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Best way to travel from Nagano to Ainokura

Rotorua, New Zealand
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Best way to travel from Nagano to Ainokura

Hi All, my partner and I are planing to travel from Nagano to Ainokura on the 24th of december, and then to Ainokura to Tsumago. what will be the best travel option.

Thank you very much

Sandra

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Tsukuba, Japan
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1. Re: Best way to travel from Nagano to Ainokura

To Ainokura(Gokayama) from Nagano, you should take JR Hokuriku Shinkansen from JR Nagano to JR Shin-Takaoka, and transfer to a bus bound for Shirakawago and get off at Ainokura, as follows.

https://www.japan-guide.com/bus/gokayama.html

From Ainokura to Kiso Valley, you should take a bus to Shirakawago, transfer to a bus a JR Takayama as follows, and take Limited Express "Wide View Hida" to JR Nagoya.

https:/…shirakawago.pdf

Then, transfer to a Limited Express "Shinano" to JR Nakatsugawa to go to Magma, or to Nagiso to go to Tsumago by bus, as follows.

https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e6079.html…

https://www.japan-guide.com/bus/kiso.html

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