Step back in time as you walk along village paths on the forested Nakasendo trail stretching between Tokyo city and Kyoto. The 533km of trail is jam-packed with Japanese traditional culture, architecture, shops and ambiance. Walking the Nakasendo Trail from village to village is a great way to sample Japan's rural scenery. The entire trail generally takes 4-5 days, however, there are many different options from 1 day to multi-day that encompass the best parts of the Nakasendo Trail and its incredible culture. Onlyluxe Travel can tailor your Nakasendo Trail walking adventure to your ...

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  1. Luxury Nakasendo Trail Village to Village Walk 5D4N, Self Guided + Royale Snow Monkey Tour

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    Step back in time as you trek along village paths and the forested Nakasendo trail getting a unique taste of Japan at your own pace. Be welcomed at night at the best Japanese inns/ryokans along the route showcasing the traditional Japanese service and hospitality. Soak up the Kiso Valley's beautiful nature, discover the fascinating history of local Samurai connections and post towns, and indulge in the region's culinary delights and sake tasting experience. Visit the world-famous Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and explore Zenko-ji, one of Japan's oldest and most important Buddhist temples. Spend a night at the finest ‘ryokan' favorited by the Japanese Imperial Family.

    Starting from Kyoto (or Tokyo), your action-packed three day walking journey covers the best sections of the ancient Nakasendo Trail, passing the picturesque Kiso Valley known for its rural villages and natural scenery, and visiting the exquisitely-preserved post towns of Magome, Tsumago and Narai. Stretching all the way from Tokyo to Kyoto, the 533km Nakasendo trail is jam-packed with Japanese traditional culture, architecture, shops and ambiance. Walking the Nakasendo Trail from village to village is a great way to sample Japan's rural scenery.

    Mixed with paved village paths and unpaved forested/mountain trails, the Nakasendo Trail is an easy to moderate walk with some gentle ascents and descents.

    The package also includes entry tickets to three beautiful sights in Kiso-Fukushima, including:

    -Yamamura Residence, former home of the Owari clan's leader Yamamura and overseer of the Kiso-Fukushima area

    - Ko zenji Temple, home to Asia’s largest dry rock garden

    - Fukushima Sekisho-Ato, a 270 year-old immigration office.

    Walk the original Nakasendo route by day, and stay at handpicked Japanese inn/ryokan by night including one night at Tobira Onsen Myojinkan, a member of Relais & Châteaux, offering superb rooms and suites, sophisticated Kaiseki-style food as well as organic French cuisine. All rooms have an ensuite.

    After the walk, led by a guide, you'll visit the world-famous Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and observe the hot spring-bathing monkeys at close proximity. Explore Zenko-ji, one of Japan’s oldest and most important Buddhist temples and experience Nagano's renowned food culture and ‘sake' with a tasting. Spend the last night at Hotel Senjukaku, one of the most traditional guesthouses in the region and a favorite with the Japanese Imperial Family.

    The package includes 4 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, train tickets, PASMO transport card, entry fee as well as customised travel document. Please see "What's Included' section for the details.

    Walk the Nakasendo in style and walk into the heart of old Japan.

    The itinerary departs from Kyoto and finishes in Matsumoto. Departing from Tokyo can also be arranged. We can customise the itinerary to suit your travel needs.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily year round on request.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    Luggage Forwarding

    Baggage handling is not included in the tour cost, but Japan has a fabulous luggage forwarding service which you can use to send your luggage to your next destination. It will take between 24 and 72 hours to get the luggage to the next point so we recommend preparing an overnight bag when using this service. Luggage can be sent between any two points in Japan and the bell desks or receptions at your hotel will be happy to assist you with arranging this luggage transfer. We can assist you to arrange luggage transfers. The 3 day luggage transfer cost is approx. 4500 - 9000 yen (AUD 60 - 115) depending on the size and the weight of the luggage.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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  2. Luxury Japan Active Explorer (Nakasendo & Koyasan) 14D13N, Partially Guided

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    Route: Tokyo - Kiso-Fukushima - Kyoto - Nara - Hiroshima - Miyajima - Koyasan - Osaka

    Uncover the secrets of some of Japan’s most iconic locations on a 14 day active tour of Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Koyasan and Hiroshima. Spend each day trekking, biking and kayaking among some of the country’s most picturesque landscapes and immersing in an ancient culture, before resting each night in luxurious accommodation.

