Mount Koya Day Tour from Kyoto

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  • 11 Hrs 15 Min Duration
  • English
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  • 1-10 Travelers Per Group
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  • Take a trip to the outskirts of Kyoto and explore Mount Koya when you join this tour
  • Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site and learn about the importance of Buddhism in Japanese culture
  • Be in awe of the beautiful surroundings of Mount Koya as well as the incredible shrines and pagodas in the area
  • Be assisted by a knowledgeable English-speaking guide all throughout the day!
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    • English-speaking guide
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    • Lunch
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What To Expect

If you’re planning to extend your exploration of Kyoto, why not join this day tour of Mount Koya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This huge temple settlement is well-known for its shrines and temples dedicated to the Buddhist faith. Your tour will start at Kyoto where you'll meet your guide and be assisted all throughout your journey until you reach Mount Koya. Some of the locations you'll visit include Kongobuji Temple, the head temple of the Koyasan Shingon Buddhism, and Okuno-in, the location of the mausoleum of Kobo Dashi, the founder of Shingon Buddhism. Lunch at a local restaurant is also included in this tour! If you want to witness more of Japan or simply want to learn more about Buddhism, then joining this tour is a must!

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Explore the beautiful temple settlement while also relishing the nature of Mount Koya
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Be assisted by an English-speaking tour guide and learn about the importance of Buddhism in Japan
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  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking
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Itinerary

Itinerary:

Itinerary (from 1 Jan 2019 to 28 Feb 2019):

- Please note: The Koyasan Cable Car going to Mt. Koya is being replaced and will temporarily be closed until 29 Feb 2019. Please be guided with the amended itinerary below:

  • 8:15am meet at NTA TiS Kyoto Branch
  • Board Nankai limited express to Hashimoto Station
  • Hashimoto Station to Koyasan Station by bus
  • Take a bus to Senjuin Bus stop
  • 12:00pm lunch at a local restaurant
  • Afternoon Walking tour and local bus in Mt. Koya area
  • Visit Kongobuji Temple
  • Visit Okuno-in (40-60 minutes walk)
  • 3:30pm take a bus to Koyasan Station
  • Koyasan Station to Gokurakubashi Station (by cable car)
  • Board Nankai limited express to Shin-Imamiya Station
  • Take JR loop line to Osaka Station
  • Board JR Super rapid train to Kyoto Station
  • 7:00pm-7:30pm tour ends upon arrival at Kyoto Station
Itinerary (1 Mar 2019 onwards):
  • 8:15am meet at NTA TiS Kyoto Branch
  • Transfer to Osaka Station (by bullet train)
  • Take JR loop Line to Shin-Imamiya Station
  • Board Nankai limited express to Gokurakubashi Station
  • 11:30am Gokurakubashi Station to Koyasan Station via cable car
  • Take a bus to Senjuin Bus stop
  • 12:00pm lunch at a local restaurant
  • Afternoon Walking tour and local bus in Mt. Koya area
  • Visit Kongobuji Temple
  • Visit Okuno-in (40-60 minutes walk)
  • 3:30pm take a bus to Koyasan Station
  • Koyasan Station to Gokurakubashi Station (by cable car)
  • Board Nankai limited express to Shin-Imamiya Station
  • Take JR loop line to Osaka Station
  • Board JR Super rapid train to Kyoto Station
  • 7:00pm-7:30pm tour ends upon arrival at Kyoto Station
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 6-11
  • Young infants aged 0-5 can join the tour for free
  • Please indicate if you have any dietary requirements at the checkout page
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended to be worn
  • Public transportation will be used in this tour and seating may not be available
  • Kindly bring an umbrella in case of uncooperative weather
  • Please wear attire that is suitable for hiking
  • The itinerary may change due to heavy traffic, weather conditions, or other operational reasons
  • In case the tour gets canceled, participants will be informed by 8:00am (Japan time) on the day of the tour and will be given a full refund
  • This experience isn't suitable for PWDs,pregnant women or wheelchair/stroller
  • This tour is only available on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday from 4 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2019
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified

Meet Up Information:

  • Location: In front of NTA TiS Kyoto Branch
  • Meeting Time: 8:15am
  • Departure Time: 8:20pm

Address:

  • Ground floor of JR Kyoto station (Near Central Exit). Please see map for reference

How To Get There:

  • From the ground floor of JR Kyoto Station, walk for 1 minute until you reach NTA TiS Kyoto Branch
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 72 hours prior to the activity
  • No refunds will be issued for no-shows
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