Mitake-Okutama Hike

2016 April 9 (Saturday)

Mitake/Okutama, Tokyo

Go out breathe some fresh air and excercise at the same time! ;)

Spend the day in the mountains hiking and enjoying the nature while meeting lots of people.

Finish the day relaxing in the outdoor onsen and have a few drinks with your new friends after onsen.

Come join one of the best day hikes in the Kanto area!

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet "ON THE TRAIN" at Shinjuku station at 7:05am (Car No. 2 of Chuo line on platform 12 rapid train departing at 7:12am)
  • Arrive at Mitake station at 8:45am
  • Meet the rest of the group
  • Get on the bus (10mins)
  • Get on the Mitake cable car (6mins)
  • Short sightseeing break at Mitake shrine
  • Start the hike at 10am
  • Short rest at Nanayo falls
  • Short rest at Rock garden (with beautiful waterfalls)
  • Arrive at the summit of Mt. Otake (1,257m) around 12:15pm
  • Short picnic lunch (not provided)
  • Short rest at the summit of Mt. Nokogiri
  • Short rest at the summit of Mt. Atagoya
  • Finish the hike in Okutama around 4:30pm
  • Relax in Moegi onsen until 6pm (optional)
  • Get on the train
  • Arrive back in Tokyo around 8pm

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • One-way bus fare (Mitake~Cable car base)
  • One-way cable car fare
  • Gloves
  • Cute and experienced hike guides ;)
  • Travel insurance
  • Chance to meet a lot of people and make new friends

Not Included;

  • Train transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fee to Moegi onsen
  • Massage after the hike ;)
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Important Notes

  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • You MUST have your own insurance (health, social, company, etc.) to be able to join.
  • Hike is intermediate level (approximately 6-1/2hrs, 16kms).
  • Reasonable fitness necessary to join.
  • Hiking experience not required but an advantage.
  • Meeting the group at Mitake station at 8:45am is okay.
  • The hike will be canceled in case of bad weather. There will be no cancellation fee but the participation fee will be kept as a credit for future TG event.
  • Onsen is optional. You can go back straight to Tokyo after the hike if you want.
  • Final details will be sent to the participants two days before the event.

What to wear/bring

  • Clothes appropriate for hiking and to the weather
  • Hiking/trekking shoes (with ankle protection)
  • Comfortable socks
  • Spare clothes
  • Small backpack
  • Hiking stick (optional)
  • Rain coat (in case of bad weather)
  • Gloves
  • Small towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Picnic lunch
  • Energy snacks
  • Mineral water or sports drink (1.5L recommended)
  • Book (to read on the bus)
  • Music player
  • Camera
  • Cellphone
  • Cash

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