    Embark on a cultural discovery through famous cities, sights and landmarks. This tour begins in Tokyo where you will visit Asakusa, part of Tokyo's old town, which is both the city's oldest Geisha district and home to Tokyo's oldest Buddhist temple; and encounter the Meiji Shrine. From Tokyo, undertake the Nakasendo Trail Walk, past old towns, farms and woodlands; and onward to Kyoto, home to around 2,000 shrines and temples, and the city of Nara. Finally, the city of Hiroshima awaits and, close by, the Seto Inland Sea connects Hiroshima with Miyajima Island. The tour concludes in Japan’s culinary capital, Osaka.

    Hotel accommodation has been handpicked to ensure this once-in-a-lifetime journey is a true indulgence. You will also experience a Kazari ryokan, a traditional Japanese-style inn in the Kiso Valley and one night in luxurious temple lodging. Breakfast is included, while most evenings you will be at liberty to make your own dining arrangements.

    The tour package includes all accommodation, breakfasts and some lunches and dinners. Transportation and equipment, all guided walking, cycling and kayaking are also included while some optional activities are available at additional cost. The tour commences with transfers from Tokyo airport and concludes at Osaka airport.

    Take the ultimate tour of Japan and tick off bucket-list locations as you go. This luxurious itinerary will suit those with a keen interest in the culture of an ancient and beautiful country, who also enjoy an active escape. No two days are the same on this fascinating tour though one of the world’s most intriguing destinations.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Route: Tokyo - Kiso-Fukushima - Kyoto - Nara - Hiroshima - Miyajima - Koyasan - Osaka Uncover the secrets of some of Japan’s ...
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  3. Best of Nakasendo Trail Village to Village Walk (Inc. Usui-toge Pass) 4D3N, Fully Guided

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    Walk the Nakasendo Trail village to village over 4 days with a local guide, and challenge yourself on the Usui-toge Pass. The mountain pass has the steepest paths on the Nakasendo trail, but it provides breath-taking views. Immerse yourself in the beautiful nature, discover the fascinating history of local Samurai connections and the post towns, and indulge in the culinary delights. Complete the adventurous trekking and be enlightened with a sense of accomplishment!

    Starting from Kyoto, your action-packed four day walking journey covers the best sections of the ancient Nakasendo Trail, descending from a high plateau down to the Kanto plain, passing the picturesque Kiso Valley known for its rural villages and natural scenery, and visiting the exquisitely-preserved post towns of Magome, Tsumago and Narai. Stretching all the way from Tokyo to Kyoto, the 533km Nakasendo trail is jam-packed with Japanese traditional culture, architecture, shops and ambiance. Walking the Nakasendo Trail from village to village is a great way to sample Japan's rural scenery.

    Walk the original route by day, and stay at the best hand-picked Japanese inn/ryokan by night in Karuizawa, Tsumago and Kiso-Fukushima. You'll have a chance to try some of the local specialties sourced from the mountains such as buckwheat, honey and fresh wasabi.

    Mixed with paved village paths and unpaved forested/mountain trails, the Nakasendo Trail is a moderate walk with some gentle ascents and descents.

    The package includes 3 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, local transportation and 4 day guiding services.

    Walk Nakasendo and walk into the heart of old Japan.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily year round on request.

    The itinerary departs from Tokyo and finishes in Kyoto. Reverse itinerary can be arranged and offered. Departs/Finishes in Tokyo, and departs/finishes in Kyoto can also be arranged. Please contact us.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Luggage Forwarding

    Baggage handling is not included in the tour cost, but Japan has a fabulous luggage forwarding service which you can use to send your luggage to your next destination. It will take between 24 and 72 hours to get the luggage to the next point so we recommend preparing an overnight bag when using this service. Luggage can be sent between any two points in Japan and the bell desks or receptions at your hotel will be happy to assist you with arranging this luggage transfer. We can assist you to arrange luggage transfers. The 3 day luggage transfer cost is approx. 4500 - 9000 yen (AUD 60 - 115) depending on the size and the weight of the luggage.

