Morning Hiking Tour: Mt. Futaba & Hiroshima's History
- Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Hiroshima, Minami-ku, Hiroshima
- Product code: EN-HSM-4060-40602
【OUTLINE】A hikinig tour through the crisp morning air of Mt. Futaba, a forest of sacred trees rich in nature. Enjoy the Nodate, open-air tea ceremony performed by a local tour guide on the mountaintops overlooking Hiroshima City and the Seto Inland Sea.
- This is a morning hiking tour through Mt. Futaba.
- Admire the majestic and elegant architecture of Hiroshima Toshogu Shrine, and learn about the history of the castle town of Hiroshima from the Shinto priests.
- At Kinko Inari Shrine where more than 100 bright red torii gates are lined, we will trek hike through and visit seven gods.
- Enjoy the panoramic view of Hiroshima City, the Seto Inland Sea, and Miyajima at the top of Mt.Futaba.
- Let's start a special day with the wonderful view and Matcha!
【SCHEDULE】[07:30/10:00] Introduce each other and tour guide will explain the hiking route at the meeting point
[07:50/10:20] Visit Hiroshima Toshogu Shrine to learn and appreciate important cultural assets
[08:20/10:50] Visit Kinko Inari Shrine and hike in Mt. Futaba
[08:45/11:15] Enjoy a spectacular view of Hiroshima City, the Seto Inland Sea, and Miyajima from the top of the mountain so that you can see great recovery
[09:00/11:35] Get relaxed by Shinrinyoku (forest bathing )
[09:20/12:00] Experience Nodate, open-air tea ceremony performed by tour guideat the Okumiya Shrine with a spectacular view
[10:30/13:30] Tour ends at Hiroshima Station.
Asageshiki is a morning hiking tour with a local guide. Hike to Mt. Futaba located in 10 minutes walk from Hiroshima JR Station, where has about 400 years of deep history surrounded by beautiful nature, and enjoy spectacular view with Matcha.
You can see panoramic view of Hiroshima City, Seto Inland Sea and also Miyajima at the top. From the wonderful view of the city you will feel the spirit and recovery.
Great nature of Mt. Futaba and refreshing Match served by tour guide will relax your mind.
Let's start your relaxing day in this particular atmosphere that you only can experience here!
Nodate in the tour is specially allowed by Hiroshima Toshogu Shrine.
Asageshiki tour guides has been maintaining the route with local volunteers to preserve Mt. Futaba. We also give back 5 % of sales to the local community.
Asageshiki PV : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVk74U5ZeVw
【THINGS TO NOTE】
- Duration：3 hours
- Meeting point：Pedestrian Walkway on the 2nd floor of Hiroshima Station [MAP]
1 Matsubara-cho, Minami-ku Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima 732-0822
Follow the Northern exit on 2nd floor
Meet your tour guide with Asageshiki sign!
- Language support： Japanese, English
・an open‐air tea ceremony
- Participation requirements：
・Travelers 0-5 years old can participate for free.
・Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
・Not recommended for travelers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
- Free Wi-Fi：No
- Toilet：Yes (Western-style)
- Other things to note：
・The food and beverages served can be adapted to meet the following requirements: food allergy, halal, Muslim-friendly, vegetarian, and vegan. Please contact us before you apply.
【HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES】
・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Face masks provided for travelers as needed
・Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
・Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
・Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
・Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
・Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
・Guides required to regularly wash hands
・Regular temperature checks for staff
・Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
・Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
・Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
・Contactless ticket redemption
7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※More than 10 minutes late to your reservation without any contacts will be automatically cancelled, and 100% of the fee will be charged.
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.