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Explore Mt. Fuji with the Best Guided Tours & Activities from Tokyo

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Why Take a Mt. Fuji Tour?

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  • Expert insights: Gain in-depth knowledge about Mt. Fuji, Fuji Five Lakes, the volcanic valley and other hotspots from a local guide proficient in English, Japanese, and Chinese.
  • End-to-end curated itineraries: Nature lover, onsen enthusiast or retail therapy, we’ve got a guided tour for every traveler. Maximize your time and get the most out of your Mt. Fuji visit with our curated itineraries. 
  • Convenient transfers: Benefit from hassle-free pick-up and drop-off from Tokyo without the stress of navigating transportation logistics.
  • Celebrate culture: Dip your toes into traditional Japanese culture on your guided tour. Be it soaking in an onsen to seeing Shinto rituals at shrines, and even trying traditional regional Japanese dishes — we’ve got you covered.

Which Mt. Fuji Tour is Best for You?

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Guided nature tours

Duration: 10 hours
Best for: Nature lovers
Ticket: ¥ 7,800 onwards

Why go for this tour?

  • Get to Japan’s top-rated UNESCO world heritage site with hassle-free round-trip transfers from Tokyo
  • Connect with nature and see the Fuji Five Lakes, Arakura-yama Sengen Park, Fugaku Wind Cave, and Narusawa Ice Cave. 
  • Depending on your choice of tour, you can also visit Oshino Hakkai and see 8 natural hot springs. 
  • Get expert local insights into the region’s geology and lore from your Chinese/Japanese-speaking guide.
  • Should you choose a tour with lunch, you’ll get to try hot pot and traditional Yamanashi soup. 

Recommended Tours

  • From Tokyo — Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi & Lake Yamanaka Guided Tour
  • From Tokyo — Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi, Oshino Hakkai, Ice & Wind Caves Guided Tour with Lunch
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Guided tours with onsens

Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
Best for:  Onsen enthusiasts & relaxation retreats
Ticket: ¥10,000

  • Get convenient pick-ups and drop-offs from Tokyo to Mt. Fuji with this expert-led guided tour. 
  • Capture stunning views of Japan’s tallest peak at the 4,000-year-old volcanic valley: Owaku-dani. Don’t miss Lake Ashi while you’re here. 
  • Enjoy a therapeutic and traditional Japanese onsen at Konohananoyu or opt for retail therapy at Gotemba Premium Outlets. Unwind your way!
  • Get up close with the legendary Hakone Shrine dating back to the samurai ages.

Recommended Tours

  • From Tokyo — From Tokyo — Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi, Owakudani Valley & Onsen Guided Day Tour
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Private guided tours

Duration: 10 hours
Suited for:  Travelers wanting an exclusive experience
Ticket: ¥67,014 onwards

Why go for this tour?

  • Kickstart your Tokyo to Mt. Fuji adventure with a curated private tour, complete with luxury private transportation (5 seaters to 13 seaters), and a personal English-speaking guide. 
  • Get hassle-free hotel transfers from Tokyo to Mt. Fuji.
  • Watch Mt. Fuji reflected in the crystal clear waters of Lake Kawaguchi before stopping by Oshino Hakkai, a traditional village with 8 volcanic ponds.
  • Learn about Japanese culture at the Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine. 
  • Stop at the Gotemba Premium Outlets to get souvenirs and local goods to take home.

Recommended Tours

  • From Tokyo — Private Tour of Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi & Oshino Hakkai with Hotel Transfers
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Guided tours with shopping stops

Duration: 11 hours
Suited for:  Culture & shopping lovers
Ticket: From ¥7,900

Why go for this tour?

  • Get round trip Tokyo to Mt. Fuji transfers in air conditioned vehicles, complete with English, Chinese, and Japanese-speaking local expert guide. You’ll return knowing Mt. Fuji like the back of your hand.
  • See Mt. Fuji from the iconic 5th Station, offering a close encounter with the majestic peak. 
  • Learn the lore behind Oshino Hakkai's sacred ponds, fed by the crystal-clear water from Mt. Fuji's melting snow.
  • Explore the charming village of Oshino Hakkai, the historic Kitaguchi Hongu shrine and see Lake Kawaguch.
  • Choose your post-Fuji adventure—indulge in the traditional Japanese Onsen for a healing retreat, enjoy the therapeutic benefits of the hot spring, or opt for a shopping spree at a bustling outlet mall.

Recommended Tours

  • From Tokyo — Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi, Oshino Hakkai, Ice & Wind Caves Guided Tour with Lunch
  • From Tokyo — Mt. Fuji, Oshino Hakkai, Onsen Hot Springs or Outlets Guided Day Tour

Highlights of a Mt. Fuji Tour

A woman standing in front of Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji or Fuji San, standing at 3,776 meters, is Japan's highest and most iconic peak, revered for its symmetrical beauty and cultural significance. Did you know this Mt. Fuji is an active volcano is made of 3 distinct volcanoes.

