Autumn Tour in Shiga Prefecture: Biwako Valley by Ropeway & Keisokuji Temple/ From Namba OCAT・Umeda


*Same tours, departing from different place are here.* From Shin-osaka>>>[No.88001] ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Take the Biwako Ropeway to enjoy a bird's eye view of the Biwako Valley in autumn colors. At the top, enjoy the views of the lake from Biwako Terrace. *Best viewing period for autumn colors is late October to late November. 2. Wander through the grounds of Keisoku-ji Temple, a famous autumn leaves viewing spot known for the bright red maple leaves that create a red carpet around the temple grounds. *Best viewing period for autumn colors is mid to late November. 3. Enjoy a drive through the pretty tree-lined road Metasequoia avenue. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [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 seat and ropeway fare. [Attention] *The best viewing season of autumn leaves differs according to the weather conditions. *Peak autumn leaves viewing period could be before/after the tour day depending on the weather/climate. The tour will go ahead in principle once it is confirmed, even if you can't enjoy the autumn leaves. We also reserved the right to change the itinerary or even cancel the trip. In those cases, we will get in touch in advance. *You will be required to walk between 25~30 minutes when getting off the bus to Keisoku-ji Temple. *You may be required to wait a long time to ride the Biwako Ropeway. *Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change. *This tour is operated with a mixture of Japanese and foreign guests. However a staff member will give you the basic information, such as meeting place and time at each stop in English or Chinese, although they won’t give you detailed information on the places visited. *The tour conductor will arrive at the meeting place via different departure points to pick up other guests. Although the tour conductor/sightseeing bus could be late to the meeting place due to road conditions, they will eventually arrive, so please wait at the designated meeting point. *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: 1 (Lunch Box)
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Namba OCAT (Meet 7:20) -- Umeda (Meet 7:45) -- Biwako Valley(-- Overlook Lake Biwa from "Biwako Terrace" / Total approx. 60 mins including the ropeway ride) -- [Metasequoia row of trees / View from the bus window] -- Keisokuji Temple Wander through the maple trees that fill the temple grounds / Total approx. 90 mins including time to walk to the temple from the bus parking lot) -- Umeda (Scheduled 17:30) -- Namba (Scheduled 18:00)

location Namba(Osaka)


Departure place


Meeting Time

07:20 AM



  • English

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

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

28 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)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition
The prices may vary depending on number of participants and other conditions.