Koyo Autumn Leaves Viewing

Koyo Autumn Leaves Viewing

Updated

Japanese Autumn Leaves

Japanese Autumn Leaves

Japan is a country known for its four distinct seasons. While the summer is marked with rain and heat and the winter is perfect for illuminations, Japan's crisp Autumn season is not to be missed. Autumn is an incredible time to visit Japan with the pollen from spring and heat from summer having passed. As the country begins to cool down, gorgeous autumn leaves fill the skies as you pleasantly stroll through town.

Just as in the spring when the Japanese go cherry blossom viewing, Autumn is spent enjoying the beauty of orange and yellow foliage. The scenery among castle grounds and temples change drastically with the season change, creating a stunning picturesque sight. The crisp red, orange, and yellow hues blend together in beautiful harmony and can be found along many of Japan's top tourist destinations. Travelers looking to enjoy a scenic vacation without the crowds of the spring are sure to enjoy Japan's autumn season.

During koyo season, many opt to ride a bus through the mountains or enjoy a rope-way ride to see the fall colors. Many of Tokyo and Kyoto's Japanese gardens attract crowds of visitors, and some gardens and temples even offer illumination shows at night. If you're traveling through Hiroshima, enjoying the fall leaves with momiji manju is highly recommended. Given momiji manju come in the shape of a maple leaf, they're the perfect snack to enjoy while the leaves fall off the trees.

Enjoy the incredible sights of Japan's autumn season with Japan Deluxe Tour's best-selling Japan tour packages in September and October. Our fully-guided Autumn Takayama Festival Japan Tours are the perfect vacation packages to enjoy the country's stunning fall scenery!

Recommended Fall Japan Tours & Vacations

Southern Japan

Takayama Festival Tour

Takayama Festival | Grand Tour

Private Tokyo & Kyoto Japan Tour

Japan's Top-Rated Beautiful Autumn Spots

Jojakkoji Temple

Jojakkoji Temple

Temple's Dava gate leads you to the main hall of the temple

Tripadvisor Ranking 28
Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji

Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji

Head temple of the Buddhist sect Seizan branch; beautiful autumn spot

Irohazaka

Irohazaka

A pair of winding roads, especially beautiful in the autumn

Korankei

Korankei

Valley popular for its Beautiful Autumn Colors in Japan

Ryuzu Waterfall

Ryuzu Waterfall

Dragon Head Waterfall best known for the beautiful autumn leaves and scenery

Kyoto

Kyoto

Japan's former capital; Town with countless temples, shrines, and other historical structures

Togetsukyo Bridge

Togetsukyo Bridge

Bridge reconstructed to model after the original bridge in Kyoto

Takayama

Takayama

Takayama Festival-One of the Most Beautiful Festivals in Japan

Need Assistance? Call: USA/Canada 1-800-285-2726 Australia (02) 8006 4411 Contact Us Brochure