Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo

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Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo information and booking

from
$154
Duration
11 hours
Departs from
Select locations in Tokyo: ANA InterContinental Tokyo, Cerulean Tower Tokyu, Courtyard by Marriot Tokyo Ginza, Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal, Hyatt Regency, Keio Plaza Hotel, Metropolitan Tokyo in Ikebukuro, New Sanno, Tokyo Dome Hotel, New Otani Tokyo, and Tokyo Station
Returns to
The tour concludes at Tokyo Station From April to November the estimated arrival time is between 6:40pm to 8:10pmFrom December to March the estimated arrival time is between 5:40pm to 7:10pmArrival time is subject to change depending on the traffic conditions of the day
Time of departure
Select Pickup Locations (If you select Tour Option “Pickup + Lunch" (F800) or “Pickup Only" (F800W) at checkout): 7:40am from Cerulean Tower Tokyu, Metropolitan Tokyo (Ikebukuro)  7:50am from New Otani Tokyo 8:05am from Hyatt Regency, New Sanno 8:15am from Courtyard by Marriot Tokyo Ginza, Tokyo Station 8:20am from Tokyo Dome Hotel, ANA InterContinental Tokyo 9:00am from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal Keio Plaza Hotel Pickup (If you select tour option "Keio Plaza Hotel Pickup + Lunch" (F800KP) at checkout):8:30am from Keio Plaza Hotel
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Tour description provided by Viator

Discover some of Japan’s most famous highlights on a full-day guided tour from Tokyo. Travel to Mt Fuji’s bustling 5th Station and learn about the revered mountain. Continue to nearby Lake Ashi for a short boat cruise, followed by a ride on the Mt Komagatake Ropeway. Climb by aerial tram to the top of Mt Komagatake and get fantastic views of the Owakudani volcanic valley, Lake Ashi and Mt Fuji. Return to Tokyo by bullet train in the evening. Enjoy the ease of included transportation, entry fees and a knowledgeable guide.

After morning pickup at selected Tokyo hotels or Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal, relax as your deluxe coach cruises along a scenic 2.5-hour route to Mt Fuji Visitor Center. Learn about the history and geology of Japan’s highest mountain from your guide and the informational exhibits about the revered mountain. From the second floor observation deck, you can get great views of Mt Fuji on a clear day. After seeing the Visitor Center, return to your coach and proceed to Mt Fuji’s 5th Station, located about halfway up the mountain at 7,545 feet (2,300m). Take in the shrines, torii gates and shops that sell souvenirs, along with views of Mt Fuji and the surrounding lakes (subject to weather conditions). Soak in the invigorating atmosphere of 5th Station; you might even spot some climbers preparing for their adventure. Then have time for lunch. You can choose the upgrade that includes a Japanese-style lunch, or have the option to buy your own meal.After having a bite to eat, drive to nearby Lake Ashi, located in Hakone National Park. Step aboard your boat for a short cruise across the lake. Admire the spectacular scenery of pristine waters surrounded by Mt Komagatake, Mt Fuji and other mountains. Disembark from the boat and head to the Mt Komagatake Ropeway, an aerial tram that takes you from the shores of Lake Ashi to the top of Mt Komagatake. Have time to walk around the mountain top and take in amazing views of Lake Ashi, the Owakudani volcanic valley and majestic Mt Fuji. After visiting Hakone, transfer by coach to the evening bullet train (Shinkansen) for your return to Tokyo, where your guide will tell you how to get back to your hotel.This tour also offer a discounted option with pickup at Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku for direct transfer to Mt Fuji without stopping at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal. This Shinjuku direct departure option allows you to spend more time at Mt Fuji. Please select"Tour+Lunch+Shinjuku Transfer" (Code: F800KP) at checkout for this option.Please note: Views around Mt Fuji are always subject to weather conditions as mountain weather is notoriously unpredictable. Visibility tends to be better during the colder months, in the early morning and late evening.

What's included

  • One-way bus ride
  • One-way bullet train (shinkansen) ride to tokyo station
  • Free wi-fi access on bus
  • Pickup at select locations only (please refer to "departure point" for listed locations)
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Cruise on lake ashi
  • Mt. komagatake ropeway
  • Food (only if you select tour option “keio plaza hotel pickup + lunch” (f800kp) or “pickup + lunch” (f800))

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks (if you select tour option “pickup only” (f800w))
  • Hotel drop-off