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Kyoto Mt. Daimonji Hiking Tour -Nanzenji to Ginkakuji Silver Temple -

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Aren't you tired of busy sightseeing spots a little bit? Don't you want to move your body, and enjoy workout on the mountain path with calm historical sites? . I recommend this trekking tour. This tour involves hiking from Yamashina Bishamondo temple to Ginkakuji Silver Pavillion via Higashiyama trekking route and Mt. Daimonji with its panoramic view.

Kyoto Tour Guide - Koichi W.
Koichi W.
4.95 / 5
(56 reviews)
08:00 AM

Meeting Point

JR Kyoto Station or Your hotel

08:00 AM

Your Hotel

Pick you up at your hotel

09:00 AM

Nanzenji Temple

It is the head temple of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism, and although it was originally built as an Imperial villa in 1264, it is famous for big wooden gate and its gardens. We walk through the ground of the temple.

10:00 AM

Mountain path in the Eastern Mountains of Kyoto

Trekking in eastern mountains through small valley from Nanzenji temple

10:30 AM

Mt.Daimonji

Enjoy breathtaking view from the Eastern Mountains (Mt.Daimonji) *How about a coffee break on the top?

11:30 AM

Ginkakuji (Silver pavilion)

Originally built as a villa for the 8th shogun of Muromachi period, Ashikaga Yoshimasa. Ginkakuji is a typical example of the "wabi-sabi" beauty.

12:30 PM

Lunch

Let's find a nice restaurant near the Silver Temple and have lunch!

01:00 PM

Philosopher's Path to Nanzenji

Walking along the Philosopher's Path from Silver Pavilion to Nanzenji Temple

02:00 PM

Higashiyama Subway Station

See you off at Higasiyama Subway Station, and Kanpai (Cheers) for your completion.

Ending Point

Higashiyama Subway Station or Ginkakuji temple (depending on the fitness level of your group and the weather conditions)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

-Guiding fee

* This tour might be extended due to various circumstances such as weather conditions etc. In such case, I would NOT charge any extra guide fee.

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What‘s not included

-Transportation fare

-Lunch

-Drinks and snacks

-Entrance fees (Ginkakuji(600JPY/person) temple) *If you like to enter.

-Other personal expenses

Tour Important Information

I recommend you should wear sneakers or hiking shoes and bring a rain wear or an umbrella in case of shower, and also bring some bottles of water and snacks to appease your thirst and hunger temporarily sine we will walk about 4 hours in mountainous area maximum height is 470 meters above sea level.

You can have "Onigiri" rice ball lunch or sandwiches on the mountain if you like. Some good portable boxed lunches and bottles of drink are sold at Kyoto station. If you hope,I can serve you a cup (my handmade) of regular coffee or tea during the tour.

There is no restroom during mountainous area from Bishamondo to Ginkakuji.

Nanzenji is our tour's goal, but depending on the fitness level of your group and the weather conditions, Ginkakuji might be our goal.

Important message from the guide

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I usually use public transportation systems such as trains, buses, taxi, and so on.

I like outdoor activities. If you would like to do hiking, cycling etc., please feel free to ask me in advance.

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