Expedition Overview

Expedition Overview

  • Spend four days hiking the Kumano Kodo, one of only a few pilgrimage routes in the world designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Walk past burial mounds and rice fields in the ancient capital of Asuka, and enjoy a private performance by a taiko drummer.
  • Take part in an authentic tea ceremony in Kyoto, and enjoy a special visit to a Zen temple.
  • Settle into an authentic Japanese ryokan and soak in the neighboring Kawayu Onsen, one of the oldest hot springs in Japan.