How to plan your Tokyo to Mount Fuji Day trip - Wapiti Travel

How to plan your Tokyo to Mount Fuji Day Trip? The region around Mount Fujisan is located less than 2 hours away from Tokyo. You will find many beautiful places that will appeal to both culture and nature lovers.  A trip to this region is also a good way to split your stay in Tokyo and escape the hustle and bustle of the capital for a day or two.

In this post, we describe the best things to do around Mount Fuji. We will help you to choose the best Tokyo to Mount Fuji day trip or day tour based on your personal interests. 

The region has so much to offer that you may wish to spend a few days here. Therefore we also share some good hotels.

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Where is Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park.

It’s located less than 100 kilometers away from Tokyo.  It is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2013 and has always been a popular destination for day trips from Tokyo.

Most day trips from Tokyo to Mount Fuji will bring you to Lake Kawaguchiko or Hakone as they are the most accessible from Tokyo.

Here you can find our Japan travel guide with all our Japan posts.

 

We will discuss the differences between the 2 further in this post.

But first, let us see what’s the best time to visit Mount Fuji.

What is the best time to visit Mount Fuji 

Despite the many sights, most people only want one thing when they come to this region, and that is, of course, to see the beautiful mountain.  The many postcard-like pictures may give the impression that it is easy to take stunning pictures of the mountain but unfortunately,  Mount Fuji isn’t always visible.

The mountain is best seen on clear and sunny days with mild temperatures.  That makes  November to February the best period to see Fujisan. 

But a trip to this national park is not completely worthless if you aren’t lucky with the weather, and the mountain is hiding behind the clouds.  It will still be time well spent because there are so many other things to see and do in the neighborhood.

We recommend those that absolutely want to see the mountain to check the weather forecast when planning your visit. 

Read here: Useful tips for traveling to Japan for the first time.

If the clouds are forecast to be more than 30% the chances of seeing Mt Fuji are less likely. But even on a cloudy day, you can be lucky since there are sometimes breaks in the clouds.

Mount Fuji, Japan

Mount Fuji

How to see Mount Fuji 

There are plenty of ways to discover this beautiful area. 

You could go independently or join a Mount Fuji Day Tour. 

Going independently to Mount Fuji

Pros and cons about going independently 

  • You can start and return when you please.
  • You can choose what you want to see and how much time you spend at each attraction.
  • It’s less expensive than a guided day tour.  

 

  • It’s less hassle-free and comfortable than joining a day tour.
  • You will get less information about the Mount Fuji area.

 

Joining an Mt. Fuji Day Tour

Another option is joining a day tour to Mount Fuji.

Pros and cons about joining a day tour 

 

  • More comfortable since you don’t have to make an itinerary yourself, check the transport, etc.
  • You will have a guide with you who will give you information about the region and the highlights. 
  • You can see more in a day since you don’t lose time waiting for public transport.

 

  • More expensive than going on your own.
  • You are less free because you will have to follow the group and you will have to go by a strict schedule.

 

If you prefer to join a day tour from Tokyo to Mt. Fuji we have both good and bad news. 

The good news is that the list of day tours from Tokyo to Mt. Fuji is incredibly long.  Everyone will be able to find something to his liking. 

The bad news is that the enormous offer makes it so much harder to choose a tour.

It took us several days to compare the different tours.  That made us decide to write a separate post with a handy overview in which we describe in detail the differences between the tours and all the places the different tours cover.

This overview will make it easier for you to choose the best tour based on your interests and budget.

How long do you need to explore the  Mount Fuji area?

Mount Fuji is less than 2 hours away from Tokyo so it’s perfectly possible to get a good first impression of it in a single day. 

If you want to go hiking, spend the day in an onsen or simply want to increase your chances of splendid views of Mount Fuji we would recommend staying 2 or 3 days.

We share some good hotels for your Mount Fuji trip further down in this post. 

Knowing that not everybody has the luxury to reserve 2 or 3 days just for Mount Fuji, the one day tours are perfect for those who want to get a good impression in a single day.

Lake Kawaguchiko Fall Colors Mt. Fuji Japan

Fall Foliage at Lake Kawaguchiko

Choosing between Hakone or Lake Kawaguchiko

Hakone

Hakone is a small town nestled in the mountains near Gotemba. It is situated in a green environment and offers dramatic views of Mt. Fuji.

