Mt. Daisen~Mt. Fuji of Western Japan~ Trekking

Shun A.

5.00(6) reviews
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 10 people

Mt. Daisen is known as the Mt. Fuji of Western Japan. Daisen ranks as one of the three most beautiful summits in Japan. This tour is designed for visitors who want to enjoy a mountain trekking at a slow pace. The trail to the peak (1709m) is about 4km long and takes 3 hours from the base.


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Meeting Point

At your hotel (in Yonago City or at the trail base) or JR Yonago Station or Yonago Airport

the Summit of Mt. Daisen

temples and shrines near the trail base

Ending Point

At your hotel (in Yonago City or at the trail base) or JR Yonago Station or Yonago Airport

What to Expect

★ Mt. Daisen rises up from the sea level to dominate the range of the Chugoku Mountains. Therefore, you can enjoy the panoramic views of mountains and the Sea of Japan at the same time.

★ The largest beech forests in western Japan may heal your heart.

★ You can see astonishing views of autumn leaf colors which cover the slopes from late October to early November.

★ You can visit some historic sites near the trail base with enjoying walking.

★ You can take a hot spring bath at the base if you wish. (600 yen)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up ( in Yonago City or Daisen trail base )

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch (you and guide---about1000yen×number---guide can prepare all)

exceptional pick-up (if your hotel is not located in Yonago or Daisen area, guide's transportaion fee may cost)

Important Information

One-day tour is available only in Shimane and Tottori.Two-day or longer tour would be available in other areas.

This tour is not available from December 1st to March 31st.

Get ready for trekking---shoes, a bottle of water, towel, lunch, etc.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the transportation fee?

Depends on the place we meet. Example:regular bus service from JR Yonago Station to the trail base---720 yen per person

Can I get a hotel near the trail base?

Yes. There are many hotels and inns at the trail base. Most of them are Japanese-style ryokan with breakfast and dinner. At Yonago City, there are many western-style hotels. I could make a reservation if you ask me.

Can I have a hot spring bath near the base?

Yes. Indeed, there is a hot spring facility at the base. At Yonago City, there is a famous hot spring resort-Kaike Onsen.

Isn’t it dangerous to climb?

No. Even 10-year-old child can climb. But in winter season, we have heavy snow in the mountainous areas, so, this tour is available from April to November.

I have a tatoo on my body. Am I admitted into the hot spring?

Unfortunately, the hot spring facility at the trai base would'nt admit. Nevertheless, if you wish, I can recommend other available one.



Meredith D.

May 26, 2019

An Excellent Day with Shun

Shun met us at our Cruise Ship in Sakaiminato with a Taxi that he had prearranged for us. We drove to Matsue to visit the historical Matsue Castle and other sites in the Town of Matsue. After a terrific Japanese lunch in a converted Samauri Residence we then traveled on to the Adachi Museum and Gardens. Shun was professional and informative. We enjoyed his company and sense of humor. We learned a great deal about life in Japan from Shun and we will always remember fondly our wonderful day with him.

Shun A.

Thank you for your review. Two weeks already passed from the day we met, but I still remember how you enjoyed the tour so clearly. It was a little surprise for me that you were appreciating Japanese paintings more enthusiastically than gardens at Adachi Museum. In my experience, visitors generally just watch the displays perfunctorily there. I was glad to know that you really understood my, a little, specialized explanations. As for your words in the review "We learned about life in Japan", I suppose you mean that I talked about my family and religious customs. Especially, I'll never forget that you expressed hearty condolences to my lost of father's passing. Let me add one more comment. I found two Canadians, modest and decent.


Cori P.

Nov 13, 2018

Very knowledgeable local guide

Hi Shun-San was a pleasure to work with, very detail oriented before our arrival to Japan so we had a plan of what we would be seeing. We toured Matsue Castle, walked to old town. Went to a Samarai house and had the local special soba noodles. In the afternoon we went to Adachi Museum, a spectacular place! Overall, I would highly recommend. He was prepared, had great stories and knowledge or the area, a pleasure to work with. This area shouldn’t be missed.

Shun A.

Hi Cori-san, thank you very much for writing a review immediately. The honor is more than I deserve. To tell the truth, I had been concerned about your response. Since the weather was bad on the day, I supposed you couldn't have felt truly satisfied. However, Shimane is one of the least-unvisited prefectures in Japan, still largely undiscovered by international tourists. I wish you would visit this area again. Thank you, Cori-san.


George T.

Sep 9, 2018

Nice day in Japan

Shun was a great guide with excellent knowledge of his surrounding. We appreciated his choices of what we saw. The Tea Ceramony was one of the highlights of the culture that we witnessed. Shun gave us an itinerary prior to us going so that we had some input. None of our input was required because of the great choices he made. Thank you Shun. See you on our return. GT

Shun A.

Thank you for your review. I am greatly honored by your words. To tell the truth, I felt worried because I had not been sure that you had really enjoyed the tour in Matsue. My recommendation for lunch, "Izumo soba noodles", were they good ? Traditional style tea ceremony, was it actually enjoyable? However, I'm jealous, you are incredibly nice family. You told me about your experiences of other travels. How interesting! I realized again that meeting people like you is one of the perks of guide. I'd love to see you again.


Martha L.

Apr 22, 2018

The Director of an incredible day

Before arriving Mr. Shun very communicative and made an effort to learn our preferences, so we could maximize our day in Kyoto. He picked up at Kobe Cruise Terminal and travel with us to Kioto. On the way he handed a printed itinerary to every person as well as a timeline with the history of Japan with the important sites that we were going to visit. Mr. Shun walks fast and was tireless, took us to the best places, told us funny stories and interesting facts about Japan culture, history and his own life in Japan. We learned a lot by using different means of transportation. We spent 10 wonderful hours with Mr. Shun. An unforgettable detail, Mr. Shun received us with a bag of Japan sweets. We recommend him 100%, and we definitely will hire him again, he also tours others cities in Japan.

Shun A.

Hi Martha, Thank you for your review . You gave me too many nice words about me. To tell the truth, I had been concerned that I might have guided you with too difficult topics. But I feel grateful now to have read your review. By the way, I tried to send you the photo we took at Kyoto, but I failed. I have no idea the reason so far. I'll try it again later if possible. Anyway if you will have a chance to visit Japan again, please contact me. Thank you again. I hope you will spend happy days in your country. Shun

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