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  4. Best of Nakasendo Trail Village to Village Walk 3D2N, Fully Guided

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    Walk the Nakasendo Trail village to village over 3 days with a local guide, immerse yourself in the Kiso Valley's beautiful nature, discover the fascinating history of local Samurai connections and post towns, and indulge in the Kiso region's culinary delights. This is an ideal relaxing walking holiday for history buffs and nature lovers alike.

    Starting from Tokyo, your action-packed three day walking journey covers the best sections of the ancient Nakasendo Trail, passing the picturesque Kiso Valley known for its rural villages and natural scenery, and visiting the exquisitely-preserved post towns of Magome, Tsumago and Narai. Stretching all the way from Tokyo to Kyoto, the 533km Nakasendo trail is jam-packed with Japanese traditional culture, architecture, shops and ambiance. Walking the Nakasendo Trail from village to village is a great way to sample Japan's rural scenery.

    Walk the original route by day, and stay at the best Japanese inn/ryokan by night in Tsumago and Kiso-Fukushima. All rooms have private toilets. You'll have a chance to try some of the local specialties sourced from the mountains such as buckwheat, honey and fresh wasabi.

    Mixed with paved village paths and unpaved forested/mountain trails, the Nakasendo Trail is an easy to moderate walk with some gentle ascents and descents.

    The package includes 2 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, local transportation and 3 day guiding services.

    Walk the Nakasendo trail and walk into the heart of old Japan.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily year round on request.

    The itinerary departs from Tokyo and finishes in Kyoto. Reverse itinerary can be arranged and offered. Departs/Finishes in Tokyo, and departs/finishes in Kyoto can also be arranged. Please contact us.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Luggage Forwarding

    Baggage handling is not included in the tour cost, but Japan has a fabulous luggage forwarding service which you can use to send your luggage to your next destination. It will take between 24 and 72 hours to get the luggage to the next point so we recommend preparing an overnight bag when using this service. Luggage can be sent between any two points in Japan and the bell desks or receptions at your hotel will be happy to assist you with arranging this luggage transfer. We can assist you to arrange luggage transfers. The 3 day luggage transfer cost is approx. 4500 - 9000 yen (AUD 60 - 115) depending on the size and the weight of the luggage.

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  5. Luxury Nakasendo Trail Village to Village Walk 4D3N, Self Guided

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    Step back in time as you trek along village paths and the forested Nakasendo trail getting a unique taste of Japan at your own pace. Be welcomed at night at the best Japanese inns/ryokans along the route showcasing the traditional Japanese service and hospitality. Soak up the Kiso Valley's beautiful nature, discover the fascinating history of local Samurai connections and post towns, and indulge in the Kiso region's culinary delights. This is an incredible and unique way to experience the country, walking the most beautiful part of the original route from Tokyo to Kyoto (or reverse).

    Starting from Kyoto, your action-packed three day walking journey covers the best sections of the ancient Nakasendo Trail, passing the picturesque Kiso Valley known for its rural villages and natural scenery, and visiting the exquisitely-preserved post towns of Magome, Tsumago and Narai. Stretching all the way from Tokyo to Kyoto, the 533km Nakasendo trail is jam-packed with Japanese traditional culture, architecture, shops and ambiance. Walking the Nakasendo Trail from village to village is a great way to sample Japan's rural scenery.

    The package also includes entry tickets to three beautiful sights in Kiso-Fukushima, including:- Yamamura Residence, former home of the Owari clan's leader Yamamura and overseer of the Kiso-Fukushima area,- Ko zenji Temple, home to Asia’s largest dry rock garden,- Fukushima Sekisho-Ato, a 270 year-old immigration office.

    Walk the original route by day, and stay at selected Japanese inn/ryokan by night in Tsumago, Kiso-Fukushima and Matsumoto. All rooms have an ensuite. Your last night will be spent at Tobira Onsen Myojinkan, a member of Relais & Châteaux, offering superb rooms and suites, sophisticated Kaiseki-style food as well as organic French cuisine.