It is also a hot spring destination thanks to the volcanic activities in the area.

There are a lot of activities to enjoy around Hakone, and while a day trip from Tokyo would be enough to see Mount Fuji, 2 or 3 days would allow you to enjoy some of the other activities that can be done near Hakone.

If you’re into hiking, kayaking, fishing, or just love being outdoors, then this is the place for you.

Here you can read our full post about making a day trip to Hakone.

 

Lake Kawaguchiko 

Lake Kawaguchiko is the largest and easiest accessible of the five lakes of the Fuji Five lakes resort area.

Besides splendid views of Mount Fuji, it offers plenty of other great activities such as onsen, museums, cable cars, hiking trails, an amusement park and much more. 

In this post, we will discuss the main sights in Lake Kawaguchiko.

Things to do in Kawaguchiko

Lake Kawaguchiko money-saving tips

If you decide to travel independently by public transport, buying a Mount Fuji pass might be a good idea.

This pass gives you unlimited rides on buses and trains around Mount Fuji, free access to a number of attractions such as the Fuji-Q highland rollercoaster,  museums, cable cars and more.

You also enjoy an extra discount at 12 locations including restaurants, onsen, and museums. 

You can choose between 1-day, 2-day, and a 3-day pass. 

 

Read reviews and buy your pass here: Mt. Fuji Pass 

Getting to Lake Kawaguchiko

Taking the bus to Lake Kawaguchiko

Bus iconYou could take a direct bus that leaves from Shinjuku station or Tokyo station.  The bus will take you to Lake Kawaguchiko in just under 2 hours.

Taking the train to Lake Kawaguchiko

Bus iconIf you want to go by train you need to take the JR Chuo line to Otsuki first where you need to change to the Fujikyu Line to Kawaguchiko. 

Holders of a JR Tokyo Wide Pass can use this pass for the entire journey but the segment from Otsuki to Kawaguchiko is NOT covered by the Japan Rail Pass. 

The train journey will take approximately 2,5 hours.

Read also: Where to stay in Tokyo for the first time.

How to get around Lake Kawaguchiko

The easiest way to independently explore the region is by using the sightseeing bus. There are several lines. 

Each line covers a different area. 

They all leave from Kawaguchiko Station. 

The Red line brings you along the eastern and northern coastline and to the main resort amenities.

The Green line takes you to the southern shores of Lake Kawaguchiko and offers many scenic views of lakes and woods along the way. 

The Blue Line travels along road 139 and through the Aokigahara Forest over to the Lake Motosuko Tourist Information Centre. 

The Fujikko bus line leaves from Kawaguchiko Station for Fujiyoshida, Oshino Hakkai, and Lake Yamanakako. If you want to visit Lake Yamanaka, including Sengen Shrine, Mt. Fuji Radar Dome, Benifuji Spring, Oshino Hakkai, Hananomiyako Park this is the bus for you.

The Mount Fuji World Heritage Loop Bus takes you to lots of interesting places such as the Chureito Pagoda,  Oshino Hakkai Village, Oshino Ninja village, etc. 

If you have a Mount Fuji Pass you can ride these buses for free. 

 

Where to stay in Lake Kawaguchiko

Here we list the best places to stay around Lake Kawaguchiko.

Hotel iconMizno hotel

 

This newly renovated hotel offers an excellent service, amazing view of Mt Fuji and a wonderful traditional Kaiseki dinner. The hotel also offers a private onsen on the rooftop overlooking Mt Fuji. English is widely spoken by the staff. The hotel offers free bicycles. 

Be aware that the hotel is on top of a steep hill. But they offer pickup and dropoff at Kawaguchiko Station. 

Lovely hotel with astonishing views of the lake and Mount Fuji.

 

More information and booking: BOOKING  AGODA 

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Fujikawaguchiko Onsen Konanso

Fujikawaguchiko Onsen Konanso offers a free shuttle bus to and from the station. You will stay in a comfortable traditional Japanese room. The breakfast offers a good selection of Japanese and Western food. From the rooftop, you can get amazing views of Mount Fuji while bathing your feet in the foot onsen.

Here you can enjoy true Japanese hospitality. 

