Recommended Route Hokuriku-Shinetsu (Nagano kiso)
Follow Centuries of History in Nagano from Kamikochi
Uncover the authentic charm of Nagano by experiencing the culture and history of its residents. This itinerary invites you to step into their lives by introducing you to a centuries-old post town, a wasabi farm , an abundance of natural scenery, and various adventures. Learn about the prefecture’s heritage while immersing yourself in the lush environment after 150 minutes riding shinkansens from Tokyo Station to Matsumoto Station.
Nature lovers will want to keep their eyes peeled along your hike as many seasonal flowers, alpine plants, and wild birds thrive among Nagano’s mountains. Note that cars are not allowed within Kamikochi to protect the natural environment.
The centuries-old trails and routes that thread through the mountains of Nagano have shaped the area’s heritage and culture. Get a taste of Japan as it once was while exploring post towns, trekking forested hillsides and cycling through beautiful scenery. Nagano is the perfect destination to experience history with a dose of adventure.
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