Japan's Kumano Kodo

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Japan's Kumano Kodo - Exodus Travels
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Central Japan


Start in Kyoto and end in Tokyo! With the hiking & trekking tour Japan's Kumano Kodo, you have a 14 day tour package taking you from Kyoto to Tokyo and through Kyoto, Japan and 12 other destinations in Japan. Japan's Kumano Kodo is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Hotel, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Local Transport
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, In-depth Cultural
  • Susan Hurst's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.0 - Good

    The tour covered most of the things I wished to see in Japan and more. Ayaka was brilliant taking us to various destinations on trains, buses, a ferry and the metro in Tokyo without losing any of us. Our trip to Mount Fuji was superb. The rain stopped as... Read more

  • Nena Davies's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.0 - Good

    The itinerary was packed full but this allowed us to see so much around Japan in a short period of time. Lots of walking and use of public transport but that was apart of the fun. Our tour leader Yōko was sweet, organised and helpful in any situation. Even... Read more

  • Julia Herman's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    We had a great time. It was a full on tour and we saw and experienced everything and more than expected. Naveen was the best tour leader and he made us feel safe and part of a big family. He made it all go very smoothly and kept us all on schedule without... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Kyoto
  2. Day 2: Hike to the Kibune shrine; onto Kurama temple and hot springs (optional). Return to Kyoto
  3. Day 3: Walk on the historic Yamano be no michi; one of Japan’s oldest still existing path roads
  4. Day 4: Morning walk to the Fushimi Inari Shrine; free time in Kyoto before train to Tanabe
  5. Day 5: Start walking the Kumano Kodo; a series of ancient pilgrimage routes. Bus transfer to Takajiri-oji; Hike to Nonaka passing Takahara village
  6. Day 6: Walk in the forest, crossing rivers and ancient shrines; transfer by local bus to Yunomine Onsen
  7. Day 7: Follow the old spiritual path from Ukegawa to Koguchi; transfer to Kawayu Onsen; enjoy views of the surrounding Kumano mountain range
  8. Day 8: Walk past historic sites and wonderful views to Nachi Falls and Kumano Nachi Taisha, one of the Kumano Kodo’s main pilgrimage destinations
  9. Day 9: Travel by train to Toba, located in the rural Mie prefecture
  10. Day 10: Learn about the famous Ama divers on Mikimoto Pearl Island and Osatsu village; visit Ise Shrine
  11. Day 11: Scenic train journey to charming Kiso Fukushima
  12. Day 12: Walk a section of the ancient Nakasendo Way from Tsumago to Magome
  13. Day 13: Train to Tokyo; free time to explore
  14. Day 14: End Tokyo

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  • Accommodation

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  • Meals

  • Transport

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  • Insurance

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Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Japan. Ideally 1 month before travel.


Kyoto is the starting point and Tokyo is the endpoint.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 75 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 9 September 2019 the full payment of $6,700 is necessary.
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No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 75 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $6700 for Japan's Kumano Kodo, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 769 km.
  • Kyoto (Japan)
  • 127 km
  • Kumano (Japan)
  • 35 km
  • Yunomineonsen (Japan)
  • 24 km
  • Takijiri (Japan)
  • 26 km
  • Ukegawa (Japan)
  • 8 km
  • Koguchi (Japan)
  • 11 km
  • Nachi-san (Japan)
  • 7 km
  • Katsuura (Japan)
  • 126 km
  • Toba (Toba-shi) (Japan)
  • 170 km
  • Kiso-Fukushima (Japan)
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