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From Tokyo: Mt. Fuji Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

1. From Tokyo: Mt. Fuji Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

Experience the most famous sightseeing spots around Mount Fuji. Learn about Japanese history and culture while soaking in the dramatic views around Mount Fuji. Depart from Tokyo by bus and arrive at Kawaguchiko Oishi Park where you can capture beautiful photos with lake Kawaguchi and Mount Fuji in the background. Continue to Arakura Sengen Park, located halfway up Mount Arakura in Fujiyoshida in the Yamanashi Prefecture. Take in the panoramic views of the city with Mount Fuji in the background and admire the cherry blossoms in Spring. After that you will go to 5th Station (half way) of Mount Fuji, which is 2300m high. You can enjoy some special food or buy unique souvenirs here, with very close view of top of Mount Fuji. In winter, we will go to Yamanakako Hananomiyako park to see the diamond fuji sunset view instead. The last spot will be Oshino Hakkai, one of the most famous spots in the Fujisan area. You can see the 8 different lakes located there and taste the water from Mount Fuji.

From Tokyo to Mount Fuji: Full-Day Tour and Hakone Cruise

2. From Tokyo to Mount Fuji: Full-Day Tour and Hakone Cruise

Discover the Japanese natural miracles of Mt. Fuji and Hakone in 1 day on a guided tour. Step away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo and surround yourself with nature as you visit the highest mountain in Japan. Ride the thrilling Hakone Ropeway and enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Ashi. We start the tour from the center of Tokyo, Shinjuku (Love statue) at 8am. A comfortable air-conditioned coach will first take you to all the way up to the 5th station of Mt. Fuji, 2,000 meters above ground. Take a deep breath at the wonderful nature in Mt.Fuji while seeing magnificent scenery. Also feel the sacred atmosphere at Japanese shinto Shrine there! *If we cannot go up there, we will attend the highest available point on the day and if it is only the first station or the driveway is closed, we will visit Oshino Hakkai or alternative place Then the bus will take you to a buffet lunch spot with a beautiful view of Mt. Fuji! Enjoy a Japanese Lunch buffet with local fresh ingredients as much as you like! We will also take you to Japanese garden with Ninjas! Walk through a traditional Japanese garden with a Japanese landscape of Mt fuji. Maybe you can take photos with Ninjas!!! *Vegetarian meal, Muslim Friendly is available. Please request when you make a booking. After recharging some energies, the bus head to Hakone area! Starting with “Owakudani” a valley once was called “Valley of Hell.” It is still an active volcano that you can still see the steam coming from the ground. We will take a Hakone Ropeway, an exhilarating experience with an amazing view of Mt. Hakone. You can see the rich nature of the mountain and you can even see Mt. Fuji in a clear sky! This ropeway will take you to Lake Ashi, a caldera lake. Enjoy the refreshing cruise of Lake Ashi and see the beautiful natural landscape and Mt. Fuji. Don’t miss out to see Torii Gate which is floating on the water! It’s not over yet! We are finishing at Hakone Shrine, one of the most famous shrines in the area because of its photogenic red torii gate floating on the water called “Torii of Peace.” Yes, this is the gate we will see from the cruise! Go ask your friendly tour guide to take pictures that can go on your Facebook picture! And don’t forget to bring your empty bottle! Go up to the main Shrine, pray for your health and get some spring water that is said to purify your bad spirits. After having a peaceful time at the shrine, the bus will have a quick stop at Odawara Station and head back to Shinjuku Station getting there around 6:50pm. There are several days that this tour finish at Odawara station due to avoid heavy traffic jam. For more details, please read "Know before you go"

