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Mt. Koya Day Trek

Roam through Mt. Koya and unravel its spiritual wonders

4.5 ( 14 reviews ) 500+ Booked
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  • 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

Highly recommended

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!

5 Jul 2017
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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
Brave the trails and trek around the vibrant natural setting of the Wakayama Prefecture
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!

Things to note

Insider Tips:

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


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Q: How will social distancing measures be enforced in this pandemic?

A: While social distancing on-site is up to the individual during COVID-19, selected Klook partners will facilitate this as much as possible, including floor markings and sufficient space within attractions. In line with the reduction of maximum capacity, this will go a long way in ensuring your safety.

Q: What sanitation procedures are being implemented?

A: With cleanliness one of the highest priorities in the world moving forward, selected Klook merchants have undertaken a promise to uphold the strictest of cleaning standards, ensuring regular cleaning of frequently-touched surfaces.

Q: What other safety measures are in enforcement?

A: Limiting capacity (crowd control) and following safe distancing guidelines throughout attractions and activities.Selected merchants will ensure that hand sanitizers as well as hand-washing facilities are available for you to use.All staff members will be required to wear face masks.

Q: Will we need to undergo temperature screening?

A: On top of reduced capacity during Covid pandemic, compulsory mask-wearing, regular temperature checks will be carried out for staff and visitors at selected Klook merchants.

Q: Are face coverings required as part of hygiene standards?

A: For health and safety reasons with the new normal, all guests are required to wear a face mask or covering for the duration of their visit.

Q: Will I be asked to declare my travel and health history?

A: Most of us would be familiar with declarations of health and travel history by now and selected Klook merchants will be ensuring that all visitors complete their forms before being allowed to join the activities during the coronavirus outbreak.

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