Follow centuries-old pilgrimage paths through picturesque scenery.
Accommodation in temples and inns, onsen hot spring baths and local cuisine. The Shikoku Temple Pilgrimage is a fully guided tour suitable for anyone who is an occasional walker and can walk for more than three to four hours in comfort.
Whether making the pilgrimage for ascetic, pious or tourist reasons, as a matter of course townspeople and villagers provide a warm welcome to all walkers, proffering a plentiful supply of tea and food as sustenance.
Today, the Pilgrimage is made by many different modes of transport including car, bus, taxi and bicycle.
Daily walking distances vary between an easy 9km through to a moderate 18.5km following mountain trails and pavement.