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Koyasan three-hour intensive exploring

3 hours
up to 10 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Shall we have a pleasure to enjoy eye-catching spots. In addition to Garan,Main spot, let's go to a temple inside, Kongousanmaiin,supporting temple of the head temple and also Sainanin temple.

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Feel free to personalize this offer with Tadashi.

  • visit Kongosanmaiin temple inside, where we can walk around a short mountain route in the precincts of the temple
  • visit Garan ,the most important place where the monks are training for the teaching of the Buddha and Buddhist enlightenment.
  • visit Sainanin temple,where you can enjoy a typical Japanese garden utilizing the temple's cafe

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What to Expect

Regarding Kongosanmaiin temple, you can see the ancient Shingon sect Buddhist pagoda, national treasure and worshipping objects along mountain track.
Regarding Garan site, you would recognize how Koyasan Shingon Buddhism is operated, what esoteric Buddhism is.
Regarding Sainanin temple, have a break and enjoy esoteic Buddhist type of landscape garden over your drinks. 500 yen per one cup of drink

Departure & Return

Depart From apart from three hours of this tour, possible to start from Kansai Airport, Osaka city or so.
Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point in front of the temple accommodation information building which gets a landmark of fire station beside
Ending Point Daimon Buddhist Gate

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee only (4000 yen per person through 3 hours)

What‘s not included

☆entry fee
☆Cafe fee


Nice to meet you. Welcome to my message. It is my pleasure to guide you across Japan.
I am a private school teacher and also a navigator of temple cafe and temple's office worker.
Of course, I am a certified national English speaking guide in Japan.
I have lived in many major cities and traveled in various parts in Kansai area since I graduated from junior high school. I am a college graduate and the age is 56. I have many qualifications like travelling and teaching English. If you pay my round transportation fee to the distant area,accommodations in addition to the usual guide fee, transportation and meals during the tour, I can travel far from first meeting point into Fukuoka, Nagoya, Tokyo,or so.

As a standard guiding course, there are Nara,Kyoto, Hyogo(Kobe), Osaka and Wakayama.
Especially in these courses as well, you need to pay my round transportation fee from home and to home.
Because I live in a little bit the countryside, though I usually go to work for Osaka area.
OSAKA : 2500 yen
Koyasan in Wakayama : 1000 yen

☆ When you have accommodation plan with me for the same accommodation or different accommodation of the same spot, it is OK if you pay for all the accommodation fees of yours and mine.
☆ For your choice of 8 hour tour : need to pay for lunch
☆ For your choice of over 8hour tour : pay for lunch and dinner
☆ overnight : lunch and dinner, breakfast and lunch of the next day

→ regarding [Once-a-week Morning Osaka Castle exploring or Yodo-gawa(Oukawa) river boat cruising on Friday only (without lunch time)] My round transportation fee is not needed to pay because of my special project. Just pay for our round transportation fees and entry fee or cruising fees including my portion,and if necessary, other expenses during the tour. And please make a reservation until two weeks before the day. Contact me.

!! Other days except Friday (ASK ME, might be possible according to conditions, see the notice of corresponding page)

Besides, especially in December throughout March,sometimes my guide is unavailable because the weather condition is not good.

# Transportation fee and lunch of you and a guide will be paid by the customer.
# Regarding Hotel meet up, apart from meet up cost, you need to pay my transportation fee of the day.
# If you book me before sending an inquiry, please note you may be requested to pay extra guide fee for hotel meetup.

HOW TO PAY my round transportation fee
Please pass payment amount on cash only, Japanese yen, just for the day to me directly on the spot as early as possible after meeting up.
The amount will be mailed to you as extra expenses in advance on the internet.

entry fee needed.
Implemented minimum number is 2 persons, maximum is 10 persons.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

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?

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Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

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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