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Highlights

  •   Oshino hakkai ( many ponds with clear water from Mt.Fuji)
  •   Arakurayama park ( The scene of Mt.Fuji with its 5 story pagoda is very unique and well known )
  •   Lake Kawaguchi crusing
  •   Mt. Kachikachi ropeway to view Mt.Fuji
  •   Cycling around the lake with a rental bicycle (Optional 1500JPY)
  •   Kubota icchiku museum of Kimono (Optional 1300 JPY)

Information

City Mount Fuji
Depart From Mount Fuji , Tokyo
Meeting Point at your hotel
Ending Point at your hotel
Departure 08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 11h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 5

Summer is not good season to visit there as the possibility of viewing Mt.Fuji is low and there is no snow cap on it.

Booking
11h
When?

People

222.50 USD

total price for up to 5 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

extra person ( Additional charge is required from the 6th person including a child and a baby ). 44.50 USD
extra hour. 26.70 USD

What to Expect

One day tour to Lake Kawaguchi to see Mt. Fuji.
We will use express trains from Tokyo to save your time and avoid traffic jam in a highway.
Then take a tour taxi to Oshino hakkai and Arakurayama park to view Mt.Fuji.
We will cruise the lake and climb Mt.Kachikachi by a ropeway.


What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation cost from Tokyo to Lake Kawaguchi (you and guide about 7000 JPN/person for train)
the cost of tour taxi ( it takes about 2 hours for about 14,000 JPY up to 5 people and 16,000 JPY up to 9 people)
cruising fee, rope way fee (you and guide 1300 JPN/person)
bus free ticket ( you and guide 1200 JPY/person)
lunch ( you and guide about 1000 JPY/person)

Important

The possibility of viewing Mt Fuji depends on the season . The chance will be about 50% during winter but less than 20% in summer time. Please take a look at the graph at the last page of the pictures of this tour. In case we can not see Mt.Fuji at all, we will visit other interesting places near the lake such as museums of Kimono and that of music boxes instead of Arakurayama park and Mt.KachiKachi.
If you book any of my tours on the other days, I can switch the date with one of them so that you have better chance to view Mt.Fuji.

Extras (optional)

extra person ( Additional charge is required from the 6th person including a child and a baby ). 44.50 USD
extra hour. 26.70 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

Can we always expect to see Mt. Fuji in this tour ?

Not always. Your possibility of viewing Mt. Fuji will depnd on the season, please look at the last picture of this tour. But you can enjoy the Lake and other sightseeing such as Oshino hakkai, lava caves and museums.
If it will rain, I will propose you other areas in Tokyo such as museums and aquariums.
I will discuss it depending on the weatherforecast before the tour.


Where should we stay in Tokyo ?

I prefer to take the express train for Lake Kawaguchi departing from Shinjuku station at 8:30.
Please find your hotels near the station.

Why we take trains instead of a highway bus?

Highways are sometimes very crowded and there is little flexibility in time and places.
Trains are more expensive but you will save your time which is more important for travelers, isn't it?
There are many trains for return trip which give you more flexibility in time.

Why we use a tour taxi for some places ?

It takes time to visit Oshino hakkai and Arakurayuma park by public transportation.
It is inevitable to cover most popular places within a day.
If you don't want it, I don't insist and take you other places by public transportation.

Frequently Asked Questions

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You’ll be able to see the guide’s e-mail address and phone number. You can contact your guide directly before the tour starts, and enjoy your tour on the day!
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Yes, by using our secure online payment system, your payment information is encrypted and you are secured against fraud and unauthorized transaction. Your credit card or PayPal account will be charged upon booking. However, if the guide does not accept your booking, the amount will be credited back to the account from which the charge was drawn.
No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
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Reviews

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Gayle
1 day ago , ( Couple ) , From: United States

“ Wonderful trip to Kamakura with Yuki ”

