Shosenkyo Gorge Autumn Walk and Winery Trip

2018 November 11 (Sunday)

Igari/Katsunuma, Yamanashi

A lovely day walk through the beautiful Shosenkyo gorge; one of Japan's most beautiful gorges!

You can see this famous gorge and the stunning Sengataki waterfall surrounded by gorgeous autumn leaves.

This trip features:

  • The beautiful Shosenko gorge
  • The stunning and photogenic Sengataki waterfalls
  • Breathtaking view of Mt. Fuji with it's characteristic snow capped peak
  • Gorgeous red and yellow (Koyo) autumn leaves in full bloom
  • Many interestingly shaped rocks (which resemble and are named after animals or items) to see along the walk
  • Wine tasting at two (2) local wineries
  • Onsen (indoor/outdoor)

The Shosenkyo gorge without a doubt is one of Japan's most beautiful and must visit places in Autumn so don't miss out!

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet in Shinjuku at 7am
  • Get on the bus
  • Catch up on your sleep or chat with other members
  • Short stop for breakfast on the way
  • Arrive at Shosenkyo ropeway around 9:45am
  • Get on the ropeway
  • Enjoy great views of Mt. Fuji and 360° panorama from the top
  • Get on the ropeway back down
  • Easy walk through the beautiful gorge past the majestic Sengataki waterfalls and amazing rock formations while looking at gorgeous autumn leaves
  • Picnic lunch by the river (bring your own)
  • Get on the bus at 1:15pm
  • Arrive at the first winery at 2:15pm
  • Wine, grape and grape juice tasting
  • Get on the bus at 3:15pm
  • Arrive at Budonooka around 3:30pm
  • Wine tasting and/or onsen
  • Get on the bus at 5pm
  • Short rest stop on the way
  • Arrive back in Shinjuku around 7:30pm

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Private bus transportation (round-trip)
  • Shosenkyo ropeway fare (round-trip)
  • Wine tasting at 1st winery
  • Fun and cute (English/Japanese speaking) walk guides ;p
  • Travel insurance
  • 8% consumption tax

Extras; [Pay directly on the day]

  • Wine tasting @Budonooka (1,100yen) *More than 300 types of wine to try
  • Onsen (610yen)

Discounts;

  • Birthday on Nov 11 (3,000yen)
  • Early-bird (500yen) *Pay before 3pm on Oct 11
  • Group of 4-5 (500yen/person) *Group leader or name required
  • Group of 6 or more (1,000yen/person) *Group leader or name required
  • Regular member (500yen) *Joined more than 5 TG trips/Cannot combine with the group discount
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Price: 9,900Yen
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Important notes

  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • You MUST have your own insurance (health, social, company, etc.) to be able join.
  • This event is "ON" rain or shine!
  • This is one of our highly recommended trips in Autumn.
  • Free wine and grape tasting and vineyard tour at the first winery.
  • Wine tasting fee at Budonooka (2nd winery) not included.
  • You can skip the 2nd wine tasting and soaked/relax in the hot spring instead which is the same location as the 2nd winery.
  • Final details will be sent to the participants by email two days before the event.

What to wear/bring

  • Picnic lunch
  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Warm jacket
  • Trekking or sports sneakers
  • Small backpack
  • Hat
  • Towel (for the onsen)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Book (to read on the bus)
  • Camera
  • Smartphone
  • Cash

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