Nestled in a high valley, secluded amongst lush forest and surrounded by 8 mountain peaks, Koya San was founded as a monastic complex in 816. Since then it has grown into a vibrant settlement with over 100 temples and a religious studies university, the whole area a place of sacred pilgrimage. Whilst not a place that lives in the past, it is a place to catch a glimpse of age-old traditions, beliefs and philosophies, as well as being able to enjoy some outstanding natural beauty. Don’t miss the chance to wander Okunoin, a vast, stupa-filled cemetery, through which you’ll reach the breathtaking Hall of Lanterns, where 10,000 oil lamps are permanently alight.

Koya San Holidays

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Trails of Japan Tour

13 days from £4,890pp
  • Mount Fuji Hike
  • Snow Monkeys in Yudanaka
  • Koya-san Temple Stay
Jewels of Japan Tour

11 days from £4,190pp
  • Mount Fuji
  • Hiroshima & Miyajima
  • Vibrant Tokyo
  • Himeji Castle
  • Kyoto
Wonders of Japan Tour

11 days - please call for prices
  • Mount Fuji
  • Snow Monkeys in Yudanaka
  • Bullet Train

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