Nagano - Nagano: A Beautiful Hike in Rural Japan

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Nagano: A Beautiful Hike in Rural Japan

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Kamikochi, Nagano, Japan
50 mins

About the tour

Japan is a mountainous country with roughly 70% of the land area being mountains that have traditionally held important religious and cultural significance. Hiking is a very popular activity among the Japanese, and there are tons of hiking trails for all levels of hikers across the country. Kamikochi offers one of Japan’s most spectacular mountain sceneries in the Northern Japan Alps surrounded by the 3,000-meter-high peaks. This seasonally open mountain destination is a real treat for anyone excited by dramatic sceneries. Together, we’ll embark on a leisurely hike walking along the water and viewing beautiful mountains. The development around Kamikochi has been kept to a minimum in order to protect the beauty of nature. There’s something magical, even therapeutic, about being in an area where the air is always fresh and there’s greenery around you. Let’s enjoy a day in rural Japan and see another side of Japan!

Meet Eriko Shiratori

Eriko Shiratori

Eriko has been sharing her love of Japanese culture with people around the globe since 2017. In her words, Japan is beautiful, unique, and weird all at the same time! She's been lucky to have traveled to dozens of amazing countries and she got a chance to live overseas, in Australia and Canada, for a couple of years. Being exposed to other cultures has given her a new lens to look at her hometown and its traditions. Her great-grandfather was a kimono craftsman in Tokyo, and today she is honoured to wear the kimonos that were passed down through generations. She is looking forward to exploring Japan and sharing a smile with you!

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Nagano with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 50 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Nagano. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

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