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Two Day Mt. Koya Tour and Buddhist Temple Stay With English Speaking Guide Instant Confirmation

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Visit Mt. Koya, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with an included overnight stay at the temple, and a chance to join the monks for morning prayers.

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Head out to Mt. Koya, home to the Okunoin Temple, and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the practices of the monks with an English-speaking guide, then check in to accommodations within the temple grounds. Enjoy a stay at a temple lodging and dine on authentic Buddhist vegetarian cuisine. The second day is entirely self-guided, letting you take as much time as you like to stroll the area and experience a side of quiet Japan.
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If you are traveling alone or 1 adult traveling with children, please refer to http://www.veltra.com/en/asia/japan/wakayama/a/127037
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Schedule & Location
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  • DAY1  
  • 09:00-09:40 Pick-up at Hotel Granvia Osaka or Swissotel Nankai Osaka
  • 09:40 Swissotel Nankai Osaka
    Go to Nankai Namba Station on foot
  • From Nankai Namba Station to Gokurakubashi Station (90 min)
    Nankai Railway, Limited Express, reserved seat
  • From Gokurakubashi Station go to Koyasan Station
  • Depart Koyasan Station
    Go to Ichinohashi Kanko Center by bus
  • Lunch (60 minutes)
    Enjoy the subtle flavors of traditional Buddhist vegetarian cuisine.
  • Okunoin Temple (70 minutes)
    141231okunoin00808_03 The highlight of Koyasan. Walk along the 2-kilometer path to the temple in a mystical atmosphere lined with hundreds of thousands of small stone pagodas.
  • Danjo Garan Complex (75 minutes)
    The Danjo Garan Complex is a sacred place representing the concept of Shingon Mikkyo Buddhism established by Kobo Daishi.
  • Danjo Garan Complex
    The guide will accompany you until arrival at the Koyasan temple lodging.
  • 16:00 Fukuchiin Temple Lodging
    A vegetarian Buddhist temple dinner and hot springs are included.
  • DAY2  
  • 06:00 Morning Chants
    Participants who wish to participate in the Buddhist morning chants may do so. It starts at 6:00.
  • Free Time after Check-out
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    Explore Mt. Koya at your leisure until the departure time announced by the guide.
  • Go to Koyasan Station
  • From Koyasan Station to Gokurakubashi Station
  • From Gokurakubashi Station go to Nankai Namba Station (90 minutes)
    Nankai Railway, Limited Express, reserved seat
  • 16:45 Nankai Namba Station
    The time listed is an estimate only, and varies by the actual schedule of the train.
  • Please head to your next destination on your own.
Notes
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    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 20.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 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 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 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 18:00 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.
Change policy
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 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 changes 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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