Sightseeing in Kyoto
Sightseeing in Kyoto
Nakasendo Day 1 - transfer to Magome and walk to Tsumago
Nakasendo Day 2 - Tsumago to Nojiri
Nakasendo Day 3 - Yabuhara to Narai
Nakasendo Day 4 - Narai to Hirasawa
Nakasendo Day 5 - Karuizawa to Yokokawa and by train to Tokyo
Day 10: Your Self-Guided tour ends today after breakfast at your hotel. If you are flying home, there are direct scheduled bus services from the Shiba Park Hotel and the Park Hotel to Narita Airport. Your hotel concierge will help you book a seat on the appropriate departure and sell you a ticket for the journey. Alternatively, you may choose to spend a few days longer in Tokyo or continue your travels elsewhere in Japan.
Japan The Nakasendo- 9 nights
Double Occupancy - standard hotels:
Double Occupancy - Upgraded hotels:
Single Supplement - standard-upgrade hotels:
Single supplement is when 2 people or more are traveling together but require a single room. For Solo travelers, please inquire about supplement. LUGGAGE Transfers will also require a supplement, you have 2 choices; one very economical and the other more expensive. See the Hightlights tab.
・ standard-grade hotels, or upgraded hotels, in Kyoto and Tokyo and our regular inns along the Nakasendo trail, all booked and pre-paid
・ train tickets starting from Kyoto and finishing in Tokyo (pay locally for a bus journey on Day 4)
・ detailed day-by-day itinerary and walking directions
・ topographical maps
・ local telephone support
・ one day of private guiding in Kyoto
・ 9 breakfasts & 4 dinners (pay locally for drinks with meals, for lunches, and for evening meals in Kyoto and in Tokyo)
・ daily luggage transfer is available as an optional extra service - 2 options available, see Highlights section
・ all pre-trip planning and documentation
Total length: 42km for 5 hiking days.
Train tickets between key cities included, you must pay other short local transport on hiking days as needed.
About Luggage Transfers:If your self-guided tour includes village-to-village trail walking, you will want to carry just a daypack on those days. There are two options for dealing with your main luggage while walking on the trail: Takkyubin Courier or Daily Luggage Transfer.
Level: Fit Level 3
On this trip we recommend:
- trekking shoes, well broken in - trekking poles - lightweight clothing that is wicking, convertable, sun protective - other nice to have items will be included in your packing list sent prior to travel A packing list is always sent at 60 days prior to travel. NOTE: luggage transfer is not automatically included in the trip price. There are 2 options, we recommend the one that uses local transport services in the region of this tour; it is very affordable and well done. This service moves bags ahead 2 days so that you will need to carry a day's worth of overnight items on your hikes. You should pack light and you won't need much at your hotel as some clothing is provided by your lodge owners. You should plan your pack in function of this. Some other things you may want to bring: - GPS - Smartphone with GPS app, and local SIM card for low cost calling - Hydration pack like the one shown - or a hydration bladder that fits in a larger day pack.
Our Destination guide will give you general travel info about this country; best time to travel, interesting sites, airports, weather, and more. We will include a PDF summary of this tour as well.