I walked from Tsugome to Magome, which is more uphill than the more commonly walked Magome to Tsugome. I think either way is worth doing. I was there end of May and it was about 30C and humid. I walked with my overnight bag so...More
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just finished 10 day walking tour led by jamie from walk japan group of 9 friends from australia , all around 70 years old very very well done jamie just so good all details done well jamie very friendly & knowledgable kyoto to tokyo challenging...More
We stayed in the lovely town of Magome and then hit the trail early the next morning. There's some steep inclines in the first half hour, which my legs weren't used to! We put a halfhearted effort into ringing the bells, as we didn't really...More
We were recommended to stay first night in magome, second in tsumago , third in kiso Fukushima , fourth in narai , and last in matsumoto before heading back to Tokyo by the tourist information. It enables you to see kiso route of nakasendo in...More
We just did the trail between Magome and Tsumago and have enjoyed it immensely. Many have already described the beauty of this trail so I won't repeat what most have already said. Instead, I would like to provide some tips to encourage those who may...More
A beautiful 8km walk from Magome to Tsumago, following paved roads, dirt tracks, steep stairways and crossing bridges. A fairly easy walk which we did in our vans-type shoes. Recommend walking from Magome to Tsumago for an easier walk (more downhill than uphill), however expect...More
We did this 10 day walk beginning November 12 2016 We dealt with Andy Moser from Oku Japan who was fantastic to deal with - all went very smoothly It's a good walk - with options if you want to do something a bit easier...More
Beautiful walk, nice and easy and very scenic. The leaves were changing colors and the weather was perfect.
I would recommend this to anyone who likes to hike! Beautiful scenery that changes along the way. You also pass through preserved towns and a tea house where you can warm up and relax. I did this hike in mid November and foliage was beautiful.
I had read about this walk and was keen to so it and so glad I did. Caught the 7am train from Nagoya with JR Pass as 8am reserved seats all gone, then connecting bus from Nakatsugawa station to Magome. If you have to wait...More