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TripHugger Kaigi Tour #1 : Tokyo, Autumn, Foliage

How we make TripHugger Kaigi Tour different.

TripHugger organizes TripHugger Kaigi (meeting in Japanese) every month in Japan. Attendees ranges from travel lovers to professionals in travel industries . In every meeting, we discuss with guest speakers and others with different background and interests and plan a trip for a chosen area, season and concept of the trip.

We proudly present the guided tour resulted from the first TripHugger meeting, led by Sei Ouchi-san and Kaori Mizuno-san on November 14th and 15th: “Tokyo, Autumn, Foliage”. Ouchi-san is the expert hiker specialized in Tokyo, Tohoku, Tokai and Koshu area in Japan. He combines hiking with local stories and he shared the stories with his unique point of view. Mizuno-san is a professional tour guide for foreign travelers visiting Japan.

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TripHugger Kaigi Tour #1 on November 14th and 15th:  Tokyo, Autumn, Foliage

 

Description

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We will visit Mt. Mitake which is about 2 hr by train from Shinjuku station. It is easy to hike and the altitude is just 929m. Recently, the mountain is known as one of the best places to see the autumn foliage. But there is more — The mountain is the most ancient place in Tokyo and therefore it has many stories about the god of the mountain. Our guides will share the stories and show you how people has been living on the landscape. Please join us with comfortable outdoor clothes. Your shoes do not have to be professional hiking ones.

Keywords

Cultural Climbing, Low Mountain experience, International exchanges, Tokyo, Autumn, Red Leaves, Autumn Foliage, Mt. Mitake, The view of Tokyo, Musashi Mitake Shrine, Yamato Takeru, Faith to Wolves, The Sanctuary of Farming and Divination, Waterfalls

 

Special Tour Guide

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Sei OUCHI

  • President at loca-rise production(URL
  • Professor of FREEDOM UNIVERSITY(URL
  • Co-founder at TEGAKIMAP Promotion Committee(URL
-What’s the good things of Hiking on mountains with lower altitude?
In Japan, people only live below 2000m high in the mountain area. Japanese believes that a mountain is protected by a god who lives there. Generations after generations, many stories about the mountains and interactions between people and the environment are passed on in the neighborhood but not documented. It will be pity if we just go hiking without knowing the stories from locals which, in my opinion, help us to understand and appreciate more about the relationship between people and nature. Unlike “Peak Hunting” which means that people climbs high and difficult mountains as a record of challenging oneself, hiking in the mountain with lower altitude combines human, culture and nature beautifully and immerse visitors into the place with history.

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Kaori MIZUNO

  • Fully Certified Tour Guide by Government of Tokyo Metropolis. Cert.No: EN03615(URL
  • President at Field Trip+(URL
  • CEO at Pastel(URL

-How did it start?

We found that many foreigners living in Japan felt it was difficult to make Japanese friends or experience Japanese life. I think this is very sad! That is why I started FTP where we can learn and enjoy Japanese culture TOGETHER.

 

How To Register

Please complete the registration by filling out this form.  http://goo.gl/forms/72SB8l3Jpg

★Please kindly ask your friends and family who plan to join the tour to fill in the application form. http://goo.gl/forms/72SB8l3Jpg
★After we receive the application form from you,  we will email you to inform about the payment. The registration is completed after we receive your payment.

 

Trip Information

One day Tour Exploring Mt. Mitake

Date: November 14th, 2015(Sat)
Start: 10:00 JR Ontake station
End: 17:00 JR Ontake station
Attendees:max 25 people
Charge:7,000 yen
Included:Guiding Fee, Insurance
Excluded:Transportation Train, Bus, Cable car, Lift)、Foods & Drinks

Additional Option to stay at a traditional shrine!!

Date: November 14th- 15th , 2015(Sat-Sun)
Start: Continuing from the one day tour
End: 14:00 JR Ontake station on 15th
Stay:Mitake Sanso, a shrine opens for staying overnight. We will stay at big Japanese style rooms and sleep on a Futon mat. (Women and Men are separated). You do not have a private room for yourself.
http://www.mitakesansou.com/
Attendees:maximum 10 people
Charge:2,000 yen
Included :Guiding Fee
Excluded (we pay there): One night stay and dinner(11,000 yen), Transportation (Train, Bus, Cable car, Lift)、other Foods&Drinks

For more information

We will inform you what to bring and wear later after your registration is completed.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact us via email !!
support@triphugger.com

How To Register

Please complete the registration by filling out this form.  http://goo.gl/forms/72SB8l3Jpg

★Please kindly ask your friends and family who plan to join the tour to fill in the application form. http://goo.gl/forms/72SB8l3Jpg
★After we receive the application form from you,  we will email you to inform about the payment. The registration is completed after we receive your payment.
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Shiro SOMEYA

One thought on “TripHugger Kaigi Tour #1 : Tokyo, Autumn, Foliage

  1. Thank you for the link to this webpage! I’m joining the upcoming hike to Mt. Mitake. I can’t wait for the hike, and this webpage is making me more excited :))))))))) See you soon

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