 

More information and booking: BOOKING AGODA 
If you aren’t convinced of these hotels, you will find a lot of other hotels in Lake Kawaguchiko on Booking.com: BOOKING 
Mount Fuji Lake Kawaguchiko Japan

Lake Kawaguchiko

What to do in Lake Kawaguchiko

Here we list what to do around Lake Kawaguchiko.

For each attraction, we also state if it is included in an organized tour, and if so, in which.

Enjoy the magnificent views of Mount Fuji

One of the reasons, probably even the major reason, why a lot of visitors come to Lake Kawaguchiko is to have a view of Mount Fuji.

That’s why we start with a list of places that offer the most beautiful views of Mount Fuji.

The Fuji Five Lakes region offers visitors the highest chance for good views of the mountain due to its proximity. 

Be aware that your chance to see Fujisan will heavily depend on the weather. Visibility tends to be best in the early mornings (usually before 9 am) and in the late afternoons. During day time, clouds often obstruct the view, especially during the summer months. 

Here are the places with the best possibilities to see Fujisan. 

The northern shore of Lake Kawaguchiko

A hike along the Northern shore of the lake will grant you several splendid views on the lake with the volcano in the background. 

The boardwalk is especially photogenic during the cherry blossom season in April and during the first half of November when the fall colors kick in. 

Chureito Pagoda Mt. Fuji Japan

Chureito Pagoda

Chureito Pagoda

The Chureito Pagoda offers magnificent views of Mount Fuji and is an iconic Mount Fuji viewing spot. 

The Chureito Pagoda is included in tour 2. 

 

Oshino Hakkai 

This touristy village offers excellent picture opportunities with Mount Fuji in the background. 

Oshino Hakkai village is included in tour 1, tour 2, tour 3 and tour 4.

 

Kachi Kachi ropeway

This ropeway offers 360-degree views of Mount Fuji and the five lake area. 

Oishi park

This small park offers great views of the lake and Mount Fuji. 

Oishi park is included in tour 7. 

 

Mount Fuji Subaru Line 5th station Japan

Mount Fuji Subaru Line 5th station

Mt Fuji 5th Station

Mt. Fuji 5th Station is the starting point to climb Mount Fuji. There’re 4 such stations. The stations are the closest you can get to the top of Mount Fuji without making the climb.

They’re all located at around 2000 meters above sea level and therefore when weather permitting, they offer breathtaking views on the mountain and its surroundings.

These stations are excellent places fro beautiful views of Mount Fuji, the Japanese Alps, and the greater fifth lake area. 

A stop at one of the Mt. Fuji 5th Stations is included in tour 1, tour 2, tour 3, tour 4 and tour 6.

Stroll around Arakurayama Sengen Park and climb up the Chureito Pagoda

The Chureito Pagoda is part of the Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine. It offers magnificent views of Mount Fuji and is an iconic Mount Fuji viewing spot. 

Here you have to the possibility to take your own iconic Japan picture of the Chureito Pagoda with the volcano in the background. 

It is a worldwide known image of Japan.

Just be aware that you will first have to climb around 400 steps to reach the spot where you can take this picture. 

If possible, arrive early to beat the crowds and try to avoid the weekend when the site is usually very busy.

A visit to the park is especially recommended during the cherry blossom season and during the colorful fall season. 

How to get here

Bus iconComing from Kawaguchiko: You can ride all the way to Shimo-Yoshida Station on the Fujikyu Railway Line (10 minutes, 300 yen from Kawaguchiko).  From the station, it’s a short 10-minute walk to the park.

Bus iconComing from Tokyo: If you hold a JR pass you take the Chuo line express from Shinjuku to Otsuki station (1h). This part is covered by the JR Pass.  At Otsuki station change for the Fujikyuko line.  The ride from Otsuki to Shimo-Yoshida Station takes another 40 minutes and costs 960¥. 

Bus iconBy Mount Fuji World Heritage Loop bus.

 

This attraction is also included in tour 2.

Try Hoto Noodles

Hōtō is a local Mount Fuji dish made of thick flat udon noodles and vegetables in miso soup. 

It’s a dish that can be ordered in many restaurants all around the Mount Fuji area and something you should definitely give a try if you want to experience the local cuisine. must absolutely try. 

Fujiyoshida Sengen Shrine Japan

Fujiyoshida Sengen Shrine

Visit the Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine

This is the main Sengen Shrine on the Northside of the mountain and this used to be the place where hikers from Tokyo started their climb to the top of Mt. Fuji.  The Shrine is dedicated to Princess Konohanasakuya, the deity of Mt. Fuji, and is built for the protection from volcanic eruptions. 

