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Koyasan Half Day Tour ( World Heritage Site )

by Noriko
(2) Reviews
4h $ 187 up to 6 people

Highlights

  • Okunoin
  • Mausuleum of Kukai
  • Kongobuji-Temple
  • Danjo-garan
  • Konpon-Daito
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186.90 USD

total price for up to 6 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 35.60
Extra person.
$ 35.60

Overview

Koyasan is a part of the World Heritage Site "Sacred Site and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range"
Having 1200 years of history, Koyasan is a mountain top religious town and the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism.
There are 117 temples, over 200,000 gravestones and 52 "Shukubo", temple lodging.

We will visit two most sacred and popular spots in Koyasan effectively.

What to Expect

This tour covers two most important and sacred sites in Koyasan, Okunoin and Danjo Garan (Kongobuji-temple and Daito)

Surrounded by steep mountain ridges and deep forest, you will feel a spiritual world.

Observe daily ritual of serving food to Kukai

You may try Shojin Ryori (Buddhist Vegetarian Cuisine) for lunch.




Highlights

  • Okunoin
  • Mausuleum of Kukai
  • Kongobuji-Temple
  • Danjo-garan
  • Konpon-Daito

Important

This tour is available from April to December.

Comfortable shoes are recommended.

Daily ritual of serving food to Kukai starts at 10: 30at Okunoin.

You need to pay additionally in cash for transportation (guide), lunch( you and your guide ), entrance fee ( you )
train + bus 5,000yen for your guide
1-day bus pass 830yen per person
lunch **********yen per person
entrance fee : Kongobuji Temple 500yen, Konpon Daito 200yen,

City Mount Koya

Depart From Mount Koya , Wakayama

Meeting Point At your hotel or Koyasan station

Ending Point At your hotel or Koyasan station

Duration 4 hours

Starting time 09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible

Number of people up to 6 people   Flexible

What‘s included
  • guide fee
  • hotel pick-up in Koyasan


What‘s not included
  • transportation fee (you and guide)
  • lunch (you and guide)
  • entrance fee ( you )
  • If you want me to pick you up at another place
  • such as Kansai airport or your hotel in Osaka
  • there will be additional charge.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Organized by Noriko


National Certified Guide

(2) Reviews

Contact Noriko
Languages spoken
  • English ( License )

Hello,
I’m Noriko, certified national tour guide.

I live in Wakayama prefecture, where there are a lot of nature and historic places, hot springs and delicious food, such as seafood and fruits.
Wakayama stretches from north to south on the Kii Peninsula, however, it takes only about one hour from Kansai International Airport to the north part of Wakayama prefecture.

I’m sure I can help you learn Japanese culture, history, and traditions, and fully enjoy traveling in Wakayama.

I'm looking forward to seeing you soon!


Reviews ( 2 )

Very Good
3 weeks ago |   by Grace

“ Excellent Tour of Wakayama and the Cat Station Masters ”

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour with Noriko last week to Wakayama and to visit the Cat Station Masters. She is a very friendly, charming, knowledgeable and is passionate about what she does. Her english is excellent! Before the tour, she was very prompt to answers to my emails and made the extra effort to check out the information I requested regarding trains facilities, timing, special train type. And on the day of the walk, she made sure that we felt comfortable. She also brought us to a fantastic ramen lunch. Thanks for a great experience Noriko-san. Best Regards Grace

Very Good
8 months ago |   by Andrea

“ A guide to Koyasan ”

We had a lovely day with Noriko at Koyasan. She arrived on time and had our day planned to make the most of the sites we were to visit. Background information was good and all our questions were answered. A very informative and special day - thank you Noriko!

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