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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 will accompany 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 Mt Fuji. Return to Tokyo by bullet train in the evening after taking in some of Japan’s iconic highlights.

Highlights

  • Explore Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi, Mt Komagatake and Hakone National Park and 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 Japanese style lunch.

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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 Keio Plaza Hotel or other select locations in Tokyo. Take in the scenery as you depart Tokyo for a 2.5-hour drive to Mt Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain.

Proceed by coach to Mt Fuji’s 5th Station that is located at 7,545 feet (2,300m) about halfway up the mountain and 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 and Mt Fuji. You can also take a short stroll along one of the walking trails at the mountain top.

After visiting Mt Komagatake, transfer by coach to the evening bullet train (Shinkansen) for your return to Tokyo Station.

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Customer Reviews

brittany.parrish

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Our tour guide Ellie was informative and so sweet! We really enjoyed her commentary, and she managed to make the time on the bus go by faster. Even though the weather wasn't great the day we went, the trip to Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi were still must sees. The traditional Japanese lunch was also very good, with a pretty big portion size. The venue for lunch was picturesque. It was also really nice to have the bullet train back to Tokyo after the day was over - such a quick way to get back after a long day exploring.

Carla P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

The tour guide Marie was very informative and had a fabulous sense of humour. She really couldn't do enough to help everyone. A great, easy day out.

Michelle G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

This trip was great, but mainly, we can not speak highly enough of our AWESOME tour guide, Ichirro. He was attentive, organized, incredibly thoughtful, and just really fun to be around, and truly made the tour a wonderful experience. Thank you so much, Ichirro!!

Jane

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

The trip was awesome. We are lucky to have fully English speaking and well-organised tour to Mount fuji and Lake Ashi. Everything was superb on-time and the bullet train was superb cool and fast too. It is best to visit in winter time for clear view of Mount Fuji.

Eric B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Very well organised trip, I would not hesitate to use again.
The only thing to spoil the day was the weather, and that's know one fault. So did not see Mt Fuji at all :

mhd adnan w

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

very nice trip, Maeie was very profissional and instructive the wether was unfortunately not helpful to see or take photos to Fuji summit. but in general it was a good daytrip.I recpmmend it

Jiong Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

It was exercellent! We recommended your company to our friends and we will use your company again when we need.

Lillian W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Excellent guide with great historical knowledge.

Erik R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Beautiful experience Mt Fuji and the Bullet very enjoyable day

Jenny C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Overall an excellent tour. The agenda, organisation and timing were all very good. The guide was informative, helpful and engaging. The included Japanese lunch was very nice. Just be aware that the guide will leave you at the train station where the bullet train departs. This means you are left to find your own way back to your hotel from the train station where the bullet train terminates. Its well worth experiencing the bullet train - although possibly more exciting on the train station platform as they race past you than on the train itself! However, if you are not confident using the Tokyo train system consider catching a taxi from the station where the bullet train terminates back to your hotel.

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