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Private Spiritual Hike in Hidaka Village with a Mountain Monk

Would you like to leave your daily life and have time to face yourself? Shugendo, whose duty is to impart to others the realizations and lessons obtained through the five senses in nature. The active chief priest of Gokokuji Temple, whose religious practice is Shugendo, which has continued since ancient times, will guide you. After taking a walk at Mt. Otaki, a secret power spot dotted with huge rocks, you can experience an extraordinary experience of meditating in total darkness at Saruta-do, where the legend of the ninja Mohei remains. Along the way, the sermons and sermons from the chief priest cleared my doubts and worries. "maybe! ?


Capacity4 people (minimum number of participants: 1)

​ *Limited to one set in principle

Experience timeabout 8 hours

Reservation slot①From 9:00

* Basically, we do not operate on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.

*Some days may not be held due to the circumstances of the chief priest.
*​Please come to the reception 15 minutes before the experience

Reception place:Village Information Center Hidaka (1478-9 Hongo, Hidaka Village)​

*If you come by car, you can park at Muranoeki Hidaka

Experience place: Village information center Hidaka→Kusakagawa reservoir→Gokokuji→Mt.Otaki→Saruta-do→Village information center Hidaka

Eligibility: 3rd grade elementary school students or older and younger than 75 years old and confident in their physical strength


Adult (for 2 to 4 people) 10,000 yen/person (tax included)

Adult (1 person only) 15,000 yen/person (tax included)

Children (elementary and junior high school students) 7,000 yen / person (tax included)

*Includes guide fee, insurance fee, lunch, tea and snacks

★For Ryoma Passport (privilege: village station Hidaka discount ticket)

★ Reservation required (until 12:00 4 days before)





[Precautions/points to keep in mind]

​ * Elementary and junior high school students cannot participate. Please be accompanied by a guardian.

*Cancellations must be made by 12:00 noon the day before. After that, 100% cancellation fee will be charged. (Excluding bad weather)

*Since the guide for this experience is an active chief priest, cancellations may occur after the reservation is confirmed due to sudden Buddhist memorial services or events. Please note.

*Bento, tea, helmet, and work gloves will be handed out at reception, so please pack them in your own rucksack and bring them with you.

*The total distance is 12km, including steep mountain roads and asphalt paved roads. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes.

* Although it will be held in light rain, the experience may be canceled or omitted due to bad weather. In that case, we will refund the amount after deducting the expenses incurred so far.

* Even after the experience has started, the experience may be canceled if the guide sees the walking conditions of the participants on the way and determines that it is difficult to carry out.

In that case, please note that the trial fee will not be refunded.

*In the unlikely event that an accident or injury occurs during the experience participation, we will correspond with the insurance of this association. Please note that there is no guarantee outside the scope of insurance. (*Please feel free to contact the tourism association staff for details of insurance contents such as insurance amount and payment conditions)

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