One Day Hike, thrilling Mt. Nokogiri & Giant Buddha


One day trip out of Tokyo is to visit quiet and peaceful temple on the mountain. There are breathtaking viewpoints of coastal areas, giant carved Buddha and Kannon, numerous small Buddha statues, temples, a tea house and amazing nature all around. Mt. Nokogiri is one of the deepest spot, around 2 hours from Tokyo st., by taking beautifully scenic JR trains around the Boso Peninsula. The Guide will meet you at Hamakanaya st. nearest to Mt. Nokogiri.

  • Nihonji temple
    Nihonji temple

What is Not included

Private transportation fee
Ropeway one way ticket : 500yen for adults, 250yen for children (6-11yrs old)
Nihonji Admission Fee : 700yen for adults, 400yen for children (4-12yrs old)
Taxi fare : around 2,000yen from the bottom of Mt. Nokogiri to Hota area (sea food restaurants, Ukiyo-e museum)
Hishikawa Moronobu Ukiyo-e Museum
Admission fee : 500yen for adults, 400yen for 6-18yrs old children

Departure & Return

Departure & Return Point

Departure point : JR Hama-Kanaya station

Return point : JR Hota station 

Departure & Return Time

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

What To Expect


Pass By:  Hama-Kanaya Station
The tour guide will meet you at JR Hamakanaya station in Chiba pref. Walk to the bottom of Mt.Nokogiri and get on a Rope way to the top of the mountain where the main attractions are located. Enjoy breathtaking views of Boso peninsula and Tokyo Bay. … More Duration: 30 Minutes  Ropeway ticket : 500yen for one way, 950yen for shuttle service

Pass By:  Mirador Jigoku Nozoki
At the peak of the mountain is an Overhang Observation Rock called Jigoku Nozoki meaning Hell Lookout. Once standing on Jigoku Nozoki there is a thrilling view of Boso Peninsula and Tokyo Bay below. Duration: 60 Minutes Admission Ticket : 700yen for adults, 400yen for children

Stop At:  Kenkonzan Nihonji Temple
Nihonji Temple spreads along the slopes of Mt.Nokogiri. Walk up and down the stairs to see 30 meter tall Hyaku-Syaku Kannon carved in a stone cliff, and numerous small statues of Buddhist disciples lining along the paths. The main attraction is 31 meter tall stone statue of Buddha standing on the midway of Mt.Nokogiri. … More

Duration: 120 Minutes

Pass By:  Michi-no-Eki Hota Shogakko
Enjoy quiet and peaceful hike seeing temples, small pond and amazing nature all around to reach down to the bottom of the mountain. At the bottom of Mt. Nokogiri tax is available if you’d like to skip one hour’s walk to Hota area where sea food restaurants and Ukiyo-e museum are located. 

Duration: 60 Minutes 

Stop At: Hota Chuo Beach
Hota is a fishing port and beach viewing beautiful Mt.Fuji across the sea on sunny days. The local sea food restaurants serve fresh fish cuisine. Public bath and Ukiyo-e museum and Ryokan Japanese inns are located. Duration: 60 Minutes

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund. Learn more about cancellations.