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Nakasendo Way

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Nakasendo Way

Discover one of Japan's ancient highways

Discover the Nakasendo Way, one of Japan’s ancient highways, connecting Kyoto and Tokyo during the Edo period. Explore the route along the Kiso Valley, uncovering some of the ancient post stations such as Tsumago and Magome.

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Nakasendo Way

4 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 Matsumoto

Arrive Matsumoto and make your way to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

DAY 2 Nakasendo Walking Trail

Take the train from Matsumoto to Yabuhara and walk from Yabuharajuku to Naraijuku, about 6km. Overnight stay at a Minshuku in Naraijuku.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3 Nakasendo Walking Trail

Take the train from Narai to Nakatsugawa, and walk from Magomejyuku to Tsumagojyuku, about 9km, for an overnight stay at a Minshuku.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4 Kyoto

From Nagiso take the train to Nakatsugawa and on to Nagoya, for a bullet train to Kyoto.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
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Sample Accommodation

4★ Matsumoto Marunouchi Hotel, Matsumoto

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Minshuku Iseya, Narai-juku

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Minshuku Magomechaya Guesthouse, Magome-juku

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What's included:
  • 1 night standard accommodation on twin share basis
  • 2 nights in traditional Minshuku
  • Meals as specified
  • Transportation by train
  • Nakasendo Way walking map
  • International flights
  • Local tips
  • Personal spending
  • Travel insurance

Price from £699
(based on 2 sharing, excluding international flights)

Prices and products are subject to availability at the time of booking.

When making an enquiry or reservation we will request your contact details, however no payment will be required at this stage. We will contact you for payment details and to confirm your booking, your details and the details of those travelling with you along with any extras you’d like to add.

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