Private Tour by a Local Guide in Mount Koya

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Tour Number

Activity Level

561491


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
There are some places where wheelchairs can not enter.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

Okunoin Cemetery, Kongobuji, and Garan - 4 Hours


As a local monk who lived in a temple in Koyasan takes you to the principal places of Koyasan. Okunoin cemetery, Kongobuji temple, and Garan, which is a temple complex are included.

Things I talk about are as follows.
・Teachings from Shingon Esoteric Buddhism
・Kobo Daishi (aka Kukai): The founder of Mount Koya
・Legends (funny and scary ones in Mount Koya)
・Daily life of monks
・History of Mount Koya

This tour can be customized due to your requirement, please contact me for details.

Itinerary

*Note: The exact times listed below may vary depending on our starting time.

9:30: Meet at your hotel or meet at your designated meeting place
Visit Okunoin, Kongobuji & Garan
12:30: Finish the tour

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 4 hours

Although it is possible to delay the start time of the tour, the temple will be closed at 4:30-5:00.

Transportation

This is a walking tour and we have a private transportaion available.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: • Wi-Fi (the beginning to the end of tour)
• Photo data
• Rental of traditional clothes
• Private transportation is available for a group up to 6 people.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2400 JPY - - Admission fee for the temples 900JPY/pp ( kongobuji 500 JPY/pp, kondo 200 JPY/pp, daito 200 JPY/pp)
- Lunch about 1500 JPY/pp

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

None

A Recent Review of this tour

The tour of Koyasan with Nobu-san has been a highlight of our trip to Japan. Nobu-san is an absolutely wonderful guide - he is caring, thoughtful and extremely knowledgeable. He is also very, very good with children - he engaged very well with my 10 year old son and tailored the tour and the narrative to be fun and engaging for a child. Thank you Nobu-san for a wonderful experience!
Veronica Rogers

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    288 USD(for up to 6 people) (duration: 4 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    561491


    Categories

    Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: Yes.
    There are some places where wheelchairs can not enter.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

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