Do

Learn the Way of the NinjaKyoto, Japan

Ever wanted super powers? Get one step closer by delving into the legend of the ninja in Japan. Your first stop is Kyoto, where you’ll learn to use a bow and arrow in an archery class. Next, you’ll study the ancient art of kenbu (sword dancing). In your downtime, explore the city’s temples or visit a tearoom for a warm cup of matcha. Board a shinkansen (bullet train) and zoom to Tokyo where you’ll undertake the ultimate ninja experience: a training session at a dojo with a karate master. Here, your sensei will guide you through various movements and techniques (and hopefully leave you in one piece). After your lesson wander Tokyo’s crowded streets, cutesy toy shops and tiny sushi bars. You might not become Superman, but being a fully fledged ninja will look pretty cool on your resumé.


Go with Black Tomato from around US$5725.

Black Tomato
blacktomato.com

The seven-day Learn the Way of the Ninja tour departs on request, year-round.

Ready to go?

Tags: action, adrenaline, culture, japan, kyoto, tokyo

Get Inspired In Print

While you're here

ONNA, OKINAWA,

Cape Maeda is known by local Okinawans as a soul healing spot. The cape,...

Cape Maeda is known by local Okinawans as a soul healing spot. The cape, which is located...

HIGASHI, KUNIGAMI DISTRICT

Known as the Orienal Galapagas, the sub-tropical Forest of Yanbura is filled...

Known as the Orienal Galapagas, the sub-tropical Forest of Yanbura is filled with many...

NAKIJIN, KUIGAMI DISTRICT

The late 13th century Nakijin Castle is a sprawling fortress located on...

The late 13th century Nakijin Castle is a sprawling fortress located on the Motobu...

NAHA, OKINAWA

It's no surprise that Okinawa is one of the world's five “Blue Zones” of...

It's no surprise that Okinawa is one of the world's five “Blue Zones” of...