Private Two Day Tour of Mt. Koya with Accommodations at Ekoin Temple
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Visit Mt. Koya, home to the Koyasan Shingon Buddhism sect to tour Ekoin and Kongobuji Temples. Stay overnight in Ekoin Temple, and try shojin ryori.

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  • 霊宝館1
  • 精進料理1
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Visit treasures of art and learning alike during a privately guided two day tour of Mt. Koya. Visit the Reihokan Musuem with a 50,000 item collection of historically diverse artifacts. Become part of a rare three dimensional mandala as you walk the Danjo Garan, whose buildings and paths lay out the diagram. Get a small taste of the lifestyle of a pilgrim monk when you stay at Ekoin Temple, and enjoy dining on vegetarian shojin ryori cuisine. This is also your chance to take a rare night time tour of Okunoin and possibly join the monks for morning rituals.
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 505.03
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 202.01
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 505.03
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*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 673.37
USD 673.37
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 202.01
USD 202.01

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Adult (Age 12 & over) (3 persons)
USD 448.91
USD 448.91
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Adult (Age 12 & over) (4 persons)
USD 420.86
USD 420.86
USD 505.03 17%off
USD 505.03 17%off
Adult (Age 12 & over) (5 persons)
USD 404.02
USD 404.02
USD 505.03 20%off
USD 505.03 20%off
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Transportation fee / Accommodation fee / Guidance in the language of your choice / Shojin Ryori Dinner (Day 1)
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  • DAY1  
  • 08:00 Pick-up at Osaka City Hotels
  • Mt. Koya
    Arrive at the mountains and begin your journey upwards through the temples.
  • Kongobuji Temple
    Visit the head temple of the Koyasan Shingon Buddhist sect, home to Japan's largest zen rock garden, Banryutei. Banryutei features 140 granite stones representing dragons descending from clouds to protect the temple.
  • Danjo Garan
    伽藍1 Stroll the grounds between and among 19 grand structures that represent a massive Buddhist mandala.
  • Reihokan Museum
    霊宝館1 See the massive collection of historical artworks and artifacts housed inside the museum. Hundreds of the displays are registered as national treasures, and about eight percent of all the certified national treasures of Japan are kept here.
  • Ekoin Temple
    精進料理1 Enjoy an overnight stay, and taste the traditional shojin ryori, special Buddhist vegetarian cuisine. An optional tour to Okunoin Temple at night is available with an English speaking monk for 1500 JPY per person.
  • Okunoin
    Walk the two kilometer path towards the mausoleum of the temple founder, Kukai. The path is flanked by the largest cemetary in Japan, where the remains of political and religious leaders, as well as common families, are kept.
  • DAY2  
  • Ekoin Temple
    Enjoy a rare chance to see the early morning rituals at a Buddhist temple, including a prayer procession and sesame burning.
  • Mt. Koya
    根本大塔1 Depart for Namba once you have descended the mountain home of the many temples.
  • Check-out in Namba
Notes
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    • Our services are mainly offered in English, but Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Korean and Portuguese are also available.
    • Fees for public transportation are included. However, for the use of taxis or hired cars there will be additional charges.
    • Meals, except the Shojin Ryori dinner, are not included on this tour.
    • The night-time tour to Okunoin, guided by an English-speaking monk, costs an additional 1500 JPY per person, payable on the day.
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  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 21 business days to 17:00 local time, 8 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 8 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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