Mt Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi Scenic 1-Day Bus Tour

3. Mt Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi Scenic 1-Day Bus Tour

Discover the scenery and historic landmarks around Lake Kawaguchi on a guided tour from Tokyo. Admire the views of Mt. Fuji as you see traditional houses, stunning pagodas, and the colorful flowers and plants of Oishi Park. Climb aboard the shuttle bus or join the tour at the Shinjuku departure point, and set off towards the Mt. Fuji area. On clear days, you will already be able to see Mt. Fuji from afar during the bus ride. Make the first stop at one of Japan's most iconic spots: Arakurayama Sengen Park. Admire the picture-perfect view of the 5 symbolic pagodas with Mt. Fuji in the background. Continue on from Mt. Arakurayama and proceed to the Kawaguchiko craft park right next to Kawaguchi Lake. If you prefer, take time to enjoy your lunch and walk around the lake as you take in the scenic view of Mt. Fuji's reflection on the water. After this, head to Oishi park which offers seasonal scenery with various types of flowers. Finally, stop by Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nenba which is located on the banks of Lake Saiko. Take a stroll through the village and marvel at the houses with thatched roofs which will give you a glimpse into life in Japan in the olden days. Conclude the tour at 6:15 PM when you will be dropped off in Shinjuku.

Tokyo: Hakone Fuji Day Tour w/ Cruise, Cable Car, Volcano

4. Tokyo: Hakone Fuji Day Tour w/ Cruise, Cable Car, Volcano

Depart from Shinjuku in Tokyo to the scenic areas of Hakone near Mount Fuji. First, cruise on a well-decorated pirate boat to enjoy breathtaking views of Mount Fuji around the green on Lake Ashinoko. After viewing the mountain from the water, view it in the air by taking the Hakone Ropeway up to Mount Hakone, where you can see a clear view of Mount Fuji from another mountain.  The Ohwakudani, Great Boiling Valley, is another famous volcano, which erupted 4,000 years ago with live white sulfur escaping. Try the local Black Boiled Egg, Kuro Tamago, to see whether the legend is true and that it extends your life for seven years. In the afternoon choose to visit Gotemba Premium Outlet for around 2 hours. Gotemba premium outlet is one of the largest outlets in Japan, you can see Mount Fuji from inside the outlet.  The other choice is to experience the famous hot spring from which you can enjoy a view of Mount Fuji view. Hot springs are one of the most famous cultures of Japan and many tourists like to experience it when they visit. Return to Shinjuku by 6:00 PM. 

Tokyo: Mt.Fuji Area, Oshino Hakkai, & Kawaguchi Lake Tour

5. Tokyo: Mt.Fuji Area, Oshino Hakkai, & Kawaguchi Lake Tour

Explore the Japanese countryside on a day tour from Tokyo. Marvel at panoramic views of the iconic Mt. Fuji from Arakurayama Sengen Park, stop at Oshino Hakkai, and get Instagram-worthy photos from in front of Kawaguchiko Station. Meet your driver in Tokyo and head towards Mt. Fuji. Stop at the internet-famous attraction, Arakurayama Sengen Park, for a stunning panoramic view of Mt. Fuji. Climb up the 397 steps near the main hall to see the 5-story tall Chureito Pagoda. Continue to Hikawa Clock Shop Street. Escape the urban hustle and bustle to reach the "Stairway to Mt. Fuji," a serene path leading to the iconic mountain. This tranquil road, resembling a stairway to the clouds, takes you closer to the majestic Fuji. Don't miss the Instagram-famous Hikawa Clock Shop, where the fusion of Japanese streets and the stunning backdrop of Mt. Fuji create a picturesque experience. Next, continue to Oshino Hakkai, 8 clear springs formed by the snow melt of Mount Fuji. Taste the fresh water and get Instagram-worthy pictures. Continue your journey until you reach Lawson Convenience Store, which has recently become famous on Instagram for its picturesque viewpoint of Mt. Fuji. After snapping your photos, enjoy an ice cream or a hot snack in the shop. Finish your tour with a stop at Lake Kawaguchi. Depending on the season, visit Oishi Park or Maples Corridor. Marvel at the many colors of the flowers and plants at Oishi Park, with Mt. Fuji towering in the distance before returning to Tokyo.

