Mt. Fuji guide

fuji Map FUJI-Q HIGHLAND Fuji Chobo-no-yu YURARI Mt. Fuji Fifth Station Fit Resort Club Tominoko Hotel

Mount Fuji is sacred to many Japanese and much loved. And it is a symbol of Japan as you can see it on the Japanese banknote. You will find here the very popular tourist attractions where you can experience the charm of Mt. Fuji in all aspects.

Let's learn about Mt. Fuji

Japan's highest mountain commanding magnificent views

Japan's highest mountain commanding magnificent views

Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan rising to 3,776 meters. It is one of the Japan’s Three Holly Mountains and is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty. Mt. Fuji is the mountain most loved by Japanese. The beautifully shaped free-standing mountain is highly recognized even overseas and people would associate Japan with Mt. Fuji. The dynamic and beautiful appearance is its charm. There are many places where you can have a great view of Mt. Fuji. Above all, Fuji Kawaguchiko-machi and Fuji Yoshida City in Yamanashi Prefecture are popular as a famous place where the view of Mt. Fuji is especially magnificent.

  • It also became the subject of traditional Japanese woodblock prints "ukiyoe"It also became the subject of traditional Japanese woodblock prints "ukiyoe"


    Mt. Fuji has been a popular theme of art and literature for more than a thousand years. Especially the "ukiyoe" (traditional Japanese woodblock prints) by Hokusai and Hiroshige is popular around the world.

  • Have a nice bus ride to Mt. FujiHave a nice bus ride to Mt. Fuji


    To go to Mt. Fuji or the Lake Kawaguchi area, take the Keikyu bus for “Kawaguchiko Railway Station & Fujisan Railway Station.” It is a direct service to the Mt. Fuji area and you can travel comfortably as you check your luggage.

    SiteClick here for the reasons why bus is convenient.

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Admire Mt. Fuji visually

baths while enjoying Mt. Fuji's views

Immerse yourself in 16 types of hot spring baths while enjoying Mt. Fuji's views

Among numerous hot springs “Fuji Chobo-no-yu YURARI (YURARI, a bath with a view of Mt. Fuji)” has particularly diverse types of bath. And you can enjoy a view of Mt. Fuji from its open-air baths. Now the unique bath culture of Japan has become known to the world. You may feel a little embarrassed at first, but once you go into the bathtub, you will understand how warm and relaxing it is. As towel rentals are included, you can enjoy hot springs even if you have only one day.

SiteFuji Chobo-no-yu YURARI
Take a bus or a taxi from Kawaguchiko Railway Station
20-min by bus for the Lake Motosu area from Kawaguchiko Railway Station and get off at the Fuji-Midori-no-kyukamura-mae bus stop

  • It seems that the shots would be drawn into the mountain It seems that the shots would be drawn into the mountainIt seems that the shots would be drawn into the mountain


    At the foot of Mt. Fuji, there is the Fit Resort Club where you can play tennis or golf enjoying the view of the nearby Mt. Fuji. The thoughtful staff will welcome you at the large and spacious facility. A free shuttle bus service is available from Kawaguchiko Railway Station and FUJI-Q HIGHLAND Railway Station.

Site Fit Resort Club
Address: 3rd floor 7139-1, Kodachi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minami-tsurugun, Yamanashi

  • A hotel famous for hospitality towards foreignersA hotel famous for hospitality towards foreigners


    All the rooms in this hotel are European-style rooms with a view of Mt. Fuji. As the service and the menus are available in English and other languages, you can stay comfortably without worrying about the language problem.

  • The local specialty Yoshida UdonThe local specialty Yoshida Udon


    Have Yoshida Udon for lunch! Yoshida Udon is a popular local dish and over 60 restaurants in Fuji Yoshida City and its neighborhood offer this Udon. The noodles are chewy and more you chew on them tastier they get. And that distinguishes Yoshida Udon from other Udon noodles. As the toppings vary among restaurants, it is more fun to have Yoshida Udon at various restaurants to see the difference. Download the restaurant guide and enjoy restaurant hopping! (The photo is of “Mendokoro Ikkyu.”)

  • SiteTominoko Hotel
    Address: 55, Asakawa, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minami-tsurugun, Yamanashi
    Nearest bus stop: Kawaguchiko Railway Station

  • SiteFuji Yoshida Sightseeing Promotion Service (Yoshida Udon)

    Download the map
    Restaurant list

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Climbing Mt. Fuji

Summer is the best season

Summer is the best season

The splendid panorama from the top of Japan’s highest and free-standing mountain will certainly make a deep impression on you. If the weather is fine, you will be able to have views as far as 200 kilometers. Even if it is cloudy or rains, there is a very good chance that the summit is above the cloud. And in that case, your will be able to enjoy looking down at the sea of clouds. The recommended climbing season is July and August. The trails are in good condition in summer and equipment rentals are available. So, if you come to Mt. Fuji in summer, please climb the mountain. It will be the memory of a lifetime.

