Walking Tours in Japan 2022
Walking holidays in Japan
There are many ideal spots for a walking holiday in Japan. Some of the most popular walking trips in Japan includes the spiritual pilgrimage walks such as Three Mountains of Dewa, Kumano Kodo and Shikoku 88-temple Pilgrimage.
Then there is the sheer beauty of Nikko National Park and the timeless Nakasendo Way. The breathtaking natural scenery in the Japanese Alps including Kamikochi is high on the list too, to mention just a few of the choices.
Walking Tours Japan by Journey to the East
The walking holidays Japan by Journey to the East will take you to a selection of these natural and cultural spots to create a perfect Japan hiking tours for you. Our small group walking holidays (maximum of 8 guests) are light, pack free walks and include about 8-10 kilometres per walk, You won't be marching all day, so you have the pleasurable experience of enjoying what we show you on the way. Your days can be wonderfully spontaneous and enjoyable. While you take in the Japanese countryside scenery, you may pause for a conversation with the local kids or come across a Sunday flea market, pick up piece of antique Arita ware or just pop into a lovely coffee shop for some people-watching.
We made the walking holidays in Japan easy for you. The tours are designed around exciting themes and the courses are selected carefully to highlight Japan's spirituality, traditional culture and pristine nature. Safe and comfortable accommodation, transport, guides and luggage transfers have all been arranged. And, like all other Journey to the East tours, Japanese food both traditional and modern is a big part of these Japan hiking tours, too. You can enjoy the walks in comfort and with touch of luxury. While the tours are flexible and are suitable for any fit and active person, the main participants of our Japan walking tours are people between 50's and 70's.
Now, all you have to bring with you is a good pair of comfortable walking shoes, an inquisitive mind and adventurous spirit. Talk to us about what you are looking for, and let us help you to create an extraordinary walking holiday in Japan.
2022 Season Japan Walking Tours
Many of our guests like to plan well in advance. We have launched our 2022 season walking tours of Japan. Please have a look below and contact us to discuss your choice and questions.
This Japan walking tour takes you to experience some of Japan’s most pristine natural scenery with the Japan Alps high above you. A variety of short walks (8-10km) through the national parks and small rural villages in countryside Japan is the best way to absorb the brilliant fall foliage. In 2022 the itinerary is boosted by inclusion of Nagano region, and all the accommodation on the tour is ensuited private rooms with no shared bathroom.
This remote Japan tour takes you through spiritual mountains, national parks and rural villages ablaze in fall foliage. An ideal opportunity to experience the beautiful Japanese rural landscapes and the warm traditional hospitality of countryside northern Japan. This Japan hiking tour includes comfortable accommodation, authentic cultural experiences, gorgeous meals and superb transport.
An unforgettable hiking experience in the countryside Japan along the Nakasendo Way – Japan’s most popular walking route. In addition this active holiday will take you to secret backstreet walks in the iconic cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Takayama.
Don't forget we can create your own Private Tour for your family or group if you prefer. We have many Private Tour Model Itineraries to give you some ideas. The page also include model itineraries for Tour Extensions which you can add at the beginning or end of your Group Tour.
Had a fabulous time with a great group of people. I loved the country, the culture, the people and everything about the tour – hope to do another tour with JTTE – maybe Hokkaido or Kyushu next time
Vivien Hewitt, Western Australia
This was my first trip with JTTE and already I am looking at the program for next year thinking about another one. I liked the fact that it was a small group, the organisation was spot on and the food everywhere was outstanding.
Dee Mason – NSW Australia
Our Travel Style
At Journey to the East we are committed to providing authentic, small group tours to Japan – whether standard tours or custom-built for private groups. Our travel style is to immerse you in the culture and landscape of the country and expose you to a rich variety of unique experiences.