From Tokyo: Guided Day Trip to Hakone, Owakudani & Mt. Fuji

6. From Tokyo: Guided Day Trip to Hakone, Owakudani & Mt. Fuji

If you want to enjoy a relaxing day away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, this one-day tour to Hakone, Owakudani, and Mt. Fuji is what you need. Board the bus from Shinjuku, the heart of this busy city. The bus will take you away from your routine and let you breathe fresh air by the lake in the Hakone area. Start your day journey by cruising using the famous Hakone Pirate Ship. This beautiful ship will take you from Motohakone Pier to Togendai Pier in 25 minutes. Indulge your eyes with its magnificent exterior and interior design. After being awed by the pirate ship, rest a little bit while having lunch. Get ready to be amazed by the view from the Hakone ropeway. After lunch, this tour will take you from Togendai to Owakudani in 30 minutes using Hakone Ropeway. It has a signature view for each season throughout the year. The area around the crater created by the last eruption of Mt. Hakone, which occurred roughly 3000 years ago, is known as Owakudani. Sulfur fumes, hot springs, and hot rivers can be experienced throughout a large portion of the region, which is currently an active volcanic area. On a clear day, Owakudani also offers a fantastic glimpse of Mt. Fuji. Upon arriving at Mt. Fuji 5th Station, spend 40 minutes discovering and soaking in the breathtaking views of Japan. A well-known symbol of Japan standing at 3776 meters high, the spectacular Mt.Fuji has made the subject of literature and art throughout Japanese history. After that, you will be brought back to Tokyo.

Tokyo: Mt.Fuji, Oshino Hakkai, and Onsen Hot Spring Day Trip

7. Tokyo: Mt.Fuji, Oshino Hakkai, and Onsen Hot Spring Day Trip

Embark on a Scenic Odyssey Kick off your adventure with a scenic drive from Tokyo to Mount Fuji, Japan's highest peak and an active volcano. Enjoy a comfortable air-conditioned ride, escorted by an expert guide fluent in English, Japanese, or Chinese. As you ascend towards the iconic mountain, stop at the 5th Station, nestled halfway up. Here, marvel at the awe-inspiring views of the countryside and feel the majestic beauty of Mount Fuji from a close distance. If you embark on this tour anytime between December and April, visit Arakurayama Sengen Park. This internet sensation spot is known as one of the ‘21 places photographers all over the world must visit before they die.’ Here, climb up 397 steps and view the 5-story Chureito Pagoda, a sight not to be missed. Oshino Hakkai Ponds & Traditional Japanese Onsen Post Mount Fuji, immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Oshino Hakkai. Visit the sacred series of 8 ponds filled with crystal-clear water sourced from Mount Fuji's melting snow. The purity of this water is renowned, deemed one of the best in Japan, and used in sacred Shinto rituals. Next, make a choice between indulging in a traditional Japanese Onsen (hot spring) or retail therapy at a buzzing outlet mall. If you opt for the Onsen, prepare for a cleansing ritual that promises both physical relaxation and spiritual rejuvenation. If shopping is more appealing, delve into a world of international and local brands offering discounted prices. This harmonious blend of serene natural beauty and engaging cultural tradition makes this tour an absolute must for every wanderlust-infused soul.

From Tokyo: Mt. Fuji 5th Station & Lake Kawaguchi Bus Tour

8. From Tokyo: Mt. Fuji 5th Station & Lake Kawaguchi Bus Tour

Enjoy a relaxing day away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo on a bus tour to Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi. Board the bus from Toromohills and head away from your routine to breathe the fresh air by the lake in the Kawaguchi area. Sit back on a cruise on the calm lake and marvel at Mount Fuji up close. Start your day at the 5th Mt. Fuji station and take in one of the most iconic views of Japan. The height of Mount Fuji, the famous symbol of Japan, is 3,776 meters. Drive up to the middle point of Mt. Fuji at 2,305 meters, the highest point accessible by car. Mount Fuji has been the subject of much literature and art throughout Japanese history. At Kawaguchiko, choose how you spend your three hours of free time. There is a panaromic ropeway, a cable car, and a sightseeing boat for you to make the most of the area. Stop for lunch here and choose from either the buffet lunch or the pasta one. After lunch, head to the Panaromic Ropeway cable car. The cable car is connected to the top of the mountain at an altitude of 1,075 meters and takes only three minutes to reach the top of the mountain. From the observation deck, in addition to overlooking Lake Kawaguchi, you also enjoy a superb view of Mount Fuji and the Southern Alps. Next, make your way down the mountain for your Lake Kawaguchiko boat cruise. Set sail from Appare Pier and cruise under the Kawaguchiko Ohashi Bridge to swing by Unoshima, the only island in the Fuji Five Lakes. Prepare to look upon Mt. Fuji like you’ve never seen the mountain before.

