Our walking holidays in Japan are a great way to experience the natural beauty, fascinating culture and fine cuisine that this magical country has to offer. From exploring the ancient shrines of Kyoto to the mountainous trails along the Kumano Kodo, there is a huge amount of unique sights to discover.
We believe that hiking trips in Japan are the best way to discover all the hidden gems off the beaten track. As you trek through stunning UNESCO World Heritage sites, you can expect to get up close to unique landscapes rich in history. Dense forest, picturesque valleys, quaint villages, awe-inspiring waterfalls and ancient temples are just some of the wonders you will encounter on our walking tours in Japan.
You will be accompanied by a knowledgeable and experienced tour guide every step of the way, to ensure you enjoy each destination at its best. Take a look at our Japan walking trips below to get started on your adventure.
Walk the ancient pilgrimage route Kumano Kodo, journeying through the Kii Peninsula Mountains to the famous Grand Shrines.
Follow the historic Nakasendo Trail, exploring the incredible cities of Kyoto and Tokyo either side of your journey.
Embark on this spiritual journey on the island of Shikoku, exploring spectacular scenery and some of the 88 Buddhist temples which connect this trail.
Walk Japan's ancient pilgrimage routes along the Kumano Kodo - after uncovering Kyoto’s most ancient shrines and pathways, we head off the beaten track to the Kumano Kodo region; one of Japan's most remote and rewarding pilgrimage routes.