Although you surely do not know this, there are many interesting camping spots that enthusiasts can enjoy quite close to Tokyo. Japan has around 3,000 camping spots that can be found all round the country so those that really love camping can actually have problems in locating a wonderful option. When referring strictly to the Tokyo region, we have access to more options than most people expect. We will highlight some camping spots that you can easily enjoy if Tokyo is where you want to go.
Wakasu Kaihin-koen Camp-jo
This is a great place for people that were scouts or that love barbecues. Many school events are actually held here since the camp features 5 cooking buildings, multiple fire circles and 33 fireplaces. You will get to the camp by bus from a station. The trip only takes 15 minutes. The price tag here is around 3,000 yen per tend and 600 yen per person. Every single day of the year the camp is opened except on Tuesdays.
Jonanjima Seaside Park
This Ota based park is an auto-camp site, the closes to Tokyo’s central area. You will be able to enjoy the camping area but you will also be able to enjoy an artificial beach ere, a skateboard plaza and a BBQ area. The location is valuable but you will also be close to airplanes that land and take off. If you have a limited budget, this is a great place to stay since you have access to great prices. You pay 300 yen per day, 600 yen for the very first night and 300 yen for the following nights. The camp is available every day of the year.
Nagatoro Auto Camp-jo
You are a first time camper, this is a great destination with utensils to rent, a convenience store, bungalows and even mean sets. The comfort here is not that cheap but you are faced with quite a good atmosphere. You will be close to the beautiful Nagatoro River, which allows you to try various river sports like kayaking, canoeing and rafting.
For a stay here you will pay 3,000 yen per vehicle and facilities are included. 500 extra yen is necessary for adults. In the event that your group is lower than five people, you end up paying 1,000 yen. Various bungalows are available. This park will operate between March 1 and November 30.
This camp is located only 5 minutes away from the Okutama station, which is located in Nishitama District. You can find various camping tools that are cheap if you forgot yours and there are various bungalows and chalets that can be rented if you want this. You can cook your own meals at a BBQ area or you can eat in a café that is not at all expensive. If you are interested, you will have to pay 700 yen per one night. 4 people chalets are available for 5,500 yen.
Even in Tokyo you can enjoy camping and the options above are only some of those that you can consider. You can definitely find others. If you have others that you love, make sure that you let us know about it in the comments section.