    Mixed with paved village paths and unpaved forested/mountain trails, the Nakasendo Trail is an easy to moderate walk with some gentle ascents and descents.

    The package includes 3 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, train ticket from Kyoto to Nakatsugawa, PASMO transport card as well as customised travel document. Please see "What's Included' section for the details.

    Walk the Nakasendo in style and walk into the heart of old Japan.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily year round on request.

    The itinerary departs from Kyoto and finishes in Matsumoto. Departing from Tokyo can also be arranged. We can customise the itinerary to suit your travel needs.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    Luggage Forwarding

    Baggage handling is not included in the tour cost, but Japan has a fabulous luggage forwarding service which you can use to send your luggage to your next destination. It will take between 24 and 72 hours to get the luggage to the next point so we recommend preparing an overnight bag when using this service. Luggage can be sent between any two points in Japan and the bell desks or receptions at your hotel will be happy to assist you with arranging this luggage transfer. We can assist you to arrange luggage transfers. The 3 day luggage transfer cost is approx. 4500 - 9000 yen (AUD 60 - 115) depending on the size and the weight of the luggage.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Step back in time as you trek along village paths and the forested Nakasendo trail getting a unique taste of Japan at your own ...
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  6. Classic Nakasendo Trail Walk 4D3N, Partial Guided

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    Walk the Nakasendo Trail village to village over 4 days with a local guide, immerse yourself in the Kiso Valley's beautiful nature, discover the fascinating history of local Samurai connections and the post towns, and indulge in the Kiso region's culinary delights. This is an ideal relaxing walking holiday for history buffs and nature lovers alike.

    Starting from Tokyo, your action-packed four day walking journey covers the best sections of the ancient Nakasendo Trail, passing the picturesque Kiso Valley known for its rural villages and natural scenery, and visiting the exquisitely-preserved post towns of Magome, Tsumago and Narai. Stretching all the way from Tokyo to Kyoto, the 533 km Nakasendo trail is jam-packed with Japanese traditional culture, architecture, shops and ambiance. Walking the Nakasendo Trail from village to village is a great way to sample Japan's rural scenery.

    Walk the original route by day, and stay at the hand-picked best Japanese ryokans by night. All rooms have private toilets for your comfort. You'll have a chance to try some of the local specialties sourced from the mountains such as buckwheat, honey and fresh wasabi.

    Mixed with paved village paths and unpaved forested/mountain trails, the Nakasendo Trail is an easy to moderate walk with some gentle ascents and descents.

    The package includes 3 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, all train tickets as well as luggage transfer between Kiso-Fukushima and Narai.

    Walking the Nakasendo, walking in the heart of old Japan.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    The itinerary departs from Tokyo and finishes in Kyoto. Reverse itinerary can be arranged and offered. Departs/Finishes in Tokyo, and departs/finishes in Kyoto can also be arranged. Please contact us.

    Luggage Forwarding

    One luggage shuttle between Kiso-Fukushima and Narai is included in the package.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Walk the Nakasendo Trail village to village over 4 days with a local guide, immerse yourself in the Kiso Valley's beautiful nature, discover the fascinating ...
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  7. The Ultimate Luxury Japan Grand Traverse Alps to Sea 15D14N (Honshu, Shikoku & Kyushu), Fully Guided

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    Route: Tokyo - Nakasendo Way - Kyoto - Shikoku Island - Naoshima - Hiroshima - Kyushu Island - Yakushima Island

    A luxury journey from East to West traversing through three of Japan's main islands - Honshu, Shikoku & Kyushu. Combining walks and cultural sightseeings, this comfortable holiday takes in the highlights of the historically and culturally-rich ancient towns of Japan, trekking the ancient trade route of Nakasendo Trail, discovering the picturesque Iya Valley, and hiking on the Yakushima islands where nature has remained untouched for countless millennia. This 15-day/14-night immersion will enthral with its dramatic scenery, awe inspiring scale and depth of history. This truly is the quintessential Japanese experience

    The luxurious accommodation is hand picked for this package, including some of the best 4 and 5 star hotels and boutique Japanese ryokans.

    Most meals are included for the duration of the tour. You will enjoy authentic and delicious local cuisine. Please refer to the itinerary for the meal inclusion.

