Kumano-Kodo Walking Tour <English guide/Hosshinmon to Hongu Taisha Shrine>

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A walking tour of Kumano Kodo with a bilingual guide (Japanese/English). Walk the old road to Hongu Taisha Shrine, on a trek suited to all levels!

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Hosshinmon Oji (発心門王子)

In Buddhism the term Hosshin encompasses both the concept of "religious awakening" and ''making up one's mind''. Arriving at this gate, the entrance to the sanctuary of Hongu Shrine, will give you a sense of accomplishment, knowing you have made it to Kumano.


Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine (熊野本宮大社)

The headquarters of the Kumano Shrine, has 3000 smaller shrines spread across the country. The date of the shrine's establishment is lost in the mists of time. Along with Hayatama Taisha and Nachi Taisha , it has prospered as one of the top 3 shrines in Kumano.
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  • Duration: 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Japanese-speaking guide
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Starting time: 08:00 - 13:00 (Show details)
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  • 08:00 Check-in at Hongu Shrine
  • Tour begins!
    IMG_4739 Enjoy the walking from Hosshinmon to Hongu Shrine with a knowledgeable tour guide. Hike through ancient trees, in the path of pilgrims.
  • 13:00 Tour ends at Hongu Shrine
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Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Bus fare (circa 500yen per person)
Additional Note(s)
    • Please buy your own lunch (if necessary) and provide the tour guide's bus fare.
    • The tour may not operate if less than 4 people are booked.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 10.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 9 business days to 18:00 local time, 5 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 5 business days to 18:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 3 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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