Japan -A Journey to the Heart of Japanese Buddhism


Destination Highlights


  • 6 Nights in Kyoto
  • Meditate upon the serene Ryonanji Zen Garden
  • Visit the temple of 1001 Kuan Yins
  • Statues of Sanjusangendo
  • Full day excursion to ryokan Kurama Onsen bath/hot springs 
  • Explore the World Heritage town of Nara
  • English speaking local guides and assistants
  • 2 Nights stay in Mt Koya at Temple Inn Sekisho

Allow the ancient Japanese Buddhist culture to soak into your being as you exprience the hot baths of  Kurama, visit temples in the mountains, walk through Kyoto, original capital and cultural city of Japan, immersing in the original 'Zen' of Buddhism as combined with the modernism of Japan's people.

Japan -A Journey to the Heart of Japanese Buddhism

  • October 16th , 2018 to October 25th , 2018
  • Kuan Yin A Journey to the Heart of Japan
  • Join Spirit Tours for a Journey into the Heart of Japan 6 Nights in Kyoto with visit to the world heritage site of Nara by train and also Kurama, we will learn that a onsen (hot spring) is one of Japan’s great pleasures, as we will then have the option of indulging in a luxurious soak in the gorgeous rotemburo outdoor baths. We wonder at the serene beauty of the famous Zen Temples of Daitoku-Ji and Ryoan-ji, meet Zen Masters; see the temple of 1000 KuanYins; climb the steps Kiyomizu-dera Temple; walk around the beautiful Golden Pavilion Kinkakuji. 2 Nights in Mt Koya and stay in a Shubuku, a Japanese Buddhist Inn. With morning meditation with the monks and visit to Kongobuji Temple
  • Spaces left for the tour: 16