Sacred Mountains – UNESCO World Heritage Kumano Kodo Autumn Tour 2017 14 Nights

21st October 4th November 2017    Where do we go – and Why? There are only two UNESCO World Heritage Listed walks. One being “The Way of St. James” in Spain and the other “Kumano Kodo” in Wakayama...

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Off the beaten track walking tour Kyoto, Asuka & Kyushu 14 Nights

Start the journey in Kyoto, seeing the former imperial capital and repositories of much of Japan’s cultural heritage. Visits to grand temples and shrines will be balanced with a visit to Asuka, Japan’s first permanent...

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2018 Japan’s Sacred Mountains UNESCO World Heritage Cherry Blossom Tour 14 Nights

Where do we go – and Why? There are only two UNESCO World Heritage Listed pilgrimage walks. One being “The Way of St. James” in Spain and the other “Kumano Kodo” in Wakayama Prefecture Japan. In 2014 Tanabe City...

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JAPAN’S Autumn Leaves, Alps & Ancient Roads Tour 2017 15 Nights

Where do we go – and Why? We will follow the Nakasendo Trail, one of the ancient highways which linked Tokyo with Kyoto during the rule of the Tokugawa Shoguns (1603-1867). Then we will wend our way through the valleys and...

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Heart of Japan 14 Nights

Steeped in centuries of culinary tradition, Japan is nothing less than a treasure trove of exotic cuisine, potent sake and sweet delights. From Tokyo to Kyoto, our adventure takes us into the heart of Japan, enjoying a...

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Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route Tour

The Kumano region is the mountainous southern portion of the Kii Peninsula.   It is a prehistoric sacred site and has been a pilgrimage mecca for over 1000 years.  The Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes lead to three Grand Shrines...

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