Private Day Tour: Mt. Fuji Highlights from Kawaguchiko

Cultural & Theme Tours in Japan

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If you want enjoy Mt Fuji without climbing, visit the Fuji Five Lake area which is developed as a resort area and provides a breathtaking view of the mountain on clear days. This is private 7-hour tour is led by a local professional guide, and is able to be customized to your liking, based on your interests and the weather to make the most of your day. Up to 8 guests can experience the view, culture, history and food around Mt Fuji. Meet at Kawaguchiko station, where you will board the bus that will take you on your full-day guided adventure.
Begin your tour at Kawaguchiko bus station at 9am. Based on your customized itinerary, you will meet your private local guide upon your arrival before setting out to explore the area surrounding Mt.Fuji. You may choose to visit the Mt.Fuji Viewdeck by Mt. Kachikachi Ropeway (1.5 hours). At a given point during your day, you will have lunch at a traditional Japanese restaurant (not included, 1 hour). Then you can make a trip to explore the expanding Aokigahara Forest northwest of Mt. Fuji along with a visit to an ice cave to explore an 1,100 year old phenomenon (3 hours). Perhaps a sake brewery visit interests you. Learn how locals make Sake with pure water from Mt.Fuji (1 hour).A second itinerary may consist of these alternative options. Choose to make a visit to the Arakura Sengen Shrine (Chureito pagoda with Mt.Fuji backdrop, 2.5 hours). Travel around Kawaguchi Lake and see beautiful landmarks like the big Kawaguchi bridge and the picturesque Oishi park (1.5 hour). Pehaps you will choose to explore the Kuroda Itchiku Kimono Museum to see the fascinating displays of these antiquated garments (1 hour)Either way you decide to customize your tour, you end your trip at Lake Kawaguchiko station at 4pm.

What’s included

  • Local and professional guide

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees (you and guide) *Kachi kachi ropeway is 800JPY per person
  • Lunch (you and guide)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation fee to move around (you and guide) *One day bus pass is 1,000-1,500JPY per person


  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience