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 6th , 2018 to October 14th , 2018
  • Spirit Of Japan, Temples, Gardens & Monasteries
  • Join Spirit Tours Jim Cramer & Timothy Omi on a Spirit Of Japan, Kyoto Temples, Gardens & Monasteries This tour will be based around Zen Buddhism with daily meditation and Dharma talks led by Jim & Tim. This Tour includes: -6 Nights in Kyoto, The old capital of Japan for over 1000 years -Visit to the world heritage sites Nara, The old spiritual center of Japan -Train to Kurama and visit Buddhist monasteries in the hills as well as soak in the gorgeous rotemburo outdoor hot springs baths. -Zen Temples of Daitoku-Ji and Ryoan-ji, and meet Zen Masters -Temple of 1000 KuanYins -Climb the steps Kiyomizu-dera Temple -Walk around the beautiful Golden Pavilion Kinkakuji. -Final 2 Nights in Mt Koya, staying in a Shubuku, a Japanese Buddhist Monastery -Morning meditation and Chanting with the monks -Visit to the famous Kongobuji Temple set amongst Redwood trees and an ancient cemetery

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    Price: $3,489.00

  • Spaces left for the tour: 16