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Hike along Japan’s scenic trail that links Kyoto and Tokyo

In the woods of Nakasendo. Credit: Charles Fleming
In the woods on trails in Nakasendo, Japan.
(Charles Fleming)

Uncover the traditional culture of Japan on a 10-day excursion offered by Boundless Journeys. The tour begins in Kyoto with a visit to the shrine complex of Fushimi Inari, known for its red torii gates.

Highlights include easy-to-moderate hikes along sections of the Nakasendo Trail, a network of ancient roadways that connected Kyoto and Tokyo, and overnight stays in the small towns of Tsumago and Kiso-Fukushima.

The tour concludes with a day of sightseeing in Tokyo.

Magome as night falls. Credit: Charles Fleming
The village of Magome is a stop on the Nakasendo Trail.
(Charles Fleming)
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Dates: April 15-24, May 20-29, Oct. 14-23, Nov. 12-21

Price: From $6,695 per person, double occupancy. Includes all accommodations, including traditional inns; meals per the itinerary, including sake and beer; activities and in-country transportation. International airfare not included.

Info: Boundless Journeys, (800) 941-8010

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