Experiencing Authentic Local Life and Nature in Ashigara

Escape the hustle and bustle of Tokyo and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Ashigara, just an hour away. Nestled in the tranquil mountains, Mt. Daiyuzan offers a glimpse into Japan’s rich history and natural wonders. On this tour, we depart from Daiyuzan Station and walk along a nature trail to the inner sanctuary of Saijoji Temple.

Step to Okunoin

Saijoji Temple: A 600-Year-Old Zen Sanctuary

  • Saijoji Temple, steeped in legend, sprawls across 128 hectares. Explore its 44 halls and buildings, passing through the Niomon Gate and Tengu Alley.
  • As you ascend the 708 steps, feel the energy of the power spots. At Okuno-in, surrounded by seasonal beauty, forget the city’s noise.
Mein building of Saijoji Temple
Tengu
Waterfalls

Sip Sake on a Countryside Terrace

  • In Ashigara, discover an old folk house turned café and a sake brewery with over 150 years of history.
  • Savor Japan’s finest sake on the terrace at Seto Sake brewery, surrounded by rustic charm.
Old folk house

Sake Brewery Terrace

Nature’s Embrace

  • Ashigara invites you to reconnect with nature in an authentic countryside setting.
  • Whether it’s the temple’s tranquility or the sake’s warmth, this experience promises a memorable escape.
Hydrangea Festival

Our guide will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel or any preferred place, allowing you to relax and enjoy yourself like a local without the stress of complicated public transport.
Your departure time and course contents will be arranged to suit your schedule.

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