Usually, the autumn season in Japan starts from September and lasts till November. It is considered to be one of the best seasons to visit Japan because the colorful and warm autumn leaves make the country look marvelous. Visit Hokkaido in September to see the yellow, red and orange autumn leaves which start from October in the other parts of the country. Apart from this main attraction, there are also a few other good spots to visit and things to do during the Japan autumn tours to make it a memorable trip. Fun, frolic, food and festival, you get it all in japan during autumn season.
Festivals and activities
You can visit the Meiji Jingu Gaien Ginkgo festival which is the most popular autumn leaves event. You can enjoy the view of the two lanes of the 300-meter-long avenue eating some of the most delicious street foods. You can also do some hiking during autumn season in places like Hokkaido, Nagano, Mt Oyama, Mt Takao, and Hakone where temperature is moderate and comfortable. Visit different food festivals such as the Tokyo Ramen Show, Hokkaido Food Festival, and Tokyo Wagyu Show to satisfy your ‘Autumn appetite.’ You can also celebrate Halloween in Japan, Choose one from Shibuya Halloween, horror event at Universal Studios and Photo-Worthy Halloween themed food.
Other things to do
In addition to the above, you can visit one of the most beautiful Japanese Zen gardens. With the autumn tint in the background, these illuminated traditional gardens also hold some light-up events. Take some time to visit the Kochia Carnival on Miharashi Hill at Hitachi Seaside Park which is covered in intense red color of Kochia or Bassia Scoparia autumn leaves which blossoms on the ground. Wrap your trip up by visiting the sumo grand tournament but make sure that you book your tickets well in advance.