Nakasendo Self-guided walking 3days

Nakasendo Self-guided walking 3days


DAY 1 ➤ Hike from Magome to
We supply train tickets for your
journey from Kyoto or from Tokyo
to Nakatsugawa, including a ride
on the world-famous Shinkansen
(Bullet Train) to Nagoya. At
Nakatsugawa, you board a local
bus for the short journey to
Magome. Walk over Magome
Pass to Tsumago, one of the bestpreserved and most evocative of
the Nakasendo post-towns. Spend
the night at a family-run Minshuku
in Tsumago or the nearby hamlet of O-Tsumago, with a
delicious home-cooked Japanese dinner and breakfast
included. After dinner, enjoy a stroll through the village
streets in the magical quiet of the evening, wearing the
yukata gown supplied by your inn.
Walking distance: 8.3km / 5.2 miles
Elevation gain: 326m / 1,069 feet of ascent and 430m /
1410 feet of descent
Time required: About 3 hours
Accommodation: Minshuku (Family-run Guesthouse)

DAY 2 ➤ Hike from Tsumago to Nojiri
The longest day on the trail is a beautiful and varied
hike from Tsumago to Nojiri. Or choose the shorter
alternative to Nagiso instead. The trail travels through
small valleys and past forests of bamboo and Japanese
cedar, through some of the least-developed scenery on
the tour. Continue by train to Kiso-Fukushima. Stay at a
lovely hotspring Ryokan set in a peaceful valley above
the town. Complimentary transfer from the station is
provided by the Ryokan. The Ryokan has lovely indoor
and outdoor hot-spring baths.
Walking distance: 18.4km / 11.5 miles
Elevation gain: 723m / 2,275 feet of ascent and 644m /
2,112 feet of descent
Time required: About 6 hours
Accommodation: Onsen Ryokan (Hot-spring Travellers
We offer a shorter alternative of 1 hour (3.7km / 2.3
miles). You can choose which option you prefer on the
day - no need to decide in advance!

DAY 3 ➤ Hike from Yabuhara to Narai
The Ryokan will drive you back to Kiso-Fukushima
after breakfast. We supply train tickets for the short
journey from Kiso-Fukushima to Yabuhara, starting
point for the hike over the Torii pass to Narai. Explore
this atmospheric village before boarding your train for
the journey onwards to Kyoto or to Tokyo, arriving late
Walking distance: 6.2km / 3.9 miles
Elevation gain: 344m / 1,128 feet of ascent and 270m /
885 feet of descent
Time required: About 3 hours
In Kiso-Fukushima we offer an optional, fairly
strenuous, circular walk to a local waterfall. The circular
walk is 7km / 4.3 miles with 632m / 2,075 feet of ascent,
637m / 2,090 feet of descent and takes 2-3 hours. You
can take this walk in the morning, before heading
onwards to Yabuhara


Adult $1390.00  per person 

(Minimum 2pax)

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