"Deep Japan" Danjo Garan Complex and Okunoin

US $202.00 / Person

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Hi! I'm Kazuhisa Azuma.

I will guide you!

Description of this tour

Koyasan registered world heritage site in 2004 and won three starred by Michilin guide, also gained reputatin as no.1 "Deep Japan" by foreign traveller in research of Japan broadcasting investigation. Tour feature to visit two major areas; Danjo Garan and Okunoin
with historical and cultural guide and famous Gomadofu kaiseki(luch) at resaurant.

"Kazu" is frequenet in English and have official lincese to guide world heriatge site in north Wakayama prefecture, such as Koyasan, Kudoyama areas. Koyasan won three starred by Michelin guide and No.1 in "Deep Japan" investigated by Japan broadcasting(NHK). Koyasan is Buddhist monk's trained monastery granted by emperor Saga to Kobo Daishi Kukai in 815. Kudoyama is at the foot of Koyasan and offer "Samurai" era's atmosphere. I will offer pleasant and unparalleled moment during my guide.


Sample Tour Timeline

10:00 AM
Meet you at Daimon-Minami bus parking station then walk by 5-6 minutes to Daimon

Japan's buddhism and Shinto merged in here so rich culture and history sill be there for over 1202 years

10:00 AM
Meet you at Daimon-Minami bus parking station then walk by 5-6 minutes to Daimon

Japan's buddhism and Shinto merged in here so rich culture and history sill be there for over 1202 years

10:30 AM
Danjo Garan Complex

Walk through Mandara world with historical presentation

10:30 AM
Danjo Garan Complex

Walk through Mandara world with historical presentation

12:00 PM
Lunch at Goma-dofu at Kadohama or Shojin-ryori, vegitable dish at restaurant nearby

Try and enjoy famous dish at Koyasan

12:00 PM
Lunch at Goma-dofu at Kadohama or Shojin-ryori, vegitable dish at restaurant nearby

Try and enjoy famous dish at Koyasan

01:00 PM
Kongobuji Temple

Visit Headquarters of Koyasan Shingon Buddhism to see largest rock garden in Japan as well as decorated fusuma painting tatami rooms.

01:00 PM
Kongobuji Temple

Visit Headquarters of Koyasan Shingon Buddhism to see largest rock garden in Japan as well as decorated fusuma painting tatami rooms.

02:30 PM
Take bus from near the Kongobuji to Nakanohashi then walk through Okunoin

Okunoin is revered as a site sacred to Japanese Buddhism and many people of all religious denominations make pilgrimages to it even today

02:30 PM
Take bus from near the Kongobuji to Nakanohashi then walk through Okunoin

Okunoin is revered as a site sacred to Japanese Buddhism and many people of all religious denominations make pilgrimages to it even today

04:00 PM
Walk back to Nakanohashi

End of the tour

04:00 PM
Walk back to Nakanohashi

End of the tour

Additional Details

Where we meet

Meet you at Daimon-Minami bus parking station then walk by 5-6 minutes to Daimon

What's included
Things you need
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Lunch(approx. US $20.00)
  • Admission fee(approx. US $20.00)
  • Transport expenses(approx. US $10.00)
Notes:

Comfortable and casual clothes are recommended

Guest Requirements

Anyone who wish to know "Deep Japan" and feel calm and fresh air, atmosphere while learning rich history of esoteric buddism and Kobodaishi Kukai, founder of this sect.

Cancellation Policy

Any trip or experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.