Hiking at Mount Takao (Let’s enjoy hiking with fresh green and flowers)Date:            Saturday, May 13, 2023

In mid-May, the fresh greenery and flowers of Mt. Takao are spectacular.

Why don't you take your time and refresh yourself at Mt. Takao holding streams, trees, greenery, flowers, chirping birds, and mountain air?

Expected flowers we can see at this hiking

Flowers: Iris japonica (Route 1-6), Soft windflower/ Anemone flaccida (Route 6), Dendrobium moniliforme (Route 6)

 Tree flower: Japanese magnolia (Route 4)

Meeting:      In front of Takaosan-guchi Station on the Keio Line 8:30AM

Dissolution: In front of Takaosan-guchi Station on the Keio Line around 3PM (May vary depending on the situation.)

Itinerary:     Takaosan-guchi Station (elevation 190m) - Trail 6 (Biwataki Course) 1:50 - Summit of Takaosan (elevation 599m) - 0:20 – Momiji-dai (lunch) - Makimichi 0:20 - Restroom at the bottom of the summit - 4 Route (suspension bridge) 1:10 – Kasumi-dai Park - Route 1 1:00 – Takaosan-guchi Station

                        Actual walking time: about 4.5 hours

Participation conditions: Those who can walk on flat ground for about 3 hours are OK.

Participation fee:             3000 yen

Clothing:      Shoes suitable for mountain climbing (climbing shoes are preferred, sandals and high heels are not allowed), T-shirt + long sleeves, long pants, hat, (Note: If you are wearing a cotton T-shirt, please bring a change of clothes to protect yourself from the cold.)

What to bring: Lunch (e.g. 3 rice balls), sweets, water (1L), water bottle (hot drink), rain gear (upper and lower), change of clothes (if necessary), towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, household medicine (note: these Please put it in your rucksack and bring it with you.)

How to apply: Please apply to the following email address.


Application deadline: Saturday, May 6, 2023

Recruitment number: Maximum 10 people, minimum 3 people

Rainy weather etc.: If rain is expected, I will contact you by 7 pm the day before the event whether the tour will be held or not. In case of light rain, the tour will be held.


Guide: Yuichi Hashimoto (Japan Mountain Guide Association Certified Guide (Mountaineering Guide Stage II))


Soft windflower/ Anemone flaccida