Japan adventure travel: The white sandy beaches and glistening clear waters of the Ryukyu Islands remain an oasis of time and nature amidst the ever-increasing modernisation of their Asian neighbour countries.

With a rich and unique history including the Ryukyu Kingdom 琉球國 from the 15th to the 19th Century, it is where the martial art of Karate first originated before spreading to Japan, and where culture flourished due to it’s positioning as a centre of maritime trade.

  • 17-27 October 2021- 11 day adventure
  • Grade 3 – Entry Level
  • Natural hot springs, ancient cedar forests, Okinawan beaches, coral reefs, never before visited islands


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