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Popular Wakayama Koyasan Trip - where nature and historical buildings come together

Art, Culture, & Historical
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Koyasan was founded by Kobo Daishi (Kukai) about 1,200 years ago as a center of Shingon esoteric Buddhism, and was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004 as "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range". I am from Wakayama, where I grew up for about 25 years.


The tour will visit 4 popular spots including Kongobuji Temple, Danjo Garan, Okunoin, Reihokan.

We will use public transportation such as walking and trains to get to each sightseeing spot.

Osaka Tour Guide - Kazuyoshi M.
Kazuyoshi M.
5.00 / 5
(5 reviews)
08:30 AM

Meeting Point

Namba Station

- Ride the train for about 2 hours

10:20 AM

Koyasan Station

11:00 AM

Okunoin

A place behind main hall of a temple enshrining temple founder, miraculous Buddhas, hidden statues, etc.

11:30 AM

Kongobuji Temple

It is the central facility of Koyasan. Here you can see many historical buildings.

12:30 AM

Lunch time

Have lunch that can only be found in Koyasan!

01:30 PM

Danjo Garan

The symbol of Koyasan, Nemoto Daito, stands out in the Danjo Garan.

02:00 PM

Reihokan Museum

Built in 1921, the museum also holds special exhibitions in addition to permanent exhibitions.

02:30 AM

Souvenir shopping

03:30 AM

Koyasan Station

Ending Point

Namba Station

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meals -

entrance fees -

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Tour Important Information

Please be sure to let us know in advance if you have any food allergies or if there is anything you cannot eat due to religious reasons.


This tour involves a lot of train travel and walking, so comfortable walking shoes are recommended.


Koyasan is 800 meters above sea level. The temperature is about 6 degrees lower than Osaka, Kyoto.


Approximately 4,300 yen/person by Nankai train from Namba Station.


Please take care of your clothes.

Please send me a message and I will be flexible to accommodate your time.

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Osaka Tour Reviews

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Fredrik F.

5 / 5
Jun 17, 2024

Kyoto & Osaka day

Kyoto
7 hours

Customized

Best guide

Visiting Kyoto with Kazu felt like exploring the city with a good friend. His English is good, and he was super flexible with the program for the day. Thumb up from us!

Fredrik F.

Dear Fredrik, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I am truly delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time exploring Kyoto with me and that it helped you develop a deeper love for Japan. It was an honor to share the hidden gems, rich culture, and history of Kyoto with you. I'm pleased to know that the flexibility of the tour met your expectations and that my English skills were helpful in making your experience more enjoyable. I take great pride in knowing that you have come to love Japan even more, and I am grateful that I could provide you with such a unique and memorable experience. Your positive feedback is incredibly encouraging to me. I look forward to continuing to share the beauty of Japan with many others and hope to have the opportunity to guide you again in the future. Thank you once again for your kind words and for choosing to explore Kyoto with me. Best regards, Kazu

J

Jay D.

5 / 5
Jun 9, 2024

Night tours on May 26 and 27

Osaka
8 hours

Customized

2 day night tour

The guided 2-day night tour of Osaka was an absolute delight, thanks to my fantastic guide Kazuyoshi. Right from the start, his friendly and approachable nature put me at ease, making the experience feel more like exploring the city with a knowledgeable friend rather than a traditional tour guide. What truly set this tour apart was Kazuyoshi's dedication to showing me authentic local spots while steering clear of tourist traps. He took me off the beaten path to places that truly captured the essence of Osaka, allowing me to experience the city from a unique perspective. Whether it was hidden izakayas, quaint alleyways, or vibrant streets, each stop was a treasure trove of local culture and flavor. One of the highlights of the tour was Kazuyoshi's personal recommendations. They shared their favorite things to do in Osaka, giving me insider tips and insights that I wouldn't have discovered on my own. Additionally, their recommendations for food spots were spot on, introducing me to some of the most delicious and authentic dishes Osaka has to offer. Overall, the two-day night tour with Kazuyoshi was an absolute delight. Their warmth, friendliness, and genuine passion for Osaka shone through at every moment, making it an unforgettable experience.

Jay D.

Dear Jelliza, Thank you very much for your thoughtful and kind review. It was a true pleasure to guide you on the 2-day night tour of Osaka, and I’m thrilled to hear you enjoyed the experience. From the very start, it was important to me that you felt comfortable and at ease, like exploring the city with a knowledgeable friend. I’m delighted that this approach resonated with you. Showing you the hidden gems and authentic local spots of Osaka, away from the typical tourist areas, is something I’m passionate about. It’s wonderful to hear that you appreciated these unique experiences. Taking you to hidden izakayas, quaint alleyways, and vibrant streets allowed us to capture the true essence of Osaka. These are the places where the city’s real character shines through, and I’m glad you found each stop enriching. I’m also pleased that my personal recommendations added to your experience. Sharing insider tips and introducing you to Osaka’s delicious and authentic dishes is always a highlight for me. It’s rewarding to know that my suggestions made a positive impact on your trip. Your kind words about my warmth, friendliness, and passion for Osaka mean a lot to me. It was a joy to share my love for this city with you and to make your tour memorable. Thank you again for taking the time to share your experience. I look forward to welcoming you back for more adventures in the future. See you again definitely. Kazuyoshi

D

Deborah I.

5 / 5
Jun 5, 2024

Half day special customized tour in Kyoto

Kyoto
4 hours

Fun, Energetic, Caring Guide

Kazu was a sweetheart who spent a full extra hour with us which we really appreciated it. He had lots of energy which we appreciated as we wanted to see lots in our time and explained all that he could. Very thoughtful and sweet.

Deborah  I.

Dear, Deborah Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful review. It was truly a pleasure to spend time with you and share the wonders of Kyoto together. Your words mean a lot to me, and I'm delighted to hear that you appreciated the extra hour we spent and the energy I brought to our tour. I strive to make every tour as enjoyable and memorable as possible, and knowing that you felt well taken care of brings me great joy. Your feedback encourages me to continue offering the best experiences to all my guests. I hope to have the opportunity to guide you again in the future and show you even more hidden gems and local spots. Until then, take care and safe travels! Warm regards, Kazu

$234/ per group

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