Experience first-hand the natural beauty of the Mt. Fuji World Heritage area.
Travel from Tokyo to Mt. Fuji 5th station, where you can enjoy the scenic view above the clouds, at an altitude of 2,300 metres.
From there, travel with your English-speaking guide to the Aokigahara Forest located under the shadow of Mt. Fuji. Known as the “Sea of Trees”, as well as being made famous by the horror film “The Forest”, walk under its canopy of 300-year-old trees and enjoy its timeless beauty.
Explore the hidden lava caves of Mt. Fuji, formed thousands of years ago by Mt. Fuji’s eruptions. Embrace your inner explorer and wander into the heart of the mountain. Visit various caves in the Sea of Trees, under the guidance of an English-speaking instructor.
- Aokigahara Forest
- Mt. Fuji 5th Station
- Lava caves of Mt. Fuji
(Except 26 February; 18-20 March; 29, 30 April; 15-17, 22, 23, 29 & 30 July; 5-6, 11-16, 19, 20, 26 & 27 August; 2, 9, 16-18, 23 & 30 September; 7-9, 14, 21, 28 October; 3-5, 11 November).
Reservations available until 8 business days before date of tour.
Day 1 : Day 1
Pick-up service: gather at designated locations and board bus to Keio Plaza Hotel, Shinjuku.
08:25 Keio Plaza Hotel, Shinjuku
The tour departs for Mt.Fuji.
Mt. Fuji 5th Station (30 min)
Enjoy a breathtaking view above the clouds from 2,300 metres up Mt. Fuji.
Hotel Regina Kawaguchiko
Have your own lunch at the hotel (not included in the tour).
Aokigahara Jukai & Cave Excursion (90 min)
Take a walk around Aokigahara Forest before exploring one of may lava caves created during one of Mt. Fuji’s past volcanic eruptions.
19:30-21:00 Tour ends at Shinjuku via Fuji-Q Highland Bus Stop
Make your way back to your accommodation.
9 January – 28 February; May 8 – December 29:
£125 per adult
£87 per child (6-11 years old)
Yen prices for reference:
Yen 18,000 per adult
Yen 12,500 per child (6-11 yrs)
1 March – 30 April:
£129 per adult
£89 per child (6-11 years old)
Yen prices for reference:
Yen 18,500 per adult
Yen 12,800 per child (6-11 yrs)
- English-speaking guide
- English-speaking cave tour instructor
- Admission fees for places mentioned in the tour
- Transport by coach
- Lunch (please purchase your own)
- Drop-off service
1. An English-speaking instructor from a local company will accompany the tour while in the cave.
2. Please wear clothing and footwear that are easy to move in, and that can get dirty. The interior of the caves is slippery, so we recommend trainers.
3. Overalls for protection against the cold, helmets, headlamps, and gloves will be provided. These fees are included in the tour booking price.
4. Conditions for Participation: Participants must be healthy and fit to join this tour. *Those with disabilities or pre-existing conditions are asked to consult us before booking.
5. The Cave Excursion will be held even in the case of rain. Raincoats can be purchased on-site (JPY 300, adult sizes S, M & L only). If staff deem conditions to be unsafe on the day, the Cave Excursion will be cancelled, and guests will join the 1-Day Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour (Return by Motorcoach), and the difference in tour fares will be refunded.
6. Children 5 years old or younger cannot participate on this tour.
7. Transportation between Fuji-Q Highland and Aokigahara Forest will be provided by Eco Vision Brains, a local service.
8. Lunch is not included on this tour. Participants may eat lunch on their own at Highland Resort Hotel & Spa. Note that in some cases a sufficient amount of time cannot be allotted for lunch. Thank you for your understanding.
(The following points also apply to the 1-Day Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour)
9. An English-speaking guide will accompany the tour from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal until Highland Resort Hotel & Spa.
10. If the Fuji Subaru Line to Mt. Fuji’s 5th station is blocked due to road surface freezing or accidents, the tour will be taken to the highest elevation point possible. No alternative destinations are planned when the tour reaches beyond the 1st station.
When the tour has to turn back at the 1st station, or when the Fuji Subaru Line is completely blocked, the tour will visit Lake Kawaguchi. Please note that an alternative itinerary may also be omitted depending on road conditions.
11. Mt. Fuji’s 5th station is typically 10 to 15 degrees Celsius colder than Tokyo. On tours from autumn to spring, please bring a coat and other warm clothing.
12. Due to weather conditions, Mt. Fuji may not be visible even from the base. However, the tour will not be cancelled and refunds will not be given for this reason.
13. If the minimum number of participants is not met by 8 days prior to the tour date, the tour may be cancelled.
14. The route bus used to return from Fuji-Q Highland bus stop to Tokyo will be a bus arriving to either Shinjuku, Tokyo Station, or Ikebukuro.