Karate Legends of Okinawa tour with Yaeyama Island escape

13 Nights, 14 Days from $5825 per person, Twin Share

Daily departures January – December 2019

Let Japan Holidays provide you with the unforgettable experience of training Karate in its birthplace, Okinawa!

Combine the passion This tour is the ultimate experience for any budding martial artist, be it a beginner to the art or a veteran. Trace back your Karate roots to the original styles on this fantastic Okinawa and learn Karate directly from grandmasters of Okinawa, across the main styles or tailor made specific to your training methods.

Take a 4-night retreat in the Yaeyama Islands, the most south western islands of Japan. Enjoy the natural beauty and charming coral islands!

This holiday package is great for couples wanting to experience Okinawa, with alternative options if there are people who don’t train Karate, experience Okinawan cultural or relaxing activities and learn why the Okinawans are the longest living and happiest people!

*- Price based per person, twin share. Discounted package price of $4370 per person, who are not participating in Karate (including no additional alternatives) Depending on group size and availability, choice of accommodation could be hotels, condominiums, apartments or beach villas. Tour subject to travel times and availability. Tour pricings subject to change as per currency fluctuation, at time of final payment (60 days before departure)

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Tour Highlights

  • Lessons in the different styles Okinawan Karate and Kobudo, in the birthplace of this traditional martial Art – Okinawa

  • All sessions with experienced instructors of 8th dan and above

  • English-speaking staff for all lessons and tours

  • Visit the famous sights of Okinawan Karate Legends on the Okinawan History Tour.

  • Visit the secluded Yaeyama Islands, experiencing the beauty of the island.

  • Eat and drink like the Okinawans do, on the Sakaemachi local bar and restaurant area tour on your welcome night!

  • Not training Karate in this trip? No problem! Authentic Okinawan & Japanese Experiences, Spa Onsen alternative packages available!

What’s Included

  • Airport Return Transfers

  • 13 nights apartment style accommodation (9 in Naha and 4 in Yaeyama Islands)

  • 3 Lunches & 3 Dinners included

  • Return Domestic flights to Yaeyama from Naha

  • 7 Dojo training sessions in Goju Ryu, Shorin Ryu, Uechi Ryu and Kobudo (alternative options available)

  • 1-day Karate History tour to the famous historical sights of Okinawa (Lunch included)

  • Sakaemachi local bar and restaurant area tour on arrival (Dinner and welcome drink included)

  • 24-hour support from the Japan Holidays Australian and Japan offices.

What’s Not Included

  • International Flights

  • Drinks and meals not mentioned above

  • Entrance Fees to temples, museums and other sites not mentioned on the itinerary

  • Transport to training dojos – our Okinawan office will help arrange the smoothest transport.

  • Karate Gii and training Gii rental – available upon request for additional fee

  • Single room supplement(s) if required

  • Travel Insurance

  • Pocket Wifi hire

Training Customs – be advised what is expected when you train

  • You need to respect Okinawa Karate Grand master

  • You must bow when you enter and leave the hall / karate dojo, to show respect of appreciation and thanks for what you received from the training

  • Please bring your own towels and drinks

  • Make sure you arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of lesson.

  • Be sure to turn off the mobile phone during lesson

  • Please ask permission before taking photos or videos, as it is offensive if you do it without notice.

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Please call + 61 2 6674 4185

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