tour types

Please take a few moments to read through our tours and discover how to make your dream a reality.
Custom

Just let us know what destinations you like or what kinds of sights or activities you enjoy. We will create a custom tour for you.

Independent

These are preset tours that allow you to experience the best of a country with the freedom to go at your pace and visit sights that are interesting to you.

Private

Our Private Tours are designed to give you the convenience of a group tour with the freedom and privacy of independent travel.

Small Group

These tours are fully guided with set dates for up to 12 travelers.

experiences

destinations

To get an idea of where you can go when you visit Japan, please take some time to browse our destinations pages. Click on any of the links below for a short description of the destination's location, history and characteristics.

Koyasan (Mount Koya)

Koyasan (Mount Koya)

Koyasan is a holy temple complex located on a mountain top, surrounded by cedar trees and mountain peaks. It is the center of Shingon Buddhism and one of the most important spiritual centers in Japan, with over one hundred temples.

One of the highlights of visiting Koyasan is walking through the Okunoin Cemetery. This cemetery lies in the middle of a forest of majestic cedar trees, and the roughly 200,000 graves contain some of the most famous figures in Japanese history. At night the roughly one mile path through the cemetery is lit by overhead lights and stone lanterns, and it makes for a wonderful evening stroll.

Tours that Visit Koyasan (Mount Koya):

Shoguns and Samurai

Our journey takes us through Japanese history from modern Tokyo to end near Kyoto, Japan’s capital for 400 years.

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Nakasendo Trail

Walk along the ancient route as it passes through beautifully-preserved villages.

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Ancient Japan

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Cultural Diversity Tour

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Temples and Trails of Shikoku

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Additional Resources

General info about Koyasan

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