Lake Biwa, Mt. Hiei, and Miidera Temple Private Guided Tour from Osaka
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Walk the shores of Lake Biwa, visit ancient Miidera Temple at the base of Mt. Hiei and the World Heritage Site of Enryakuji Temple on the mountain.

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Escape the hustle of Osaka, and spend the day on the shores of Lake Biwa and slopes of Mt. Hiei. Visit Miidera Temple, one of the Four Great Temples of Japan, with a more than 1,400 year long history. Then ascend Mt. Hiei, an area long considered holy, as you tour Enryakuji Temple, a World Heritage Site. Make sure to enjoy the panoramic views from atop Mt. Hiei, where forested mountain become wide spread city before turning into Lake Biwa, spreading as far as the eye can see.

This private tour will go at your pace, so no need to worry about following a large group or getting lost.
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 194.86
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 73.07
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 194.86
USD 194.86
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 267.93
USD 267.93
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 73.07
USD 73.07

Save up to 23% with Group Discount

Adult (Age 12 & over) (3 persons)
USD 170.50
USD 170.50
USD 194.86 13%off
USD 194.86 13%off
Adult (Age 12 & over) (4 persons)
USD 158.32
USD 158.32
USD 194.86 19%off
USD 194.86 19%off
Adult (Age 12 & over) (5 persons)
USD 151.01
USD 151.01
USD 194.86 23%off
USD 194.86 23%off
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Transportation fee / Guidance in the language of your choice
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  • 09:00 Meet-up with guide at your hotel lobby
  • Depart from Osaka Station
    Head to JR Otsu Station aboard the train.
  • Nagisa Park
    Walk from Otsu Port through Nagisa Park, enjoying sweeping views of Lake Biwa from the shore. The park is a vibrant place filled with waterfowl, fountains, and a music hall.
  • Miidera Temple
    三井寺 Tour one of the four largest temples in Japan, located between towering Mt. Hiei and the wide expanse of Lake Biwa. Miidera Temple is a stop on the Kansai Kannon Pilgrimage, and also contains more than 100 nationally recognized cultural artifacts.
  • Sakamoto
    Have lunch and walk through the peaceful streets of Sakamoto, a town where monks from Enryakuji Temple would retire to. The lovingly tended gardens add a genteel air to this serene place.
  • Cable Car
    Ride Japan's longest cable car line as you ascend Mt. Hiei to reach Enryakuji Temple.
  • Enryakuji Temple
    3622381 Enryakuji Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and spans much of Mt. Hiei in a total of three areas. Visit the East and West Pagodas, and enjoy unparalleled views of Otsu city and Lake Biwa from high on the mountain.
  • 17:00 Check-out at Kyoto Station
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    • Our services are mainly offered in English, but Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Korean and Portuguese are also available.
    • Fees for buses, cable car, and train are included. However, for the use of taxis or hired cars there will be additional charges.
    • Meals are not included on this tour.
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  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 15 business days to 18:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 3 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Duration incl. transportation 8 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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