Enjoy a taste of old Japan on a soothing overnight tour. Take an old-fashioned spa retreat in Kinosaki Onsen, one of the finest examples of traditional onsen towns in Japan. Onsen is the Japanese word for “hot spring,” and Kinosaki has 7 of the most beautiful hot springs in Japan. Touring them is an old tradition in Japan known as Sotoyu Meguri.
On this overnight tour, take a break from the city and discover the ancient pastime of soaking in an onsen. Weary travelers have been relaxing and enjoying these traditional-style Japanese hot spring spas for centuries.
On your brief visit to the small, seaside town of Kinosaki Onsen, you’ll have the opportunity to visit up to 7 iconic local onsen baths. To complete the experience, you can also wear traditional Japanese robes (yukata) and wooden clogs (geta) to fully embrace the charm of the town. You’ll stay in a lovely ryokan, or traditional Japanese-style guesthouse. Here, you’ll have the quintessentially Japanese experience of staying in a room with tatami-mat floors, enjoying a multi-course Japanese dinner of regional produce, and taking a dip in the onsen before sleeping in your futon.