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Okunoin Shojingu Ritual& Ancient pilgrimage trails ☆Lunch with panorama view☆


Mount Koya
3.5 Hours
up to 5 people
English ( Business )

“Women Pilgrims Route” is said to be “the most beautiful trail” among the mountain paths around Koyasan. After attending a ritual in Okunoin, we are going to hike some of the “Women Pilgrims Route” that even forest experts recommend. At the end of the tour you will eat local specialties while watching the spectacular panorama of the mountains registered as World Heritage Sites.

Itinerary

  • ◆ Attending a special ritual in Okunoin (this ritual has a history of more than 1200 years) ◆Walking ancient pilgrimage trails (nearly flat forest path) ◆ Lunch with a spectacular mountain view (on a beautifully decorated table in forest)

  • Okunoin cemetery ◆ Rocket & termite tomb and big company’s headstones ◆Touching a tree of 850 years old ◆The biggest tombstone in Okunoin ◆Samurai graves ◆ Weigh the weight of your own sin ◆ Mizumuke Jizo :Visitors throw water on the statues to pray for their departed family members. ◆ Ajimi Jizo :Jizo Bodhisattva who tastes Kobo Daishi’s meals. ◆ Torodo: Spectacular lantern hall with more than 20,000 lanterns ◆ Senryo (Memorial tombs dedicated to teeth and nails of the imperial family) ◆ Gobyo: Kobo Daishi is the place where Kukai still remains alive to this day. ◆ Torodo’s basement: We can approach Kukai very close. There are 50,000 tiny statues that have been donated to Okunoin. ◆“Women Pilgrims Route ◆ Superb view spot where is private land

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:45 AM
Meeting Point Public toilet at Naka-no-hashi parking lot (The closest bus stop is “Okunoin-mae”)
Ending Point After the tour, we will send you anywhere you want to go within Koyasan area.

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

transportation fee in Koyasan (you and guide), guide fee, lunch, tea service, free Wi-Fi , photo data(free), rental traditional clothes, special compensation by travel agency (in case of emergency accident)

What‘s not included

pick-up service at your hotel

Important

If a tour has to be cancelled due to a rainy weather, we will refund the tour price in full.

Since we walk on the mountain, please come with shoes that you do not mind if they get dirty. After the rainy weather, the ground is muddy, so wearing trekking shoes or boots is recommended. Although the physical burden is small, there are also narrow mountain paths, so this tour is for those who have healthy leg.The tour may be canceled in rainy weather. If you have rain gear, please bring it in case of sudden change in the weather.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 70% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • 20% Refund - 1 to 2 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - less than 24 hours before the meeting time

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