Japan Kumano Kodo Walking
Embark on this immersive journey that contrasts Japan's cityscapes with its spiritual countryside and ancient pilgrimage traditions on the Kii peninsula. Start in Osaka, the bustling business hub that embodies all one expects from modern-day Japan, and end in Kyoto, Japan's former capital for a thousand years and the repository of its cultural heritage. Over the five days in between, hike along the Nakahechi section of the UNESCO-listed Kumano Kodo, an age-old web of pilgrimage routes. Soak up the spectacular scenery, marvel at sacred shrines, rest in ryokan inns, dine on the freshest local ingredients, and end long days of hiking by relaxing in natural hot springs.
- Hike the mystical Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail strewn with stunning sacred shrines
- Experience charming traditional onsen baths and ryokan inns along the trail
- Take in the historic landmarks and cultural highlights of Kyoto and Osaka
Minimum Age: 12
- Adventure and Active
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|1||Meet in Japan’s ‘Second Capital’ Osaka|
|2||Embark on the Kumano Kodo Nakahechi Trail|
|3||Explore the Mountains Between Takahara & Chikatsuyu|
|4||Marvel at Hongu Taisha & Explore the Ancient Shugendo Religion|
|5||Take in Yunomine Onsen & Cruise the Kumano River|
|6||Discover Nachi Taisha & Travel to Kyoto|
|7||Roam the Temples of Kyoto & Attend a Tea Ceremony|
|8||Bid Farewell to Japan|