What to Expect
Take a convenient expressway bus from the busy and overcrowded Tokyo to feel openness with Japan highest and worldly famous Mt. Fuji.
Meeting and Ending point is basically at Kawaguchiko Station.
Walking trail with total about 7km will take you to the hill where you enjoy good command of Mt. Fuji, lakes in Fujigoko Area as the name implies.
The gap from trail head to the highest point is just about 400m.
At Sanko Dai, you will have Mt. Fuji but you will also witness the forest as if it crawls the ground. That is Sea of Trees Forest known as Aokigahara Jukai.
You then understand why the forest is called Sea of Trees.
At Koyo Dai, the last high point, with just 150 yen payment, you will have 360 degrees panorama, with great overview of Mt. Fuji, just stand in front of you, or even some over 3000m Southern Alps mountains.
Views of lakes will make you feel standing in the center of Fuji Goko (Fuji 5 lakes).
At the end of the tour, you may optionally explore Wind Cave at 350 yen for admission.
You will take a Green Line (or Blue Line) Bus from Wind Cave to Kawaguchiko Station.