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Japan - The Nakasendo: Kyoto to Tokyo Self-guided Walking Tour (from Kyoto to Tokyo)

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Japan - The Nakasendo: Kyoto to Tokyo Self-guided Walking Tour (from Kyoto to Tokyo) - Pure Adventures
Japan - The Nakasendo: Kyoto to Tokyo Self-guided Walking Tour (from Kyoto to Tokyo) - Pure Adventures
Starts
Kyoto
+11 Destinations
Central Japan
Ends
Tokyo
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Start in Kyoto and end in Tokyo! With the hiking & trekking tour Japan - The Nakasendo: Kyoto to Tokyo Self-guided Walking Tour (from Kyoto to Tokyo), you have a 10 day tour package taking you from Kyoto to Tokyo and through Kyoto, Japan and 11 other destinations in Japan. Japan - The Nakasendo: Kyoto to Tokyo Self-guided Walking Tour (from Kyoto to Tokyo) includes accommodation.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Kyoto
  2. Day 2: Sightseeing in Kyoto
  3. Day 3: Sightseeing in Kyoto
  4. Day 4: Nakasendo Day 1 - transfer to Magome and walk to Tsumago
  5. Day 5: Nakasendo Day 2 - Tsumago to Nojiri
  6. Day 6: Nakasendo Day 3 - Yabuhara to Narai
  7. Day 7: Nakasendo Day 4 - Narai to Hirasawa
  8. Day 8: Nakasendo Day 5 - Karuizawa to Yokokawa and by train to Tokyo
  9. Day 9: Tokyo
  10. Day 10

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Questions & Answers

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    • July 1, 2016

      What are the approximate walking distances?

      The Nakasendo: Kyoto to Tokyo Self-guided Walking Tour.

      Day 1 - Your tour begins with your arrival at your hotel or ryokan in Kyoto

      Day 2 - Sightseeing in Kyoto - You are with a personal guide, so today it is up to you as to how much you would like to walk

      Day 3 - Another day in Kyoto to explore the city’s riches. Or travel by train to the older capital city of Nara – there are regular Japan Railways departures from Kyoto to Nara. - So again, up to you as to how much walking you would like to do.

      Day 4 - Nakasendo Day 1 - transfer to Magome and walk to Tsumago - Walking distance: 8.3km / 5.2 miles Elevation gain: 326m / 1,069 feet of ascent and 430m / 1,410 feet of descent Time required: About 3 hours

      Day 5 - Nakasendo Day 2 - Tsumago to Nojiri - Walking distance: 18.4km/ 11.5 miles Elevation gain: 723m / 2,275 feet of ascent and 644m / 2,112 feet of descent Time required: About 6 hours Shorter option: Walking distance: 3.7km / 2.3 miles

    • April 1, 2016

      Is there a single supplement available on this tour?

      Yes. Please contact us to arrange this.

    • April 1, 2016

      Can you cater a gluten free diet meal?

      Yes, we can accommodate gluten free meals.

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    Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for Japan. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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    Location
    Kyoto is the starting point and Tokyo is the endpoint.
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Pure Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 July 2018 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for Japan - The Nakasendo: Kyoto to Tokyo Self-guided Walking Tour (from Kyoto to Tokyo), but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Pure Adventures will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 814 km.
    • Kyoto (Japan)
    • 36 km
    • Nara (Japan)
    • 115 km
    • Nagoya (Japan)
    • 71 km
    • Magome (Japan)
    • 6 km
    • Tsumago (Japan)
    • 11 km
    • Nojiri (Japan)
    • 36 km
    • Narai (Japan)
    • 85 km
    • Karuizawa (Japan)
    • 61 km
    • Matsumoto (Japan)
    • 149 km
    • Hirasawa (Japan)
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