The Ayataki falls is not a large one, but is very impressive. The height of the falls is 21 m. It has more mysterious appearance than the Tengutaki falls, which is located 1 km lower in this mountain. It is located in a cypress forests and it is somewhat dark around the falls. You can climb up to the Tsuzuraiwa rock from here by 40-50 min. walk on a steep trail.
Tama area is the name of the western part of Tokyo Metropolis. It consists of 26 cities, 3 towns and a village. A lot of people (about 4 milion) live in a eastern half part of the area. However, there are many mountains in the western part of Tama area, and there are very little flat land. Many hiking spots are in the western area, so you can enjoy walking on the trail, camping, and so on. If you see the beautiful mountain scene, you may not believe this is also in Tokyo.