Tune in to nature on the pilgrimage trail through Kochi

This Trek is a part of Shikoku’s ‘Route 88’ Temple Trail.

It is ideally suited for those clients who, due to either time constraints or other travel commitments, want to experience part of the 88 Temple Trail.

Once having experienced part of the Trail, there is no doubt it will provide sufficient enticement to return to Shikoku to fully complete this most famous pilgrimage in Japan.

The Pilgrimage Trail in Kochi will be between the 35th & 36th Temples and covering a total Trekking distance of 16kms.

Similar to the full Pilgrimage, this trek is a journey to find your true self and attain peace of mind. With Japan Holidays you’ll achieve these goals with the assistance of an experienced and knowledgeable English-Speaking Guide who will provide you with historic and cultural background information to totally understand this wonderful pilgrimage. Combined with especially selected accommodation serving local foods this shortened version of the 1,200 kilometer trek will be unique and fulfilling.

March – May and October – November are the best months for good weather and comfortable temperatures.

What better time to embark on a journey of the soul, a religious journey, a time to selflessly support and encourage each other, a time that you will remember forever and entice you to return again.

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A walk to focus on your heart and mind.
A pilgrimage path to escape the noise of everyday life.

Availability:  January – December
Price per person:  From A$1,100 per person
Trip level:  Active


  • Immerse yourself in Japanese culture without the crowds on this mini pilgrimage

  • Free yourself of early desires on the world famous O Henro trail

  • Learn about the pilgrimage history and traditions from your local expert guides of Kochi, Shikoku

  • Experience the abundant natural surroundings and beauty of Kochi, ranging from the temples, gardens and castle grounds

  • Enjoy numerous opportunities to mix with the local people

  • Enjoy local speciality foods such a bonito, beers & sake


  • 2 nights accommodation in 3-4 star hotel & ryokan (Japanese Traditional accommodation)

  • Daily breakfast and 1 dinner

  • Private Daily guides

  • Transfers throughout the trek (private and public transfers)

  • Luggage transfer service on Day 2 between accommodations


  • Flights

  • Beverages with meals not included

  • Entrance fees to museums & temples

  • Single room supplement if required

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Henro Pilgrimage

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