Nakasendo Walking Trail (Tsumago), Nagiso-machi

Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.7/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
A moderate 7.8 km (4.7 mi) hike between two scenic traditional villages and forests, Nakasendo Walking Trail (Tsumago) offers a combination of historic Japan and alpine nature. Enjoy charming villages with authentic wooden architecture on this well-maintained trail through the Japanese Alps, marked in English and Japanese. Part of an ancient, 1,200-year-old road, the hike between two old postal villages leads through maples, cypresses, wisteria, and bamboo, with toilet facilities along the way. Don’t forget to ring a bell to scare off black bears before you hike. Arrange your visit to Nakasendo Walking Trail (Tsumago) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Nagiso-machi using our Nagiso-machi family vacation planner.
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  • Take your time and walk it slowly. No need to rush through the walk, take in the nature and enjoy the little details that you will only see if you walk slowly:) 
  • A pleasant walk with interesting stops along the way. The start at Magome goes through semi rural scenery and this get more exciting as the walk progresses. Halfway there is a teahouse where a lovely ...  read more »
  • This is a very varied walk along different landscapes and klaine villages. Really beautiful. It is advisable to Magome to Tsumago walk. The alternation between rise and fall than the best.
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