Japan Autumn Photography Tour & Holiday

Embark on an exhilarating Japan autumn photography tour. Exploring landscape, architectural, and street portrait photography, in this stunning location.

Over 12 unforgettable days, we’ll capture the essence of Japan’s captivating scenery and cultural treasures. Immersing ourselves in its rural raw beauty.  From Tokyo’s vibrant energy to Kyoto’s mystical temples and geishas, every moment will ignite your senses.

Venture to new heights with your photography as we master the art of composition, manual settings, and advanced editing techniques.

Join us on this thrilling Japan photo tour adventure and let the autumnal colours inspire your creative spark!




12 Days

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Tour Outline

Please find below a rough schedule outlining the intended tour schedule. However, keep in mind that this may change due to unexpected situations or bad weather.
  • Day 1

    • Arrival in Tokyo, where you’ll make your way to our hotel.

    • We’ll have breakfast as a group whilst we go through our tour itinerary.

    • Afterwards, we will leisurely explore Tokyo for the remainder of the day.
  • Day 2

    • We shall journey from Ueno Station in Tokyo in the early morning.

    • Starting photographic adventure by capturing the beauty of Lake Kawaguchi during the later part of the afternoon until early evening.
  • Day 3

    • We rise early on day three to photograph the majestic Chureito Pagoda.

    • Returning to the hotel for breakfast and proceeding with the checkout process, we prepare to travel to Kyoto.

    • During our stay in this region, we shall rent a car for the night. This allows us access to the various lakes and splendid vistas of Mount Fuji.

    • We will visit Shiraito Falls, Lakes Saiko and Yamanakako, for our bespoke landscape photography workshops.
  • Day 4 - 5

    • For the next two nights we will be staying in Kyoto.

    • Over the two days, we will be snapping the remarkable temples, shrines, and gardens of Zen. Including Fushimi Inari, Bamboo Grove and the extraordinary Golden Temple.

    • We will also have plenty of opportunities to take exquisite portrait photos of authentic Geishas.
  • Day 6 - 7

    • Another early rise on day six as we travel to Omi-Hachiman, where we will spend the following two nights.

    • Surrounded by ancient structures of past merchants, we'll reside in authentic lodging, immersing in the essence of this historic place.

    • In contrast to Kyoto, our accommodation in marshlands near Lake Biwa allows us to appreciate rural Japan's serene beauty.
  • Day 8 - 9

    • Day eight and nine will be spent at Kanazawa, capturing its astonishing gardens and castles.
    • Two of the prime locations for capturing captivating images are the tea district and the Kenrokuen gardens.
    • We also will visit the bustling fish market situated in the city center. Here we can relish in the delightful experience of sampling a variety of delectable seafood from the Japan sea. Making it an ideal choice for either breakfast or lunch.
  • Day 10

    • On day ten we shall venture towards Ainokura Village.
    • Our overnight stay will be at a traditional accommodation in a 250-year-old farmhouse. Located in the UNESCO heritage village, this exceptional encounter promises to be unlike any other!
  • Day 11

    • We’ll be spending the night in Nagano City.
    • Upon arrival, our bags will be deposited, and thereafter we will embark on a late morning bus ride to Monkey Park.
    • Following our visit to Monkey Park, we will return to Nagano City by train from Yudanaka.
    • While making our way back from Yudanaka Station, there is a possibility that we will have the opportunity to witness a Japanese Archery demonstration.
    • Ultimately, our final dinner will take place in Nagano City.
  • Day 12

    • To conclude our journey, we will visit Zenkouji Temple in Nagano City. Here we will be fortunate enough to receive a blessing before travelling back to Tokyo.
    • Upon arrival in Tokyo, we will bid our farewells as we depart on our respected flights home.

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