At Mt. Takao, you can go hiking, monkey-viewing, beer drinking & firewalking just an hour from Tokyo.
Hours of cable car to the top: 8:00 to around 17:45, with longer hours on holidays and weekends.
Hours of chair lift to the top: 9:00 to 16:30 (16:00 from December – April). Admission ends 30 minutes before closing.
Cable car/chairlift ticket prices: Adult round trip: ¥930, (one way: ¥480), Children (3-12) round trip: ¥460 (one way: ¥340).
While you’re in Japan, read a novel set in Tokyo!