Akigawa Keikoku Valley and Mt. Takao Hiking

First day: 8 hours, second day: 8.5 hours

About 27,000 Japanese Yen~

The great outdoors are calling, so why not answer with this trip to the Akiruno city and Mt. Takao areas? Immersed in stunning natural environments, you’ll be invigorated with hiking, thrilled with fishing and relaxed with a soak in a natural hot spring. Unique dining experiences including a vegetarian Buddhist cuisine will complete a well-rounded experience. This tour lets you not only see Japan’s natural beauty, but truly be in it and experience it for yourself.


  • Walk
  • Train
  • Bus
  • Cable Car
  • Car
  • Depart hotel (around Tokyo Station)

    Train About 1.5 hours by JR Chuo Line and Itsukaichi Line trains

  • Arrive at JR Musashi-Itsukaichi Station

    Car 15 minutes by taxi

  • Akigawa International Trout Fishing Ground

    Experience fishing

    Visitors can enjoy bait fishing in a serene and natural surrounding, taking freshly caught fish to readily supplied BBQ grounds to grill up an outdoor meal.

    Car 10 minutes by taxi

  • Akigawa Keikoku Seoto-no-Yu Spa

    Lunch and rest

    The Seoto-no-Yu spa allows visitors who have spent a day walking/hiking through beautiful nature a chance to soak it all in in baths known to revitalize their skin.



  • Walk around the Akigawa Keikoku Valley

    (Recommended:Ishibune-Bashi Bridge

    Crossing the skybridge allows visitors to take many scenic and "Instagrammable" photos of the Akigawa Keikoku Valley, surrounded by beautiful nature through all four seasons. Visitors to the Ishibune-Bashi Bridge can also enjoy many attractive BBQ and outdoor activity spots.


  • Akigawa Keikoku Seoto-no-Yu Spa

    Stay and hot springs experience

  • Akigawa Keikoku Seoto-no-Yu Spa


  • Depart Seoto-no-Yu Spa

    Car 15 minutes by taxi

  • Arrive at JR Musashi-Itsukaichi Station

    Train 1.5 hours by JR Itsukaichi Line, Chuo Line and Keio Line trains

  • Arrive at Takaosanguchi Station on the Keio Line

    Walk 5 minutes

  • Mt. Takao Cable Car/Chair Lift

    Both the cable car and lift allow visitors to leisurely take in the beautiful foresty nature that leads up to the starting point of your journey up the revered Mt. Takao.

  • Depart Kiyotaki Station on the cable car
    Depart Sanroku Station on the chair lift

    Cable Car 6 minutes

    Chair Lift 12 minutes

  • Arrive at Takaosan Station on the cable car
    Arrive at Sanjo Station on the chair lift

    Walk 10 minutes

  • Mt. Takao hiking (Trail 4)

    To the summit of Mt. Takao (requires 50 min)

    Visitors can immerse themselves fully in the cultural atmosphere and beautiful nature of the mountain.

  • Down the mountain from the summit (Trail 1)

    Walk 30 minutes

  • Mt. Takao Yakuo-in Buddhist Temple
    Mt. Takao otoko-zaka/onna-zaka

    Mt. Takao Yakuo-in Buddhist Temple

    The historic Yakuo-in temple offers visitors to the mountain to learn about and appreciate Mt. Takao's linked history with the long-nosed supernatural tengu spirits.Statues of them decorate the temple ground, and visitors can take a break here on their trek to appreciate the mountain's folklore.

    Mt. Takao Otoko-zaka/Onna-zaka

    Otoko-zaka, located on Trail 1, has 108 stone steps, symbolizing the 108 earthly desires in Buddhism, and each step rids you of a desire, offering a scenic hiking path that also is full of cultural history. The onna-zaka is a more leisurely steep path that allows visitors to take in their surroundings and focus on nature.

  • Lunch while en route

    (Recommended: Shojin-ryori)

    Trainee priests eat vegetarian food cooked in a style called shojin-ryori, which is based on the Buddhist ideal of venerating all forms of life and bringing forth the bounty of nature at its most delicious.


  • Arrive at Takaosanguchi Station on the Keio Line

    Train About 1.5 hours by Keio Line and JR Chuo Line trains

  • Arrive at hotel in Tokyo