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Japan Hike, Bike & Kayak Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Japan

There's so much to discover in the Land of the Rising Sun. So we've taken our favourite must-see highlights and major cultural touchstones like Kyoto and Hiroshima, combined them with visits to lesser known areas, and packed everything into a 13-day itinerary. Hike along the ancient Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route to visit spectacular shrines, visit the impressive site of Wakayama Castle, bike the famous Shimanami Kaido route, and kayak around the famed floating torii gate in the Bay of Miyajima. With a refreshing mix of approachable activities, beautiful landscapes, and delicious eats, this tour has something for every kind of traveller.


Highlights

Hike along the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route, cycle between islands in rural Japan, Visit the Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, Explore Wakayama castle, Kayak to the famous floating torii gate at Miyajima


What's Included

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group. Hike the Kumano Kodo Trail (3 days). Wakayama Castle visit. Fushimi Inari Shrine visit. Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route (2 days). Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum visit. Miyajima Island visit with sea kayaking. Traditional ryokan stay with kaiseki meal. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotel (9 nts), traditional inn (3 nts).


Meals Included

3 breakfasts, 3 dinners


Transport

Local train, local bus, bicycle, kayak, walking.


About our Transportation

On our tours in Japan we use public transport, making use of Japan's world famous transport system. From the super fast Shinkansen Bullet Train to Kyoto's extensive local bus network, we ride with the locals.


Group Leader

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.


Solo Travellers

We believe solo travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and solo travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


What to Take

Takuhaibin
Japan's takuhaibin service is a convenient and reliable way to transfer luggage from one location to another throughout the country. Pick
up/drop
off/delivery dates and times can be easily scheduled (usually overnight) and costs are moderate. Service can be arranged at most hotels and airports. Using takuhaibin to send your luggage between hotels, or from hotel to airport, is a great way to travel light and avoid hauling a large bag on crowded trains or up and down stairs ' just be sure to bring a daypack/small backpack with everything you'll need overnight until you're reunited with your luggage the following day. To avoid additional costs during the cycling portion of this tour we recommend you only bring 1 large piece of luggage and 1 day pack/small backpack with you on tour. See "Important Notes" for more information.

Day 1 Osaka

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Day 2 Osaka/Chikatsuyu

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Day 3 Chikatsuyu/Katsuura

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Day 4 Katsuura/Wakayama

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Day 5 Wakayama/Kyoto

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Day 6 Kyoto

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Day 7 Kyoto/Onomichi

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Day 8 Onomichi/Ikuchi Jima

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Day 9 Hiroshima-shi/Matsuyama

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Day 10 Matsuyama/Hiroshima-shi

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Day 11 Ikuchi Jima/Onomichi

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Day 12 Hiroshima-shi/Tokyo

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Day 13 Tokyo

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Details

Prices from: €3999.00

Duration: 13 Days

Trip Style: Active

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max: 15

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