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Okunoin&Ancient pilgrimage trails Lunch with panorama view

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“Women Pilgrims Route” is said to be “the most beautiful trail” among the mountain paths around Koyasan. After attending a ritual in Okunoin, we are going to hike some of the “Women Pilgrims Route” that even forest experts recommend. At the end of the tour you will eat local specialties while watching the spectacular panorama of the mountains registered as World Heritage Sites.

Mount Koya Tour Guide - Koyasan resident guides N.
Koyasan resident guides N.
5.00 / 5
(9 reviews)
12:00 AM

Meeting Point

Public toilet at Naka-no-hashi parking lot (The closest bus stop is “Okunoin-mae”)

◆ Attending a special ritual in Okunoin (this ritual has a history of more than 1200 years) ◆Walking ancient pilgrimage trails (nearly flat forest path) ◆ Lunch with a spectacular mountain view (on a beautifully decorated table in forest)

Okunoin cemetery ◆ Rocket & termite tomb and big company’s headstones ◆Touching a tree of 850 years old ◆The biggest tombstone in Okunoin ◆Samurai graves ◆ Weigh the weight of your own sin ◆ Mizumuke Jizo :Visitors throw water on the statues to pray for their departed family members. ◆ Ajimi Jizo :Jizo Bodhisattva who tastes Kobo Daishi’s meals. ◆ Torodo: Spectacular lantern hall with more than 20,000 lanterns ◆ Senryo (Memorial tombs dedicated to teeth and nails of the imperial family) ◆ Gobyo: Kobo Daishi is the place where Kukai still remains alive to this day. ◆ Torodo’s basement: We can approach Kukai very close. There are 50,000 tiny statues that have been donated to Okunoin. ◆“Women Pilgrims Route ◆ Superb view spot where is private land

Ending Point

After the tour, we will send you anywhere you want to go within Koyasan area by taxi or public transportation.

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What‘s included

guide fee, lunch, tea service

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pick-up service at your hotel

Tour Important Information

Since we walk on the mountain, please come with shoes that you do not mind if they get dirty. After the rainy weather, the ground is muddy, so wearing trekking shoes or boots is recommended. Although the physical burden is small, there are also narrow mountain paths, so this tour is for those who have healthy leg.The tour may be canceled in rainy weather. If you have rain gear, please bring it in case of sudden change in the weather.

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Mount Koya Tour Reviews

Wonderful day with Nobu

I would highly recommend anyone visiting Koyasan to spend time being guided by Nobu. He was very kind, knowledgeable and fun to be with. It was great to learn so much about Koyasan, the beliefs and customs of the area and of the esoteric teachings. Being with Nobu meant he could bring everything I was seeing to life, with the history and its context, rather than what I could just see with my own eyes. There is no substitute for these insights and it gave the whole experience a deeper meaning for me. Thank you Nobu!

Toshio O.

Toshio O.

5 / 5
Nov 15, 2023

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excellent tour, very informative and extremely well presented

Excellent tour

We enjoyed our tour with Nobu immensely. He was so knowledgeable and interesting. The time went by so quickly. This was the best tour that we have done while in Japan.

$429/ per group

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