Mt. Daimonji Night Hikes

Explore the famous Mt. Daimonji at night with your flashlights.

Our naturalist guides will explain to you about the wildlife that calls Kyoto home!


Get a Full View of Kyoto

Enjoy a relaxed night walk up Mt. Daimonji. Although crowded with tourists by day, the mountain is home to a variety of animals, many of which become active after dark.

We will provide you with flashlights and our specialist staff will guide you to see wild deer, interesting insects, and other creatures. A short hike will take you to the top of the mountain, where you will have an astonishing night view of Kyoto City! Experience Mt. Daimonji as you’ve never done before!

You might see wild deer!

You will have a chance to encounter many animal and insect species. How many species can you find?

Enjoy the spectacular night view of Kyoto, and wonder about its culture and history.


About this tour

Available period

Anytime of the year


It depends on the sunset time. Please check the reservation page for details.


2 hours


3,000 JPY per person(including the flashlight rental)

Age restriction

5 years or older


Up to 15 guests


Comfortable shoes and clothes

How to book

Please fill in the form on the bottom of this page by 6 pm two days ago.

What to bring


In case of rain

Could be cancelled. Let you know befor 2 hours before the tour.

Walking distance during tour

Approx. 3 km


Nothing to mention

Meeting place

Hakusanso-mae(A stop of Kyoto City Bus. Near Ginkaku-ji)

dismissing place

Hakusanso-mae(A stop of Kyoto City Bus. Near Ginkaku-ji)