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Day Trips to Mt Fuji

By Viator, January 2014

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The snow-capped peak of cone-shaped Mount Fuji can be seen from Tokyo on a clear day. Regardless of the weather, it can be reached by bullet train or coach bus in a matter of hours. Day trips to Mt. Fuji allow visitors to explore one of Japan's newest UNESCO World Heritage designated sites and the incredible surrounding attractions while leaving time to explore other parts of the country.

Situated in Hakone and surrounded by Mount Hakone, a volcano, the scenic crater lake Ashi provides unparalleled views of Mt. Fuji. Pleasure boats and ferries traverse its famously blue waters. See both Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi on a bullet train day trip from Tokyo, complete with lunch on the iconic mountain and panoramic views of Hakone National Park. If you prefer the waterways to the railways, opt to see Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi on a sightseeing cruise from Tokyo.

If you plan to visit Japan in winter, visiting an onsen, or natural hot springs bath, should not be missed. One of the most incredible views of Mt. Fuji is from the outdoor Yamanakako Onsen, with steam rising around you as snow gently falls. Conclude your relaxing tour with a visit to your favorite retailer on a Mt. Fuji, Yamanakako Onsen experience and outlets shopping day trip from Tokyo.

For outdoor lovers and maybe supernaturalists, a trip to Mt. Fuji wouldn't be complete without exploring the spooky wooded interior of the Aokigahara Forest. Frighteningly dubbed Japan's Haunted Forest of Death, Aokigahara rests in Mt. Fuji's shadow and is one of the world's most popular suicide locations. A 1960s Japanese novel spurred the rash of suicides that have taken place since; the forest has a reputation for being hauntingly beautiful. Spot ghosts during a Mt. Fuji and Aokigahara Forest day trip from Tokyo.

If your visit to Japan doesn't coincide with Mt. Fuji's short climbing season (July-August), but you still crave a taste of what it's like on the mountain, check out a day trip to Mt. Fuji with a heritage walking tour from Tokyo. After driving up to the 5th station on Fuji-san, you'll have the opportunity to embark on an afternoon nature walk to several attractions, including Kawagushi Sengen Shrine and Lake Kawaguchi, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage-designated sites. You may not watch the sunrise over the summit, but you will leave with an appreciation for Mt. Fuji's natural and cultural heritage.

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Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1642 Reviews

Visit Japan's iconic Mount Fuji on Tokyo's most popular day tour, then return to Tokyo by famous Shinkansen Bullet train. You'll enjoy lunch on Mt Fuji, cruise ...  Read more

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $139.77
$155.36 Save $15.59

Mt Fuji Day Trip including Lake Ashi Sightseeing Cruise from Tokyo

4 star rating: Recommended 376 Reviews

Visit Japan's iconic Mount Fuji, cruise Lake Ashi and ride the aerial cableway at Mount Komagatake on this popular day trip from Tokyo. You'll enjoy lunch on ...  Read more

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $106.15
$118.81 Save $12.66

3-Day Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo

4.5 star rating: Recommended 51 Reviews

Capture the quintessential Japanese travel experiences - Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Nara - on a three-day Bullet train rail tour from Tokyo. Your experience begins ...  Read more

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $651.98

2-Day Mt Fuji and Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo

4 star rating: Recommended 23 Reviews

Combine a visit to Mt Fuji and Kyoto on this overnight rail tour by Bullet train. You'll visit Mt Fuji, ride the Bullet train to Kyoto and take a sightseeing ...  Read more

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $595.07

Viator VIP: Mt Fuji Private Tour Including Exclusive Visit with Monks at Sengen Shrine

Get acquainted with Mt Fuji as VIPs do — including an exclusive private talk with a monk at Sengen Shrine. Visiting the iconic mountain is a must-do experience ...  Read more

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $328.89
$373.73 Save $44.84

Mt Fuji and Aokigahara Forest Day Trip from Tokyo

4 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

Explore Japan’s iconic Mt Fuji and the nearby Aokigahara Forest on a day trip from Tokyo. Discover the unique natural environment of this former active ...  Read more

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $169.73

2-Day Mt Fuji, Hakone and Bullet Train Tour from Tokyo

4 star rating: Recommended 82 Reviews

Escape the big-city bustle to explore Mt Fuji, stay in scenic Hakone then zoom back to Tokyo by Bullet train on this overnight jaunt. You'll cruise Lake Ashi, ...  Read more

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $274.57

Mt Fuji, Yamanakako Onsen Experience and Outlets Shopping Day Trip From Tokyo

4 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

Take a full day excursion from Tokyo to the Mt Fuji area, first traveling by coach up the slopes of the mountain to 5th station, famous for its great views. ...  Read more

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $82.45

2-Day Mt Fuji, Onsen and Fuji-Q Highland Tour from Tokyo

Marvel at majestic Mt Fuji, ride hair-raising roller coasters at Fuji-Q Highland, relax at a natural hot springs resort and peruse an art museum dedicated to ...  Read more

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 2 days / 1 night

From USD $254.60

Mt Fuji Day Trip with Heritage Walking Tour from Tokyo

3 star rating: Worth doing 3 Reviews

Get up close to Japan’s most iconic mountain with a drive up to Mt Fuji’s 5th Station, and embark on an afternoon nature walk to several attractions. After a ...  Read more

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 11-12 hours

From USD $154.76

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