IMPORTANT: For the most up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 in Japan, please refer to the World Health Organization and the Japan National Travel Organization's website.
Trail information: All Nakahechi routes are open.
For closures & changed opening times please refer to this article.
Please check your country's official travel advisories for the most updated information in order to make the most aware decision about your travel plans, and take adequate precaution for your journey.
The Kumano Kodo is open with some detours in place.