Signature Battlefield Series: Feudal Japan and the Battlefields of Sekigahara 2017

Geek Nation Tours is proud to continue their Signature Battlefield tours with the Samurai and the Battlefields of Sekigahara tour – the third in their Japan tour trilogy…

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On October 21st 1600 Tokugawa Ieyasu lead his forces on to the plains of Sekigahara to an eventual victory that would change the course of Japanese history. This battle is one of the most famous of all Samurai battles in Japan’s long history.

Geek Nation Tours is giving away one Pre-order Test of Honor: The Samurai Miniatures Game to celebrate their Sekigahara Samurai tour: They will even include shipping worldwide!

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About the Tour

A note from your tour organiser, Teras: The tour will be built around areas of Japan that still give one the feeling of living in those ancient times. It is our goal to take you back to the time of Samurai. So join us as we explore not only this battlefield in detail but also a wide range of Samurai related sites.

The first days of our tour bring us to the Seki Cutlery Festival which is dedicated to blades of all sorts. We will see sword making demonstrations, the Seki Sword Tradition Museum and an outdoor knife show where you can purchase blades of your own. We will then slow the tour down and just like ancient times, we will be forced to hike by the Shogunate (your Geek Nation Tours representative) between Magome and Tsumago. The road was well traveled by Samurai in ancient times and still to this day feels like a journey into the past. We will plunge into a traditional Japanese onsen or two just like the Samurai used to sooth aching bones… Castles will also be on the list and as such we will visit some of the very best – Matsumoto and Himeji Castles. Last but not least, we will visit the small city of Takayama and journey back to ancient Japan in its timeless temples and streets.

With this said, Sekigahara does play a big part in what we will see and we are lucky as we will be in Japan for the annual Battle of Sekigahara Festival… We will be able to see re-enactors dressed in traditional Samurai garb and explore the details of the battle. We even have plans for you to get dressed up too…

You will be treated to at least two guides for this tour. We will have a local guide with us for most of the tour and your Geek Nation Tours representative studied in Japan. You will be well covered for all things Japanese.

If you ever dreamed of living in ancient Japan this is the tour for you! Teras

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Test Of Honour: The Samurai Miniatures Game will return Late May 2017 A new round of Pre Orders will begin very soon – Join the Warlord Games Test Of Honour Facebook group to keep pace with the latest news!


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