Private Spiritual Hike in Hidakamura with Mountain Monk

This activity is not flashy but you may be able to feel your mind through keep walking in the village. you can see Japanese countryside landscape or may meet local people during the walk. A real monk will give you preaching or buddha story one the way. This activity may help you to escape from ordinary days and look back at yourself.
* Duration: 5 hours
* Starts: Hidaka, Japan
* Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Climbing




This activity is not flashy but you may be able to feel your mind through keep walking in the village. you can see Japanese countryside landscape or may meet local people during the walk. A real monk will give you preaching or buddha story one the way. This activity may help you to escape from ordinary days and look back at yourself.

Itinerary

Shugendo is one of the ancient Japanese religion. The main purpose of Shugendo is to give others the awareness and learning gained through the five senses in nature. You can experience footsteps of the Shugendo practice through this activity. A real monk will be a main guide and keep walking in total 8 kilometers.

This activity starts at the information center in Hidakamura and walk through Gokokuji temple where the monk belong to. After taking a rest at the temple, we start climbing at Mt. Otaki where mountain monks used to practice. You will walk back to starting point, Hidakamura tourist information center.

Stop At:

• Hidaka-mura, Hidaka-mura, Takaoka-gun, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku