The Zen experience two hours away from Osaka.
Koya-san is part of the Kii Mounts, a famous pilgrimage in Wakayama prefecture.
Visiting Mount Koya with a guide helps appreciate the place as it is laden with history.
The tour you booked is completely private. You will not share your guide with unknown people, for more comfort and privacy.
You guide is dedicated to you or your group (couple, friends, family, etc.) and will offer suggestions during the tour according to the time of the year, the weather and your pace.
Know Japan beyond clichés.
Discover cities under a new approach, closer to their reality; Explore places hidden to tourists, good and sometimes original picture spots; Save time thanks to the locals’ experience who know Japan like the back of their hand; Enjoy your visit without worrying about planning or how to get there.
Step out the usual stereotyped guided tour and explore narrow streets, hidden gems, find the good restaurants that only appear on Japanese maps... Visit a Japan that no Western travel guide can describe!
Touring in the most popular places of Tokyo or Kyoto with our guides is naturally also possible.
The round trip transportation time from Osaka-Namba (about 1h30 each way) is included in the total length of the tour. The guide will use the transportation time to answer your questions, give insights on Japan, and especially on Koya-san.
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For groups of 20 persons and more: Please contact us for a quote
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See details about transportation costs below.
The departure station for Koya-san is Namba (south Osaka), about 50 minutes from Kyoto station, with at least one transfer. The trip Osaka-Mount Koya is not covered by the JR Pass, you have to order a Koya-san Pass.
To make to most of your sightseeing day in Mount Koya, we recommended to:
The guide will use the transportation time to answer your questions, give insights on Japan, and especially on Koya-san.
Keikaku does not provide 2 consecutive days guidance in Koya-san. Our travelers can naturally stay one night (or more) in one of the temples in the mountain. In such case, the guide will provide all necessary information during the preparation before the tour and will leave at the end of the day.