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Mt. Koya Okunoin and Danjo Garan Temple Tour from Osaka Instant Confirmation

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Just south of Osaka, spend the day visiting the scenic Mt. Koya, the headquarters of the Shingon sect of Buddhism. Immerse yourself in the sacred world with visits to the Okunoin Temple and the iconic Danjo Garan Temple with an English-speaking guide

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Koyasan is located in a valley surrounded by 8 peaks, said to resemble a lotus flower. The area was first settled in the year 819 and now includes over 120 temples, shrines, and a university.

Enjoy the crisp mountain air as you explore this remote temple complex. After a hearty lunch, visit Okunoin Temple, home to the largest cemetery in Japan, with over 200,000 tombstones surrounding the mausoleum.

Next make your way to the Danjo Garan Temple, the center of Mt. Koya. After enjoying the natural surroundings and fresh mountain air, make your way back to Osaka in comfort and style.
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Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 235.29
USD 235.29
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 206.71
USD 206.71
Child (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8.5 - 9.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 09:00-09:40 Pick-up at Designated Hotels in Osaka
  • 09:40 Nankai Namba Station (90 min)
    Walk from Swissotel Nankai Osaka to Nakai Namba Station. Ride Nankai Limited Express to Gokurakubashi Station. Take a cable car to Koyasan Station before boarding the bus to Ichinohashi Tourist Center.
  • Koya-san Cooking Hanabishi (60 min)
    After journeying from Osaka, prepare for the afternoon with a tasty lunch. A bento lunch box will be served with Japanese dishes. A Buddhist vegetarian cuisine can also be provided for those who request a vegetarian meal.
  • Bus to Okunoin Temple (10 min)
  • Okunoin Temple (70 min)
    20120514072415_138463869_10001_9 Known to be one of the most sacred spots in Japan, Okunoin Temple is a popular pilgrimage spot. Explore the peaceful temple grounds as you approach the mausoleum of Kobo Daishi (founder of Shingon Buddhism).
  • Bus to Danjo Garan Temple (10 min)
  • Danjo Garan Temple (75 min)
    20120514072414_924627151_10001_9 Enshrining the Yakushi Nyorai (the Buddha of Medicine and Healing), you will find two iconic temples located in the center of Mt. Koya. One is the Kondo Hall and the other is the large Konpon Daito Pagoda. Learn more about the importance of Buddhism in Mt. Koya from your guide.
  • Bus and Cable Car Back Down
  • Gokurakubashi Station to Nankai Namba Station by Train (90 min)
  • 18:00-18:30 Tour Ends at Nankai Namba Station
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions.
      Tour:
      An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating.
      An individual meal or snack will not be provided as well.
      If you would like any of the above for children (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • This tour involves a fair amount of walking at sightseeing locations, so please wear shoes and clothes which are comfortable to walk in.
    • The temperature in Koyasan is about 8 degrees Celsius lower than in Osaka. Please bring warm attire.
Additional Note(s)
    • Public transportation will be used for transfers within the Koyasan area. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
    • Buddhist vegetarian cuisine will be provided for customers that would like a vegetarian meal. Please request on the day of your tour.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
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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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Language English
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Duration incl. transportation 8.5 - 9.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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Mt. Koya Okunoin and Danjo Garan Temple Tour from Osaka