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Private 2-Day Ohara & Mt. Hieizan Tour

By Bashukways Travel
Price was undefined, price is now SG$2,580

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Highlights

  • Private tour of Ohara & visiting Sanzen-in temple

  • Leisurely walk around the huge temple & abundance of shops

  • Spectacular views of Sanzen-in temple & mountains

  • Opportunity to unwind & soak in natural hot springs bath

  • Exploring Japan's significant Enryaku-ji monastery

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Private 2-day guided tour of Ohara and Mount Hieizan

  • What's included

    Admission fees

  • What's included

    Hotel accommodation

  • What's included

    Lunch and dinner on day 1

  • What's included

    Breakfast on day 2

  • What's included

    Return transport to Kyoto station

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Meals not listed as Inclusions

  • What's excluded

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • Children aged 17 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • You must present a valid photo ID or passport on the day of the activity.

  • Hot spring baths are separate for men and women; swimming costumes are not permitted in the hot spring baths.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


What you can expect

On this private tour see Sanzen-in temple and visit one of the most important monasteries in Japanese history, Enryaku-ji. These spectacular sites are sure to make your 2-day tour from Kyoto a memorable excursion.

Day 1Meet your private guide at Kyoto Central Post Office and hop on a comfortable bus to Ohara, nestled in the mountains of northern Kyoto. After check-in at your hotel, head to Sanzen-in temple and take in beautiful sights of the huge temple and the abundance of shops as you approach the entrance of Sanzen-in.

See the displays of 3 Buddhist deities and a spectacular view of Sanzen-in from the famous Shinden hall before strolling outside to the moss garden. Follow the trail towards Otonashi waterfall for a scenic mountain view before returning to your hotel. Unwind and soak in the natural hot springs bath—a public bath with separate facilities for men and women. To follow local etiquette, swimming costumes are not permitted. Wrap up your day with a delicious Japanese dinner.

Day 2After breakfast, join your guide for a bus journey to Demachiyanagi station. From here, take a cable car up to Mount Hieizan and visit Enryaku-ji, one of the most important monasteries in Japanese history. Explore Enryaku-ji's attractions concentrated in 3 areas − To-do (east), Sai-to (west) and Yokawa (central) − before you check out of your hotel and return to Kyoto station.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Ohara city& mount Hiei
  • Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Shimogyō-ku, Higashishiokoji Takakuracho, 8−3
  • Ohara 600-8214

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Kyoto Central Post Office
    • Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Shimogyō-ku, Higashishiokōjichō, 843-12
    • Kyoto 600-8799

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