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The Kii Peninsula is the largest peninsula on the island of Honshū in Japan. It is named after the ancient Kii Province. The area south of the “Central Tectonic Line” is called Nanki , and is home to reef-like coral communities which are amongst the northernmost in the world due to the presence of the warm Kuroshio Current, though these are threatened by global warming and human interference. Because of the Kuroshio’s strong influence, the climate of Nankii is the wettest in the Earth’s subtropics with rainfall in the southern mountains believed to reach 5 metres per year and averaging 3.85 metres in the southeastern town of Owase, comparable to Ketchikan, Alaska or Tortel in southern Chile. Wikipedia

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Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage All Must-Sees Private Chauffeur Tour with a Driver

Kii Peninsula, Wakayama

This is the ideal pick for time-tight travelers wanting to discover lots of Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage highlights in a day. An ancient network of pilgrim trails dating back more than 1000 years connecting historic shrines and temples running through the river and deep mountains..all set to the backdrop of Kii Peninsula. The Kumano area has been considered a sacred site since prehistoric times. There are three major shrines in Kumano. Together, they are known as the Kumano Sanzan; each enshrines one of the area’s mountains, and under the influence of Buddhism came to be worshipped as the three deities of Kumano. Your driver will fully support your Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage tour. We assure you will spend plenty of time with sacred breathtaking views. Note*: Tour details has a possibility of change depending on the traffic conditions. Please feel free to ask us if you have any special request for your itinerary. We will do our best to meet your request.

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Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Full-Day Private Trip with Government Licensed Guide

Kii Peninsula, Wakayama

This value-packed trip with a government licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore the Kumano Kodo! The Kumano Kodo is an ancient network of pilgrim trails dating back more than 1000 years connecting historic shrines and temples running through the mountains of the Kii Peninsula. The most popular route, Nakahechi, along which past emperors traveled, crosses the width of the Peninsula from Tanabe town on the west coast to Shingu and Nachi-Katsuura towns on the east. Hikers of all levels can enjoy quiet mountain hamlets and onsens. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

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