Japan Kumano Kodo Walking

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Japan Kumano Kodo Walking
This immersive journey contrasts Japan's cityscapes with its spiritual countryside and ancient pilgrimage traditions on the Kii Peninsula. Start in Osaka, the bustling business hub of modern-day Japan, and end in Kyoto, Japan's former ancient capital and the repository of its cultural heritage. Hike along the spectacular Nakahechi section of the UNESCO-listed Kumano Kodo, an age-old web of pilgrimage routes. Soak up stunning scenery, marvel at sacred shrines, rest in ryokan inns, dine on the freshest local ingredients, and end rewarding 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: 16
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
About MT Sobek
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This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.
Mar 13, 2024 through
Mar 20, 2024
Mar 9, 2024 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$6,995.00 (USD)
Per Person
Mar 03, 2024 through
Mar 10, 2024
Feb 28, 2024 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$6,995.00 (USD)
Per Person
Apr 19, 2024 through
Apr 26, 2024
Apr 15, 2024 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$6,995.00 (USD)
Per Person

Itinerary

Day Destination
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
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.