10 Best Mt Fuji Tours and Activities
Top 10 Special Things to Do around Mt Fuji
Mt Fuji is one of most attractive things in Japan. There are numbers of ways to enjoy this glorious mountain, and also many attractions are located in surrounding area. From climbing to delicious fruit picking, here are top 10 tours and activities you should definitely consider adding to your travel plan to Mt Fuji!
1. Mt Fuji Bus Tour — 5th Station, Ropeway & Fruit-Picking
Enjoy best highlights of Yamanashi Prefecture in one day! Visit amazing view spots of Mt Fuji such as the 5th Station and Lake Kawaguchi, gaze the overlook scenery from the ropeway near the lake and enjoy picking delicious seasonal fruits and all-you-can-eat tasting.
2. Fuji-Q Highland
One of the best amusement parks in the country, Fuji Q Highland offers several world record-breaking roller coasters and scary rides which can be enjoyed with the magnificent view of Mt Fuji! The park is a perfect place for adrenaline seekers. However, there are many kids-friendly attractions in the park, too!
3. Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour with Lake Ashi Cruise
This is a classic tour in Hakone and Mt Fuji area featuring the amazing highlights such as Mt. Fuji 5th Station, delicious lunch, Lake Ashi cruise, and the scenic ropeway. Including a transportation from Tokyo whether by Shinkansen (bullet train) or bus.
4. Mt Fuji Climbing Tour — Overnight Guided Hike from Tokyo
Take the biggest chance during summer to climb the symbol of Japan, Mt Fuji! Challenge yourself by climbing the highest mountain in Japan by joining the 2 days guided tour with an English speaking tour guide! You will have a wonderful experience with watching the sunrise from the mountain summit!
5. All-you-can-eat Crab Lunch & Mishima Sky Walk Bus Tour
What a great combination! Fulfill your day with the glorious view of Mt Fuji and delicious crab in all-you-can-eat style! Mishima Sky Walk is one of the most spectacular Mt Fuji viewing spot which opened recently! The large suspension bridge offers a scenic walk with the glorious view of Mt Fuji and the Shizuoka city.
6. Visit Fuji Gotemba Premium Outlet and relax in a hot spring
Spoil yourself by visiting the best view spot of Mt Fuji (The 5th station of Mt Fuji or Arakurasengen Shrine and Oshinohakkai) , shopping at one of the largest outlet shopping malls in Japan “Gotemba Premium Outlet” and in the end, soaking up at Onsen with a view of the mountain!
7. Visit an Organic Tea Farm in Japan
Love green tea?The why not to visit the best green tea farms in Japan! Shizuoka Prefecture is famous for green tea production and there are numbers of tea plantation with the great view of Mt Fuji. Visit the green tea farm and enjoy the scenery and tasting the finest green tea. Also learn how to make green tea by the proper way!
8. Explore Aokigahara, the Sea of Beautiful Trees!
Visit the mystical forest Aokigahara Jukai, ‘the sea of trees’, spreads across the northwest foot of Mt. Fuji for approximately 3,000 hectares, and is a forest growing atop the lava that flowed during the eruption of Mt. Fuji in 864. Explore hidden spots in this beautiful nature with an experienced nature guide!
9. Enjoy Stand Up Paddle around Mt Fuji’s Five Lakes
One of the hottest outdoor activities today, SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board) is becoming a huge things in Japan nowadays. What’s better than cruising along the magnificent view of Mt Fuji?? The SUP tour takes you to the best scenic spots such as Fuji Five Lakes or Miho beach. Enjoy the great nature of Japan from the water!
10. Enjoy the View of Mt. Fuji and Ashinoko from a Helicopter!
What an extraordinary way to enjoy the majestic mountain! Gaze down at the Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) and the beautiful surrounded nature from the sky only for yourself! Enjoy the amazing view like no other can see! Flying by a helicopter could be the best luxurious experience in Japan!
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