Mt. Koya Day Trek

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Roam through Mt. Koya and unravel its spiritual wonders

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  • 1 Day(s) Duration
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Revel in the spiritual serenity of Mt. Koya's historical temple and take in the mountain's natural landscapes
  • Experience eating like a Buddhist monk Henjoko-in Temple, Ekoin Temple or Tentoku Temple
  • Enjoy exploring Mt. Koya at your own pace and leisure
Most Recent Review

  • 5 Jul 2017
    We love Mount Koya so much! The lunch was amazing. We will definitely come back. It would be great if we can stay for a night. One day is not enough!

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  • Mt. Koya Day Trek

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    Inclusive Of:

    • Flexible itinerary
    • Mt. Koya bus pass
    • Train tickets
    • Discounted attraction tickets
    • English speaking guide (only during the Buddhist lunch)
    • Vegetarian lunch

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Hotel pick up and drop off

    US$ 89.00

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    Package Details

    Inclusive Of:

    • Flexible itinerary
    • Mt. Koya bus pass
    • Train tickets
    • Discounted attraction tickets
    • English speaking guide (only during the Buddhist lunch)
    • Vegetarian lunch

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
What To Expect

Wander independently through the misty woods of Mt. Koya, the center of Shingon Buddhism. Kobo Daishi, one of Japan's most important religious figures, created the Buddhist sect in 805 and built its first temple (Garan Temple) in 826 after traveling for years to find the perfect place to ground his religion. Now over 100 temples line the streets of Koyasan. On your journey through Mt. Koya you'll eat a Buddhist vegetarian lunch in one of the mountain's famous temples and explore at your own pace and leisure. This 1-day trek is a fantastic outing for anyone craving an un-guided peaceful adventure.

Mt. Koya Day Trek
Enshrine your day with a scenic excursion to Mt. Koya
Mt. Koya Day Trek
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Mt. Koya Day Trek
Pass by age-old temples and monasteries as you aim to reach one of the holiest places in Japan
Mt. Koya Day Trek
Immerse yourself in the pilgrimage center of Shingon Buddhism
Mt. Koya Day Trek
Strive to explore one of the UNESCO Sacred Site and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range!
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive a confirmation email and your e-voucher within 1 business day
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • Collect your ticket from the Nankai Information Center
  • Travel to Gokurakubashi Station (90min)
  • Travel from Gokurakubashi Station to Koyasan Station (5min)
  • Mt. Koya Sightseeing (without guide)
  • 12:30pm meet up for lunch at Henjoku-in Temple, Ekoin Temple or Tentoku-in Temple
  • Travel from Koyasan Station to Gokurakubashi Station (5min)
  • Travel from Gokurakubashi Station to Nankai Namba Station (90min)
  • Tour ends at Nankai Namba Station
Insider Tips

Insider Tips:

  • Wear a comfortable pair of shoes for walking and warm attire
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 6-11
  • Public transportation is used with non-reserved seats
  • Before boarding Nankai Electric railway, pick up your tickets at Nankai Information center
  • Participants can choose their own train departure times. Additional fees are required for express trains
  • The location of the lunch will be on your itinerary, which will be delivered a day before the tour
  • Mt. Koya is colder than Kyoto and Osaka, so wear warm attire
  • Information on how to pick up your train tickets, the itinerary and an English map will be sent to your accommodation location the day before the tour
  • Please provide us with the address, post code and telephone number of your accommodation location. Also provide the name that the reservation is under and the check in date, so your tickets and itinerary can be sent
  • If the accommodation is a personal residence please provide the name of the householder
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • Collect your ticket from the Nankai Information Center
  • Tour ends at Nankai Namba Station

Address:

  • 542-0076 Osaka Prefecture, Chu-o-ku, Osaka Nanba 5-1-60 Nankai Nanba station 1F
Cancelation Policy
  • A 70% refund will be issued for cancelations made at least 7 days prior to the tour
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Reviews (9) 4.7
  • Chu Kwan 5 Jul 2017
    We love Mount Koya so much! The lunch was amazing. We will definitely come back. It would be great if we can stay for a night. One day is not enough!
  • dong 28 Sep 2015
    Many of the temples are really beautiful. The meals we were served was naturally vegetarian, but of a very high standard - delicious.
  • dong 26 Sep 2015
    Very beautiful and interesting destination away from hustle and bustle of Osaka City ... with hindsight wished we had stayed for the night ... perhaps next time!!
  • dong 21 Sep 2015
    Unfortunately there was quite some construction going on. But our guide was fantastic!
  • FANG ling 22 Jul 2018
    The ride time is not limited, it is very convenient, the lunch is super delicious, and the price is refunded. Because you stay at the hotel, you can collect the ticket directly from the tourist service center in Nanhai Namba, two days before departure. The ticket can be used directly, no need to go. It is really convenient to exchange at the counter.
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  • CHENG LUNG 8 Aug 2017
    Quiet, far away, people meditation good place. Fast food. Worth a visit. It is advisable to arrange a two-day itinerary and come slowly.
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  • Xiao 24 Jun 2016
    The feeling can be it, the guide is very clear, to provide votes, but the rice did not catch up with eh ,,, but must pay attention to their own one, no tour guide, set only after the ticket and description ... and then explain the English, If the English is not good, do not try to try
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  • Chia Hao 31 Mar 2016
    Gaoye mountain is very cold but very beautiful, but cherry blossoms are not open!
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  • dong 3 Oct 2015
    Very rare experience, the process of going up the mountain has been very memorable, mountain mist around all the way to accompany us. The monastery is very quiet, is a trip to let people calm down the journey.
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