Kyoto Fushimi Hidden Route Hiking & Soba Lunch

Duration:4 hours (9:00-13:00)

Price: 6,500yen

Fushimi-Shrine is Trip Adviser NO1 popular destination in Japan in these years, because of its magnificent Thousands of Red Shrine Gates. it’s very photogenic.

In this Tour, After the Thousands Red Gate, I’m taking you by hidden back  scenic route along bamboo & cedar forestto to the summit of Mt Inari.
Usually, near the big main gate and the way to the view point are full with plenty of people ( actually more than half visitors return at the view point), but on the back route, probably you will meet a few people, feeling like private forest. On the way down, you can enjoy tea break with tasty boiled egg in the mountain hat.

Mt Inari itself is holly mountain, consist of 3 peaks and many shrines. On the way you will also see plenty of holly mounds dedicated by individual follower. You can feel cultural and sacred aspect of Fushimi.

From the top, walk down through uncountable red gates with less people to the panorama Kyoto View point, then go back to the main gate. I’ll also show you special photo spots on the way.

The path is well organized.
1h30m to the top ( last 20min is climb up), 1h down.
Time differ by walking speed, but if you can walk everybody can join.

After Hiking, walk in exciting Fushimi town with many food stands, then enjoy chewing Japanese noodle Soba or Udon with tea in historic and nice restaurant.

<What is including>

Japanese Noodle SOBA : After Hiking, I will take you to traditional famouse restaurant. You can chose your favorite SOBA or UDON(hot & cold both ok)

Japanese hot tea : You can enjoy it in the scenic mountain hat at tea break.

Fresh Boiled Egg : You can eat fresh boiled egg with salt in the scenic mountain hat. It is very good for tired body with hiking.

 

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I am a professional Tour guide, living in Osaka with my wife and 2 kids. I am also a start up player of tourism business "Japan Exploration Tours JIN-仁" , a tour operator. 'Travel like Life, Live like Travel' This is my principal. I've been big mountain lover since junior highschool mountaineering club. 6 years of Mt.FUJI guide and 4 years of Trekking Guide. Backpacking travels and Round the world journey with my wife consist of my basement. Uncountable experience of meeting kindness of the local people and helping have drove my desire of paying back in the future. Consulting and Guiding host are my big pleasure. This is my lifework. Japan has many beautiful mountain with deep forest and rich nature. Hiking is one of the best way to enjoy it for sure. I hope to share my expernce and make your staying much fruitful. Very looking forward to meet you. I can speak little bit Chinese(普通語). I have high school teacher license too. I taught English for junior high school students.