Sample Itineraries – Visit Kinosaki

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Sample Itineraries

  • ITINERARY LENGTH:
    3 DAYS & 2 NIGHTS
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    Stay in Kinosaki at a ryokan, explore and relax in Kinosaki's hot spring town on your first day after arriving. On your second day travel to Kannabe Highlands. Here you challenge yourself on the Forest Adventure's ropes course, take a ride in a hot-air balloon, cook outdoors, or go paragliding.
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    3 DAYS & 2 NIGHTS
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    Explore the seaside town and beaches of Takeno. Takeno is only 1 train stop north of Kinosaki and is known for its pristine beaches and crystal clear waters. Take a sea kayak tour along the coastal waters and enjoy a BBQ with Takeno's eco-tour.
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    3 DAYS & 2 NIGHTS
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    Explore the nearby castle town of Izushi. Walk the town, enjoy the well preserved Edo era architecture, visit a samurai house, take a tour of Kansai's oldest working kabuki theatre and have the local specialty, sara soba or buckwheat noodles, for lunch. With options for a self-guided cycle tour to Kehi Beach, Genbudo Museum & Park and other areas along the Maruyama River.
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    3 DAYS & 2 NIGHTS
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    Visit the homeland of the Oriental White Stork in Toyooka. Join the Oriental White Stork Watching Tour to learn about and see firsthand the lives of Toyooka's famous storks. Learn the story of their reintroduction into the wild. You will also have plenty of free time to enjoy the town and hot springs of Kinosaki.
  • ITINERARY LENGTH:
    6 DAYS & 5 NIGHTS
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    A winter vacation plan for travel from mid January to mid May. Savor the area's specialty crab, warm yourself in the hot springs of Kinosaki Onsen, and sip on locally-brewed sake. Hit the nearby mountains for snowboarding, skiing, sledding, or snowshoeing.
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    6 DAYS & 5 NIGHTS
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    Best for travel between October and the start of December. See brilliant colors of gold and red color the mountains. The cooler weather makes this an enjoyable time to walk through the old castle town, hike the mountain trails to magnificent waterfalls and the hot springs become even more enjoyable during the cool, crisp autumn nights.
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    6 DAYS & 5 NIGHTS
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    Visit Japan's best beaches, stroll the old world style hot spring town of Kinosaki Onsen, kayak along the coast, and try your hand at traditional net fishing. Best from July to September.
  • ITINERARY LENGTH:
    6 DAYS & 5 NIGHTS
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    Experience an old castle town in full kimono dress, practice Zazen (seated meditation), ride to the top of the ropeway for panoramic views, and visit the beautiful hot spring town of Kinosaki Onsen. Best time to go is from April to July.
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    6 DAYS & 5 NIGHTS
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    Scenic routes along the Bridge to Heaven and traditional boat houses that look as if they float on the water's edge. Hike along old lava flows, see dolphins and sea lions at the aquarium, explore the old castle town of Izushi, and more. Best time to go is from April to June.
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    6 DAYS & 5 NIGHTS
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    Enjoy the beauty of the cherry blossoms away from the crowds at several hidden spots along your journey.