What we will do
Dynamic Route with "Rock garden". You'll over cross Rokko mountain range to opposite site via highest point.
The tour may take up to 12 hours, with 6 ot 7 hours hiking.
◎Beautiful Forest path
You can enjoy peaceful and refreshing forest route,
◎Maple Foliage (Nov, Dec)
You can enjoy every single sight with amazing colorful maple trees in Nov and Dec.
◎Panoramic view of Osaka city and bay.
If weather is clear, you can enjoy Panoramic view of Osaka city, bay and Kobe city from the mountain.
◎Scenic Arima Hotspring Town
Scenic Arima hotspring will celebrate your achieving and make fully relaxed.
You begin from south part of Rokko Mt and start climbing to the north with setonai-sea in backside, and then passing by highest point, walk down to the other part of the mountain, where scenic Hotspring town of Arima is located. If weather is clear you will see panorama view of Osaka town and sea from the top.
Approaching Arima by your own foot makes you touched for sure. Many of Japanese hike loving people and guests are so impressed with this route actually, who went Arima by bus or train before.
Rokko Mt is very huge with many local trekking course without any english sign, though Local Guide well know about this mountain area and how to enjoy it.
Arima hotspring is one of the three oldest hotspring in Japan, which already exist at 631 known as the emperor stayed for 3 months on that time. its scenic atmosphere is very attractive and its spiring quality is very special.
After Hotspring, You can stroll around scenic arima town. In the end going to opend bar and enjoy Drink and Snack to refresh. The Direct bus will take you to Umeda station.
Where we will meet
Umeda-Hankyu Station, in front of Bigman-screen
What I will provide
◎English Speaking Guide
◎Hot soup (a cup of hot soup(Miso or Onion) in the mountain)
◎One drink and some Snack
◎One your favorite drink and some snack at a Bar in Arima town.
◎Hotspring Entrance Fee - Enjoy relaxing soak at traditional scenic Hotspring. Soap,shampoo provided. ※Skipping Hotspring is OK. You can enjoy town.
◎Train fee from Hankyu-Umeda station to Ashiyabara Station.
◎Bus fee from Arima-Hotspring to Hankyu-Umeda Station.
What to bring
■Trekking shoes and mountain clothes
■Water or something to drink.
■ Some cash for your lunch/drinks
■Minimum is 1, Maximum is 12 (12 people ONLY)
■ Age under 11 and upper 75 are not available.
■You are required to be physically strong enough for long hours hiking.
■For vegetarian people, we can arrange some.
■Non alcohol drinks are available on your request.