Welcome to Fuji Five Lakes


Yamanaka-ko is the easternmost lake, followed by Kawaguchi-ko, Sai-ko, Shōji-ko and Motosu-ko. Particularly during the autumn kōyō (foliage) season, the lakes make a good overnight trip out of Tokyo for leisurely strolling, lake activities and hiking in the nearby mountains.


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$126.45 Day Trips & Excursions

Mt Fuji Day Trip with Lake Ashi Sightseeing Cruise from Tokyo

Start your full-day trip with morning hotel pickup at select hotels and locations in Tokyo and then travel by air-conditioned coach via a scenic 2.5-hour route to Mt Fuji's 5th Station, located 7,607 feet (2,305 meters) above sea level. The natural beauty of the Japanese landscape will amaze you at your first destination: Mt Fuji. Learn about Mt Fuji through displays and films on the ecology, weather conditions, history and culture around the mountain and the Fuji Five Lakes. Your 20-minute stop includes the second-floor observatory deck, which provides up-close views of the iconic mountain on a clear day.Return to your coach and continue on to 5th Station, located about halfway up the mountain, for more breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes. You have 30 minutes to explore the souvenir shops, torii gates and shrines that decorate this station, known as the border between the heavens and the earth. Later enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.With your appetite sated, drive to nearby Lake Ashi, a crater lake formed after a powerful volcanic eruption nearly 3,000 years ago in what is now Hakone National Park. Embark on a 15-minute cruise over Lake Ashi, which provides postcard views of Mt Fuji, Mt Komagatake and other mountains from various angles.From the lake's shores, take the Mt Komagatake Ropeway to the summit and enjoy scenic vistas over Hakone National Park. For 50 minutes, including time to walk around at the peak, the aerial tram provides sweeping views of majestic Mt Fuji, the Izu Peninsula and the Izu Islands, among other sights. Your tour concludes with a coach transfer back to the Tokyo area around 8:30pm.

$117.86 Day Trips & Excursions

Mt. Fuji Tour: Lake Kawaguchi, Oshino Hakkai, Ninja Village

Discover Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest majestic mountain, which is officially registered as a World Heritage site. During your 9 to 10 hour tour on an air-conditioned coach, you will have the chance to visit Lake Kawaguchi, Oshino Hakkai, Oshino Ninja Village, Mt Fuji’s 5th station, and a flight simulator at Fuji Airways. A fluent English-speaking tour assistant will escort you on your tour. You will depart from the meeting point at Shinjuku at 8:45 am  via Tokyo Metropolitan Expressway and Chuo Expressway. Alternatively, you can be picked-up from  7 different places as below.Please look the Departure page.At first we will go to the Oshino Hakkai “Oshino Eight Ponds" to experience excellent views of Mt. Fuji with spring water.You will then proceed to Oshino Shinobi no Sato, “the Oshino Ninja Village,” with beautiful views of Mt. Fuji's Japanese garden. You may even encounter a part of Japanese culture, Ninja, and take a photo with them. If you select the tour with lunch, you will have a Japanese-style lunch (chicken, as well as a buffet) at the Ninja Village Shinobi no Sato. Vegetarian options are available. Also we can arrange Muslim friendly lunch (No Pork and No Alcohol, Hoto Local Noodle in Hot Pod). If you would like to request Muslim, please let us know in remarks 2 days before the tour. If you do not select the lunch option, you will have lunch on your own or you may also bring your own lunch. After lunch you will head to the Mt. Fuji 5th Station for the closest view of Mt. Fuji for a duration of about 30 minutes. There is a Shinto shrine there.After that on your itinerary will be the Fuji Airways flight simulator, an 4D experience created by the latest Japanese technology, where you will spend 40 minutes enjoying the views of Mt Fuji in every season. And then we will go to Lake Kawaguchi, one of the Fuji Five Lakes, you will enjoy the natural reflecting pool for Mt. Fuji for approximately 20 to 30 minutes. Your tour will conclude when you are returned to the Shinjuku Station (West Exit) at approximately 18:00 pm.-Alternative Places-If the itinerary will be changed due to operation, weather and so on, we have alternative places as below.Mt. Fuji 5th station : 4th station or 1st station and Fuji World Heritage CenterFuji Airways : Kachi Kachi yama RopewayOshino Shinobi no Sato : Iyashi no Sato (Traditional Village) Nenba