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  • You can rest assured of the foreigner-friendly Mt. FujiYou can rest assured of the foreigner-friendly Mt. Fuji


    There are ongoing preparations for foreign tourists. As the signs are now available in multiple languages, you can enjoy climbing Mt. Fuji without worrying about the language problem. English-speaking mountain guides are also available.

SiteFYG (Mountain guides *See the schedule on the linked page.)
Address:4-2-3, Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida-shi, Yamanashi

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Have fun around Mt. Fuji

Let's challenge the Guinness World Record at the foot of Mt. Fuji

Let's challenge the Guinness World Record at the foot of Mt. Fuji

FUJI-Q HIGHLAND is one of the meccas of thrill rides in Japan. The 9 rides and the total of 14 records have been recognized in the Guinness Book of World Records (as of April 2012). Those that are available now are: TAKABISHA with the maximum vertical angle of 121 degrees, FUJIYAMA with the height of 79 meters and the maximum drop of 70 meters and DODONPA which reaches to the top speed of 172 km/h in 1.8 seconds. And ever since the TAKABISHA was unveiled last year, more and more people are captivated by the super thrilling ride. At the amusement park right in front of Mt. Fuji, enjoy the magnificent view and thrill rides at the same time and scream out!

  • Have pleasant memories with Thomas the Tank EngineHave pleasant memories with Thomas the Tank Engine


    Thomas the Tank Engine that are much loved by children are now in FUJI-Q HIGHLAND! It is a spot that the whole family will remember.

  • You can view Mt. Fuji in funny ways during the park's ridesYou can view Mt. Fuji in funny ways during the park's rides


    You will be able to see Mt. Fuji passing by at an incredible speed or upside down while you are on thrill rides

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Direct access to Mt. Fuji

Enjoy your way to the mountain in a spacious and comfortable compartment

Enjoy your way to the mountain in a spacious and comfortable compartment

If you are heading for Mt. Fuji or the Lake Kawaguchi area from the Haneda Airport, HANEDA AIRPORT EXPRESS is the best choice. The best features of the HANEDA AIRPORT EXPRESS bus are the low fare (2,400 yen) and the direct service to the area. There is no fuss to change the bus and you do not waste your time waiting for the connecting bus. As the number of passengers is fixed, you will have a comfortable bus ride. Also as the bus announcements are in multiple languages, you will not have a problem getting off at your stop. You can enjoy a rich variety of Japanese sceneries from the bus that runs through the city and then heads for Mt. Fuji.

SiteClick here for the reasons why bus is convenient.

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ColumnThis giant outlet mall, one of Japan's largest, can surely satisfy you!

The Gotemba Premium Outlet

The Gotemba Premium Outlet® has about 210 shops and restaurants including well-renowned luxury brands, distinctive designer brands and famous cosmetic brands. This outlet mall with a close view of Mt. Fuji has child-friendly facilities. Implementing many ideas to attract people, the Gotemba Premium Outlet is very popular among families and couples. You can go to either Gotemba Interchange or Gotemba Railway Station by the HANEDA AIRPORT EXPRESS bus for Hakone-Togendai and Gotemba. And a free shuttle bus service is available from there to the outlet mall.

Information

Fares

・FUJI-Q HIGHLAND, Fujihokuroku Car Park, Kawaguchiko Railway Station, Fujisan Railway Station:
2,400 yen for adults (1,200 yen for children)

Mt. Fuji Fifth Station (Summertime only):
3,300 yen for adults (1,650 yen for children)

* The bus to the Mt. Fuji Fifth Station is available only in summer.
(Operating period in 2012: July 14 - September 2)

Reservations are required for the bus to the Haneda Airport from the Kawaguchiko Railway Station and Fujisan Railway Station area. Please make a reservation prior to your travel date. You can pay the fare when boarding the bus. If the bus is not fully booked, you may take the bus without a reservation.

Call "Keikyu Highway Bus Reservation Center"
Phone: 03-3743-0022 (9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.)
English, Chinese (Mandarin) and Korean operators available.

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Guide

Guide's profile

Ms. Sae Kitazawa, the former tourist ambassador of Yokohama, goes out of Yokohama this time and guides you to Mt. Fuji. She is an outdoor woman who has belonged to the climbing club when she was a student.

Sightseeing spots in the area FUJI-Q HIGHLAND Tominoko Hotel Mt. Fuji * The bus to the Mt. Fuji fifth station is available only in summer. MORE

Strolling in a beautiful port town, Yokohama
Eight unique hotels in Yokohama
Let's visit TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN
Odaiba
Kamakura