Questions and Tips

Opening hours and best time for Hiking Mount Hiei?

How to join Hiking Mount Hiei?

Desmond Lua
  • 3 years ago

Stop at Shugakuin Station

Price and Money Saving tips for Hiking Mount Hiei?

Information & Tips about Hiking Mount Hiei?

Desmond Lua
  • 3 years ago

5.4 KM one way (can get down by cable car)
3-4 hours


  • 5 years ago

Jeffrey Friedl's Blog » My Mt. Hiei Climb Challenge 2013, Part 1

This post is a continuation, of sorts, of my first climb of Kyoto's Mt. Hiei, painfully documented a year ago in “Yesterday's Hike: The Agony Where Bravado Yields, ...
  • 8 years ago

Mount Hiei Hike | Cycle Kyoto

Mt. Hiei is the second highest mountain in Kyoto, at 848 meters (2,782 feet), and just a short distance northeast of downtown. It is more than just a pretty mountain though.