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  4. Kifune Shrine

Kyoto Hike and Hot Springs Visit

Product ID: 78686
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Enjoy a special day in a gem of an area just north of Kyoto city. Hike to the top of Kurama Mountain for a nice workout, taking in the natural beauty along the way. Admire lush Japanese countryside and enjoy a relaxing bath at the hot springs.
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Duration 6 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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  • Take a pleasant train ride from Kyoto through the mountains to a rustic village
  • Hike through an ancient forest and visit the Kurama Temple on the mountaintop
  • Soak in a natural hot springs bath to rejuvenate your body and soul
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Discover the rural charm that’s just a short train ride away from Kyoto city. Experience the beauty of nature and see ancient religious sites in Kurama and Kibune.

On this 6-hour program you’ll meet in Kyoto and board a train for Kibune village, a place well-known for its lovely riverside and peaceful atmosphere. You’ll also find the exquisite Kibune Shrine, where red lanterns have been placed along an old stairway. Drink the fresh water that flows from the hills and say a prayer for good relationships.

After a short visit, you’ll head for the hiking course. Climbing the steps to the top requires a moderate level of fitness, but the peak can be reached within 30-40 minutes.

You’re sure to make plenty of stops along the way to enjoy the stunning scenery as well as some features unique to this trail. When you reach the top of the mountain, you’ll visit the Kurama Temple. From the temple you’ll have amazing views of the valley below. Relax after your climb and enjoy the fresh mountain air.

As you head back down the steps from the temple, you’ll make your way to the little town of Kurama for lunch followed by a trip to an outdoor bath. The bath, known as an onsen is rich in minerals that will energize your body and soul.

With views of the tranquil countryside this is one of the best outdoor bathing experience in West Japan. After a relaxing bath it will be time to hop on the train and head back to Kyoto city, feeling refreshed and energized.
  • Guide fee
  • Hot springs admission
  • Temple admission
  • Transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation to the meeting point

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From US$ 109.11 per person

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Product ID: 78686