2018 Japan’s Enchanting Tohoku’s Cherry Blossom Tour 13 Nights with an Optional Kyoto Extension

16th April – 29th April 2018 Where do we go – and Why? Currently there are 19 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Japan – 15 Cultural sites and 4 Natural sites. On this tour we will visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage Cultural...

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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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Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route Self Guided 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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Kyoto Walking Tour Kiyomizu Temple and Yasaka Shrine Route

Geometry of this city makes it an ideal place to do a cycling tour. As most of the traditional areas are not accessible by cars or coaches, walking tour allows you to explore the real life of everyday Kyoto. It is a private tour...

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Kyoto Walking Tour Golden Pavilion and Arashiyama Route

Geometry of this city makes it an ideal place to do a cycling tour. As most of the traditional areas are not accessible by cars or coaches, walking tour allows you to explore the real life of everyday Kyoto. It is a private tour...

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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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Private lunch with Apprentice Geisha

Maiko, or apprentice Geisha, are female entertainers and a splendid symbol of Kyoto who wear elegant and intricate traditional dress. They entertain at elite ocha-ya, or “teahouses”, where they sing, dance, and play...

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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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Kizashi The Suite

Your Kyoto experience starts from the moment you check in.   Kizashi Suite is a new type of accommodation designed for guests to spend the finest moments in the most luxury space. Away from the hustle and bustle of the...

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