Tour Itinerary

Journey To Where It All Began

October 9-16, 2020 2020 Tour Cancelled due to Covid-19
 

*The tour itinerary is subject to change without notice based on local conditions at time of travel.

October 9, 2020 (Friday) Welcome to Japan Day 1
Arrival


Photo of Sanjusangendo, the temple of the thousand armed Buddha Kanon
Photo of Sanjusangendo, the temple of the thousand-armed Buddha Kanon

October 10, 2020 (Saturday) Classic Kyoto Day 2
Privately Guided Day by Public Transportation

  • Breakfast in the hotel (included)
  • Sanjusangendo (Temple of the Thousand Armed Kannon)
  • Samurai Tea Ceremony at Bikouen Tea House
  • Lunch at a local restaurant (included)
  • Nishi Honganji (Jodo Pure Land Buddhist Temple)
  • Nishiki Market (A traditional foods paradise)
  • Evenings are free for your activities

Photo of Arashiyama Bamboo Forest in Kyoto, Japan
Photo of Arashiyama Bamboo Forest in Kyoto, Japan

October 11, 2020 (Sunday) Arashiyama – Kyoto Day 3
Privately Guided Day by Public Transportation

  • Breakfast in the hotel (included)
  • Tenryuji Temple (famous for its scenic garden and pond)
  • Lunch at a local restaurant (included)
  • Otagi Nenbutsuji Temple (with 1,200 cute moss-covered Buddha statues)
  • Arashiyama Bamboo Forest (pictured at right)
  • Evenings are free for your activities

Photo of the Fushimi Imari Shrine in Kyoto Japan
Photo of the Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, Japan

October 12, 2020 (Monday) Classic Kyoto Day 4
Privately Guided Day by Public Transportation

  • Breakfast in the hotel (included)
  • Fushimi Inari-Taisha Shrine (a full mountain covered in picture perfect Tori gates)
  • Manshuin Temple (with famed Zen garden and raked dry stone landscape)
  • Lunch at a local restaurant (included)
  • Enkoji Temple (famous for it’s “Running Dragon Garden”)
  • Shisendo Temple (a smaller Zen temple also famous for it’s landscape)
  • Evenings are free for your activities

Photo of the healing thermal waters at the Kurama Onsen in Kyoto, Japan at the base of Mount Kurama
Photo of the healing thermal waters at the Kurama Onsen located at the base of Mount Kurama

October 13, 2020 (Tuesday) Kyoto – Kurama Day 5
Privately Guided Day

  • Breakfast in the hotel (included)
  • Take taxi to Demachiyanagi station, then Eizan line train to Kurama station
  • Take hotel shuttle to Kurama Onsen
  • Reiki treatments and orientation at the Onsen
  • Lunch in the Yoshuji-Kurama Noodle Shop (self-pay – not included)
  • Visit Kurama Mountain on foot
  • Enjoy dinner at the Onsen at 7pm (included)
  • Soaking in the Onsen’s healing thermal waters

Photo of a restaurant built over the river in Kibune village, Kyoto, Japan
Photo of a restaurant built over the river in Kibune Village, Kyoto, Japan

October 14, 2020 (Wednesday) Kurama Day 6
Privately Guided Day

  • Breakfast in the Onsen (included)
  • Reiki Treatments at the Onsen in the relaxation room
  • Visit Kurama Mountain on foot
  • Descend to Kibune village
  • Lunch in Kibune at various restaurants (self-pay – not included)
  • Enjoy dinner at the Onsen at 7pm (included)
  • Soaking in the Onsen or Reiki Treatments

Photo of the steps leading up Mount Kurama
Photo of the steps ascending Mount Kurama

October 15, 2020 (Thursday) Kurama Day 7
Privately Guided Day

  • Breakfast in the Onsen (included)
  • Reiki Treatments at the Onsen in the relaxation room
  • Free day on Kurama Mountain
  • Lunch Box arranged by Kurama Onsen (included)
  • Enjoy dinner at the Onsen at 7pm (included)
  • Soaking in the Onsen

October 16, 2020 (Friday) Sayonara Day 8
Departure

  • Breakfast in the Onsen (included)
  • Reiki Treatments at the Onsen in the relaxation room
  • Independent Departure with Private Transfer to the Airport
For more Information, please contact:
Christopher Tellez
415-800-8790
info@sfreikicenter.com
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