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Extensive, Long forest hiking, gorgeous views of Mt. Fuji, Mt. Kitadake, never can be missed

by Yuji
(20) Reviews
9h $ 313

Highlights

  • Yashajin Toge Bus Stop
  • Yashajin Toge, good view of Mt. Kitadake
  • Tsuetate Toge
  • Yakeato, good view of Mt. Kitadake
  • Tsujiyama, Start descending
  • Yakeato
  • Tsuetate Toge
  • Yashajin Toge
  • Yashajin Toge Bus Stop
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313.28 USD

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1 person 313.28 USD
2 ~ 4 people 363.12 USD
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Overview

Enjoy long walking on relatively easy, soft-ascending trail to Tsujiyama. From the peak of Tsujiyama, you will have a gorgeous view of Mt. Fuji, and "Shirane Sanzan" (three peaks covered with snow) mountains, which actually include 2nd and 3rd highest mountains of Mt. Kitadake, Mt. Ainodake. On the way up to Tsujiyama, Yashajin Toge and Yakeato are two more view point of Shirane Sanzan.

What to Expect

Long and extensive walking. Partially, short steep slope. After the long walking, you can have a gorgeous view of 2nd and 3rd highest mountains of Kitadake and Ainodake just before your eyes in addition to Mt. Fuji. From around the mid of November, you may walk on the snow. Road to Yashajin Toge bus stop may be closed when it rains heavily or when it snows and this tour will be cancelled.
In case of deep snow, you may not be able to make it to Tsujiyama.
Recommend to stay overnight in Kofu or Minami Alps area to make it easier on the day of the tour.

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Yuji Licensed Guide
(20) Reviews
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Highlights

  • Yashajin Toge Bus Stop
  • Yashajin Toge, good view of Mt. Kitadake
  • Tsuetate Toge
  • Yakeato, good view of Mt. Kitadake
  • Tsujiyama, Start descending
  • Yakeato
  • Tsuetate Toge
  • Yashajin Toge
  • Yashajin Toge Bus Stop

Important

This tour will be cancelled when the road to Yashajin Toge is closed or is likely to be closed.

You start around altitude of 1300m to above 2500m
It is necessary to wear properly for mountain walking. Quick-drying and breathable items with water-proof shoes recommended.
Always carry with rain gear in preparation of rain.
In case of snow, crampon or "chain spike" are recommended.
Temperature is 10 -15 degrees Celsius lower in the mountains.
Requires walking experiences and it is necessary to be patient with walking.

How to come to Kofu Station:
1) Take an expressway bus from Shinjuku 2 hours but dependent on the traffic.
2) Take JR Limited Express of either Azusa or Kaiji from Shinjuku Station. 1.5 - 1.75 hours

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What‘s included
Guide fee,
Guide's transportation to meeting point
Hotel pick-up in case of your hotel in Kofu or Minami Alps Area
What‘s not included
Your transportation to either Kofu or Minami-Alps City or any other cities from other areas.
foods or drinks. Need at least 1.5 liter water or sport drinks with proper foods.
Meeting Point
Kofu Station
Ending Point
Kofu Station
Duration
9 hours
Starting time
06:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people

Frequently Asked Questions

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.
Reviews ( 20 )
Excellent
3 days ago |   by Maribeth

“ Vails in Hakone ”

Yuji was very easy to get along with. He was very knowledgeable about the area. My daughter was not feeling well and Yuji slowed the tour down kept us in the shade and got us to a restaurant that had food she would like!! We also wanted to see the open air museum and Yuji made time for it. We were leaving that day and Yuji made sure we got to the train and knew where we were going from there. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to tour this are of Japan!!

Excellent
1 week ago |   by Kimberly

“ Amazing Mt. Fuji and Hakone trip with Yuji ”

From my initial inquiry, I knew that working with Yuji would be a great experience. He was quick and thoughtful in his responses and helped me consider and decide upon a 2 day visit to the Lake Kawaguchiko and Hakone areas. Upon meeting at our hotel, Yuji jumped right in and helped me find my laptop left on a bus and had it sent to my next stop. Whew ! Our itinerary was well thought out and Yuji provided historical and background information about our sites. He is also a licensed Mt. Fuji guide so he was able to give us tidbits about Mt. Fuji that were very interesting. He took us to a local Houtou noodle restaurant on our first day which was really enjoyable. His english is great and he knows alot of American slang as well is very knowledgeable about just about everything which allowed us to have great conversations. My teenage sons also thought Yuji was witty. Yuji took good care of us and made sure that when we parted at Odawara station that we were comfortable with taking the Shinkansen and even offered to buy a ticket and go to the train platform with us. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Yuji and would highly recommend him

Excellent
3 weeks ago |   by Adnan

“ Made our trip even more memorable ”

Mr Yuji gave us an exceptional tour of Mr Fuji and it’s surrounding areas.

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Colin

“ Excellent tour of Mt Fuji area ”

We booked a two day tour with Yuji of the Mt Fuji area, starting in Kawaguchigo and ending in Hakone to catch the Romance train back to Tokyo. We had asked Yuji to keep the planning fairly flexible as the activities we might want to do (being a photography enthusiast) would vary according to the weather, whether Mt Fuji was visible, the forecast for the next day adn whether the cherry blossoms were early or late. As it turned out the weather was fantastic for our visit and so we spent much of the time finding viewpoints of Mt fuji along the lakes, especially where there were later flowering cherry varieties (since the main flowering was unfortunately very early this year and basically finished for our arrival). But Yuji still included all the standard things like temples, Fifth Station, ropeway, caves and museums. Would definately book Yuji again if we are back at Mt Fuji.

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Martin

“ Great visit with Yuji ”

With less than 24 hours notice, Yuji was able to put together a great Tokyo city tour that hit the highlights we wanted to see plus some other things we would not have thought of. Recommended!

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