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Japan - Kyoto Photo Tour 
End of November 2015 - SOLD OUT

(bookings for next year now open)


Kyoto is one of the best places in Japan for viewing Autumn leaves. On  our Photo Tour we will visit the best and most popular places, which includes many temples, shrines and gardens.


The Autumn leaves in Kyoto generally turn stunning red and orange colours in the last two weeks of November. Locations with limited sun or higher in the hills tend to change color earlier. The timing of the Autumn leaves varies from year to year depending of the weather in the prior weeks.


This photo tour is aimed to capture the incredible beauty of the Autumn Leaves in Kyoto.  Autumn Leaves festival is very popular and the rainbow of colours of the maple trees is something that everyone should see at least once in their life.  


Photo Tour of Kyoto Includes:


  • All accommodation - 5 days/ 4 nights

  • 2 nights - in Arashiyama

  • 2 nights - in Kyoto

  • Entries to all temples and gardens

  • 2 day sightseeing pass valid on Kyoto Subway and Kyoto Buses

  • Private tutoring with your Leaders throughout the Photo Tour

  • Regular Image Reviews

  • Lots of fun and incredible adventures!!!









  • Airfares to Kyoto, Japan (You need to fly to Osaka and connect with local JR train to Kyoto)

  • Travel Insurance (it is mandatory and you must provide the proof of your travel insurance before departure)

  • Food and drinks



Group Size:


4-6 participants to maximise professional photography guidance throughout the Tour





Meet and greet in Arashiyama - Kyoto, Japan on Monday

T-Travel Photography leaders will meet you in Arashyiama at 7am on Day 1.  After meet and great we will start taking first photos in the Arashyiama Bamboo Forest.





  • Beginner, Amateur, Enthusiast, Semi-professional

  • Very Busy Schedule, be prepared to get up early in the morning

  • High amount of walking, (expect daily walks between temples and gardens)

  • Good fitness level required

  • No drivers license is required as we will be using public transport (subways, railways and buses) to get around both Kyoto and Arashiyama




The temperatures in Kyoto in November are quite pleasant.  Day temperatures are between 17-20C but nights can be much cooler.


Sunrise - around 6.40am

Sunset - around 5.45pm



Your Leaders:

  • Zdenko Takac

  • Iveta Takacova




Trip Highlights:

  • Arashiyama area which is famous for stunning pallete of colours in the surrounding mountains
    We will visit:
    Adashino Nenbutsu-Ji
    Otagi Nenbutsu-ji
    Famous Bamboo Grove
    Togetsu-kyo Bridge
    Taking pictures around Hozugawa River

  • Many temples in Kyoto with highlights:
    Eikando Temple
    Enkou-Ji Temple
    Daigo-Ji Temple
    Tenjyuan Gardens
    Shisendo Temple
    Bishamondo Temple
    Nanzenji Temple
    Fushimi Innari

  • Unforgettable sunrises and sunsets

  • Detailed Itinerary available upon request to people with serious interest.



5 days - 4 nights, end of November 2015 






​Contact T-Travel for more info

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