【Hiroshima・Miyajima】"Tour of Aki" COOL HIROSHIMA Experience Mountain Hiking in Miyajima Misen! Guided Tour

【Hiroshima・Miyajima】"Tour of Aki" COOL HIROSHIMA Experience Mountain Hiking in Miyajima Misen! Guided Tour

Plan ID:19338
Provided by:​ ​​ ​Net Market Japan Corporation Ltd.

Price list

12,150Yen ~ (tax included)

2 to 3 people · Fee per participant
広島 / 広島・宮島
トレッキング(登山/ハイキング)
ガイド付きツアー
  • Eco-tour
  • Operation available - rain or shine
  • Children can join
  • Active refreshing
  • Nature fullness relaxing school

Description of plan

A Miyajima-based guide offers the first-ever mountain hiking experience for foreign visitors in Miyajima.​ ​
We will take "Omote" route which is considered to be the most beautiful spot among the other hiking routes.​ ​

From a ferry landing pier to the top of the mountain is about 6 km. We will slowly climb up 535 m. above sea level for about 3 hours.​ ​
On the way to the top you can see many "chouseki", roadside stones for indicating distances and some old chouseki has ojizo-sama (a statue of god who looks over children and travelers) carved on the stone.​ ​
Close to the peak of the mountain, there is a Miyama Shrine built over 1200 years ago as an "okunomiya" (rear shrine) of Itsukushima Shrine and the peak of the Miyajima mountain is worshiped as a territory of God.​ ​​ ​​ ​
This hiking route was actually an entrance path to the shrine since it was opened 1200 years ago.​ ​

The mountain road surrounded by deep forests with many endemic species, huge and mysterious rocks formed by nature, existing historical sites - all of these attract tourists to the Mount Misen.​ ​
There are many beautiful landscapes you would love to capture on your camera, especially a Seto Inland sea view from the top of the mountain.​ ​
In winter Mount Misen covered in snow and the view of Seto Inland sea below can be exceptionally beautiful.​ ​

You can feel a history and nature of Miyajima over「Omote Course」of Mount Misen hiking.

Omote course of Mount Misen hiking is a route to learn about Miyajima history and culture, and experience its nature as well.​ ​
It is an entrance path to the Miyama Shrine, so let's climb together with a feeling of entering the territory of God.​ ​
A distance between each chouseki is 109 meters, which is counted as "icho" and after one "icho" you will know how long is left to reach your destination.

Kiezuno Reikado (A holy flame that keeps burning and never extinguishes)

At Reikado near the peak of the mountain there is a holy flame that keeps burning over 1200 years and it became known as 「Kiezunohi」which means never extinguishing fire.​ ​
It is used as a source flame for the light of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
At this Reikado, a hot water boiled in a big kettle is believed to cure all kinds of diseases.​ ​
One cup of this hot water will definitely make you feel relaxed.​ ​
Let’s enjoy COOL HIROSHIMA♪

Plan steps(Approximately 5 hours)

①10:00 集合
②Start mountain climbing
~Through Sekibutsugun, Fujiiwa, Kazafukiiwa, Daishido, Iwayadaishi, Niomon, Observatory
③13:00 山頂到着(昼食)
④13:30 弥山神社、弥山本堂、消えずの火がある霊火堂などを見学
⑤14:10 ロープーウェイ「獅子岩駅」到着
⑥14:15 「獅子岩駅」出発
⑦14:45 「もみじ谷駅」到着
⑧15:00 もみじ谷で記念写真撮影、解散

Attractions of the plan

Information

Minimum number of people 2 people
Number of people who can book 2 to 6 people
Schedule ​ ​No tours held in July~September to avoid a heat stroke, wasp, mamushi (venomous snake) and other hazards.
Start time 9: 45
Assemble point 〒 739 0588
Miyajima-cho Hatsukaichi city, Hiroshima
Omote Shrine​ ​

※We will pick up people from a ferry pier on the tour day.​ ​
※We can pick up people from hotel lobbies who are staying at Miyajima Island hotels.
Reservation deadline Before 3 days

Advance preparation

Clothings and must-bring items ★Clothing★
- Easy to move clothes
・A full-length trousers(No jeans recommended )
※Depends on season and weather, for more information please contact us.​ ​
・Shoes suitable for mountain hiking(trekking shoes)

★must-bring items★
lunch meal, drinks(500 ml bottle), raincoat, sweets (candy, chocolates)
※We can also provide raincoats.
About rental items No special requirements.

