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A Stopover for Mt. Fuji, Green Tea and the World Heritage Sites on Shinkansen


Mount Fuji
5 Hours
up to 8 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Traveling from Tokyo to Kyoto? Why don't you break your journey at Fujinomiya? It is a popular destination for cruise ship travelers at the southwestern skirt of Mt. Fuji, and is easily accessible for people traveling using JR Pass. Why don't you enjoy view of Mt. Fuji, related cultural spots of the holy mountain and a green tea farm visit?

Itinerary

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  • Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine (World Heritage Site)

  • Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center (grand view of Mt. Fuji on a clear day)

  • Green tea farm (tea picking and tasting experience)

  • (at your liberty) Popular fast food, Fujinomiya yakisoba (fried noodles)?

  • (optional) Shiraito Falls (World Heritage Site)

  • (optional) Japanese sake brewery (tour inside the sake factory)

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Departure & Return

Starting time 11:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Shin-Fuji Station, Mishima Station (JR Shinkansen), Fuji Station (JR local Tokaido line) or place of your choice
Ending Point Shin-Fuji Station (JR Shinkansen), Fuji Station (JR local Tokaido line) or place of your choice

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, making reservation of necessary services during the tour

What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you and the guide)
¥570/person for bus,
Taxi (Estimated fare is around ¥4,500-5,000 for a small car for a group of 3 guests or less. Depending on the number of people in your group, you may need to hire a car longer to travel between tea farmer's house and tea field, or a larger car. In such cases, car fare may vary. Ask your guide for detail),
Green tea experience
¥1000/person for 1 hour course,
Admission fee at the World Heritage Center
¥300/person,
Lunch,
Guide's transportation fare to the meeting spot (5060 yen to/from Shin-Fuji, or 1880 yen to/from Fuji).
★Total costs outside the tour varies depending on the number of people and detailed itinerary. Ask your guide if you wish to obtain total estimated costs.

Important

View of Mt. Fuji is weather dependent. Let's keep our fingers crossed.
Please ask the guide in advance, if you wish to extend your tour to cover other places in the vicinity (listed "optional"), such as sake brewery, Shiraito Waterfalls (World Heritage Site), a nice lunch at a reserved table, etc. In that case, you may need to leave your hotel earlier.
The tour uses a combination of public transportation and taxis (please look at the expense not inclusive section). Please notify her if you have JR passes, or consult her which tickets to buy to reach the meeting point.
The tour requires some walking (about 30 min. in total). read more

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

We have large suitcases. Do we have to carry them during the tour?

You can leave your luggage either at a tourist office in the Shin-Fuji Station or use coin-operated lockers.

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 16 )
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Roger Roger United States ( Friends )
Excellent
8 months ago

“ A wonderful day in Shimizu with Fumie ”

My wife and I and our friends were on a Viking cruise and stopped at the port of Shimizu. Fortunately for us the cruise ship was staying overnight in Shimizu and we were able to book an eight hour tour. Fumie met us at the cruise port at 9 AM. Fumie had arranged for a private car and driver for the four of us to visit a tea plantation, have a delicious lunch in a "farm to table" restaurant, go to the World Heritage site and museum of Mt. Fuji, visit the waterfalls by Mt. Fuji and taste sake at a sake factory. It was a busy day but because we were a small group we did a lot. Fumie is truly a professional. She offered us options on things to do in and around Mt. Fuji. Her English and her personality are excellent and she gave us insights into the people of Japan. She respect... read more

Fumie:

Thank you, Roger-san, for the great words on me. It was a pleasure serving your team and I hope you will come back in the future. Wishing you the best, Fumie

deepa Deepa United States ( Family )
Excellent
11 months ago

“ One day Hakone trip ”

Our journey to Hakone was a great one. We had 13 people in our troop with kids, seniors, adults etc. She managed the group very well, helped all of us stay on time and made sure that we covered all things that were discussed when the booking was made. The original ropeway was closed for volcanic activity and she was very efficient in changing our itenary so that we could still do an alternate ropeway and enjoy the same things that we had originally planned for. I will totally recommend anyone to appoint Fumie as their guide. Thanks again Fumie.

Fumie:

Thank you, Deepa-san, for letting me help your extended-family trip. I hope you enjoyed the trip as much as to make you want to come back to Japan sometime in the future. I hope you and your big family will be happy and prosperous as ever.

Paul Paul United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ If you want customized fuji experience, go with Fumie! ”

Fumie planned a most delightful day for our group of 10. She went to great lengths before and during our tour to ensure there was something for everyone. We exchanged several messages and she integrated all of the info i gave her about the ages and personalities of our group members into an inpeccably planned customized experience. She even took on connecting us with charter bus company. I cant sufficiently express our gratitude - the day was perfect.

Fumie:

Hi Paul-san. Thank you so much for very quick and good review. You were a fantastic leader of your team. Mt. Fuji even smiled to you despite rainy/cloudy weather forecast. I wish every one of you good luck during the rest of your trip and life ahead!

Claudia Claudia United States ( Friends )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Looking for the PERFECT guide for Mt. Fuji? Choose Fumie! ”

3 senior couples had an amazing day with Fumie while our ship was in Shimizu. We had the perfect view of Mt. Fuji from Lake Tanuki. We were amazed at the beauty of Shiraito no Taki Waterfalls and Otodome no Taki Waterfalls. Fumie guided us through the Sengentaisha Shrine and our final destination was the Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center. Fumie is very charming, proud of her county, speaks excellent English and knows the perfect angles for the perfect photographs. Thanks Fumie for a great day.

Fumie:

Thank you, Claudia-san, for taking your time to write such a superb comment on me. You have a great family and friends! I wish continued good health and happiness to you all!

Stella Stella United States ( Friends )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Wonderful day in Hakone ”

Fumie help us a lot initially to prepare our plan for the day in Hakone. She was very detailed and efficient. We did a lot in one day and visited every point planed. Fumie was very attentive to our needs and help us a lot. Her English is wonderful!

Fumie:

Thank you so much for your great review. It was a little hectic but I hope you enjoyed our excursion in Hakone. There are a lot to see and enjoy in Japan and I hope you will have a chance to come back one day.

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