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Sacred Mt. Takao 1 day spiritual hiking tour

Sacred Mt. Takao 1 day spiritual hiking tourWould you like to experience a Japanese spiritual spot? It is located only 50 minutes away from the heart of Tokyo. Mt. Takao is most famous and popular among sacred mountains in Kanto area. The holy mountain has been respected as an ascetic practices place with Buddhist monks and folks who invoke divine help from ancient times. You can feel that your spirit is purified after visiting Mt. Takao. It is also the famous "Michelin" three-star winning mountain in Japan.

Sacred Mt. Takao 1 day spiritual hiking tourDespite the altitude 599m mountain's proximity to the metropolis of Tokyo, it is rich in wildlife such as 1200 species of plants, trees, animals, a waterfall, and scenic points including a view of Mt. Fuji from the top. This is definitely one of the "must visit" places to enjoy Japanese nature and spiritual traditions at same time.

Sacred Mt. Takao 1 day spiritual hiking tourPick up at your hotel and take a train, Keio-line from Shinjuku station to Takaosankuchi station (60min.)

Start from Biwataki course- Kiyotaki to Biwataki (60min.)

Kaumidai to Yakuo-in Yukiji (30min.) Visit beautiful Yakuo-in Yukiji temple. (10min.)

Yakuo-in Yukiji to Summit (40min.) Visit a visitor center and enjoy a view of Mt. Fuji from an observation point.

Take a cable car to descend (20min.) Arrive the Kiyotaki station.

Take a Keio-line from Takaosankuchi station to Shinjuku station(60min.)

Shinjyuku station to your hotel.

Optional: With additional 2,500 yen, you can have Zen cuisine lunch -traditional Buddhist vegetarian meal- inside of Yakuo-in Yukiji temple. also with additional 5,000 yen, you can attend the Buddhist ceremony, O-goma-syugyo with the practiced monks to pray your happiness, fortune, or health.
sample price 180 USD
Departure Daily
Duration Day trip
Minimum 4 persons
Include Round trip train ticket
Exclude Lunch, Optional attractions, Personal expense
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