At Mitake station on JR Ome line, take Nishi Tokyo bus for Cable-shita stop. Take the cable car at Takimoto station on Mitake Tozan Railway to Mt. Mitake station. Approximately 1 hour on foot from Mt. Mitake station.
Standing at an imposing 902 meters tall, the impressive Mt. Hinode can be found watching over Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park. The peak of the mountain offers magnificent views of the entire Kanto region including the mountains of the Okutama area, and even some nice views of the Tokyo Skytree on clear days.
Another highlight of the summit area is the beautiful flowers that grow there such as azaleas and rhododendrons. Take in the lush scenery or get active and hike the various hiking trails on offer at Mt. Hinode, whose name in English translates to "sunrise"–an apt name considering the summit is a popular spot to watch the first sunrise of the new year.