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An English-speaking Koyasan resident guide will guide you through three areas known as the highlights of  Koyasan : Kongobu-ji, Garan and Okunoin. You can learn the teachings of esoteric Buddhism, that have been protected for 1200 years, through conversing with monks and local guides and experience those teachings within the nature of Koyasan.


・A chartered tour guided in English by a monk or a person who has attained monkhood at Koyasan.
・Photo data provided during the tour

Reccomended points

The guide will be ”A person who has experience working or training at a temple on Koyasan.


①9:00AM  Meet the guide in front of the public restroom at the Nakanohashi parking lot                                                                   

➁9:00-11:00 Okunoin Tour

③11:00-12:00 Lunch
④12:00-13:00 Kongobu-ji Temple

⑤13:00-14:00  Temple Tour ends at Garan Chumon Gate

* Duration: 4 hours + 1 hour lunch break

★ Meeting/Dismissing Place:

Meeting Place: Nakanohashi Parking
In front of the public toilet next to Okunoin-mae Bus stop 
Dismissing Place: Garan Chumon Gate
Meeting & Start time: 9:30, 10:00, 13:00

*Held rain or shine, please wear suitable clothes and shoes.
*In the event of an alarm, the tour will be cancelled and refunded.

Implementation Period

All year round 

Min No. of participants

1 Person(s)

Max No. of Participants

15 Person(s)
Group tours: Possible

Participant Conditions



1 Group: ¥44,830 per group up to 5 person(s), ¥1,150 added for each person after 6 people

* Included: English guide fee, high-definition smartphone photo data 
* Excluded: drinks, personal expenses, meals, Kongobu-ji Temple, Garan entrance fee, 1 bus or taxi ride during the tour (approximately ¥1,000)

Language Support

Japanese, English
Interpreter guide accompaniment: Not Necessary
Language Supplementation tool: None

Cancellation Policy

8 days before the trip start date: 0%
3 days before the trip start date: 30%
2 days before the start trip date: 80%
On the trip start date after start time: 100%             

Weather Conditions

Departure decision due to weather→ Yes
If yes: Cancellation will occur
Decision Time: Decided on the morning of the day

Things to Note

If you have any food allergies, please let us know at the time of booking.