Shinto Shrines, Pearl Divers, and Pilgrim Trails

Kyoto, Shima Peninsula, and the Kumano Kodo

Repertory Trip: No Future Dates Set

Lodging

Listed below are our signature accommodations for this trip. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.

Noku Kyoto

Noku Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan
Days 1 to 4 (4 nights)

Noku puts us in the heart of Kyoto, right next to the Imperial Palace. While we soak up 1,000-year-old Japanese history, we also appreciate the ...

Hanayashiki Ukifune-en

Hanayashiki Ukifune-en

Uji, Japan
Day 5 (1 night)

Located in a tranquil setting dotted with maples and cherry blossoms, Hanayashiki Ukifune-en looks out over the peaceful Uji River. The ryokan has ...

Hotel Nikko Nara

Hotel Nikko Nara

Nara, Japan
Days 6 to 7 (2 nights)

The Hotel Nikko Nara is connected to the JR Nara train station and is not far from the Todai-ji Temple and Nara Park, making it the perfect location ...

Toba International Hotel

Toba International Hotel

Toba, Japan
Days 8 to 9 (2 nights)

Gorgeous views of Toba Bay stretch far and wide from this sleek hotel. Rooms feature modern décor and offer a combination of Western beds and ...

Hotel Urashima

Hotel Urashima

Katsuura, Japan
Days 10 to 11 (2 nights)

This gleaming resort and spa lies along the edge of the Pacific Ocean buffered by green mountains and cavernous hot springs. Hotel Urashima has five ...

Fujiya Ryokan

Fujiya Ryokan

Kawayu Onsen, Japan
Day 12 (1 night)

Set at one end of the hot-spring village of Kawayu Onsen, the family-run Fujiya Ryokan is one of the most traditional of the local ryokans. Large, ...