Daisetsuzan National Park - 📍Hokkaido
Daisetsuzan National Park
Daisetsuzan is known as the place with the earliest autumn leaves in Japan.
Daisetsuzan is located in northern Hokkaido. It’s not the name of a single mountain, but a general term for the highest mountains in Hokkaido such as Mt. Asahidake, Mt. Kurodake, and Mt. Aka, and is the largest National park in Japan. Daisetsuzan is a popular mountain for climbing and sightseeing, but it is also known as the earliest spot for autumn leaves in Japan. It begins with the colorful autumn leaves of alpine plants that grow in the alpine zone at an altitude of 2000 m. You can climb the summit by ropeway, and enjoy a magnificent view.
Autumn leaves begin from the top of the mountain around the end of August, and it takes about a month to fall to the foot of the mountain in Daisetsuzan. The best time to see the autumn leaves is from the beginning of September to the beginning of October.