Visiting Fushimi Inari, hike on Mt. Inari and also visitting Sanjusangendo temple to see a thousand of golden Buddha statues
Don't get caught standing in a crowd of tourists trying to get a good photo. This is the tour at Fushimi Inari which goes off paved paths, onto actual forest trails. Don't miss the most impressive temple has the forest of golden statues. This is also the tour which tells you about Buddhism, leads into the forest of the statues.
On this tour I will guide you around Fushimi Inari and Mt. Inari. You will learn Japanese native religion, Shinto. Also I will take you to Sanjusangendo temple and you will learn Japanese Buddhism, how it works.
Fushimi Inari shrine and Mt. Inari
･Begin the tour at the world famous shrine, Fushimi Inari shrine. We'll walk around at the shrine, hike at Mt. Inari and will see the thousands of vermilion Shinto gates, a Shinto waterfall and a bamboo forest. You'll hear and learn what Shinto(Japanese native religion) is.
･After the hiking we'll get on a train and visit the most impressive temple on my list, Sanjusangendo temple. You'll see a thousand of golden Buddha statues and will hear and learn what Japanese Buddhism is.
･After the Buddhist temple we'll go to a local restaurant and have local lunch there.
I can customize the tour, please inquire for a quote.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Let's meet up at the entrance gate of Fushimi Inari shrine right in front of JR Inari station. If you take -the JR railway line, please take the Nara line and get off at JR Inari station. -the Keihan railway line, please take the main line somewhere, get off at Fushimi Inari station and walk 5min to the entrance gate of the shrine in front of JR Inari station.
End Point Options: Suggested by Guide: At the restaurant where we'll have lunch. It changes depending on your preference, the season or the closing day.
Duration: 4 hours 30 min.
Depending on your walking pace.
Mostly by foot other than taking the train to the temple, Sanjusangendo.
- Guiding Services
- Public Transportation Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2000 JPY - for lunch
- Food, Drinks, Snacks