Mount Fuji is a must-see when in Japan. Soaring above the clouds in perfect symmetry at 3,776m, there are many ways to enjoy this national symbol and World Heritage Site. Take in the breathtaking sight of Japan’s highest peak from a lake cruise or open-air onsen in hot spring resort Hakone, from a roller-coaster at Fuji Q Highland theme park or hop on a bus to the 5th station then hike the rest of the way to the top. Be it upclose or from afar, here’s how best to experience Japan’s tallest mountain!
What better way to enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty surrounding Mount Fuji than by engaging in some physical activity that will leave your body and soul refresh refreshed? Ever dreamt of cycling, paragliding or stand-up paddling with a view of Mount Fuji right before your eyes? Make that a reality by booking one of these tours that presents Japan’s most famous mountain to you from land, lake or air. Lying across two prefectures - Shizuoka and Yamanashi - enjoy the different faces of Mt. Fuji from various scenic spots. Be surprised by the many ways to get your ultimate selfie with Mt. Fuji - ranging from one of the Five Lakes around Mt. Fuji, white-water rafting down Fuji River and of course, hiking one of the many scenic trails around the mountain.
Making a day trip from to Mount Fuji from Tokyo is easy with one of these packaged tours. Sure, one can see from Tokyo on a fine, clear day - but actually getting there and around can be quite a logistical challenge. Fit Mt. Fuji and more - from peach picking and paragliding to shopping and sightseeing - into your itinerary without fuss with these excellent guided trips. Seize the day with one of these fun and informative guided tours designed to bring the best of Mt. Fuji to you.
If climbing Mount Fuji, Japan’s tallest mountain at 3,776m, is on your bucket list, find out how to do it with one of these English guided tours. Climbing trails are open from early-July to mid-September. Or, if you think Mt. Fuji is best enjoyed from afar, consider the once-in-a-lifetime experience of seeing sunrise from atop the most beloved mountain of the Land of the Rising Sun - and the fact that you start your climb from the 5th Station, 2,300m above sea level, or more than halfway up to the top. The climbing trek is surprisingly manageable and well-paved. If little, old Japanese ladies can do it, why not you?
From the famous Hakone hot spring resort, to Japan’s most scenic premium shopping outlet and roller coaster rides, the area around Mt. Fuji has lots to offer for a fun-filled day - or more! Here are some attractions to include in your Mt. Fuji trip of a lifetime!