Fall in Japan:
Autumn Colors

Japan’s deep appreciation for the changes in seasons is legendary, and no transition is more beloved than nature’s quiet slip into autumn. The air turns crisp and the afternoons take on a glow, while the maple leaves begin to put on a show that the entire country holds its breath for.

The Art of Travel wants you to experience this magical season with a trip though memorable moments of both nature and culture. Your journey will take you from the lively streets of Tokyo to quiet retreats in the countryside where you can truly feel the change of the season. Discover the beauty of fall with this limited time Japan Insider trip from The Art of Travel.

It’s not too late to book for fall 2019.
Contact us to learn about a special offer for last minute bookings.


Trip Details

Trip Length: 12 days / 11 nights

Fly into either of Tokyo’s airports, Narita or Haneda.

Depart from Tokyo.

Perfect for:

  • Travelers excited to experience fall in Japan and enjoy the autumn leaves as they change color.

  • First-time visitors to Japan.

  • Those who want to discover the essence of Japan in a short time.

When to Visit:

  • This limited time trip is designed for travelers arriving in Japan between late October and mid November.

    • For slightly earlier or later arrivals, please contact us.




Fall in the Capital

3 nights


The Heart of Japan

3 nights


A Rural Spectacle

1 night


Culture on the Coast

2 nights


Fuji as a Finale

2 nights




Spectacular Colors
From mid-city parks and gardens to the rugged slopes of the countryside, you’ll be amazed as you take in the finest leaves Japan has to offer in this magical season.


Cultural Variety
Enjoy a finely-tuned itinerary of sightseeing and cultural activities; a tea ceremony in Kyoto, a Buddhist fire ritual in Tokyo, and a sampling of spirits at a charming rural sake brewery.


Ryokan Stay & Hot Spring
An exciting opportunity to experience Japanese omotenashi hospitality in an elegant yet rustic atmosphere, complete with a lavish multi-course kaiseki dinner and traditional breakfast.

japan leaves yellow autumn

All-Inclusive Luxury
Private guides and vehicles as you tour ensure comfort and privacy. Services and accommodations are flexible with our 5-star Premium and 4-star Essentials categories.



Enjoy the crispness of autumn from the comfort of the country’s best luxury lodging.

Below are some of our suggested luxury accommodations for this Insider Journey.


Palace Hotel



Hanaougi Ryokan


Ritz Carlton Kyoto Lobby Reception

The Ritz-Carlton



Pricing and Budget

We offer two pricing categories - Essentials and Premium - so that our guests can choose the experience that best fits their budget.


- Accommodation: Choose from 4-star or 5-star level accommodations

- Transport: Select public or private transportation, or a mix of the two

- Experiences: Add or substitute experiences and activities


Fall is peak travel season in Japan, so pricing will evolve as the season draws nearer. Final pricing can vary based on availability of services and accommodations, time of inquiry, and other factors. All itineraries and price quotes are uniquely tailored to our guests, so the only exact price will be the one you receive on your personalized quotation.



Use the form below to request an itinerary and personalized quote
for this seasonal Japan Insider trip