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Koya-san Extension

  • Duration
    2 days
  • Tour Type
    Short Stay
  • Tour Style
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This extension takes you to the centre of Shingon Buddhism, Koyasan. Admire the beauty of Okunoin Cemetery and stay overnight in a 13th Century Temple.

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    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Travel to Koya-san
    Day 1: Travel to Koya-san

    Start your journey to Koya-san by public transportation and take a walking tour of Koya-San before exploring the 16th century Kongobuji Temple. This afternoon, admire the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism through a visit to Garan Temple complex and transfer to Okunoin, home to Kobo Daisha's mausoleum, the founder of Shingon Buddhism. Tonight you will stay overnight in a 13th century temple in a traditional tatami room. (B,D)

  • Day 2
    Koya-san to Osaka
    Day 2: Koya-san to Osaka

    Rise early this morning to join the monks in their daily morning prayers before a traditional breakfast. After breakfast, transfer back to Osaka by public transportation. (B)

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 6°c
  • 45mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 7°c
  • 62mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 10°c
  • 104mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 15°c
  • 104mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 20°c
  • 146mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 24°c
  • 184mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 28°c
  • 157mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 29°c
  • 91mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 26°c
  • 161mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 19°c
  • 112mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 14°c
  • 69mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Osaka
  • 9°c
  • 44mm
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Places Visited: Koyasan (1N) - Osaka

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