The colorful red buildings of the Shrine are well hidden in a dense forest. The forest and beautiful buildings make it a great place to relax, walk around, and appreciate nature.

The Shrine is also known as Fujiyoshida Sengen Shrine and shouldn’t be confused with the Fujisan Sengen Shrine.

The latter is located at the Southern side of the mountain and is the most important Shrine dedicated to Mount Fuji. 

Back in the days, when Kyoto was still the capital of the country, the Fujiyoshida Sengen Shrine was the starting point for those who wanted to climb Mount Fuji. 

Nowadays most climbers start from one of the much higher located 5th stations. 

You can read reviews here. 

How to get there

Bus icon

By Mount Fuji World Heritage Loop bus.

 

The Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine is sometimes included ( depending on the weather) in tour 4. Check the tour details to find out when.

Visit one of the Mt. Fuji 5th Stations

These days the Mt. Fuji 5th stations are the starting points for climbing Fujisan. They’re located at the Northern, Eastern and Southern slope of the mountain and are the highest points accessible by car.

As already said, on a clear day, you can enjoy beautiful views of Mount Fuji, the Japanese Alps, and the fifth lake area. 

Note that these stations are located at altitudes ranging from 1900 meters (6233 ft) to 2400m (7874 ft), so ensure to take warmer clothes with you. 

How to get there

Bus iconBy bus from the Kawaguchiko train station. The bus operates daily except when the road is closed due to snow during the winter months. 

A visit to one of the Mt. Fuji 5th Stations is included in tour 1, tour 2, tour 3, tour 4 and tour 6.

 

Onsen Lake Kawaguchiko Japan

Onsen with view on Mt. Fuji

Enjoy an onsen 

Soaking in an onsen, a Japanese hot bath, is something you should absolutely experience while in Japan.  Onsen are an integral part of the Japanese traditional culture and Japanese have been using the onsen for ages to unwind and to take good care of both body and soul.

Many outdoor onsen around Lake Kawaguchiko offer stunning views of Mount Fuji.  It’s a unique experience to sit in an onsen with such a breathtaking view of Mount Fuji.

Several hotels and ryokans have their own onsen facilities. 

If you’re staying overnight you can book a hotel with a scenic onsen like the Mizno hotel

If you’re on a day trip your possibilities are slightly more limited.  You can either use one of the public onsen facilities or one of the hotel or ryokan onsens that are open to day visitors.

These are 2 onsen facilities with Mt. Fuji views that can be used by day visitors:

Hotel Mifujien has older gender-separated bathing facilities with nice views of Mount Fuji.  

Yurari is a public onsen complex that has over 10 different hot spring baths. From one of them, you have a view of Mt. Fuji. 

If you want to read more about onsen etiquette, take a look here. 

 

Oshino Hakkai Village Mt. Fuji Japan

Oshino Hakkai Village

Wander around Oshino Hakkai Village 

This village lies between Lake Kawaguchiko and Lake Yamanakako. It’s a world cultural heritage site famous for its eight crystal-clear sacred ponds. 

It’s a touristy village and several of the rustic houses contain restaurants and shops.

Next to the largest pond is Hannoki Bayashi Shiryokan, an open-air museum that showcases old traditional farmhouses along with traditional farming tools, samurai armors, and various weapons from that time.  

The houses, with the perfectly shaped volcano in the background, make for a perfect picture that could have been made in the old days of Japan.

Hours and Fees

There is no fee to view the ponds but there is an admission fee of ¥300 for Hannoki Bayashi Shiryokan.

Event iconThe museum is open every day from 9:00 am- 5:00 pm.

 

How to get here: 

Bus iconBy taking the red line of the Kawaguchiko sightseeing bus.

 

Bus iconBy Mount Fuji World Heritage Loop bus.

 

This attraction is also included in the following guided tours:  tour 1, tour 2, tour 3 and tour 4.

Learn everything about Ninjas in the Oshino Ninja Village

Oshino Shinobi no Sato also called the Ninja Village, is a place where you can rent Ninja costumes, watch a Ninja show and solve the mystery of the Karakuri house which is full of traps and secret doors. 

