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Nakasendo Way

5 days / 4 nights

UNESCO listed villages, and tranquil trekking on ancient pathways.

In feudal times people travelling between Kyoto and Tokyo would use the Nakasendo Trail – the road linking the two major cities through the central mountains. This trip will take you walking along forested paths, travelling between historic Juku post towns and getting a glimpse of what life was like in times gone by. You’ll then travel into the Oku-HIda mountains to explore the biodiversity of Kamikochi before arriving into iconic Takayama.

From $2,999.00
All about the Nakasendo Way.

Day 1: Kyoto / Tsumago

8.5 km train & bus travel from Kyoto to Magome, trek 8.5 km Magome to Tsumago

Day 2: Tsumago to Lake Nojiri

18.5 km trek,  train travel to Kiso – Fukushima

Day 3: Yabuhara via Narai to Kiso Hirasawa

Train travel to Yabuhara then 9 km trek including UNESCO Narai to Kiso Hirasawa village famous for Laquerware.

Day 4: Karuizawa to Yokokawa

17 km trek and bus to Takasaki, overnight in Mountain spring onsen village Ikaho

Day 5: Tokyo

Train back to Tokyo

The tour package exclusions at a glance.
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Ex Kyoto
  • 5 days trekking and experiences fully hosted with GirlsTrek
  • Average of 5 hours trekking per day
  • Ancient pathway of commerce between Kyoto and Tokyo
  • UNESCO listed villages
  • Celebration dinner
  • Traditional Ryokan accommodation
  • All accommodation twin share basis*
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • Local transport
  • Champagne celebration
  • Small group size travel to a maximum of 12
  • GirlsTrek Gift
  • Trip specific packing list with expert advice and great discounts
  • Information get together to detail the trip and answer any of your questions
  • Private group chat for messages and photos
  • At home training programme to prepare you for your trek
  • Contribution to Sevenwomen.org – supporting women in business and girls in education in Nepal.

*Single supplement available on request at an additional cost

Grading: Total Distance =53km

Level 2 – UNDULATING

Some steeper elevation, possible snow traverses, longer daily kilometres and rapidly changing weather.

What's not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Return flights
  • Travel insurance, which is compulsory
  • Beverages, optional and personal expenses
  • Final day transfer from hotel to airport

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    Package Confirmed Dates Trip Status Trip Status Price (PP) Excluding Flights Deposit Option  
    November 11, 2023 - November 15, 2023
    Available
    $2,999.00
    ($599.80)