Shosenkyo Gorge Autumn Walk and Winery Trip

2015 November 8 (Sunday)

Igari/Katsunuma, Yamanashi

A lovely day walk through the beautiful Shosenkyo gorge, one of Japan's most beautiful gorges! See this famous gorge and the stunning Sengataki waterfall while looking at gorgeous autumn leaves!

Besides the gorge, the waterfall, and the autumn leaves, many interestingly shaped rocks which resemble and are named after animals or items can be seen along the walk.

The Shosenkyo gorge without a doubt is one of Japan's most beautiful and must visit places in autumn!

We will check out two local wineries, and then soak in an onsen to finish the day!

This club trip features:

  • Stunning views of Shosenko gorge, Sengataki waterfalls and Mt. Fuji
  • Gorgeous red and yellow (Koyo) autumn leaves
  • Visit two (2) local wineries
  • Onsen (indoor and outdoor) to finish the day (Optional)

Another fun and relaxing day exploring the Japanese outdoors!

Trip Itinerary

Shosenkyo gorge and gorgeous autumn leaves
  • Meet in Shinjuku at 7am
  • Get on the bus
  • Catch up on your sleep or chat with other members and get excited
  • Short stop for breakfast on the way
  • Arrive at Shosenkyo ropeway around 9:15am
  • 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 waterfalls and amazing rock formations while looking at gorgeous autumn leaves
  • Picnic lunch by the river
  • Get on the bus to the wineries at 1:30pm
  • Wine, grape and grape juice tasting at two wineries
  • Onsen after the wine tasting
  • Get on the bus at 5pm
  • Arrive back in Shinjuku around 7:30pm

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Sengataki waterfalls

Price includes;

  • Private bus transportation
  • Shosenkyo ropeway fare (round-trip)
  • Visit to one or two wineries
  • Fun and cute (English/Japanese speaking) tour guide ;)
  • Travel insurance
  • 8% consumption tax
  • Chance to meet a lot of people and make new friends


  • Onsen (600yen)
  • Wine tasting @Budonooka (1,100yen) *More than 300 types of wine to try


  • Birthday on Nov 8 (3,000yen)
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Important notes

Wine tasting and onsen
  • 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

  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Warm jacket
  • Trekking or sports sneakers
  • Small backpack
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Music player
  • Camera
  • Cellphone
  • Cash

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