Facility information

Changing room Restroom shower
Hot spring Locker Hairdryer
Parking Lot convenience store/
supermarket

Access and map

Location

Omoto shrine Miyajima cho, Hatsukaichi city Hiroshima Prefecture 739 0588

How to reach by car

Reach「Miyajimaguchi Sanbashi」 from SANYO Expressway「Ono IC」or「Hatsukaichi IC」change to National Route 2 (about 10min)
※All roads in Miyajima island are very narrow, mostly suitable for walking tours. Please use parking lot in Miyajimaguchi side.​ ​​ ​

How to reach by train

Walk to landing pier of Miyajimaguchi (from JR Miyajimaguchi station about 6 minutes). Then go to Miyajima by JR Miyajima Line or Miyajima Matsu-tourist ferry.

※A 30 min. walk from Miyajima landing pier. A 15 min. walk from Itsukushima Shrine.

Others

People who arrive by ferry
We will pick up from a landing pier.

People who stay at Miyajima hotels
We will pick up from a hotel lobby

※For pick-up service, please inform upon booking.

About price

Basic charge

2 to 3 people · per participant 12,150yen From 12~65 years old ※Can participate at any age if healthy, strong and regularly does physical activities
4~6 people・per participant 7,710yen From 12~65 years old ※Can participate at any age if healthy, strong and regularly does physical activities

※Prices including all taxes.
※ This is the basic charge.
* Prices may vary depending on the schedule, so please see the price list displayed after selecting the schedule.

Included in price Mountain guide fee, Insurance,VAT
Not included in the price Lunch fee, one way ticket for Miyajima cable car to descend (1,000 yen per person), ferry tickets

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About payment / cancellation

About payment Cash payment on the tour day or advance credit card payment.
Payment method The ways assigned by operators.
Indication on Specified Commercial Transactions Law Indication on Specified Commercial Transactions Law
About cancellation fee The cancellation fee will be required in accordance with the policy below.
One day before: 50%
On the day: 100%
The cancellation without prior notice: 100%
Cancellation by operators.

Others

Matters require attention ★During hiking please refrain from smoking .
★Expectant mothers cannot join the trip.
★For the safety of tour participants, please inform us in advance if you have a chronic diseases or had a serious surgery before.​ ​
Other notices ★Recently, there were many requests for helicopter rescues in Mount Misen by foreign tourists.​ ​
Climbing in a light wear like sandals, falling and breaking bones, being unable to descend after getting dark, deviating from the established route, lack of preparation and lack of basic knowledge about mountain climbing are the main causes.​ ​​ ​

A tour guide is Mr. Yuichi Haruna who obtained a license of WAFA (Wilderness Advanced First Aid) by Wilderness Medical Associates Japan.

In order to enjoy a Mount Misen hiking, please choose tours with a specialist guide for your safety.​ ​

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■Miyajima Sightseeing MAP
http://www.miyajima.or.jp/search/index.cgi?q=misen+map&x=0&y=0
■Highlights of Mount Misen
http://www.miyajima.or.jp/english/spot/spot_misen.html
■Miyajima Misen Hiking Routes MAP
http://www.miyajima.or.jp/english/map/map_misen.html

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Starting time 10:00
Participating ageAge 12 ~
Time required Four to five hours
Schedule​ ​No tours held in July~September to avoid a heat stroke, wasp, mamushi (venomous snake) and other hazards.
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