We enjoyed a fantastic day tour from Tokyo to Kamakura with Yuki. He was professional but warm and friendly. He is also very high energy. His English and knowledge of various cultures/religions is excellent. In addition to his clear verbal explanations, he carries an iPad pre-loaded with photos, diagrams and other reference info to quickly assist his guests in their understanding of the various points of interest. We felt that was quite helpful. We had a few email exchanges before we arrived in Tokyo so he could plan our tour for what we wanted to see most. Much of it was left to his discretion since he is the expert. For example, he arranged the timing to take the large Sunday crowds into consideration. We either walked or took the subway. The tour was well-planned for the most efficient use of time. We saw all of the major hightlights including the large Buddha and many shrines, gardens, and temples. We also meandered through a few little shops along the way when it started to rain. (The rain was no problem at all.) Lunch was in a small noodle shop- just perfect! Later, we toured a new, ultra-modern shopping center near Tokyo Station. Very interesting! Thank you, Yuki-san for our wonderful day. When we come back to Japan, we will be sure to find you again. Cheers!

Yuki:
Dear Gayle, Thank you very much to take your time to write such an elaborate review ! We enjoyed Hase-dera temple in the morning although its Hydrangea trail was too crowded to visit as it is a very narrow trail. It was unfortunate that it started heavy rain after lunch. I really wanted take you to Enkaku-ji Temple as it is more peaceful and less crowded place in Kamakura. I thought we can visit Imperial palace if the rain stops but it didn't. So I took you a new shopping center "Kitte" next to Tokyo Station. I am glad you enjoyed the place and return to your hotel without being wet. There are many other places in Tokyo with beautiful garden so please come again in autumn when the weather will be better. Best regards, Yuki

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Steve
1 week ago , ( Family ) , From: Japan

“ Tour Guide for Kyoto ”

Yuki is a great tour guide. Knowledgeable and courteous. I'd recommend him to anyone in need of a guide in Japan

Yuki:
Dear Steve, Thank you for writing a review. I am very glad to know that you and your family enjoyed my tour to Kyoto. I made this tour for those who want to visit Kyoto within one day from Tokyo. The Shinkansen made this possible. Best regards, Yuki

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Angeline
4 weeks ago , ( Family ) , From: Malaysia

“ Great service from Yuki ”

Yuki is a very kind and patient tour guide. He did his job very well in explaining the history, details and the story of the tourist spots. Besides, he was very patient to take care of my trip that consists of 5 young kids. Highly recommended!

Yuki:
Dear Angeline, Thank you for writing the review while you are still in Japan. I feel your are much patient than me. Please enjoy Disney land tomorrow with your family and friends. Please give my best regards, to other members, too. Yuki

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Karin
1 month ago , ( Couple ) , From: Germany

“ Great Day - Great Guide ”

I wanted to see Mt Fuji, the ice caves and walk through the woods. Prior before the tour, Yuki made us aware that the weather might be very bad and if I want I can change the date for the tour. As I could not change the date, I confirmed that I still want to do the planned tour. Unfortunately the weather was so bad, that we were not able to go up Mt Fuji. Yuki made us aware during our train ride. He was so pro active and creating an instand change in the tour that we got the most out of the day. We saw the caves, a little original village, great original food, and a fantastic walk through the forrest. He was very knowledgeable and it was fun to be with him. I would recommend him as a tour guide and book him anytime again. Thank you Yuki for a great day

Yuki:
Dear Karin, Thank you very much for your great review ! I am glad you enjoyed my tour although we can not see Mt.Fuji. It was my first time to visit the caves and Aokigahara forest. You helped me to expand my tour. Please give my best regards to your husband. Yuki

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MICHELLE
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: Philippines

“ Excellent service ”

Yuki is very nice and very passionate about his work. He answered all our questions.

Yuki:
Dear Michelle, Thank you for writing the review for Zita. It is my great pleasure to know she enjoyed my tour. I am impressed she took so many pictures during the half day tour at Asakusa, Skytree and Tokyo tower. Please give my best regards to Zita and her husband and daughter.

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