$1332.72 Day Trips & Excursions

Mt. Fuji and Fuji Five Lakes Taxi Tour from Yokohama

At 8am, your taxi will come to pick you up from your centrally locate hotel in Yokohama and transfer you to Mt Fuji by taxi.  Your first stop will be the Mt Fuji 5th Station where you will start the ascent up Mt Fuji via the Fuji Subaru Line and climb 7,546 ft (2,300 meters) above sea level for breathtaking views from above the clouds. Then, you will visit the famous lakes at the base of Mt Fuji with four of Fujigoko (Fuji Five Lakes) including Lake Kawaguchiko, Lake Saiko, Lake Shojiko and Lake Motosuko, the town offers different views with different lakes. You can enjoy the best view of Mt Fuji from this area. Fujikawaguchiko has various seasonal activities including onsen hot springs, events and hiking, throughout the year:  The Kachi Kachi ropeway, a 30 minute activity, reaches the summit in three minutes, and then from the observation area at an elevation of 1,075 meters there is a 360 degree panoramic view of Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchiko, and on fair weather days even the Minami Alps (Mount Akaishi and Mount Arakawa). The Oshino Hakkai, a 50 minute visit, is a natural monument that is a set of eight spring water ponds that comes from the subsoil water of Mt Fuji. For this reason, this water is thought to be sacred water and is also extremely pure since it is filtered through porous lava layers.  Lake Yamanakako Flower Park, or the Hananomiyako koen, is the garden for relaxation for which you can enjoy many different kinds of seasonal vivid flowers in the 300,000 square meters. At the Yamanakako Onsen, you can experience bathing in a natural alkaline hot spring bath and see a beautiful view of Mt Fuji while enjoying a relaxing soak in the open-air bath for about an hour. Then, after a full day near Mt Fuji, you will depart Lake Yamanakako and return to Yokohama by taxi where you will be dropped off at your hotel by 7 or 8pm.

$1029.70 Private & Custom Tours

Tokyo to Mt Fuji Region Private Car Tour and Art Museum, Lunch

This private tour is aimed at photogenic travelers who would like to visit hidden local gems inaccessible by the large tour busses. You will be picked up at your hotel in Tokyo by a private car and driven to Mt. Fuji Region. Your first stop is Asama Sengen Shrine where you can have a glimpse of a bright red pagoda with Mt. Fuji in the background. You will then make a visit to The Itchiku Kubota Art Museum that has a vast collection of Mt. Fuji-inspired kimonos. You will enjoy Mt. Fuji from another angle at Lake Kawaguchi, one of the most scenic lakes of the Fuji Five Lakes. You will also enjoy hoto (thick flat noodles in miso soup) at a local restaurant near the lake. The last stop before heading back to Tokyo is a local sake brewery where you can sample a variety of locally produced rice wines. The tour is limited to a maximum of four participants and complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the tour so you can share your photos real time with your families and friends back home. Admission to the shrine, museum and sake brewery is included but lunch is at your own expense. Drop-off at Shin-Fuji Station is available with no extra charge for those who are continuing their trip to West Japan such as Kyoto. Please consult with the tour operator on the approximate arrival time and the luggage capacity in the car if you wish to opt for this option.

$1090.50 Private & Custom Tours

Private Trip from Hakone to Mt Fuji by Chartered Vehicle

There is often a misconception that Hakone and Mt. Fuji is close by, however after a nice relaxing day at Hakone arranging your own way to Mt. Fuji can be tiresome. With this arrangement you can enjoy your relaxing hot spring night at Hakone and in the morning enjoy the beautiful pride and joy of Japan's Mt.Fuji in your very own private transfer. The Driver will pick you up at the hotel your staying in Hakone and from there the start of your adventure to Mt. Fuji. After this day trip the driver will take you to Mishima station where you can take the bullet train to Tokyo or to Kyoto for your next adventure! The places you will be visiting: First Destination - Mt. Fuji 5th Station Mt. Fuji many know as the symbol of Japan, with the height of 3,733 meters, it is considered the tallest mountain in Japan. The 5th station you will be going to is about 2,305 meters up the mountain, and you can enjoy this height without the need of climbing. From the observatory area you can see the beautiful five Fuji lakes from a top. Another thing that is worth trying is that you can send a postcard from the postbox on top! This is considered to be the highest postbox in Japan!  Second Destination - Hyoketsu Ice Cave Over 1150 years ago, a flank volcano of Mt. Fuji erupted causing hot lava flow to descend between ancient parasitic cone, creating two-tunnel caves. Contrary to the name the Ice cave has an average temperature of 3°C with ice that don't melt even in the summer time. Do not worry though you will be able to use their rentals jackets when going inside. Third Destination - Kawaguchiko Lake One of Fuji Five Lakes, the Kawaguchiko is about 1000 meters above sea level, its the place place to view Mount Fuji with the lake if the skies permits it. After finishing with the Kawaguchiko Lake the driver will take you to Mishima Station where you can ride the train to Tokyo or Kyoto if you would like to continue your journey of Japan.

$89.42 Day Trips & Excursions

Mt. Fuji Shibazakura & Tulip Festivals

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mount FujiVisit the Fuji Shibazakura Festival 2019 at Lake Motosu, one of the Fuji Five Lakes. With Mt. Fuji in the background, enjoy the contrast between the pink, white and purple shibazakura flowers.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Fuji-Q HighlandNext, enjoy a spot of lunch at the Highland Resort & Spa, which is next door to Fuji-Q Highland theme park. Tuck into a buffet featuring Japanese, Chinese and Western dishes.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: GrinpaVisit Grinpa amusement park at Mt. Fuji 2nd Station for the Heavenly Tulip Festival. See around 210,000 tulips of 150 varieties create a vivid landscape with Mt. Fuji in the background.Duration: 1 hour