other 7 water falls
– Konjac Store
-> Mie no Taki Water Fall -10分
-> Jinmen Cave -10分
-> Ryujin no Taki Water Fall -10分
-> Koiito no Taki Water Fall -5分
-> Teisen no Taki Water Fall -5分
-> Botai Buchi Chasm -25分
-> Nanatsugama Godan no Taki Water Fall -25分
-> Back to the entrance(gentle descendent) -100分
Approximately 90 minutes to Katsunuma Interchange Exit from Tokyo Station and 60 minutes the parking lot located in front of the entrance of Nishizawa Keikoku Gorge.
Approximately 90 minutes by JR Kaiji Express, bound for Kofu, to Shioyama Station from Tokyo Station (2,210 yen) and 60 minutes by Yamanashi Sangaku Kotsu Bus to the entrance of Nishizawa Keikoku Gorge.