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Hiking in Chubu

Explore-share.com helps you book your next Hiking trip in Chubu.

The Chubu region covers the central area of Honshu, the main island in Japan. Mount Fuji —the country’s most iconic mountain— lies within this region, as well as the Japan Alps and the Yatsugatake mountains. There are many popular hiking trips in the Japan Alps, like the scenic route of Omote Ginza which climbs Mount Yari, one of the most scenic peaks in Japan. The Yatsugatake mountains also provide exciting mountain adventures, including great views of Mount Fuji from the top of Mount Akadake, its highest mountain. Would you like to explore Japan’s most beautiful sceneries? Check out all our options and pick your next hiking trip in this amazing country! Explore-Share.com only promotes mountain trips led by certified guides. 
 
 
 
 
 

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What people are saying about these trips

Elin Berg

5.00

August, 2022

Climbing Mount Fuji from June to September

Excellent service from explore-share. I did the one-day option; was picked up from my hotel in Tokyo at 1 am and started the climb at 4 am. We were lucky with the weather and the hike was fantastic, but strenuous. My guide, Kan was super helpful and knowledgable. I recommend him to anyone who is looking to do the hike up Mount Fuji.

Alin Iacob

4.00

June, 2022

Climbing Mount Fuji from June to September

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Angelo Iba

5.00

June, 2022

Climbing Mount Fuji from June to September

Climbing Mt. Fuji during this time was most definitely worth it. There were no crowds to contend with and the experience was very enriching. Cveto is an exceptionally amazing guide with decades of experience and was an absolute pleasure to be around. During the trip, my legs cramped up to the point of barely being able to walk. However, with Cveto's attentiveness and patience, we were able to make it to the top and back down without any issues. Having Cveto on this climb was highly vital for my trip and it would be a mistake to not have him accompany yours. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!

Nicole Franklin

5.00

June, 2022

Climbing Mount Fuji from June to September

For those who don't have the convenience of time or just want to avoid a crowd, would recommend this Mt. Fuji hike. No open amenities, but it also means no lines. My guide, Cvetko, was exceptionally knowledgeable - makes sense having done this hundreds of time - and extremely patient with this newbie hiker. I was worried I couldn't do it, but his gentle guidance made such a difference. I am proud to say I made it to the top. Definitely recommend!

Thibault lefebure

5.00

June, 2021

Climbing Mount Fuji from June to September

Cveto has been great support from preparation to the peak - fantastic and safe souvenir. Thanks

Valerie Schajer

5.00

June, 2021

Climbing Mount Fuji from June to September

We did the treck with our two kids 12 and 9, it was long and hard sometime Cveto was an amazing guide very confident very patient... we had no stress at all with him... 👏👏 thanks Cveto we were so happy to climb with you 👍👍

Anne-Lyse Pittroff

5.00

December, 2019

Climbing Mount Fuji from June to September

We had a great time with Cveto. He is the perfect guide, very knowledgeable and entertaining. We learnt so many thinks about Japan during our hike and we felt really comfortable and totally safe with him. Just book him and enjoy !!

Prakash N

5.00

November, 2019

2-day Guided ascent of Mt. Fuji, Round trip from Tokyo (private)

This was a trip that was planned at the last minute -- I sent requests on a Friday morning of a long weekend for a climb on Saturday in the off-season. Yusuke was prompt in responding and then helped throughout in planning the trip from renting gear, to picking me up, to the actual climb, the meals in between, and finally the drop-off. He is friendly, a good communicator and very experienced. While allowing short breaks to take pictures he maintained a strong pace to stay on schedule. Overall, it was a great experience. I would recommend Yusuke to anyone thinking of a Mt. Fuji climb, even off-season. I was lucky to have this unplanned climb come together on such short notice, which was largely due to Yusuke responding and guiding me through the planning and climb. Explore-share is a good service, but should allow sharing of phone numbers on their platform before payment esp to be able to plan last-minute trips and so the customer can get comfortable with their guide and gain the confidence necessary before paying.

Ruby Du

5.00

September, 2019

Climbing Mount Fuji with a guide

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Jessie Cheung

5.00

July, 2019

2-day Guided ascent of Mt. Fuji, Round trip from Tokyo (private)

Yuske is very friendly and thanks to his excellent guidance, I was able to complete my hike in wet conditions. He is very knowledgeable with the environment and could assess my ability and chose the right trail for me. Thank you very much!

