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Mt. Takao Hiking Tour

by KAHOKO
(176) Reviews
3:30h $ 147 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • Mt .Takao , Yakuo-in , local restaurant

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What to Expect

Mt. Takao is almost 600 meters high , and one of the most popular destinations for the visitors who want to enjoy beautiful nature in limited time nearby central Tokyo .
These days it's very popular among foreign tourists mainly because it was introduced in the Michlein Guide .
It's less than an hour from Shinjuku , a mega town in central Tokyo , and you'll be able to get surrounded in rich nature , able to touch supreme Japanese culture , and taste local specialty .

We'll start the tour from Keio line Takaosanguchi station . It'll take 5 minutes on foot from there to the cable car station . A cable car takes us to the middle of the mountain .
Then we start waking up to the top for about 40 minutes .
On the way to the top , there is a prestigious mountain temple , " Yakuo-in " with long history and solemn facade . It's worth visiting .
From the top , if you are lucky enough , you can see shinjuku skyscrapers , Tokyo tower .or even Mt. Fuji .
After Taking a break at the peak , we'll climb down the mountain through the different route enjoying a suspension bridge and mountain lift .
Finally , at the foot of Mt. Takao ,we can enjoy local specialty " Takao soba " or buck wheat noodle ,whose average cost is ¥1000 .
Satisfied with lunch , we'll be off at Takaosanguchi station .

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Highlights

  • Mt .Takao , Yakuo-in , local restaurant

Important

Not available under bad weather .

What‘s included
guide fee .
What‘s not included
fare of cable car (480 yen/ a one -way ticket), lift(480 yen/a one -way ticket) , cost for a lunch .
Meeting Point
Keio line ( the station of origin is Shinjuku ) Takaosanguchi station
Ending Point
Keio line Takaosanguchi station
Duration
3:30 hours
Starting time
10:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Can children join?

Children over 10yrs recommended.

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 176 )
Mary Ann Mary United States ( Solo )
Excellent
23 hours ago

“ Very nice day in Kamakura! ”

Kahoko picked me up at my hotel and this was extremely helpful because I had limited experience using Tokyo public transit. She is a very knowledgeable person and we were able to communicate well using English. Kahoko shared cultural information with me about the difference between a temple and a shrine; she also shared helpful information about the history of Shintoism and Buddhism and how they eventually merged. We visited several temples and shrines in Kamakura but the highlight of the day for me was the restaurant she took us to for lunch. It was so delightful (best rice i have ever had!) and I really enjoyed our conversation and being able to talk about our different countries and politics. We also had a little time for shopping. I accidentally left my umbrella in the taxi and she h... read more

KAHOKO:

Thank you for the kind review! I had such a lovely time with you in Kamakura even though the weather was not that good. You were always ready to enjoy every site. Your smiles and wows made me happy for a whole day. Also I learned so many things from you about the USA now : politics, people's feelings, or even trend. As you are getting used to Japan this time, please come back to Japan with your partner next time. Thank you again and take care!

Zachary Zachary United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Thank you very much! ”

Kahoko is a great guide!

KAHOKO:

Thank you for the kind review! Your clients were just amazing . I just enjoyed every moment with them. I appreciate you asking me. I hope we can work together some way soon.

Kerrie Kerrie Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Wonderful guide ”

My 12yo daughter and I had a very full day with Kahoko. She is very knowledgeable, kind, patient and helpful. Kahoko’s English is exceptionally good, she is super fit and very interesting to talk to. I hope I didn’t give her nightmares of our crocodile and snake stories from home. Thank you Kahoko!

KAHOKO:

Thank you very much for the kind review! We had a good exercise! I hope you made a good recovery and get ready to enjoy KAWAII tour. I did get scared with your snake and alligator story even though I didn't have any nightmares fortunately. Please be careful for dangerous creatures and come back to Tokyo some day soon. Take care!

JOE JOE United States ( Couple )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Excellent Tour Guide ”

Kahoko is an Excellent Japan Tour Guide - it’s our first time in Japan and we arranged for a pick up at Narita Airport took the bus to Downtown Tokyo - my wife and I Checked In at our hotel and started our tour that afternoon- brought us the this authentic ramen place for dinner - loved it ! The next day is a full day of our tour and brought us to SkyTree, Asakusa, Shibuya - went shopping for our souvenirs- very knowledgeable tour guide ! We would hire her again !

KAHOKO:

Thank you very much for the sweetest review! I had such a great time with a nice couple. I felt warm with the scenes of you caring each other. Probably, I should be better to my own husband. I hope your business going better and coming back to Tokyo again. Let's have sashimi together again. Thank you again and take care!

Emma Emma United Kingdom ( Couple )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Wonderful tour and lovely guide ”

Kahoko guided us through Mt Takao and arranged a lunch at a Buddhist Temple. The whole day was wonderful. Kahoko met us at the station and guided us through the hike with friendliness, knowledge and enthusiasm. I highly recommend the experience.

KAHOKO:

Thank you very much for the kind review! I had such a meaningful time with a terrific couple. I enjoyed every conversation with you and learned a lot about your country and culture even English literature . Thank you again and take care!

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