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14 days

Japan's Kumano Kodo

From Kyoto to Tokyo
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
14
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
135595
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Start in Kyoto and end in Tokyo! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Japan's Kumano Kodo, you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Kyoto, Japan and 7 other destinations in Japan. Japan's Kumano Kodo includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Kyoto
  2. Day 2: Hike to the Kibune shrine; onto Kurama temple; 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; learn about the famous Ama divers on Mikimoto Pearl Island
  10. Day 10: Osatsu village followed by lunch at the Ama hut; 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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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
5 nights
Guesthouse
8 nights

Reviews About This Operator

  • Susan
    · March 30th, 2019
    The tour covered most of the things I wished to see in Japan and more. Ayaka was brilliant taking us to various... Show more
  • Nena
    · December 9th, 2018
    The itinerary was packed full but this allowed us to see so much around Japan in a short period of time. Lots of... Show more
  • David
    · March 13th, 2020
    Excellent trip. My experience of Vietnam ticked all the boxes. Our guide was superb. He was very knowledgeable and... Show more

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14 days
Japan's Kumano Kodo
From Kyoto to Tokyo
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  • Vaccines
    • 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.
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    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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