Walking Holidays in Japan
Self-guided walking holidays in Japan are an amazing way to discover the authentic Japan. Walk the 11th century Kumano Kodo pilgrim’s trail through rural Japan to the three grand shrines of Kumano. Alternatively, walk the Nakasendo Way through rural Japan through the central mountains of Japan. A hiking route used since feudal times the Nakasendo Trail, one of a network of ancient highways, linked Kyoto and Tokyo through Japan's central mountains.
We have also devised an incredible range of walking add-ons, so that you are getting the very best out of your time in Japan. These add-ons include visits to ancient shrines, UNESCO world heritage sites and peaceful rural villages as well as city breaks. There is a perfect add on for everyone and we are sure that our range of add-ons will enhance your walking holiday in Japan. Our destination specialist Laura shares her advice to help you choose between the Nakasendo Trail and Kumano Kodo on our blog.