Kyoto Miyama Snow Lantern Festival One Day Excursion Tour

Tour Date

2024.01.27(sat) - 2024.02.03(sat)
¥11,000 (tax included) /person

Beautiful snowscapes and the enchanting illumination of thatched-roof houses create the fantastical Miyama Kayabuki-no-Sato Yukitouro.
The warm glow of lanterns beneath the eaves of these thatched roofs beautifully lights up the village.
This is a day trip bus tour package, including round-trip bus transportation from JR Kyoto Station to Miyama Town and 1500 yen worth of tickets for use at the event.


  • 14:00

    Derart at JR Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi Exit – Chartered Sightseeing Bus Terminal

    Meeting Point: JR Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi Exit – Chartered Sightseeing Bus Terminal

  • 15:30

    Arrive Miyama’s Roadside Station

  • 16:15

    Thatched Village Guided Walk (30min.)

  • 16:45

    Free time in the venue of Snow Lantern Festival

  • 19:00

    Depart Miyama’s thatched village (kayabuki-no-sato)

  • 20:45

    Arrive JR Kyoto Station


The tour includes¥1,500 ticket you can use at food stalls in the venue. Enjoy local delicacies.


Thatched Village Guided Tour by local English speaking guide.

Meeting Point

JR Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi Exit – Chartered Sightseeing Bus Terminal

  • If you are more than 10 minutes late, it may inconvenience other customers, so we will have to cancel your reservation for that day. To ensure an on-time departure, please arrive at the bus stop at least 10 minutes before the scheduled departure.
  • Additionally, there is a possibility that tour buses from other travel companies may depart from the same location. Please be careful not to board the wrong bus.
  • Details about the meeting point will be provided after you make a reservation.

Tour Regulations

Booking Deadline

7 days prior to the tour date

Capacity and Minimum Group Size

For each schedule, the capacity is 25 people, and the minimum group size is 15 people. *The bus can accommodate up to 27 passengers in regular seating.

Tour cancellation by the host

  • When it is considered safety cannot be ensured due to weather conditions etc.
  • Any other circumstances the host considers appropriate to cansel the tour.

Cancellation Policy

7-2 days 30%
Previous Day 40%
Tour Date before Meeting Time 50%
Tour Date after Meeting Time/No Show 100%

Matters that require attention


  • Please wear suitable warm clothes and shoes for snowy and icy roads.

About the tour

  • No tour guide will accompany this tour.
  • Please fill in the application form below to make application. If you do so, you are deemed to have agreed to the Standard Travel Agency Clauses.
  • All infomration will be sent by e-mail.
Application Contact

Operated and Organized by: Kyoto Miyama Tourism Association
Address: 23 Shimo Agake, Miyama, Nantan City, Kyoto
Registration Number: Travel Agency registered with Kyoto Prefecture Governor No.3-687