Morning Hiking Tour: Mt. Futaba & Hiroshima's History

A trekking tour through the crisp early morning air of Futaba Mountain, a forest of sacred trees rich in nature. Enjoy the Nodate tea ceremony with a guide on the mountaintops overlooking Hiroshima City and the Seto Inland Sea.

HIGHLIGHTS
・This is an early morning trekking tour through the quiet forests of the Futaba Mountains.
Admire the majestic and elegant architecture of Hiroshima Toshogu Shrine, and learn about the history of the castle town of Hiroshima from the Shinto priests.
At the Kinko Inari Shrine, lined with more than 100 bright red torii gates, we will trek through the grounds as we visit its seven gods.
The panoramic view from the top of the mountain offers a spectacular view of Hiroshima City, the Seto Inland Sea, and Miyajima.
Why not enjoy a breakfast made with local ingredients and a cup of Nodate green tea in front of the spectacular view?
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Hiroshima, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




A trekking tour through the crisp early morning air of Futaba Mountain, a forest of sacred trees rich in nature. Enjoy the Nodate tea ceremony with a guide on the mountaintops overlooking Hiroshima City and the Seto Inland Sea.

HIGHLIGHTS
・This is an early morning trekking tour through the quiet forests of the Futaba Mountains.
Admire the majestic and elegant architecture of Hiroshima Toshogu Shrine, and learn about the history of the castle town of Hiroshima from the Shinto priests.
At the Kinko Inari Shrine, lined with more than 100 bright red torii gates, we will trek through the grounds as we visit its seven gods.
The panoramic view from the top of the mountain offers a spectacular view of Hiroshima City, the Seto Inland Sea, and Miyajima.
Why not enjoy a breakfast made with local ingredients and a cup of Nodate green tea in front of the spectacular view?

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hiroshima Station Shinkansen Exit, 1 Matsubaracho, Minami Ward, Hiroshima, 732-0822, Japan

At the meeting place, the guide will introduce themselves and explain the route. 

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hiroshima Toshogu, 2-1-18 Futabanosato, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima 732-0057 Hiroshima Prefecture

Guests are taken to Hiroshima Toshogu Shrine where they can view important cultural assets and other buildings on the grounds20.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kinko Inari Shrine, 2-chōme-1-18 Futabanosato, Higashi Ward, Hiroshima, 732-0057, Japan

Next guests will trek through Kinko Inari Shrine in the mountains of Futaba.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Futabayama Peace Pagoda, 1 Ushitahigashi, Higashi-Ku, Hiroshima 732-0063 Hiroshima Prefecture

Enjoy a spectacular view of Hiroshima City, the Seto Inland Sea, and Miyajima from the top of the mountain. 

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kinko Inari Shrine, 2-chōme-1-18 Futabanosato, Higashi Ward, Hiroshima, 732-0057, Japan

A Nodate” tea ceremony where the guide makes green tea outdoors with a spectacular view.

Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes

Stop At: Hiroshima Station Shinkansen Exit, 1 Matsubaracho, Minami Ward, Hiroshima, 732-0822, Japan

Tour ends at Hiroshima Station.

Duration: 5 minutes