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Shizuoka prefecture, is one of the most attractive sightseeing destination in Japan. Being in the southern part of the country, its moderate Japanese climate allows us to enjoy the warmth and sunshine even in the winter season.
There are a lot of places to see in Shizuoka; scenic beauties and places of historical interest, with plenty of local cuisine dishes and flavors to taste. This tour guides a variety of local fascinations compactly, especially for cruise travelers who disembark at Shimizu port.
At the top of the Nihonadaira hills (330m above sea level) there is a breathtaking view of Mt. Fuji, with lovely sight of the sea and tea fields. From Nohondaria you can take a ropeway ride and reach Mt. Kuno. There you can see the artistic Toshogu Shine (traditional Gongen style). The main Shine hall has been designated a national treasure.
Miho pine tree grove is part of the Mt.Fuji world cultural heritage. From there you can also see a magnificent view of Mt.Fuji combined with sandy seashores and pine trees.
We can also visit S-plus Dream Plaza in the Shimizu port. It has multitude of stores as well as a fish market and the Sushi restaurant alley. It is a great place to taste some fresh seafood, do some shopping and find some wonderful souvenirs.
Guide fee (English)
Transportation fee (taxi) = appox. JPY10,000 per car (up tp 4 people including a guide)
Ropeway ride (Nihondaira - Kunozan) = JPY600 for oneway or JPY1,100 for roundtrip per person,
Admisson fee of Kunozan Toshogu Shrine = JPY500 per person,
Extra transportation fee (if need)
Tour itinerary is subject to change due to weather condition.
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
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.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Motoyuki is fantastic. It was a great tour but even more important was he went way out of his way to help us. I was with my elderly mother and he went to a lot of effort beyond what could be expected to help make things easier on her. I have stayed at some very high end resorts and the customer service from Motoyuki was even better. He is not only a good tour guide but such a calm and caring man. Looking forward to seeing him again next time I am in the area.
Moto is a fantastic guide, he was happy to share his local knowledge of Mt Fuji, the Forrest, and the Shrine which was exactly what we were looking for. Moto was able to accomodate my slow walking and extra stops for viewing My Fuji. I would book Moto again in a heart beat, he's amazing :)
We had the absolute best day with Motoyuki! He was so fantastic and kind right from the pick up and made everything easy for us with helping figure out transport of where to meet him and he planned one of our most memorable days in Japan. Our itinerary on our limited time in the Fuji area he was able to show us some amazing viewpoints at the Fuji 5 lakes and took us into Aokigahara forest to the ice caves which was incredible and even to a Japanese onsen with views of Mount Fuji from the indoor and outdoor hot springs. Lunch was also amazing and we were able to try some local delicacies to the area. I highly recommend a day tour with him! Incredibly great value in hiring him as our private guide to take us to this area as having done it by ourselves would have been difficult and not nearly... read more
Moto-san took us to a unique spot to photograph Japan’s famous mountain. What a view,! We saw a lot, met local people, ate beautiful Sushi, ( actually the best we had), and learnt a lot. Thank you so much
Moto-san met us as agreed despite our delays due to Golden Week that were beyond our control. He was very good keeping in touch with us and very thoughtful about our needs. His knowledge of local area around Fuji five lakes was great and he was fantastic at explaining everything to our grandson. If I go back to Japan I will be sure to contact him again.