Oshino Hakkai, Japan

Oshino Hakkai

Oshino Hakkai is a traditional Japanese village near Mt. Fuji, famous for its eight crystal-clear springs fed by the melted snow of the iconic mountain. These sacred ponds, surrounded by traditional thatched-roof houses, offer a culturally rich and delightful experience for you.

Active sulphur vents of Owakudani at Fuji volcano

Owakudani Valley

The 4,000-year-old Owakudani Valley, nestled near Mt. Fuji, is a geothermal wonder renowned for its sulfuric hot springs and volcanic activity. You can observe billowing steam vents and indulge in Owakudani's famed black eggs, believed to add seven years to one's life when consumed.

Chureito pagoda with Mt Fuji in the background

Chureito Pagoda

The Chureito Pagoda, perched atop Arakurayama Sengen Park, offers unobstructed views of Mt. Fuji. This stunning five-story pagoda is a popular spot for photographers, especially during cherry blossom season, providing a rich contrast against the majestic beauty of Japan's highest peak.

Hakone Shrine, Japan

Hakone Shrine

Hakone Shrine, nestled near Lake Ashi in the Hakone region, is a sacred Shinto sanctuary renowned for its picturesque torii gate standing in the tranquil waters. Surrounded by lush greenery, it offers views of Mt. Fuji and the surrounding landscapes.

Swan in lake Yamanaka with Mt.Fuji in the background

Lake Yamanaka

Lake Yamanaka, one of the Fuji Five Lakes, graces the northern foothills of Mt. Fuji. The lake provides you with opportunities for boating, lakeside strolls, and reflections of the iconic mountain.

Fugaku Wind Cave

Fugaku Wind Cave

Fugaku Wind Cave, carved by nature's forces, reveals an ancient geological tale with its intricate tunnels and dramatic rock formations. Step into the cool abyss, where time seems to echo through the rugged, darkened corridors.

Narusawa Ice Cave, Japan

Narusawa Ice Cave

Narusawa Ice Cave, a subterranean marvel near Mt. Fuji, unveils a frozen underworld of ancient lava formations and towering ice pillars, offering a unique glimpse into the region's geological history. The cave's chilly passages provide an intriguing contrast to the fiery origins of nearby volcanic activity.

View of Mt.Fuji from Arakurayama Sengen Park

Arakurayama Sengen Park

Arakurayama Sengen Park offers a commanding view of Mt. Fuji, with the Chureito Pagoda providing a dramatic foreground. The 397-step climb unveils an expansive landscape, making it a notable spot for both nature and photography enthusiasts.

Mt. Fuji with a leading dock in Lake Kawaguchi, Japan

Lake Kawaguchi

Lake Kawaguchi, nestled at the base of Mt. Fuji, mirrors the peak.. Its expansive waters quietly embrace the essence of the Fuji Five Lakes region. The lakei has a resident population of over 1,000 swans!

Konohananoyu hot springs with view of Mt. Fuji

Konohananoyu hot springs

Konohananoyu hot springs offer a rejuvenating escape, where the soothing thermal waters provide a therapeutic retreat. The mineral-rich baths at Konohananoyu promise a revitalizing experience, complemented by the tranquil surroundings of Mt. Fuji.

Frequently asked questions about Mt. Fuji tours

How much does a Mt. Fuji guided tour cost?

The cost of a Mt. Fuji guided tour varies based on the type of tour and inclusions. Prices can range from affordable (starting from ¥7,900) to premium for private tours.

Which is the best Mt. Fuji tour?

The best Mt. Fuji tour depends on your preferences. Consider factors like duration, inclusions, and reviews. Explore the options available in our collection to find the one that suits your interests before booking your Mt. Fuji trip.

Why should I opt for a guided tour of Mt. Fuji and what does it include?

Opting for a guided tour ensures expert insights, efficient exploration, and cultural immersion. Tours typically include transportation, an English-speaking guide, and visits to key attractions like Arakurayama Sengen Park, Lake Kawaguchi, and Oshino Hakkai.

How long does a Mt. Fuji guided tour last?

Mt. Fuji guided tours vary in duration. Full-day tours are common, lasting approximately 10 hours to 11 hours 30 minutes. Check the specific itinerary and duration details of the Mt. Fuji Tours before purchasing your Fuji tour ticket to make the best choice.

What languages are Mt. Fuji tours available in?

Mt. Fuji Tours provides guides fluent in English, Japanese, and sometimes Chinese.

What parts of Mt. Fuji can I access with a guided tour?

Guided tours typically cover key attractions like Arakurayama Sengen Park, Hikawa Clock Shop Street, Oshino Hakkai, and Lake Kawaguchi. You may find specific details on the Mt. Fuji Tours page for each experience.

What is the cancellation policy for a Mt. Fuji tour?

Generally, you can cancel Mt. Fuji tours up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund. Nevertheless, checking the cancellation policy for each Mt. Fuji tour available on the site is advisable.

Are Mt. Fuji tours suitable for children?

Many Mt. Fuji tours are family-friendly and suitable for children.

Is food provided on Mt. Fuji tours?

Yes, food is included on some Mt. Fuji tours, though not all of them. However, you are free to partake in the local cuisine served at nearby eateries.