In this tour, you will visit one of the most ancient Buddhist temples registered as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage and the largest lake in Japan. With your friendly guide, enjoy sightseeing Nagisa Park, Mii-dera Temple, Sakamoto, Hieizan Enyaku-ji Temple.
**Per person cost listed above is for 2 pax travellers. Additional fee required for single traveller. Please consult with our travel agent for correct pricing.
Day 1 Spiritual Walking in Enryaku-ji, Mii-dera, & Mt. Hiei
Meet at 9 a.m: Meet with your guide at JR Otsu Station.
Mii-dera Temple: Historically important ancient temple located near Lake Biwa and also the head temple of the Tendaijimon Buddhist sect. With Mr. Hiei on the background, there are many temple buildings such as Kondo hall which has been registered as a national treasure.
Sakamoto: A temple town of Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple, is a historic town with many houses of retired priests who finished the Buddhist ascetic practices.
Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple: Head temple of Tendai sect registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. The huge site has clusters of buildings in three areas: To-do (East Pagoda), Sai-to (West Pagoda), and Yokawa.
Tour ends: This tour will end at JR Kyoto Station. The tour is approximately 8 hours long. Make your own way to your next destination.
- Guiding fee
- Public transportation fee (For taxis or hired cars, an additional fee will be charged.)
- Admission fee
◆Please follow the guide's instruction during the program. We shall not be responsible for any accident caused by disregard of the instructions.
◆Please advise us upon booking if you have any religious or health restrictions, allergies, or the case where you would like to request a special care for participants, including children.