Shades of Autumn, a colourful journey through modern and traditional Japan
Colourful autumn leaves are to the Japanese autumn what cherry blossoms are to spring. Viewing autumn leaves has been a popular pastime in Japan for centuries. Join Craig in a colourful journey through modern and traditional Japan. On the Shades of Autumn Tour you will view magnificent autumn foliage in some of the most famous gardens, temples, shrines, and nature spots in Japan.
The timing of this tour not only allows you to enjoy beautiful autumn foliage, but also bring in the winter season at the historic "Chichibu Night Festival", one of the biggest and most famous festivals in Japan. This small group tour is perfect for travellers who would like to experience the beauty of Japan in a season that is neither too hot nor too cold. Autumn in Japan is not only famous for its beautiful autumn foliage, it is also widely considered to be the best season to experience Japan's amazing culinary culture.
・Enjoy magnificent autumn leaves throughout Japan
・Visit the ancient capitals of Kyoto, Nara, and Kamakura
・Experience the excitement of the "Chichibu Night Festival"
・Visit beautiful Ginkaku-ji Temple (Silver Pavilion) in Kyoto
・Enjoy spectacular autumn scenery on Mt. Takao
・Visit Himeji Castle, one of the best castles in Japan
・Enjoy a leisurely day trip to beautiful Miyajima Island
・Visit the emotional Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Airport-hotel transfers in Japan
Transport and entry to all places described in the itinerary
13 nights accommodation in carefully selected hotels/inns
2 dinners (welcome dinner and farewell dinner)
The services of Craig Campbell (tour guide/interpreter)
*Please note that tour prices do not include airfares to and from Japan