Zen food and hiking at Mt. Takao
In 2009, MICHELIN Voyager Pratique Japon,
gave Mt. Takao its maximum of three stars and then this mountain is now wonderland to attract foreign visitors.
It has an excellent view from the peak (599 meter in high).
There is an easy way in climbing to use chair lifts or cable tramway.
Even children and elderly people can reach the peak without undue exertion.
This mountain also has many historical heritage, such as mountain temple , " Yakuo-in ".
This temple was founded in 8th century, and accommodates many monks for Zen training (silent meditation in Buddhism).
You can enjoy Zen food for lunch.(vegetarian food 2800yen) At the foot of Mt.Takao,
you can see fancy traditional village and you can enjoy shopping for souvenir.
If you have an interest in hot spring, I can take you to bath house (1000yen).
The tour will end at at Takaosanguchi station.
Mount Takao hiking tours are waiting for you!
Mount Takao is one of the closest natural areas.
It only takes 60 from center of Tokyo minutes by train.
Our guides love nothing more than to get out on the land
and share its richness and beauty with you.
Our guides members are all professional guide licensed by Japanese government and
many of us are also working as Japanese nature guides for Mt. Takao as well.
We have a confidence that we have much knowledge, experiences in this area.
Starting time: 9:00am
Returning time: 16:00pm
Meet our guides just outside of your Hotel entrance.
24,000 JPY (Not include food and train fee ).
Total fee for up to five people per tour