Autumn Colors in Miyagi and Yamagata Prefectures


Visit the most popular autumn leave viewing spots in Miyagi and Yamagata prefectures, in northeastern Japan! Naruko Gorge: spend 1.5 hours at this leading viewing spot. Zao Mountains: ride a ropeway and enjoy the colors from the air! Walk around the foot of the mountains as well. Spend 80 minutes altogether here. Yamadera Temple: a lucky opportunity to visit arguably the most famous temple in Yamagata prefecture during autumn leaves season. *Entrance to Okunoin costs JPY300. Mogami River: enjoy a cruise down the river while listening to the guide (*in Japanese only.) [Autumn leaves period] ・Yamadera Temple: mid October~early November ・Zao Mountains: early to late October ・Mogami River: mid October~early November ・Naruko Gorge: mid to late October Stay overnight at Azumaya in Kaminoyama Onsen. Look forward to Yamagata cuisine including local beef and relaxing in the outdoor bath overlooking Kaminoyama. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [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 train seats, meals or bedding. If you wish to include these items, then please apply through the Child price.) Optional Bento Lunchbox ① Dojo bento: JPY1,250 ・Boiled and minced beef on top of rice with vegetables. ② Sengoku bento: JPY1,200 ・Roast beef, boiled shrimp, omelette, fishcake, bamboo rice, white rice and simmered vegetables. *If interested, please contact us at least 5 business days before departure. *If you are not interested in this option, then please bring your own lunch. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Attention] *This course is planned according to the best autumn leaves viewing period in previous years, but this does not guarantee that this year will be the same and could be slightly later or earlier. If conditions are not at their best, we may decide to shorten our visits to the affected places. *You will be required to climb 800 steps from the mountain gate to Okunoin. *If the Mogami river cruise is cancelled, we will refund you the cruise fare. *For the ropeway ride, it will be one of Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway or Zao Sky Cable. *For participants who booked one room for themselves, the room will be business type. *Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change. *This tour is operated with a mix of Japanese and foreign passengers. *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. *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.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo (Schedule 7:44~8:56) -- Shinkansen Yamabiko -- Fukushima -- Yamadera (Stroll/60 mins) -- Zao Mountains -- [Ropeway ride & walk/80 mins) -- Azumaya, Kaminoyama Onsen (Overnight)

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Kaminoyama Onsen -- Mogami River -- [Boat cruise/60 mins] -- Naruko Gorge (Stroll/90 mins) -- Fukushima -- Shinkansen Yamabiko - Tokyo (Arrive 20:48~21:40)

location Tokyo


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Tohoku, Yamagata, Miyagi (Sendai)

  • 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

25 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)

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