SHINRIN-YOKU (Forest Bathing) began in Japan in the 1980s and has spread all over the world in the 40 years since then. Nowadays it is revered in many countries as an easily accessible, healthy way to spend time in nature. Although this is not widely known by Japanese themselves, the word SHINRIN-YOKU is used in other languages as-is, in a similar fashion to MATCHA and WAGYU, and enjoyed on weekends, days off and vacations.
Would you like to enjoy a wellness tour in Japan? Spending time in nature is good for your wellbeing. The Japanese have known this for years. We even have a term for it: shinrin-yoku which means forest bathing and references the wondrous effects that spending time in nature does for people.
We developed the Virtual Tour during the coronavirus pandemic. And we thought to ourselves, this is the future of travel! The world has become so accessible that there are only a few places where we can make our travels happen. There are just too many places we want to go, and not enough time or environment to go! In that case, take a virtual tour. Even when you are tired, the images of our virtual tour, full of nature's greenery, will calm your sympathetic nerves.
If you want to improve health through activities that promote psychological, physical and spiritual wellbeing, you can go on a wellness tour. These tours are specifically designed for people who want to maintain a healthy work-life balance, improving their quality of lives. Wellness tours takes you on the best Japan tours which are serene and peaceful places where you can relax, heal and meditate. Usually, wellness tourists aim to go to places that are closer to nature, as the freshness of nature detoxifies the human bodies.
You can go on a luxury Japan tour to recover from the adverse effects of medical treatments such as chemotherapy. Wellness tours take people to places and islands filled with nature’s wonders, where they can heal from any mental trauma or simply disconnect and be in the moment.
This package is available only for 1 group of 2 people per day. Guest room type is Executive suite room with private open-air onsen bath. Package includes upgrade KAISEKI room dinner and 130 minutes In-room spa treatment and Japanese and western buffet style breakfast. Moreover, the concierge are able to arrange activities such as yoga and walking with the Hakone Tourist Guide upon request.
Prince Basic – Breakfast Included Plan is a superior quality relaxation plan, staying at Karuizawa Prince Hotel East and offering the Forest Hot Spring. Breakfast is Japanese and Western menu of building on the concept of “strength of the land, blessings of the Shinshu region” at All Day Dining Karuizawa Grill. Activities, outdoors in nature, can be arranged on request.
You can enjoy the nature of Akiota with transfer from Hiroshima city. Experience forest therapy and forest activities with guides who know Akiota’s forests inside out. Lodge at local hotels with attached ONSEN (hot springs). The next day, Experience making a ladle through traditional techniques passed down for nearly 200 years. During these quiet, relaxing 3days, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy heart-warming exchanges with local people. We accommodate groups as small as two people and as large as seven.
There are various plans with the room and dinner types according to your wishes. For example, Samudra Villa Dinner & Breakfast Plan, Sankara Suite Dinner & Breakfast Plan, Sankara Villa Suite Dinner & Breakfast Plan, etc. And if you hope your off-site meeting, sankara supports with true hospitality.
This one-day bus tour includes transportation from Nozawa Onsen or Echigo Yuzawa. Departs Nozawa or Echigo-Yuzawa at 8:30 and arrives at Akiyamago at around 11:00. You will experience an open-air bath in the snowy landscape, eat Sukiyaki of Bear Meat hunted locally for lunch, enjoy snow trekking and tour local sake breweries. You will arrive at the departure place around 17:30. This plan will be perfect for a break day during your ski trip.
●Price: From 15,000 yen (per Person)
●The Tour Dates: Thursday and Friday from January 10 to March 27, 2020 (Reservations are required)