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Mount Koya

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Mount Koya

Discover the tranquil and sacred Mount Koya

Mount Koya is the name of the mountains in Wakayama Prefecture to the south of Osaka. It is the centre of Shingon Buddhism, an important Buddhist sect which was introduced to Japan in 805.

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Mount Koya

3 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 Arrive Mount Koya

Travel by train and cable car from Osaka to Mount Koya via Gokurakubashi, and make your way to your temple lodging for a two night stay with dinner.

  • Meals included: Dinner
  • Transport: Train/Cable car
DAY 2 Mount Koya

Spend the day exploring around Mount Koya, one of Japan’s most sacred mountains. A vegetarian, Buddhist dinner will be served at your accommodation.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3 Depart

Travel by cable car and train to Osaka, for your onward journey.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Transport: Drive
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Sample Accommodation

3★ Koyasan Onsen Fukuchiin, Mount Koya

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What's included:
  • Transportation as specified
  • Temple lodging on twin share basis
  • Meals as specified
  • International flights
  • Local tips
  • Personal spending
  • Travel insurance

Price from £425
( based on 2 sharing, excluding international flights)

Prices and products are subject to availability at the time of booking.

When making an enquiry or reservation we will request your contact details, however no payment will be required at this stage. We will contact you for payment details and to confirm your booking, your details and the details of those travelling with you along with any extras you’d like to add.

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