Top 10 Mt. Fuji Things to Do

by TripleLights travel specialist

1. Shibazakura Festival (Fuji Five Lakes)

Top 10 Mt. Fuji Things to Do

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The Fuji Shibazakura Festival held annually from April to June is an event only in the spring where you can walk among the scenery of 800,000 blossoms of shibazakura. The towering sight of Mt. Fuji beyond this carpet of flowers is impressive.

Business hours
- Everyday (8:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM )
Between April and May
Check the official page.
Phone
0555-89-3031
Price
- Adult: 600 JPY
- Child: 250 JPY
Website
www.shibazakura.jp

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2. Arakurayama Sengen Park

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Located halfway up Mt. Arakura in Fujiyoshida City of Yamanashi Prefecture, this is a park from where you can get a full view of the city against the backdrop of Mt. Fuji. Known as a prominent viewing spot for Mt. Fuji, it is also popular as a famous spot for cherry blossoms.

Phone
0555-22-1111
Website
www.yamanashi-kankou.jp

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3. Fujinomiya 5th Station

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Among the 4 mountain routes going up Mt. Fuji, this is the shortest route to the peak since this is the highest point accessible by car. The climbing difficulty is fairly high.

Phone
0544-27-5240
Website
www.fujisan-climb.jp

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4. Subaru Line 5th Station

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The climbing route with the largest number of users. Recommended for first-time climbers of Mt. Fuji with mountain huts and lots of leisure facilities for tourists

Website
www.jnto.go.jp

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5. Snow Town Yeti

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At Snow Town Yeti, people can enjoy winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding with the beautiful Mt. Fuji in the background.

Business hours
- Everyday (9:00 AM ~ 10:00 PM )
Differs depending on Time
Phone
055-998-0636
Price
- Adult: 3900 JPY
- Child: 2900 JPY
Please check the homepage since costs may change depending on the date
Website
www.yeti-resort.com

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6. Climbing Mount Fuji

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Mount Fuji was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2013. Rated as a three-star site in the Green Guide Japan, the Japanese version of Michelin’s travel guidebook Le Guide Vert, interest in Mount Fuji is rising globally.

Website
www.fujisan-climb.jp

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7. Lake Kawaguchi

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At the World Heritage-registered Fuji Five Lakes region, Lake Kawaguchi is the 2nd-largest in area. With lots of leisure activities and events, it is ideal as a stay-type resort. A marvelous image of Mt. Fuji is reflected on the surface of the lake.

Phone
0555-72-6700
Website
www.fujisan.ne.jp

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8. Fujiten Snow Resort

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You can have fun skiing and snowboarding on the high-quality snow at Fujiten Snow Resort. Also, the resort is the perfect viewing spot to see Mt. Fuji up close.

Business hours
- Weekdays (8:30 AM ~ 5:00 PM )
- Weekends (8:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM )
8:30am(weekend and holidays 8:00am)~5:00pm
4:00pm~10:00pm (Night Skiing)

Phone
0555-85-2000
Price
- Adult: 4000 JPY
- Child: 3000 JPY
Differs depending on the weekend and holidays
Website
www.fujiten.net

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9. Oshino Hakkai

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Oshino Hakkai is a spring source from the underground water of Mt. Fuji. The 8 springs that have been revered as a place of worship of Mt. Fuji have been recognized as properties that are a part of the World Heritage site of Mt. Fuji.

Phone
0555-84-4222
Website
oshino.jp.e.nz.hp.transer.com

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10. Subashiri 5th Station

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With good access by bus, you can easily enjoy Mt. Fuji and its beautiful scenery up close from Subashiri 5th Station. There is also good access to the small peak of Kofuji overlooking Lake Yamanaka and Mt. Fuji.

Phone
0550-76-5000
Website
www.fujisan-climb.jp

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24 May 2016

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