The temperature cools and humidity drops, but it’s still very warm and pleasant. The din of the cicada gives way to the gentle sound of autumn crickets and their night chorus really is reminiscent of a symphony. The rice is tall and golden and the harvest begins, so Shinmai or freshly harvested rice is on the menu.
Autumn flowers bloom, like Kinmokusei (fragrant olive) which has little orange flowers and an intoxicating fragrance.
This is one of best times to visit Japan as the number of tourists is very low and the climate is ideal. It’s a great time for cycling around Miyama.