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

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

Join a full-day guided tour from Tokyo that travels to Mt Fuji, then continues to nearby Lake Ashi and the Mt Komagatake Ropeway. Enjoy the ease of comfortable transportation and a knowledgeable guide who accompanies you to the revered Mt Fuji's 5th Station. Take a short boat cruise on Lake Ashi and climb by aerial tram to the top of Mt Komagatake for views of the Owakudani volcanic valley and Mt Fuji. Return to Tokyo by bullet train in the evening after taking in some of Japan’s iconic highlights.


  • Full-day tour to Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi, Mt Komagatake, and Hakone National Park, return by bullet train to Tokyo
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mt Fuji
  • Cruise the waters of beautiful Lake Ashi in a boat
  • Ride the Mt Komagatake Ropeway for sweeping views of Hakone National Park
  • See the bright red shrine and panoramic views on a stroll at the top of Mt Komagatake
  • Learn from your knowledgeable guide about the history and significance of the sights you visit
  • Travel in comfort by deluxe coach and bullet train (Shinkansen) on Tokyo's most popular day tour

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Enjoy a hassle-free day of gorgeous views and iconic sights! With the upgrade, you get an authentic lunch with udon noodles, tempura and sashimi.

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What You Can Expect

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

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

Your day starts early with pickup by deluxe coach at either Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal or selected Tokyo hotels. Take in the scenery as you depart Tokyo for a 2.5-hour drive to Mt Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain.

Upon your arrival at the Visitor Center, learn about Mt Fuji's history and geology from your guide and browse informational exhibits in the center. Head up to the observation deck for sweeping views of Mt Fuji (on a clear day). Then proceed by coach to Mt Fuji’s 5th Station.

Located at 7,545 feet (2,300m) about halfway up the mountain, the 5th Station offers another vantage point for Mt Fuji and the surrounding lakes (subject to weather conditions). The 5th Station also features shrines, torii gates, souvenir shops, and perhaps a few climbers completing their preparations for their ascent.

Have time for lunch, enjoying a Japanese-style lunch if you have selected the lunch upgrade, or purchasing your own meal. Then drive to Lake Ashi, located nearby in Hakone National Park. Admire the pretty scenery as you take a short cruise across the lake, which is surrounded by mountains including Mt Fuji and Mt Komagatake.

Then journey to the top of Mt Komagatake on the Mt Komagatake Ropeway, an aerial tram that lifts off from the shores of the lake and takes you up Mt Komagatake in an enclosed cabin with 360-degree views. When you reach the summit, enjoy time to take in views over Lake Ashi, the Owakudani volcanic valley and Mt Fuji. You can also take a short stroll along one of the walking trails at the mountain top.

After visiting several parts of Hakone National Park, transfer by coach to the evening bullet train (Shinkansen) for your return to Tokyo. Your guide will assist you with directions for returning to your hotel when you arrive in Tokyo.

Please note: Views around Mt Fuji are always subject to weather conditions as mountain weather is notoriously unpredictable. Visibility tends to be better during the colder months, in the early morning and late evening.

This tour also offer a discounted option with pickup at Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku for direct transfer to Mt Fuji without stopping at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal. Departing directly from Shinjuku allows you to spend more time at Mt Fuji. Please select
"Tour+Lunch+Shinjuku Transfer" (Code: F800KP) at checkout for this option.

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Customer Reviews

Jeffrey P L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Great guide.

Lisa M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

The trips was excellent. Apart from not being able to get up to the 5th station at Mt Fuji, due to road closures, the whole day was an amazing experience. Right from the pickup at our hotel to our drop off at Tokyo Station I couldn't fault anything. The guide, Hiro, was very knowledgeable about Japanese history and tradition and kept us fully informed the whole day. If you are going in the winter months, be sure to take warm clothes as at the top of Mt Komatagake it was bitterly cold! But the view was worth it. It was a first for many things for us including the ride home on the Shinkansen! The traditional Japanese lunch was fabulous. All in all a very worthwhile trip.

David P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Tour director was not that interested in those of us on the tour. You could have run a tape instead of employing a director.

Mark H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Very good organised. The lunch was amazing - so I strongly recommend to include lunch as it was delicious and a very fair price. Ride on the bullet train was great.

John M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

We had a fantastic day. It was so well organized and our group leader Maiume ? was the best. We enjoyed the shinkansen trip home very fast.

Stuart B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Highly recommended, loved it from start to finish... Great views of Mount Fugi on the way from the bus, very cold at base number 5 take warm cloths, Lunch Japanese agian very well organgised. The highlight of the day must have been the bullet train very fast, we only waited 10 minutes at the station for our train and in that time two past thru at incredible high speed, made our Via Rail looking like something from Thomas the tank engine we had a great day out, well worth the money. Stuart

Judith V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Mount Fugi in mid-winter is well worth seeing, in spite of there being no cherry blossoms. The bullet train ride was a great experience.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

great to be part

Jennifer E. S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Fabulous day, beautiful weather and the highlight was seeing Mt Fuji without any clouds. Lunch was great and our tour leader was excellent with knowledge.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

My family and i completely and thoroughly enjoyed the trip around Mt Fuji. The guide, Nao, looked after us well, and saw to all our needs. We particularly enjoyed the view of the mountain from the lake, although it was very cold.

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