    The tour includes 14 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, English speaking guide(s), all transportation during the tour, all entry tickets/park fees, and luggage transfers.

    This is the luxury discovery of Japan's three main islands from Alps to Sea. This incredible journey will inspire with its scale, natural beauty and depth of history. You'll return invigorated and inspired with memories that will last a lifetime.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    Luggage Transfers

    Luggage transfers are included in the package. Please see the itinerary for the details.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Route: Tokyo - Nakasendo Way - Kyoto - Shikoku Island - Naoshima - Hiroshima - Kyushu Island - Yakushima Island A luxury journey from ...
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  8. Classic Nakasendo Trail Village to Village Walk 3D2N, Self Guided

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    Walk the Nakasendo Trail village to village over 3 days independently, immerse yourself in the Kiso Valley's beautiful nature, discover the fascinating history of local Samurai connections and the post towns, and indulge in the Kiso region's culinary delights. This is an ideal relaxing walking holiday for history buffs and nature lovers alike.

    Starting from Kyoto, your action-packed three day walking journey covers the best sections of the ancient Nakasendo Trail, passing the picturesque Kiso Valley known for its rural villages and natural scenery, and visiting the exquisitely-preserved post towns of Magome, Tsumago and Narai. Stretching all the way from Tokyo to Kyoto, the 533km Nakasendo trail is jam-packed with Japanese traditional culture, architecture, shops and ambiance. Walking the Nakasendo Trail from village to village is a great way to sample Japan's rural scenery.

    Walk the original route by day, and stay at the hand-picked Japanese inn/ryokan by night in Tsumago and Kiso-Fukushima. You'll have a chance to try some of the local specialties sourced from the mountains such as buckwheat, honey and fresh wasabi.

    Mixed with paved village paths and unpaved forested/mountain trails, the Nakasendo Trail is an easy to moderate walk with some gentle ascents and descents.

    The package includes 2 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, train ticket from Kyoto to Nakatsugawa, PASMO transport card for local transportation as well as customised travel document.

    Walking the Nakasendo, walking in the heart of old Japan.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    The itinerary departs from Tokyo and finishes in Kyoto. Reverse itinerary can be arranged and offered. Departs/Finishes in Tokyo, and departs/finishes in Kyoto can also be arranged. Please contact us.

    Luggage Forwarding

    Baggage handling is not included in the tour cost, but Japan has a fabulous luggage forwarding service which you can use to send your luggage to your next destination. It will take between 24 and 72 hours to get the luggage to the next point so we recommend preparing an overnight bag when using this service. Luggage can be sent between any two points in Japan and the bell desks or receptions at your hotel will be happy to assist you with arranging this luggage transfer. We can assist you to arrange luggage transfers. The 3 day luggage transfer cost is approx. 4500 - 9000 yen (AUD 60 - 115) depending on the size and the weight of the luggage.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Walk the Nakasendo Trail village to village over 3 days independently, immerse yourself in the Kiso Valley's beautiful nature, discover the fascinating history of local ...
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  9. Classic Japan Alps Explorer (Inc. Nakasendo Trail Walk) 11D10N, Partially Guided

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    Route: Tokyo - Matsumoto - Kamikochi - Kiso Valley - Tsumago - Magome - Kiso-Fukushima - Takayama - Kyoto

    A delightful journey from Tokyo to Kyoto, walking the best sections of the old Nakasendo Trail, exploring the famous Japan Alps region, venturing the remote mountainous highland valley Kamikochi. Over 11-days/10-nights, you'll fall under the spell of some of Japan's most spectacular mountain scenery and create memories to treasure.

    Japan is a country of mountains. With over seventy-percent of the country being mountainous terrain, it’s no wonder that mountains have religious and culture importance to the Japanese. In particular, the Japan Alps region offers stunning views of scenic alpine landscapes.

    Starting from Tokyo, you'll walk on the best section of the old Nakasendo Trail for 3 days passing the picturesque Kiso Valley. The village to village walk allows you to visit the exquisitely-preserved villages of Magome and Tsumago, and stay at some of the best hand-picked traditional Japanese inns. Venture into Kamikochi and explore the beautiful highland on foot along Azusa River surrounded by stunning peaks and seasonal foliage. You'll also have opportunity to visit Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its gassho-zukuri farmhouses.

