Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage & Samurai Trails 10 Days

  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • Guide

9 Nights from $3,590

(* Price is per person.)

* Above price are Land only and Triple price. Airfare is not included.
* Seasonal surcharges apply for all other dates.
* Minimum of 2 people 
*Accommodation, basic triple share, mix of Japanese-style/Western style accommodation and monastery
    (some without private shower and toilet.)

We take you to most popular area for Pilgrimage, Spiritual, Historical and World Heritage in Japan. Especially Mt. Koya is one of best to experience an overnight stay at a Temple lodging whre you can get a taste of a Monk's life style. Walking through in Pilgrimage Kumano Kodo.

Highlights
1. Visit World Heritage of Japan.
2. Staying at a Shukubo (temple Lodging) in Mt. Koya.
3. Experience the serenity of Buddhism at 1200 years-old Temple.
4. Staying at a Japanese Traditional Inn (Ryokan) Experience.
5. Walking Pilgrimage Kumano kodo.
6. Kyoto and Osaka Hotel upgrades are also available. Please ask for details.
7. Seasonal surcharge apply. Please ask our friendly staff for detail.

Departure

From Osaka
01 Apr - 30 Oct  2017: Daily
(Except 30 Dec - 03 Jan 2017)

Meals

Breakfast

9

Lunch

 2

Dinner

 5

Guide

English-speaking guide service is included. Day 2-6, 8

Minimum participants

2 people

Code

KU-001

 
Photo Provided by Ⓒ Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau

Call us on 1800 802 552  or  Online Enquiry

Schedule

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
Kansai Airport - Osaka

Day 1

Kansai Airport - Osaka

Upon arrival at Kansai Airport, meet the driver in arrival and take a train to accommodation.

Overnight at Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka or similar.

Osaka - Mt. Koya (B, D)

Day 2

Osaka - Mt. Koya (B, D)

Breakfast at Hotel. Luggage transfer to Kyoto. Leave your luggage at bell desk. Depart Osaka for Mt.Koya by train via Gokurakubashi. Free at leisure in Mt.Koya. Enjoy Japanese-Shojin Ryori (Monk's food - vegetarian dishes) at temple

Over Night Stay at Shukubo (Rengejoin or Similar) in Mt.Koya

Mt. Koya to Kumano Kodo ( Takijiri- Oji to Takahara) (B, D)

Day 3

Mt. Koya to Kumano Kodo ( Takijiri- Oji to Takahara) (B, D)

Experience Morning Praying. Enjoy a Japanese-Vegetarian breakfast at temple.

Kumanokodo Walking distance from Takijiri-Oji to Kirinogo-takahara 3.7km

9:00-11:00 English Guided Tour  VIsit Kongouji Temple.
Enjoy lunch at Mt. Koya, after the lunch leave Mt. Koya To Takijiri-Ouji by Taxi
Carry-on baggage transfer service to Accommodation.

The Kumano Kodo trailhead starts from behind Takijiri-oji with English Speaking guide.

Enjoy walk Takijiri-ouji to Kirinogo Takahara ( 3.7 Km)
The village of Takahara offers panoramic views of the Hatenashi mountain range.

Enjoy Japanese Style Dinner.

Overnight Stay at a Japanese Traditional Inn at Kirino go Takahara

Kumano Kodo ( Takahara to Tsugizakura-Ouji-Nonaka) (B, D)

Day 4

Kumano Kodo ( Takahara to Tsugizakura-Ouji-Nonaka) (B, D)

Breakfast at Hotel. Walking distance from Takahara to Tsugizakura Oji 13.2km

 9:00-15:00 from Takahara continues to climb into native and planted forests and Village to Tsugizakura-oji with English-Speaking Guide. (13.2 km)
During walking tour take Lunch break, Picnic style lunch included.
Carry-on baggage transfer service to Accommodation.
 
Enjoy Japanese Style Dinner.

Over night Stay at a Japanese Traditional Inn in Nonaka Area.

Kumano Kodo ( Tsugizakura-Oji -Kumano Hongu Taisha-Yunomine onsen) (B, D)

Day 5

Kumano Kodo ( Tsugizakura-Oji -Kumano Hongu Taisha-Yunomine onsen) (B, D)

Breakfast
Walking distance from Tsugizakura-oji to Kumano Hongu Shrine 20.8km

9:00-16:00 from Tsugizakura-Oji continue walk through forest and Villages with English-speaking guide. ( 20.8 Kim)
During walking tour take Lunch break, Picnic style lunch included.
Visit Kumano Hongu Taisha.
Carry-on baggage transfer service to Accommodation.

16:58-17:09 Take a local bus to Yunomine Onsen.

Enjoy Japanese Stayle Dinner.
Over night Stay at a Japanese Traditional Inn in Yunomine area


Kumano Kodo ( Yunomine Onsen - Nachi Taisha - Kii katsuura ) (B, D)

Day 6

Kumano Kodo ( Yunomine Onsen - Nachi Taisha - Kii katsuura ) (B, D)

Breakfast
Walking distance from Daimonzaka to Nachi waterfalls 2.2km

8:50 English- Speaking guide take you to Hitari area by local bus.
10:00-11:30 Experience traditional wooden flat-bottom boats tour on the Kumano-gawa river. You can enjoy the river view of Kumano's sacred landscape.
Visit Kumano Hayatama Taisha
No lunch included.

13:00- Take you to Nachi Taisha Shrine by local bus.( will transfer bus at Nachi Station).
Walk through Part of Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route in Daimon- Zaka to Kumano Nachi Taisha (Shrine) and Waterfall. This waterfall 133 meters highs and 13 meters wide, it is tallest waterfall in Japan.  (2.2km)
Catch a local bus to Katsuura Station.
Carry-on baggage transfer service to Accommodation.

Kumano Kodo tour will end upon arrival at Katsuura Station

Enjoy Japanese Style Dinner.
Over night Stay at a Japanese Traditional Inn in Katsuura area

Kii Katsuura - Kyoto (B)

Day 7

Kii Katsuura - Kyoto (B)

Breakfast

After breakfast, Depart Kii- Katsuura for Kyoto by JR Train via Shin- Osaka.

Hotel Check in at Kyoto Hotel

Overnight stay at Almont Hotel Kyoto Hotel or similar hotel.


Kyoto- Nara- Kyoto (B, L)

Day 8

Kyoto- Nara- Kyoto (B, L)

Breakfast at Hotel
8:30a.m. Meeting at Kyoto station. Catch an express train to Nara.
Visit to Todaiji Temple, Nara park, Kofukuji Temple, Return to Kyoto by an express train to Kyoto, visit to Kiyomizu Temple, Kodaiji Temple, Yasaka Shrine, Gion district.
(Tour will end at Gion district)
 
Overnight stay at Almont Hotel Kyoto Hotel or similar hotel.

Kyoto (B)

Day 9

Kyoto (B)

Breakfast at Hotel. Whole day free at leisure in Kyoto.

Overnight stay at Almont Hotel Kyoto Hotel or similar hotel.

Kyoto to Kansai Airport (B)

Day 10

Kyoto to Kansai Airport (B)

Breakfast at Hotel. Free untill departure. Transfer to Kansai Airport by JR Train

* Please refer to general booking conditions.
* B  Breakfast included:  L  Lunch included :  D  Dinner included:  


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