Japanese Buddhism Study
KUKAI with Mount KOYA
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Mt. Koya - Great Garan

Tour Included
5 nights accommodation
5 Breakfast / 1 Lunch / 1 Dinner
Temples Entrance fee
Buddhism Study Program fee
Public transfer to Nara from Osaka
Public transportation to Mt. Koya
Guiding service in Mt. Koya & Nara
6 Days Tour
Mt. Koya, Nara, and Osaka

Visits to representative view of Japan's most historically significant Buddhist temples are the focus of Tara's Japanese Buddhism Study Tours. Led by a tour coordinator well-versed in Japanese Buddhism, each tour includes a presentation at one of these temples by a resident Buddhist priest, who introduces our visitors to the essential tenets of Japanese Buddhist religious philosophy and ritual.

Tour Cost : 188,000 Japanese yen per person
Up-Graded :238,000 Japanese yen per person
(Double Occupancy)

  • Based on Double occupancy
  • Designed daily departure
  • (Remarks)
  • Monastery Stay in Mt. Koya
  • Shared bathrooms in Mt. Koya
  • Please ask us for single occupancy

Itinerary Overview :

Day 1
Arrive JAPAN/Osaka(1 night)
Arrive in Osaka via Narita/Nagoya/Kansai/Osaka Airport.
Day 2
Osaka - Mt. Koya(2 nights)
Public transfer by Nankai line to Mt. Koya.
Guided study tour in Mt. Koya
Visit Okunoin, Kongobuji, and Great Garan
Shojin-cuisine(all vegetable meals) for supper
Day 3
Mt. Koya
Morning Practice attendance
Meditation practice(Ajikan)
Free time in the afternoon
1) Reihokan Museum
2) Praying Path short hiking
3) Voluntary Work in Mt. Koya
Day 4
Mt. Koya - NARA(2 nights)
Morning Practice (Optional) before breakfast.
Leave Mt. Koya for Nara by public transportation.
Upon your arrival in Osaka, private transfer to Nara
Visit Horyuji in Ikaruga.

Day 5
One day walking tour in Nara
Visit Todaiji temple, Kasuga shrine, and Nara park.
Day 6
NARA-Leave for home
Leave Nara by public transportation to Kansai/Osaka Airport for catching your return flight back home.
Extension Stay
Please ask us if you would like to continue traveling Japan. Customized extension tour will be arranged in line with your favors.

Tour Features :

Mt. Koya - Sacred Mountain
Buddhism Study Program
Ajikan Meditation
Morning Practice
Heart Sutra Copying
Praying Path short walking or voluntary work in Mt. Koya.

Nara stay for 2 days
Kasuga Shrine

Horyuji (World Heritage)
Ikaruga, Nara


Monastery stay in Mt. Koya and western styled hotel in Nara

Mt. KOYA (2 nights)
Shukubo - monastery stay
Japanese styled room with shared bathroom(and toilet) in standard tour plan.
For Up-graded tour plan,
private bathroom inside of your room at the monastery.
(Double occupancy)

NARA (2 nights)
Hotel Fujita Nara
Hotel Nikko Nara
Standard Twin/Double room
For Up-graded plan,
Nara Hotel(western styled hotel) Japanese inn Kanka-so ryokan or similar classed Japanese inn.
(Double occupancy)