The Nakasendo Trail (lit. ‘The Road through the Central Mountains’ ) was once an integral part of Japan’s feudal highway system. Japanese travellers moving between Kyoto and Tokyo would take several days to travel the Nakasendo, often staying overnight in post towns (Juku) along the way. Modern travellers can today walk sections of the original route by day, staying in local inns at night.
All Japan Holidays’ self-guided Nakasendo Trail tours also present an opportunity to spend a second night at a traditional Japanese inn in Kiso-Fukushima, part-way along the trail. Please ask for information about Japan Holiday’s tour extensions- enjoy spectacular views of Mount Fuji from the Hakone hot spring area and the quaint rural village of Oshino Mura, or the small agricultural community of Asuka at a rustic Japanese inn- or for a unique homestay experience, stay with a local family.
Daily luggage transfer is also available as an optional extra service – please ask if required.
Japan Holidays ‘welcomes younger walkers on all trips- with an accompanying adult and offer a 10% price reduction for children (6-11) and an 80% price reduction for infants (0-5).
Please contact Japan Holidays for specific hiking, meal or bedding enquiries.
2 nights at Japanese inns along the Nakasendo Trail
2 breakfasts and 2 dinners
Train tickets from Kyoto or Tokyo to the trail and from the trail to Kyoto or to Tokyo
Detailed day-by-day itinerary and walking directions
Local support by telephone
Whats Not Included
Pay locally for drinks with meals and for lunches
Pay locally for bus journey on Day 1
Single room supplement(s) if required
Map and Itinerary
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