It is our great regret but we must cancel the scheduled hiking tomorrow due to the high expectation of rain, such as 60% to 80%. In case we can set up an alternative day for hiking, we’d be happy to advise you then.
(Posted on 22nd of November)
The application for this Oyama Hiking Tour has been closed as of November 13.
We will plan the same kind of tour in next spring, please wait till then.
This is to announce the schedule of the OYAMA Hiking Tour in November.
Tour date: 23rd of November, 2019.
Possible number of guests per tour: 5 – 10 guests
Minimum number of guests to run tour: 5 guests
Participation Fee : 1,000yen (as the share of the travel expenses of KSGG guides and the insurance including you.)
※Other expenses (such as your lunch and the travel fee) are not included.
Please apply on or before November 13. We will accept it on a first-come-first-served basis.
We have newly opened “OYAMA” course in the “Guided Tours” of this Web site.
Please visit “Guided Tours” from the top of this page for your reference.
Mt. Oyama hiking tour is to visit some spots along the approach to Oyama including the waterfalls before climbing up to Afuri Shrine Shimosya via Oyama-dera Temple.(Tour time: 5 to 6 hours )
Let’s climb up the stairway to Afuri Shrine Shimosya. From there you can see a splendid view awarded 2 stars in Michelin Guide. Surrounded with the sounds of streams and waterfalls, hikers or visitors can enjoy the breezes from the trees, and feel the fresh air of Mt Oyama.
This hiking route is a part of pilgrims’ way leading to Afuri shrine and Oyama-dera Temple on which many people pilgrimaged since ancient times.
End of November is the best season for Autumn Leaf in Japan. Please enjoy red and yellow leaves all over Oyama like the picture above.
08:50 Registration starts at Isehara railway station of Odakyu Odawara Line
09:10 Complete registration of all participants
09:20 Departure / Take bus to Oyama station and tour starts
09:50 Start Climbing up Oyama via Koma Sando, Oyama cable car station, and Onnazaka
11:20 Oyama-dera Temple
11:50 Afuri Shrine Shimosha
13:20 Miharashidai lookout
14:20 Return to Afuri Shrine Shimosha and start climbing down Onnazaka
14:50 arrive Oyama cable car station (the tour ends)
(Please note that climbing from Afuri Shrine Shimosha to the summit of Mt. Oyama is not included in this tour.)
Please note that the tour may be canceled in advance if a good chance (such as 40% or more) of rain or any bad weather is anticipated during the day of the tour.
Because KSGG organizes the tour on volunteer basis, neither KSGG nor any of KSGG staff are responsible for any injuries, or theft and/or damage to possessions that may occur during the services. KSGG strongly recommends that you take out and hold an appropriate level of travel insurance that provides coverage for you while you are undertaking the tour.
List of Essential Items (to wear and to bring) is also included in the CONDITION OF THE TOUR.
Please refer to the CONDITIONS OF THE TOUR for more details.
Click the Condition of the tour as bellow;
the Condition of the tour
If you are interested in participation, and if you have read and agree to the Condition of the Tour, Click the Agree button as follows for Application;