From the garden, you can enjoy great views of Mt. Fuji. 

You can find more info about the Ninja Village here and read reviews here. 

How to get here:

Bus icon

By Mount Fuji World Heritage Loop bus.

 

The Oshino Ninja Village is also included in guided tour number 1.

Lake Kawaguchiko Kachi Kachi Mountain Japan

View from Kachi Kachi Mountain

Ride the Tenjoyama Park Kachi Kachi Ropeway 

Most people refer to this ropeway as the Mount Fuji Panoramic Ropeway.  The Kachi Kachi cable car starts at the eastern shore of Lake Kawaguchiko and ascends 400 meters to an observation point near the summit of Mount Tenjo.  From here you can enjoy amazing views of Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchiko.

It’s possible to hike an additional 300 meters uphill from the top station to the actual summit of Mount Tenjo where you can see a small Shrine.

Opening hours: 9 am- 5 pm

winter: 9.30 am-4.30 pm ( December first until 28th February)

900 yen for a round trip with the cable car.  If you want you can also hike to the top and back or you can buy a one-way ticket for 500 yen and walk back down along the trail.

Count around 40 minutes to one hour for the one-way hike. 

 

How to get there:

Bus icon

By taking the red line of the Kawaguchiko sightseeing bus.

 

Fuji-Q Highland Mount Fuji Japan

Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park

Fuji Q Highland Amusement Park

If you want to add a bit of adrenaline and thrills to your day trip from Tokyo to Mount Fuji, visiting the Fuji Q Highland Amusement Park should be on your list. 

This is one of Japan’s most popular amusements park. It has 4 spectacular roller coasters, Fujiyama is the most famous of these because for a few years this roller coaster kept the world record for the tallest coaster with the largest drop.  It is still considered to be one of the best roller coasters in the world. 

Besides roller coasters, you can also find a lot of other thrill attractions such as a scary labyrinth, a haunted hotel, water coasters, virtual reality attractions and more.

There is a 4D Fuji Airways Flight Simulator that provides a 4D aerial tour of Mt Fuji.

But also the families and the less brave aren’t forgotten, here’s an overview of the attractions.

More information and tickets: Fuji-Q Highland Tickets 

How to get there

Bus icon

From Tokyo: Most busses coming from Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko make a stop at the Fuji Q Highland Amusement Park.

Bus iconFrom Kawaguchi station: Take the Fuji Kyūkō Line for one-stop.

 

The 4D Fuji Airways Flight Simulator is also included in guided tour number 1.

Visit one of the many museums

Museum fans will love the red line of the Fujikyuko sightseeing bus.  This bus has several stops at museums.  

Here we list the most interesting museums.

Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum

The Kawaguchiko Music Forest museum shows a world-class collection of different types of music boxes. 

Various musical performances go on throughout the day; be sure to catch the water fountain show. The water fountain show synchronizes the fountains with music and is really quite nice.

Read reviews on TripAdvisor. 

How to get there

Bus iconUsing the Hop on hop off bus: Take the Red Retro bus to stop 15.

The Kawaguchiko Museum of Art

This museum houses a collection of Mount Fuji inspired art pieces.  Visitors can see a variety of pictures and paintings showing the volcano. 

Read reviews on TripAdvisor.

How to get there

Bus iconUsing the Hop on hop off bus: Take the Red Retro bus to stop 16.

Itchiku Kubota Art Museum

This museum displays incredible beautiful kimonos created by Itchiku Kubota. The museum is surrounded by a beautiful Japanese garden.

Read reviews on TripAdvisor.

How to get there

Bus iconUsing the Hop on hop off bus: Take the Red Retro bus to stop 19.

Yamanashi Gem Museum 

The museum has a collection of over 3000 valuable gems from all over the world. The exhibits cover a wide variety of gems ranging from rough gemstones created by nature to beautiful jewelry pieces created by true artists.

Read reviews on TripAdvisor.

How to get there

Bus iconUsing the Hop on hop off bus: Take the Red Retro bus to stop 8.

Oishi park Kawaguchiko Mount Fuji Japan

Fall colors in Oishi Park

Take wonderful pictures from Oishi park

This small park situated at the northern shore of Lake Kawaguchiki offers great views and plenty of photo opportunities of Mount Fuji.

Thanks to the various flower beds spread throughout the park, a visit is always a colorful experience.  

