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  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration:  11-12 hours
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 tasty Japanese-style lunch, stroll with a nature guide to Kawaguchi Sengen Shrine and Lake Kawaguchi, both part of a UNESCO World Heritage-listed protected area around Mt Fuji. You'll stop at Hahanoshirataki Falls as well as the Mt Fuji Visitor Center. Learn about the natural and cultural heritage of the mountain and see stunning sights of surrounding Hakone from every angle!

Highlights

  • Mt Fuji day trip from Tokyo with nature walk
  • See exhibits and movies at the Mt Fuji Visitor Center
  • Take in breathtaking views from the observation deck
  • Discover Japanese torii gates and shrines at Mt Fuji’s 5th Station
  • Walk with a nature guide to Kawaguchi Sengen Shrine, Hahanoshirataki Falls and Lake Kawaguchi
  • Enjoy Japanese-style dishes for lunch
  • Round-trip coach transport from Tokyo included

What You Can Expect

Mt Fuji Day Trip with Heritage Walking Tour from Tokyo

Mt Fuji Day Trip with Heritage Walking Tour from Tokyo

Depart from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal by comfortable coach and enjoy a scenic drive from Tokyo to the Mt Fuji Visitor Center. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes learning about the current weather conditions, history, and ecological formation of Japan’s highest mountain through a variety of exhibits and films. Be sure to head to the second floor observation deck for amazing up-close views of Mt Fuji!

Re-board the coach for an ascent up the mountain, climbing 7,546 feet (2,300 meters) above sea level to Mt Fuji’s 5th Station – referred to as the border between the heavens and the earth. Explore the area’s torii gates, shrines and souvenir shops with your guide as you take in more breathtaking views of Mt Fuji and the surrounding lakes (visibility is weather dependent).

After a typical Japanese-style lunch, take a 15-minute shuttle to a scenic spot and disembark for a 1.5-hour guided nature walk through a cedar forest. Visit Hahanoshirataki Falls as well as UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kawaguchi Sengen Shrine and Lake Kawaguchi. Built in 865, the Kawaguchi Sengen Shrine is dedicated to the Shinto deity Konohana Sakuyahime and draws many visitors. Stroll to Lake Kawaguchi, the second largest of the Fuji Five Lakes and the most accessible due to its low elevation.

Following your natural and cultural heritage walk, hop aboard the shuttle bus for Fuji-Q Highland, where you’ll transfer to a highway bus and return to Tokyo on a 2-hour drive. (Please note: There will be no time for sightseeing or other activities at Fuji-Q Highland on this tour.) Your full-day tour is complete upon arrival at the Shinjuku Highway Bus Terminal (JR Shinjuku Station) in the evening.

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Customer Reviews

4 star rating: Recommended April 2014

Considering the number of people at the bus station, the tour is rather well organized. I'm sure they have done it many many times.
We had a perfect day for the tour. A bit disappointed that we couldn't go up beyond station 1, but it's not within the control of the tour operator. After lunch, we were handed to another operator to guide us for the heritage walk which was a bit short. So at the end, we had to wait for the returning bus for 1.5 hours.

Despite all these, still worth the time to go and see Fujisan.

3 star rating: Worth doing December 2013

nothing much to see..hence this tour is strictly for nature and heritage lovers..the short climbing was great
make sure youre fit before choosing this tour..our tour guide was good and kind we had a great time

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