Follow Canada: Hitsuzendō


Hitsuzendō translates to ‘way of zen through brush’ and is a calligraphy art form that brings a great sense of relaxation. Follow Rugby Canada in 2019 and take Japan in your stride on the Hitsuzendō tour visiting Fukuoka, Tokyo, Oita, Kobe, Kyoto, Hiroshima and Yokohama surrounding three Canada games v Italy (Fukuoka), New Zealand (Oita) and South Africa (Kobe).

  • Dates: 25th September to 9th October 2019
  • Length:  15 x days
  • PRICE: £3990 pp (twin/ double share)
  • DEPOSIT:  £1000.00 per person
  • Transferscoach transfers between airports on arrival/departure 
  • 14 x nights’ B&B accommodation 
  • 14 day Japan Rail Pass
  • 1 day Tokyo Metrocard
  • Pre-match banquet
  • Sake Brewery tour
  • Beer factory tour
  • Cupnoodles Museum Tour in Yokohama
  • MSG Tours ‘Travel Samurai’ in Tokyo and Shizuoka
  • Local Japanese guides for city sightseeing
  • Exclusive MSG Supporters Canterbury merchandise
Hitsuzendō Scotland package


Date City Activity
25.Sep.19 Fukuoka Arrive on your scheduled flight into Fukuoka.  Evening free to explore the city.
26.Sep.19 Fukuoka Morning free for sightseeing.
Canada v Italy in Fukuoka Stadium (16.15h kick-off)
27.Sep.19 Hiroshima Depart on the bullet train for Hiroshima.  Check in to your hotel and visit Peace Park and A-Dome
28.Sep.19 Hiroshima Early morning journey to Miyajima Island to see sunrise and temples.
29.Sep.19 Kyoto Transfer onwards to Japan’s old capital, Kyoto.
30.Sep.19 Kyoto Free day for sightseeing with a local English-speaking guide.
01.Oct.19 Oita Transfer via bullet train to the hot springs town of Beppu for 2 x nights.
02.Oct.19 Oita Canada v NZ in Oita (transport to stadium included via JR Pass and shuttle bus)
03.Oct.19 Tokyo Fly to Tokyo from Oita and onwards to hotel.  Free evening.
04.Oct.19 Tokyo Free day for sightseeing with guide.  Visit Ueno Park, Imperial Palace and try your hand at the various street food options around the city.
05.Oct.19 Tokyo Optional trip to Tokyo Stadium this evening for England v Argentina.
06.Oct.19 Tokyo Use your Japan Rail Pass to visit nearby Yokohama.  Take in the Cupnoodles Museum or treat yourself to a beer factory tour to sample the Japanese brewing styles.
07.Oct.19 Kobe Hop back on the bullet train for 2 x nights in Kobe.  Visit a sake brewery this afternoon and be sure to pick up a few bottles for friends and family.
08.Oct.19 Kobe Canada v South Africa in Kobe Stadium (transport to stadium included via shuttle bus).  This game kicks off at 19.15h allowing plenty of time for post-match celebrations.
09.Oct.19 Osaka Transfer to Osaka Airport for your return homeward flight.


  • MSG Tours ‘Travel Samurai’ guide throughout the tour
  • Local Japanese guides for city sightseeing
  • Twin/double share with breakfast:
  • Oita (2 x nights)
  • Fukuoka (2 x nights)
  • Kyoto (2 x nights)
  • Hiroshima (2 x nights)
  • Kobe (2 x nights)
  • Tokyo (4 x nights)
  • Sightseeing in Kyoto with an English speaking guide
  • Sightseeing in Tokyo with an English speaking guide
  • Sake brewery tour
  • Beer factory tour
  • MSG Tour pre-match Banquet
  • 14 day Japan Rail Pass
  • 1 day Tokyo Metrocard
  • Coach transfers between airports on arrival/departure
  • Hitsuzendō Tour Merchandise Pack by Canterbury
  • Vamoos Travel App


  • Travel insurance
  • Match tickets
  • Meals other than breakfast or where stated
  • Excursions unless stated

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