Koyasan Temple Retreat

Available as an overnight extension from Kyoto or Osaka

Koyasan Temple Retreat

Enjoy a break from Japan’s hectic city life on this overnight escape to the Buddhist mountain refuge and UNESCO world heritage site of Koyasan.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Koyasan

    Leave Osaka/Kyoto this morning on the local train bound for Koyasan. The 3-4 hour rail journey by local express train is considered one of the most scenic in Japan, taking you on a winding course through the valleys and mountainous foothills of Wakayama Prefecture, before dropping you off at the base of the Koya Mountains.

  2. Day 2: Departure

    Wake early to watch the monks chant their morning prayers. Almost all of the temples in Koyasan conduct their own morning service, and guests are generally invited to attend.

Price guide

The price shown is per person and based on two travellers in twin/double accommodation. Please see full itinerary for inclusions & exclusions. This is a private itinerary that can be tailored to your interests, and priced for families or groups.

2 days from £295pp


2 days from £295pp

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