    The package also includes one day private guide walk in Tokyo and one day private guided cycling tour in Kyoto.

    The classic accommodation is hand picked for this package, including some of the best 4 star hotels and comfortable traditional Japanese inns.

    Most meals are included for the duration of the tour. You will enjoy authentic and delicious local cuisine. Please refer the itinerary for the meal inclusion.

    The tour includes 10 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, English meet and greet at the airport and return transfers to the airport, transport pass, guided tour in Kyoto and Tokyo and customised travel document.

    This is the classic discovery of Japan Alps replete with natural beauty and rich history. You'll return invigorated and inspired with memories that will last a lifetime.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Luggage Forwarding

    Baggage handling is not included in the tour cost, but Japan has a fabulous luggage forwarding service which you can use to send your luggage to your next destination. It will take between 24 and 72 hours to get the luggage to the next point so we recommend preparing an overnight bag when using this service. Luggage can be sent between any two points in Japan and the bell desks or receptions at your hotel will be happy to assist you with arranging this luggage transfer. We can assist you to arrange luggage transfers.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Tokyo
    Route: Tokyo - Matsumoto - Kamikochi - Kiso Valley - Tsumago - Magome - Kiso-Fukushima - Takayama - Kyoto A delightful journey from Tokyo ...
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  10. Luxury Japan Alps Explorer (Inc. Nakasendo Trail Walk) 11D10N, Partially Guided

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    Route: Tokyo - Matsumoto - Kamikochi - Kiso Valley - Tsumago - Magome - Kiso-Fukushima - Takayama - Kyoto

    A luxury journey from Tokyo to Kyoto, exploring the 'Alps' of Japan to discover pristine alpine towns filled with history and culture, walking the best sections of the old Nakasendo Trail, and venturing the remote mountainous highland valley Kamikochi. Over 11-days/10-nights, you'll fall under the spell of some of Japan's most spectacular mountain scenery and create memories to treasure. Soak in mountain-side onsens whilst enjoying breath-taking landscapes at every turn.

    Japan is a country of mountains. With over seventy-percent of the country being mountainous terrain, it's no wonder that mountains have religious and culture importance to the Japanese. In particular, the Japan Alps region offers stunning views of scenic alpine landscapes.

    Starting from Tokyo, you'll walk on the best section of the old Nakasendo Trail for 3 days passing the picturesque Kiso Valley. The village to village walk allows you to visit the exquisitely-preserved villages of Magome and Tsumago, and stay at some of the best hand-picked traditional Japanese inns. Venture into Kamikochi and explore the beautiful highland on foot along Azusa River surrounded by stunning peaks and seasonal foliage. You'll also have an opportunity to visit Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its gassho-zukuri farmhouses.

    The package also includes a one day private guided walk in Tokyo and a one day private guided cycling tour in Kyoto.

    The luxurious accommodation is hand picked for this package, including some of the best 5 star hotels and boutique Japanese ryokans.

    You will enjoy authentic and delicious local cuisine. Please refer to the itinerary for meal inclusions.

    The tour includes 10 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, English meet and greet at the airport and return transfers to the airport, transport pass, guided tour in Kyoto and Tokyo and a customised travel document.

    This is the luxury discovery of the Japan Alps replete with natural beauty and rich history. A Japan adventure like none other. You'll return invigorated and inspired with memories that will last a lifetime.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Luggage Forwarding

    Baggage handling is not included in the tour cost, but Japan has a fabulous luggage forwarding service which you can use to send your luggage to your next destination. It will take between 24 and 72 hours to get the luggage to the next point so we recommend preparing an overnight bag when using this service. Luggage can be sent between any two points in Japan and the bell desks or receptions at your hotel will be happy to assist you with arranging this luggage transfer. We can assist you to arrange luggage transfers.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Tokyo
    Route: Tokyo - Matsumoto - Kamikochi - Kiso Valley - Tsumago - Magome - Kiso-Fukushima - Takayama - Kyoto A luxury journey from Tokyo ...
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    From $6,531.88 Per Person , Twin Share
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