What to Expect
Nageire-do is in Mt. Mitoku area, Tottori prefecture. You can experience a refreshing atmosphere of the mountain worship of Buddhism. Nageire-do is said that it is the most dangerous national treasure to see among about 1000 national treasures of Japan, but it is not so dangerous with careful trek.
I show you an example of the itinerary.
We will meet at your hotel in Osaka or Kyoto in the morning. I will take you to the station (Osaka or Kyoto) by train or taxi. We will take "Super Hakuto" (limited express train) to Kurayoshi, Tottori prefecture. It takes about 3.5 hours. We will take lunch at some restaurant in Kurayoshi city and enjoy walking the old streets of the city. We will go to Mt. Mitoku area by bus (30minutes) and stay at a pilgrim lodging which is in the precincts of the Buddhism temple. Try a vegetarian dish (dinner).
We will enter into the mountainous area of the temple after finishing breakfast. Trekking for about 1 hour. You can explore some ancient buildings of mountain worship in the way of steep slopes. When you finally witness Nageire-do, you must be touched by its divine beauty. We will have lunch at the pilgrim lodging after returning from the trek. I will take you to the Kurayoshi Station by bus and you will take "Super Hakuto" to Osaka or Kyoto (Your guide won't take the train).