Autumn Leaves Tour in Nagano : Hidden Autumn Beauties at Akiyamago & Matsukawa Gorge


1. Akiyamago, a hideout autumn leaves viewing spot where large buses are not accessible. 2. Matsukawa Gorge, one of the best V-shaped gorges in Japan, and is also known as an autumn leaves viewing spot. 3. Enjoy various dishes during the tour: Beef and Matsutake mushroom sukiyaki, grilled Matsutake mushrooms, Matsutake rice, Matsutake Soba (buckwheat) noodles, etc. 4. The best viewing season of autumn leaves: mid-Oct. - early Nov. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] *Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seats only. *Items 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 for whatever reason. *Items not included – Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours). [Attention] *To go to Akiyamago, you need to transfer to a mini-bus. The tour uses several mini-buses, and you may get on the bus without a tour staff. *The best viewing season of autumn leaves differs according to the weather conditions. Tour departures are planned according to the best autumn leaves viewing season of previous years, however, your tour departure day may not meet the best viewing season. Even if you would like to cancel the tour because the autumn leaves viewing condition is not favorable, the cancellation fee will be charged. *Your room may not be equipped with a bathroom. In such a case, please use the large communal bath. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothes and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *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.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Ueno (Departure 7:00) -- Shinjuku (Departure 7:50) -- Shinshu Nakano (Matsutake mushroom special lunch/60 mins) -- Matsukawa Gorge (Enjoy the autumn beauty at the valley. / Kaminaridaki (or “Thunder Falls”)・Yataki Falls・Mai no Michi Walking Path/Total 100 mins) -- Shiga Grand Hotel, Shiga Kogen (Overnight)  *Buffet dinner with tempura, shabu-shabu hotpot, etc.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Hotel -- (Transfer to mini-bus) Akiyamago (Autumn leaves viewing at Kiriake Onsen・Amaike Pond・Jabuchi-no-taki Waterfall./Total 80 mins) -- Midama Park, Akiyamago (View autumn leaves at the cliffs./20 mins) *Transfer to the tour bus. -- Yuzawa (Shopping, 20 mins) -- Shinjuku (Schedule 17:20) -- Ueno (Schedule 18:00) *Tour end places are around train stations, and may be different from the meeting place.

location Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)


Departure place

Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Meeting Time

07:50 AM



  • 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)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition