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Mt. Koya Self-Guided Train Trip from Osaka with Buddhist-Style Vegetarian Lunch

Mt. Koya tour

Get a unique Buddhist experience at Mt. Koya

Travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mt. Koya, on a speedy train and spend a full day exploring the idyllic Shingon Buddhist temples. Gain insight into the simple lifestyle of the monks with a special Buddhist lunch.

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  • Mt. Koya tour
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Discount Coupons (until 2019/12/31)

- 20% discount coupons for admission to facilities that may include Kongobuji Temple, Kondo, Konpon Daito and the Reihokan Museum
- 10% discount coupons for souvenirs at Juzuya-Shirobe, Nakamoto Meigyokudo and Koya-chaya Wakyu

All participants are eligible.

Make your way to the Wakayama Prefecture and see Mt. Koya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as the center of Shingon Buddhism. Immerse in the Buddhist lifestyle by touring the surrounding towns, pilgrimage routes and sacred sites. Complete this unique experience by indulging in an authentic shōjin ryōri lunch.
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Price
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a minimum of 2.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 80.55
USD 80.55
Child (Age 2-11)
USD 71.08
USD 71.08
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 80.55
USD 80.55
Child (Age 2-11)
USD 71.08
USD 71.08
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
There will be no charge for up to 2 infants per adult.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Round-trip train ticket between Namba Station and Koyasan Station / 2-day bus ticket for the Koyasan Nankai Rinkan Bus
Package detail / Schedule
Location, direction and description
Location, direction and description
Please pick up your tickets at Nankai Information Center in Nankai Namba Station (1st floor of Namba Galleria). You may exchange your voucher at the window to receive your tickets.

Office Hours: 9:00-20:00

Brochures, maps and other supplementary materials are available in English.
View detailed map
Itinerary
Going from Nankai Namba Station to Koyasan Station

Transfer from Nankai Namba Station to Koyasan Station on the Nankai Koya Line.
Limited Express Koya: 80 minutes
Rapid Express: 90 minutes
Express: 100 minutes

Check the time table or the digital destination board at the station to find the train you wish to board. Go through the ticket gates and make way to the third floor platforms.
Weekday time table
Weekend and holiday time table
Itinerary
Explore Mt. Koya on your own with a handy 2-day bus ticket you can use to ride the Nankai Rinkan Bus.
Bus route map

Lunch:
You will be informed with your exact temple to enjoy your meal on the day of your activity. Please note that going to the temple will not be guided and guests will need to go there by themselves.

Possible temples to have your meal:
Henjokoin Temple
Tentokuin Temple
Henjosonin Temple
Jokiin Temple
or similar.
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • 2-day free bus pass in Koyasan is valid up to two consecutive calendar days.
    • Infants ages 0-1 may join for free but will not be getting a separate meal. Up to two infants ages 0-1 may join for free per adult participant.
Additional Note(s)
    • There are no guides on this activity.
    • Timetable for weekday trains from Namba to Koyasan Station.
    • Timetable for weekend or holiday trains from Namba to Koyasan Station.
    • Bus route map can be found in the PDF below.
    • Please note that you will not be able to select a temple of your choice in advance and will be informed with the exact temple for your meal on the day of your tour.
      Please go to the temple on your own.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2.
FAQ
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 23:59 local time, 20 business days to 23:59 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 23:59 local time, 8 business days to 23:59 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 23:59 local time, 2 business days to 23:59 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 23:59 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.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

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Mt. Koya Self-Guided Train Trip from Osaka with Buddhist-Style Vegetarian Lunch