Nature Tours

Kamo River
Night Walks

Available period
April 1st – October 30th

In this tour, we will walk along the banks and wade through the shallow areas of the river after sunset, when the animals are easiest to observe. 

Field Herping Tour

Available period
April 15th – September 15th

Japan has a very rich and unique ecosystem associated with temperate forest and rice fields. We will take you to our favorite herping site, where you can learn about the biology of the animals, how to identify, catch and photograph them! 

Birding in Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

Available period
September 1st-July 31st

Kyoto Gyoen National Garden is a popular birding spot, with up to 30 avian species including residents and those that migrate from the continent. Each season has different types of birds. Let’s find the birds with our expert guides!

Mt. Daimonji
Night Hikes

Available period
Anytime of the year

Enjoy a relaxed night walk up Mt. Daimonji. A short hike will take you to the top of the mountain, where you will have an astonishing night view of Kyoto City!