Explore Japan’s fascinating history and unique culture on this 10-day adventure through the Nakasendo Trail.

The Nakasendo Way brings to life the majesty and ancient tradition of Japan. On this trek, you will gain insight into feudal Japan, the samurai warriors of the Edo Period and modern village life, while following some of the best-preserved section of this ancient highway.

Begin in Kyoto, for a full-day city sightseeing tour before making our way through trees, parks and small villages, enjoying fine regional cuisine along the way — prepared by the friendly Japanese locals. You’ll cross towns Magome, Tsumago and Narai towards the bustling city of Tokyo, where you are free to explore its museums, grand temples, atmospheric zen gardens and fascinating modern sci-fi streetscapes.

Challenge yourself on the trail, learn more about Japan’s intriguing history and gain an authentic cultural experience on this incredible adventure.

  • Walk the iconic Nakasendo Trail and learn about Japan’s feudal history
  • Discover rural Japan from Kyoto to Tokyo
  • Full-day sightseeing tours in Kyoto and Tokyo

Day 1: Arrive Kyoto

Day 2: Sightseeing Tour Kyoto

Day 3-7: Nakasendo Trail Trek

Day 8-9: Tokyo sightseeing and free day

Day 10: Depart

Please note: Itineraries are subject to change and should be used as a guide only.

Adventure type: Trek
Trip duration: 10 days
Challenge duration: 5 days
Challenge grade: 3/5 (moderate)
Accommodation: Twin-share in basic 3 star hotels



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