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Mt. Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan with its unrivalled magnificence and beautiful conic shape, is the prominent and most recognized symbol of Japan. To climb Mt. Fuji is a once-in-a-life time adventure to experience nature at its finest.
- Explore Japan's highest Mountain
- Feel a huge sense of accomplishment when you reach the summit
- Join great camaraderie with like-minded active enthusiasts from around the globe
- Witness the most spectacular sunrise of a lifetime (weather permitting)
- Enjoy the panoramic view from the top of Japan
Shinjuku hotel meeting point: (either)
1. Keio Plaza Hotel
2. Shinjuku Washington Hotel
Morning around (7:00am)
*Since availability and dates are limited, it is recommended that you make your reservations as early as possible to ensure a spot.
*Mountaineering insurance is not included. If required we recommend to purchase this on your own.
*Children under the age of 8 years old can not participate in this tour.
*The ¥1,000 Mt. Fuji voluntary climbing fee not included in tour price.
*Tour will not be cancelled due to rain or bad weather.
*In the event of a Typhoon we will cancel the entire tour, we will issue you a full refund. (Minus any booking fees by Voyagin)
*For your safety and climbing preparation, before climbing Mt. Fuji we highly recommend purchasing and reading the guidebook Climbing Mt. Fuji "A Complete Guide". (Availability on Amazon.com)
*In some cases due to schedule conflicts Richard may not be your guide.
We assume no liability or responsibility for injury, loss, or damage to persons or property, delay, or expense arising from or caused by weather conditions, acts of God, war, accident, government restrictions or regulations, from an act or omission of any individual, traffic, road conditions, mechanical problems, or any other cause or condition beyond our control.
We reserve the right to cancel or change any tour, advertised schedule, or route without notice and assume no liability or responsibility for any conditions beyond our control that may interrupt or cancel any tour. However, if we cancel the entire tour, we will give you a full refund. We are not responsible for lost, stolen or destroyed personal effects. We reserve the right to refuse any person as a member of the tour.
What you need to bring
1. Sturdy Climbing Shoes - Comfortable and waterproof
2. Rain Jacket & Pants - Water and wind resistant with hood, Gore-Tex preferred
3. Light Pack-Sack - with a capacity of at least 25L
4. Socks & Base layer - wool or synthetics, wearing cotton is not recommended
5. Warm Clothes - Comfortable pants & Sweater - lightweight fleece
6. Gloves - to keep your hands warm at nights and provide protection
7. Light - Head lamp or a hand flashlight - for climbing in the dark
8. Trekking Poles - Provide good stability and reduces stress on the knees
9. High Energy Snacks - Power-Bars, Chocolate, Nuts
10. Water - One liter bottle to start, more can be bought later
11. Pack-Sack Cover - most backpacks are not waterproof
12. Hat - otherwise a bandana or towel - provides protection from sun and heat
13. Sunglasses & Sunscreen - FP factor 30++
14. ¥100 Coins- Restroom facilities from the 5th station onward require ¥200
15. Cash - Credit cards are not taken on the mountain
16. Camera - to capture the most spectacular sunrise you will ever witness.
- English (Fluent)
- 日本語 (Intermediate)
I have been working as a professional Mt. Fuji mountain guide since 2008. As one of the few non-Japanese official mountain guides on Mt. Fuji, I have been privileged to guide guests from all over the world, trek all four-summit routes and complete countless one-day, two-day, night and numerous pilgrim climbs from the base. Wrote two guide books on climbing Mt. Fuji: "Climbing Mt. Fuji: A Complete Guidebook: 1st and 2nd Editions" and Appeared on Japan's National Broadcasting Channel (NHK) in a show titled, Japan's 100 Most Famous Mountains as a professional Mt. Fuji guide.
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