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Nokogiriyama and Nihonji

Date: Saturday April 13
Meeting Place and Time: Kurihama Station on the Keikyu Line at 09:30
Fees: The bus fare from Kurihama Station to Kurihama Port is 200 yen. The return ferry ticket from Kurihama Port to Kanaya Port is 1,600 yen. Admission fee to Nihonji is 700 yen. Ropeway fare is 650 yen.
Guests are welcome at no additional cost.
Please wear layered clothing, hiking shoes, hat, and gloves.
Please bring water, lunch, snacks, and poles, if necessary.
RSVP not later than April 8 at the below link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1in9Px13ZFewr0R_HCE4gP2BslpWEEunm2Lu_r_LHt44/edit

A notice will be sent prior to the date regarding the weather and any other changes.

This excursion will be a mixture of a ferry ride over Tokyo Bay, an uphill hike through fascinating structures of cut stones, a stroll through the gardens of Nihonji and a downhill ride on the ropeway.
We will meet at Kurihama Station on the Keikyu Line at 9.30 at the ticket gate to take the 9:50 bus to Kurihama Port. It will be a ten-minute ride costing 200 yen. We will buy return tickets at the port before the ferry departs at 10:20. The ferry ride across Tokyo Bay will take about 40 minutes.
After arrival at Kanaya Port on Chiba Peninsula we will start our hike to the top of Nokogiriyama to see the carved rocks. This will last about two hours. Enjoy the fabulous views over Tokyo Bay far out to the Pacific Ocean. We will have a brown bag lunch at Nihonji. Depending on time left we will stroll through Nihonji’s gardens before taking the ropeway down. Should time allow, we will stop for coffee in an old Japanese house along the way to the ferry. From there it will be about 10 minutes to the ferry pier. Before 15:20, we will board the return ferry to Kurihama Port on the Miura Peninsula. A bus to the station will leave soon after arrival. Anyone interested in walking back to Kurihama Station would take roughly 30 minutes.

Co-Leaders: Ko Iwata and Magdalena Iwamura
Contact: hiking@cwaj.org

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