Kansai

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Kansai, Kyoto

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Kansai (or Kinki) region is the heavily populated area between Osaka and Nagoya. Some popular mountains here include Mt. Rokko and Mt. Kongo.

The southern peninsula houses the important Yoshima Kumano Nature Park. On the coastal region is the popular pilgrimage trail Kumano Kodo. And of course there is the Kinki (or Kansai) Nature Trail.

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Kansai

Trails in this region

Books

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  • Wanderlust
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Japan Travel Map
  • The Japan Travel Map from Periplus is designed as a convenient, easy-to-use tool for travelers. Created using durable coated paper, this map is made to open and fold multiple times, whether it`s the entire map that you want to view or one panel at a time.Following highways and byways, this map will show you how to maneuver your way to banks,... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Nakasendo Trail, Tokyo, Kyoto, Mount Koya & Nara
  • Combine four days of walking along the Nakasendo Trail with time to explore Japans' highlights; vibrant Tokyo, ancient Nara, Mount Koya & Nara. Combine four days of walking along the Nakasendo Trail with time to explore Japans' highlights; vibrant Tokyo, ancient Nara, Mount Koya & Nara. You’ll discover the highlights of Japan over 11 days,... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Kumano Kodo Trail (Walk only) Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided village to village walk on the Kumano Kodo trail to the Kumano shrines on the Kii Peninsula. Walk the 11th century Kumano Kodo pilgrim’s trail through rural Japan to the three grand shrines of Kumano, staying overnight in traditional Japanese minshuku and ryokan. Perfect if you are making your own arrangements as part of a longer... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Nakasendo Trail - Kyoto to Tokyo Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Walk the Nakasendo Way through rural Japan from Kyoto to Tokyo. Walk the Nakasendo Way through rural Japan from Kyoto to Tokyo. A route used since feudal times the Nakasendo Trail, one of a network of ancient highways, linked Kyoto and Tokyo through the central mountains. Travellers would rest each night at juku - post towns - and today it is... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Kumano Kodo - Kyoto to Osaka Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided village to village walk on the Kumano Kodo trail to the Kumano shrines on the Kii Peninsula. Walk the 11th century Kumano Kodo pilgrim’s trail through rural Japan , staying overnight in traditional Japanese minshuku and ryokan. To complete your experience of Japan your trip begins with two nights in Kyoto, and finishes with a night... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Nakasendo Trail Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Walk the Nakasendo Way through rural Japan from Kyoto to Tokyo. Walk The Nakasendo Trail, a route used since feudal times and part of a network of ancient highways which links Kyoto and Tokyo through the central mountains. This tour includes only the walking section of our longer Nakasendo Trail from Kyoto to Tokyo and starts on day 1 when... Read more
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