Cover the highlights of lush, attraction-packed Kerala during this multi-day journey through “God’s Own Country,” which includes a backwaters cruise in a traditional houseboat. From tea gardens and spice plantations to centuries-old synagogues and Dutch-built colonial landmarks, you’ll get a complete introduction to the state. Tours include meals, accommodation, and door-to-door transportation.
With this tour you will be able to stay at traditional Japanese house with over 250 years of history and also explore a Japanese paper making workshop. When you enter your stay you will notice immediately the traditional vibes. You will see a huge Irori (old fashioned Japanese sunken hearth) a samurai armor, Goemonburo (metal bathtub heated from beneath, that was used in Japanese home), and a Iwafuro (Rock bath). During your stay you will experience the great natural beauty, and experience living like the olden times of Japan. For dinner, you will gather around the Irori, where you can enjoy cooking the fresh seasonal ingredients with the hostesses. Lastly you will be able to visit the workplace of where they make Japanese paper. You will be able to take part in the paper making process and also learn about the traditional technique of the Tosa Japanese paper making!
Explore unique and interesting geo park in Muroto, one of the Unesco world geoparks, and spend a night at traditional storehouse-style inn that has been reborn into modernity by the hands of architects.Tiles and unique stone walls are one of the kind–wisdom of the ancestors nurtured to live on this land.If you prefer Western style accomodation, you have a choice to stay UTOCO Auberge & SPA.It features an ocean view pool that pumps deep ocean water deeper than the deep sea. As the concept is to live in the ocean, all rooms offer an open space with ocean views. A hotel is launched by shu uemura, a makeup artist representing Japan and having a cosmetics brand.The local guide will take you to three of the Ohenro 88 temple pilgrimage and the tour of Muroto Geopark.
・ We will take you to Kobuchi and Nakatsu valley in the sacred place of Niyodo River, the clearest stream in Japan, where the water quality is the unexplored region and the original scenery of Japan.・ It is a hidden power spot where it is difficult for Japanese tourists to go.・ The coordinator will come in a chartered vehicle in cooperation with the driver.・ We will take you to the mysterious spots you haven't seen yet, in response to your tour requirements.・ After visiting the tea plantations of Niyodogawa, which is said to be the best in Japan, enjoy tea.-We will talk about the tradition of tea making and the secrets of developing new tea desserts from mothers of producers.
A Japanese monk will privately guide you to Chikurinji-temple, one of the eighty-eight Shikoku pilgrimage.Also visit an award-winning sake brewery that only uses locally produced rice and visit the rice field and surrounded nature. This tour is packed with things that you can't experience anywhere else, taking advantage of the local characteristics.
Come visit the Yusuhara area of Kochi Prefecture, known for it's natural resources that is used to build the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. You will be experiencing Japanese paper making, Learn about Yusuhara and its connection to the Olympics, cycling along the Shimanto River (Known as the last clear stream of Japan), and visiting the known Kurogane workshop (Cutlery blacksmithing workshop). You will be surrounded by the beautiful nature, and the local people will make you feel welcomed. Yusuhara known as the town that is above the clouds, due to the northern area is over 1400m tall. 91% of this town is covered with trees, the wood from the trees are considered high quality that Kengo Kuma, a famous Japanese architecture, designs many home with the resources from the woods in Yusuhara. Kengo Kuma is also in charge of building the stadium that is used for the 2020 Olympic, using the woods from Yusuhara as the main structure base.
Enjoy BBQ performed by a professional barbecue master at the clear stream of water quality, Niyodo River.All tools are available, so you can easily participate by hand.Before the barbecue venue, you can go to the local Sansan City and buy your favorite ingredients.You can feel the culture and history of the region with a guide who is familiar with the local area.
This is a 5-hour walking tour at Kochi’s weekly Sunday market plus other popular tourist spots with a local guide. You can enjoy eating and shopping while receiving informed guidance on how to enjoy the local Sunday market. In addition, we can visit popular tourist spots adjacent to the venue on Sunday market day, such as Kochi Castle, Hirome Market, Kochi Yosakoi Information Center, so you can thoroughly enjoy the attractions of Kochi.