Tokyo: Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi,Lake Yamanaka,Onsen Day Tour

9. Tokyo: Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi,Lake Yamanaka,Onsen Day Tour

Start with Ease Embark on a picturesque journey that takes you away from the bustling city of Tokyo and into the serene landscapes surrounding Mount Fuji. Your adventure begins with convenient pick-up options at either JR Marunouchi, Tokyo Station(8:00am) or SMBC Bank, Shinjuku-Nishiguchi(8:30am). With comfortable transportation arranged, you'll be ready to capture breathtaking moments right from the start. Serene Waters and Scenic Wonders Your journey continues to Kawaguchi Lake, the largest of the Fuji Five Lakes. Here, unwind amidst spectacular Fuji views. Lake Kawaguchi, situated at the foot of Mount Fuji in Japan, is a captivating destination renowned for its stunning beauty. As part of the Fuji Five Lakes, it offers an unparalleled view of the iconic Mount Fuji in its backdrop. The tranquil ambiance of the lake invites visitors to enjoy boat rides, scenic walking paths, and the enchanting reflection of Mount Fuji on its calm waters. The area also boasts an array of accommodations, hot springs, and cultural sites, providing a complete experience of Japan's natural and cultural splendor. Season limited tour - according to different seasons, Special planning: See all the four seasons of Mt.Fuji ▼ Oishi Park at Lake Kawaguchi (May. 29th to Jul.20th, Nov.24th to Apr.14th ) ▼ Fuji Shibazakura Festival (Apr.15 to May.28) ▼Kawaguchiko Music Mori Art Museum (Jul.11 to Oct.19) ▼ Maples Corridor at Lake Kawaguchi (Oct.20 to Nov.23) Your journey continues to the Internet popular attraction - Arakurayama Sengen Park - Great location for a panoramic view of Mt. Fuji (Oct.1 to Apr.25) or Mount Fuji fifth station (Apr.26 to Sep.30),an idyllic vantage point to capture the snow- capped wonder. Next, venture to the tranquil Lake Yamanaka, the highest of the Fuji Five Lakes. Capture the charming reflection of Mount Fuji in the lake, and if you're inclined, enjoy a soak in the natural hot springs with picturesque views (hot spring fees not covered). Relish the quieter atmosphere and panoramic views of not just Mt. Fuji but also the distant Mt. Hakone. During summers, the lake transforms into a hub for water sports, and in winter, it hosts the mesmerizing ‘Swan Lake' ice sculpture festival. Your comfortable, air-conditioned ride and expert guide and driver ensure an unforgettable, hassle-free exploration of Japan's scenic splendors.

