Autumn in Japan is a magical experience with rich colors covering the landscape - but where is the best place to view the Fall colors near Tokyo? This day trip takes you on an unforgettable autumn journey throughout the best maple viewing spots not far from the city. After departing from Tokyo, you'll head to Fukubuta no Sato Ton Ton Square where you'll have a delicious Japanese shabu shabu lunch. Then you'll head out to Lake Kusaki. This scenic destination is surrounded by forested mountains. In the autumn season, these trees will be rich with gold and red, in hundreds of shades, as the forests change into their autumn colors. A ride on the Watarase Keikoku Railway will let you see nature go by in rich swaths of color. Next stop, Takatsudokyo Gorge, where you'll see a breathtaking view of the vista from a high, geometric bridge. Below, a river runs by surrounded by the splendid shades of autumn. Finally, you'll witness over four million lights illuminating the glorious Ashikaga Flower Park when you head to its Illumination area. It's a fairyland paradise of lights and blooms, and one of the most romantic destinations near Tokyo. With video commentary provided in English, and roundtrip coach transportation from Shinjuku included, it couldn't be easier to experience the beauty of Japan in Fall.
Map to Coccoon Tower