The end of the 350-meter long “Flowers road” is a popular Mt. Fuji picture spot.

The park is also a nice place to relax and enjoy a picnic. 

No entrance fee.

 

Read reviews on Tripadvisor.

How to get there

Bus iconUsing the Hop on hop off bus: Take the Red Retro bus to the terminus ( stop 22).

Oishi park is also included in guided tour number 7.

Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba JapanStroll around Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba 

This open-air museum is situated on the site of the former farming village of Nemba.  The village was destroyed by a typhoon in 1966 and about 20 of the original houses were later restored.

Visitors can see the quaint thatched roofed houses of which some contain small museums.  You can also participate in craft workshops to test your skills in traditional handicraft.

It’s rather commercial so many of the houses contain restaurants, gift shops. You can also rent traditional Japanese costumes to take pictures.

Don’t forget to take the classic shot of Mt Fuji with the thatched houses in the foreground.

Read reviews on TripAdvisor.

Entrance fee:

350 yen

 
How to get there
Bus iconUsing the Hop on hop off bus: Take the green line and exit stop 48.

 

The open-air museum of Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba is also included in tour number 7.

Narusawa Ice Cave Mount Fuji Japan

Narusawa Ice Cave

Explore a cave

Past eruptions have created lots of caves in this region. Three of these caves are open to the public. 

The floor in the caves is uneven and can be slippery so we recommend wearing good walking shoes.

The bat cave 

With its length of 386 meters, the bat cave is the longest cave in the region. Although it’s called bat cave you will hardly see any bats during the day because they are sleeping. 

As you walk around the cave, you can see various kinds of formations created by the lava.

The cave is a good starting point for a hike through Aokigahara forest. 

 

Read reviews on TripAdvisor

Opening Hours: 9:00 to 17:00

Closed: December 1 to March 19

Entrance fee

300

 

How to get there

Take the green line from Kawaguchiko station to Saiko-Komriana.

The Fugaku wind cave

This cave was once used as a natural refrigerator to store ice and other perishables, as the temperature remains low through summer.  The year-round average temperature in the cave is 3 degrees.

Read reviews on TripAdvisor.

Hours: 9:00 to 17:00 (shorter hours in winter; longer hours in summer)
Closed: No closing days

Entrance fee

350 yen

 

how to get there

Bus iconTake the green line from Kawaguchiko station to Fugaku-Fuketsu.

 

The Ice Cave

The ice cave has since long been used to store ice. The temperature in the cave stays below freezing all-year-round. It’s the smallest of the three caves.  During your visit, you can see some ice formations. 

Read reviews on TripAdvisor.

Hours: 9:00 to 17:00 (shorter hours in winter; longer hours in summer)
Closed: No closing days

Entrance fee

350 yen

 

How to get there

Bus icon

Take the blue line from Kawaguchiko to Narusawa Hyoketsu.

Aokigahara Suicide Forest Mt. Fuji JapnGo hiking in Aokigahara Forest

This forest grows on a bottom of hardened lava. The lava absorbs the sound and gives the forest a special quiet atmosphere.

It is believed that the ghost of the dead live in the forest and in recent years many suicides have taken place in this location.  As a result, the park is now known as the Suicide forest.

Despite its lurid nickname, the park is a perfectly safe place to hike.  Stories are circulating about compasses that go haywire, but those are false.

The magnetic rays of the lava may interfere with the compass when putting on the ground but when the compass is held on a normal height it will function perfectly fine.

The park attracts two types of visitors, those who come here for vistas of Mount Fuji and disaster tourists who hope to spot some macabre activities.

How to get here

Bus iconTake the green line from Kawaguchiko station to the Wind cave. 

Take the blue line from Kawaguchiko to the Ice cave

Conclusion

Lake Kawaguchiko and the surrounding national park is a nice region to spend a few days during your trip through Japan. 

Read also: the best 3 week Japan itinerary.

You can admire Mount Fuji and enjoy all the other sights. From relaxing onsen to thrilling amusement parks, the region has something to offer to everyone.

The info in this post should help you to explore this region on your own but if your short on time, or prefer the comfort of a guided tour, you should have a look at our top list of organized Mt. Fuji Day tours.

Either way, you visit this region, we’re sure it will be one of the highlights of your Japan trip.

Did you already make a mount fuji day trip? How was your experience?

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