From Tokyo: Mt. Fuji or Hakone Private Sightseeing Day Trip

10. From Tokyo: Mt. Fuji or Hakone Private Sightseeing Day Trip

Set off on a journey through the stunning landscapes of Mt. Fuji and Hakone. With two itineraries to choose from, pick the experience that best suits your preferences. Itinerary A focuses on the majesty of Mount Fuji and the Fuji Five Lakes and itinerary B takes you to Hakone's hot springs and artistic treasures. Itinerary A: A Glimpse of Fuji's Majesty 1. Arakurayama Sengen Park: Begin your adventure at Arakurayama Sengen Park, where you will be treated to a panoramic view of Mount Fuji. As you ascend the park's vantage point, prepare to be mesmerized by the awe-inspiring sight of Japan's tallest and most revered mountain, standing majestically against the azure sky. 2. Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine: Continue your journey to the Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine, a place of spiritual significance. Immerse yourself in the ancient traditions and serene atmosphere of this sacred shrine, which has long been a destination for pilgrims seeking blessings and protection on their ascent of Mount Fuji. 3. Mount Fuji (5th Station): The highlight of Itinerary A awaits as you ascend to the 5th Station of Mount Fuji. Located halfway up the mountain, this vantage point offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Take a moment to breathe in the crisp mountain air and marvel at the beauty of the landscapes below, capturing the essence of this iconic peak. 4. Lake Kawaguchi & Mount Fuji Panoramic Ropeway : From Mount Fuji, journey to Lake Kawaguchi, one of the renowned Fuji Five Lakes. This picturesque lake, with its tranquil waters, provides a perfect reflection of the grandeur of Mount Fuji. Take a leisurely stroll along the shores, embracing the serene ambiance and capturing captivating views that paint a postcard-perfect setting. The Mount Fuji Panoramic Ropeway ascends 400 meters from the eastern shore of Lake Kawaguchiko to an observation deck near the peak of Mount Tenjo. From the observation deck, which sits more than 1000 meters above sea level, there are panoramic views of the lake below and of Mount Fuji. 5. Oishi Park: Next, immerse yourself in the beauty of Oishi Park, known for its vibrant flowers and breathtaking views. Adorned with seasonal blooms, this park offers a kaleidoscope of colors against the backdrop of Mount Fuji. Engage your senses as you explore the park's pathways, capturing the harmony between nature and the iconic mountain. 6. Oshino Hakkai: Conclude Itinerary A with a visit to Oshino Hakkai, a traditional Japanese village famous for its crystal-clear spring water ponds. Admire the idyllic scenery, characterized by ancient thatched-roof houses and tranquil ponds fed by Mount Fuji's melting snow. Experience the charm of rural Japan and gain insight into the local lifestyle and customs. Itinerary B: The Serenity of Hakone 1. Arakurayama Sengen Park: Embark on your journey at Arakurayama Sengen Park, capturing one last glimpse of Mount Fuji before venturing into the captivating region of Hakone. 2. Oishi Park: Indulge your senses in the serene beauty of Oishi Park, where colorful blooms and peaceful surroundings create a captivating atmosphere. Stroll along the pathways, immersing yourself in the harmony between nature and art. 3. Hakone Ropeway: Board the Hakone Ropeway, an extraordinary aerial cable car ride offering panoramic vistas of Mount Fuji, the lush valleys, and the glistening Lake Ashi. As you ascend to the summit of Mount Komagatake, revel in the breathtaking views that stretch as far as the eye can see. 4. Hakone Sightseeing Cruise: Embark on a scenic cruise on Lake Ashi, surrounded by the natural splendor of Hakone. Relax and soak in the tranquil ambiance as you glide across the pristine waters, with the iconic torii gate of Hakone Shrine in the distance. 5. Hot Springs Bath: Unwind and rejuvenate your senses with a visit to the renowned hot springs of Hakone. Immerse yourself in the healing mineral-rich waters, known for their therapeutic properties. Allow the soothing atmosphere to envelop you, providing the perfect respite amidst nature's embrace. 6. Hakone Open Air Museum: Conclude Itinerary B with a visit to the Hakone Open Air Museum, a unique art space set amidst breathtaking natural surroundings. Discover captivating sculptures and installations that blend seamlessly with the landscape, creating an enchanting fusion of art and nature.

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Started at 8:30 and takes a couple of hours to get there, with a break stop. Make sure you book for a clear skies sunny day, it’s beautiful and we ended up stopping 4 times! At different viewing areas and a lovely village at the end. The guide was amazing and he gave us some good insight and then you go and explore the area yourself. Great day out! Highly recommend.

Definitely worth the money! Everywhere you go, you'll have beautiful views of Mt Fuji (provided it's a clear day), the outlets included. The guide was charming and informative, and the driver was professional.

The bus depart on time, we visited exactly the places they told us at the description of the tour. The places visited were amazing the only thing we could see Mt. Fuji because of the cloudy day.

It’s a pretty chill tour and it’s perfect get away day from the city.

Good driver, only the Sushi place he recommended for lunch is bad