492 km, 53 stages
The Old Tokaido is an alternative to the Nakasendo Trail, connecting Tokyo to Kyoto with 53 stations in between. The trail follows the coastline, whereas the Nakasendo Trail passes through the mountains. The total distance is 492 km.
The author leaves his journal for us, introduces the 53 stations, and gives a Words-and-Pictures account of the trail.
Yes, the walking fool hits again. Lastly the Nakasendo trail, and this time he walks the Tokaido trail; the same cities connected via a different road.
The author offers us a very informative account of the trail.
An (English) account of walking Tokaido from Tokyo to Kyoto during winter. A day to day blog and a post about planning & logistics.
An account of the trail.
You must apply the hit-and-run tactics on this Japanese website, and you will find artful pictures of two lads hiking the trail.