Camping in Japan – Five Campgrounds near Tokyo

From Glamping to pitching your own tent we have your top 5 campgrounds near Tokyo covered. Camping in Japan can range from carrying your own camping gear and food to arriving empty-handed at campgrounds offering everything from tents and sleeping bags to tables and cooking utensils, and even food. Enjoy camping this summer! Make sure you are prepared with our Camping in Japan checklist. 

Hoshinoya Fuji – Glamping (about 2 hours by car from Central Tokyo)
Hoshinoya Fuji is a luxury resort nearly hidden by woods that offers stunning views of Mount Fuji with peaceful and relaxing rooms. They offer a number of activities for families, free bicycle rentals and dining at their hotel that gives you the taste of local ingredients, a range of meats and wines, and spirits from local vineyards and distilleries.

Address: 1408 Oishi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minami Tsuru-gun, Yamanashi
Reservation: +81-50-3786-1144

The Farm Camp, Chiba (1.5 hours by car from Tokyo)

The Farm Camp combines a farm and glamping site. Harvest your own vegetables then grill outside your tent/cottage, soak in the outdoor onsen and gaze at the stars, or opt to dine at the farm cafe where they practice the farm to table concept. They also offer farm experience events, BBQ sets and canoe options. Tent and cottage rentals available.

Address: 738, Nishitabe, Katori City, Chiba
Reservation: 0478–79–0666

Pica Fuji Saiko Lake, Yamanashi (less than 2 hours from Tokyo and 30 min drive to Thomasland at Fuji Q Highland)

Pica Fuji Saiko Lake Village, situated at Lake Sai, one of the five lakes around the Northern foot of Mount Fuji in Yamanashi offers powered sites for tents and motorhomes, various types of air-conditioned cottages, bicycle rentals, canoe & kayaking, rainbow trout fishing pond as well as food, tent and camping set rentals for those who arrive empty handed. They also have a dog run as well as cottages with a gated outdoor area for pets. More Details –>

PICA Fuji Saiko Lake Details:
Address: 2068-1 Saiko, Fuji-Kawaguchiko-machi 山梨県南都留郡富士河口湖町西湖2068-1
Phone: 0555-30-4580

Nagatoro Auto Camp-jo, Saitama (2 hours from Central Tokyo)

Nagatoro Auto Camp jo is great for families with young kids. They have a small playground, nursing room with diaper changing table, showers, dog run, cafe and vending machine. They offer Bungalows, Autocamps (where you park your car next to the site) and day camps. If you didn`t bring anything with you they have a shop that sells seasonings, alcohol, kitchen & bbq equipment, personal items, lanterns, as well as rental cooking utensils, bedding, and life jackets.

Glamping option offers beds, toilet, sink and air conditioner.
Bungalow (cabin) options start with futon and air conditioner.
Train bungalows also available.

Couple your stay with a River rafting and grape picking trip (30 min drive from Kagemori Kankou Chichibu Fruits Farm).

Camp period: March 1 – mid December

Address: Kancho-cho, Chichibu-cho, Saitama Prefecture 369-1312
Phone: 0494-66-0640 between 8:30 – 17:30
Access: about 20 minutes by car from the Kanegoshi Expressway · Hanazono Interchange


Rising Field Karuizawa ライジングフィールド軽井沢  (from Tokyo in 65-80 minutes by the JR Hokuriku Shinkansen) 

Rising Field Karuizawa features an open grass plaza with panoramic views of Mt. Asama, a small river to play in, natural trekking paths, and a Japanese squirrel forest. They offer free site camping to premium tent camping and have Kid’s Rest Room with a toilet for infants, diaper changing space and nursing room; 180 square meter multipurpose hall, river play and adventure field, cafe and bar offering breakfast, lunch and bar time, and BBQ sets. Couple your trip with our Karuizawa with Kids guide .

Camp period: From the beginning of May to October

Address: 2129 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano Pref. 389-0111
Phone: 0267-41-6891
Access: By Car: 45 minutes from Usui Karuizawa IC exit By Train/Bus: 15 minutes by bus from JR Karuizawa Station (Get off at Rising Field stop)


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