Nakasendo Tsumagojuku, Nagiso-machi

4.6
#1 of 227 in Trails in Japan
Must see · Hiking Trail · Outdoor Activity
A moderate 7.8 km (4.7 mi) hike between two scenic traditional villages and forests, Nakasendo Tsumagojuku 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. Use our Nagiso-machi trip planner to visit Nakasendo Tsumagojuku on your trip to Nagiso-machi, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Create an itinerary including Nakasendo Tsumagojuku
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Nakasendo Tsumagojuku reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
769 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Ever since watching the seven samurai with my dad in the sixties have been fascinated by old edo japan. This for me was an indulgent escape to visit part of the trail used by feudal warlords to pay...  more »
  • My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 5 day walk through the Kiso valley on the Nakasendo trail. Mac's Adventures( in partnership with Oku) was the company we used and everything - accommodation...  more »

Plan your trip to Nagiso-machi

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Nagiso-machi

See all ›
4.1
Duration: 30 minutes
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
4.1
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Nagiso-machi

4.3
Duration: 1 hour
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
4.3
Duration: 4 hours

Hidden gems in Nagiso-machi

4.4
Duration: 1 hour
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
3.0
Duration: 1 hour
3.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Historic Sites in Nagiso-machi

3.6
Duration: 1 hour
3.8
Duration: 30 minutes
2.5
Duration: 30 minutes
1.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Nearby attractions in Nagiso-machi

Museums in Nagiso-machi