Visit 7 spots to see autumn leaves in Kyoto (One Day Trip)

Visit 7 spots to see autumn leaves in Kyoto (One Day Trip)

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Day 1



Travel conveniently by a tour bus to visit the highlights of Kyoto, which will be very busy during this time of year!

1. Nagaoka Tenmangu Shrine: Visit the autumn leaves garden. 

2. Komyo-ji Temple: Autumn foliage tints the whole area. 
*This attraction is particularly difficult for individuals to get to as you need to use public transportation which will be very crowded and there is no parking lot. 

3. Tofukuji Temple: The most popular view is of the Tsutenkyo Bridge from which you get excellent views of the valley full of maple trees.

4. Nanzenji Temple: A leading autumn leaves viewing spot in Kyoto.

5. The Philosopher's Path (Tetsugaku no michi): Water in the canal reflects the autumn leaves on the surface.

6. Arashiyama: Widely known as the national scenic spot for autumn leaves.

7. Chartered boat cruise at Arashiyama: Enjoy viewing autumn leaves from the boat. 

[The best viewing season of autumn leaves] 

・Nagaoka Tenmangu Shrine: mid- late November 
・Komyo-ji Temple: mid- late November 
・Tofukuji Temple: early - late November
・Nanzenji Temple: early November - early December 
・Philosopher's Path: early November - early December 
・Arashiyama: late November - early December

[Additional information]

  • What's included  Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. *None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them.
  • What's not included Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.)
  • What's included in Infant Price (3-5 years old) Bus seats only (no meals or bedding)


Course contents
*The best viewing season of autumn leaves differs according to the weather conditions. Once the tour departure is decided, the tour goes ahead regardless of the autumn leaves conditions. Please be aware that the tour itinerary may change partially or the tour may be cancelled. In either case, we will let you know in advance. 

*Arrival time at Nagaoka Tenmangu Shrine is around 8:30 in the morning, which is before the shrine office opens. In that case, you may not be able to receive a Goshuin stamp (a temple seal that proves you visited.) 

*When Arashiyama boat cruise is cancelled due to bad weather, a refund of the group rate fare will be made: JPY850/adult, JPY400/child, and the time at Arashiyama will be extended. 

*This tour requires long walking. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Also an extra jacket is recommended for chilly mornings and evenings of November in Kyoto. 

*Although lunch is included in the tour, drinks are not included. 

*The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. 

*When sightseeing place(s) is crowded or the traffic is congested, the time at the sightseeing place(s) may be shortened or the sightseeing place(s) may be omitted partially, or the tour end time may be delayed. 

*For the smooth operation of the group tour, we are responsible for allocating the seating for the transportation (bus, trains etc.) used during the tour and at facilities where seats are designated.

*This course is conducted together with Japanese participants. 

*The tour bus stops at the several meeting points to pick up participants and comes to your meeting point. The bus may be late due to the traffic or other circumstances, but the bus definitely comes to your meeting point. Please make sure to wait for the bus at the designated meeting place.

*We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.)

*A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail.

*The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day.

*The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.


- Namba OCAT ​(Meet 7:05)

- JR Osaka (Meet 7:35)

Nagaoka Tenmangu Shrine (Stroll/approx. 25 mins)

Komyo-ji Temple (Stroll/approx. 50 mins)

Tofukuji Temple (Stroll /approx. 60 mins)

Nanzenji Temple

Philosopher's Path (Tetsugaku no michi) (Stroll /Total approx. 60 mins for ④ & ⑤)

Arashiyama (Stroll/approx. 30 mins)

Boat Cruise/approx. 30 mins
- JR Osaka

- Namba OCAT(Schedule 18:00~19:30) 

*The tour end point may be different from the boarding place, depending on congestion. Please ask a staff member on the day for details.


Departure place  :  Namba(Osaka)

Meeting Time :  07:05 AM

Destination :  Kyoto

Language  :  English/Chinese

Language Support :  A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation :  1 Person(s)*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking :  1 Person(s)