Codrut Popescu

5.00

May, 2019

2-day Guided ascent of Mt. Fuji, Round trip from Tokyo (private)

I am not going to talk about summiting Mount Fuji, I 'll let you experience this first hand, but I'll tell you that it was an amazing experience which will stick in my memory forever. I will however praise Yuske, the guide, who is one of the most professional guides I have ever met. We agreed and did a one day preparation before on Komagatake where I learned to perform self arrest, practiced climbing with an ice axe and crampons and he has also a lot of other tips about the equipment. The climb was amazing and he always put safety first but in the same time being a very pleasant companion. He could easily become my friend if we where to live in the same country. He has a lot of years of experience and he knows Mount Fuji very well and would find the way probably in his sleep. I am saying this because we had performed the descent in a very dense fog (clouds) and we could barely see a few meters in front of us but he always knew the way. Climbing with him was a real pleasure and we talked a lot and he is a very interesting person. I would follow him on any mountain on this planet because I know he has a lot of experience, he is very professional and know a lot of secrets and not the least he is a very nice companion which you can trust. He also helped me with a lot of tips about my travel to Japan. I highly recommend him as your guide in Japan.

Andrey Yakunin

4.00

May, 2019

2-day Guided ascent of Mt. Fuji, Round trip from Tokyo (private)

I have had an opportunity to take advantage of an brief weather opening to SkiMo Mt Fuji with Yusuke and enjoy some very skiable powder on the way down in spring snow conditions quite typical for the Alps. The pre-trip communication were spot on and Yusuke proved very efficient in monitoring the rapidly changing forecast to make the call whether we SkiMo up or just do an Alpine ascent. Even though the ascent doesn't present any technical challenges the rapidly changing weather might dictate that the 2000+ vm trip is taken in one day and thus a good pre-trip aclima would be essential. The first part thru the forest along the old pilgrims' trail is a regular approach hike, however upon entry of the high alpine terrain the gradient stiffens and good kick turns and crampon skills are essential to enjoy the amazing landscapes. The guide's choice to switch to bootpacking would generally appears a bit too early for European skiers as terrain could yield itself for at least 400 vm more of skins switchbacks but there was reason for the choice, and is generally down to personal preference. The way down if VERY varied snow conditions and requires a versatile skill set and appropriate speed management. During our trip there was no significant avalanche traps, however some of exposed terrain is prone to rock falls and thus should be negotiated at a prompt pace. Night over in a traditional Japanese mountain hut is a fantastic experience in its own right and not to be missed. If one ski toured in France, the hut would appear a luxury accommodation but is slightly below the comparables in Austria and Switzerland. Dinner and b'fast are served as traditional meals and provide more then sufficient cals of warm homemade food. A visit to the local shrine followed by a relaxing session at a near by Onsen is the cherry on the cake for the trip and is definitely recommended as a supplement to the trip. If I come to Ski Tour in Japan again would surely contact Yusuke for his availability.

Axel Schonhardt

5.00

April, 2019

2-day Guided ascent of Mt. Fuji, Round trip from Tokyo (private)

Yuske did a great job. He chose the perfect day and changed to a day tour. Only then could we reach the summit. His quiet and safety-minded nature we liked very much.

Sandrine MARY

4.00

October, 2018

3-day hiking trip to Shirouma-dake

Due to bad weather conditions, we could not hike the Shirouma-dake. Munehiro provided 2 beautiful aternatives instead (Mt. Karamatsu and Jiigatake), and that was very good. Thanks!

Tsin Wen Yeo

4.00

October, 2018

3-day Autumn trek from Kamikochi to Karasawa Cirque

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Declan Moore

5.00

June, 2018

Guided hiking tour around Mount Fuji

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Jon Wright

5.00

June, 2018

Guided hiking tour around Mount Fuji

Our guide was fantastic! She was a total professional! We had a wonderful time. Would recommend her for others.

Wim Somers

4.00

July, 2017

Yatsugatake panoramic hiking traverse

The Yatsugatake area is a very beautyful area with Both Mountain scenery and dense forrests. It is challenging To Reach The summit, bjt the views are Worth It. The Mountain huts are very cosy, clean and have All very friendly staff. The food is very food and the lunchboxes they provide are varied and more Than sufficient. You can even take a hot bath in the Mountain hut next To the summit. The onsen (hot spring) is a perfect way to end This Mountain trek.. Chikako is a very friendly and experienced Mountain guide, who is Always willing To help and her English is excellent. I definitly recommand This trip To other hikers, the help of a guide is advisable as locals do NOT speak English and maps are NOT available in English either. Chikako is the best guide One can imagine.


 

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