A list of Buddhist terms, Shikoku pilgrimage gear, historical figures, and survival Japanese for henro who are walking the pilgrimage.
Shikoku Pilgrimage Info
FAQs to help people get started in the Shikoku Pilgrimage, including time of year to travel, language and cultural considerations for rural Japan.
Transit information on how to get to and from Mount Ishizuchi. Routes include, from Matsuyama, Kuma Kogen, Omogo, Tsuchigoya, train to JR Iyo Saijo, and from Yokomine-ji for Shikoku Pilgrimage henro.
An updated guide for Shikoku Pilgrimage budget accommodation for walking and nojuku henro. Has photos, links to additional sources, travel etiquette, etc.
A packing list guide for walking henro / aruki henro on the Shikoku Pilgrimage. This includes information for backpackers on a budget trip who want to camp, tips for driving henro, and Buddhist worship gear.
Breaking down the cost considerations for the Shikoku Pilgrimage, and more generally for travelling the Japanese countryside. Includes accommodation, food, transportation, wifi, and pilgrimage-related tips.