Located on the island of Honshu, Mount Fuji, at an altitude of 3,776 m (12,389.2 ft), is the highest mountain in Japan. It is also one of the country’s three holy mountains, and a revered landmark, both for its cultural and religious value, as for its stunning beauty. Climbing Mount Fuji is a classic that you should not miss out on! Book your place with one of the guides at Explore-Share.com and start planning an unforgettable mountain climbing experience to the top of Mount Fuji!
Mount Fuji is a classic mountain climbing destination. As such, it is well prepared for mountaineers in terms of touristic infrastructure. The climbing season goes from early July to September. However, you can also climb Mount Fuji from April to May in much colder weather and with some snow on the trails, albeit, with fewer people. Although it is not a difficult climb, you need to be in good shape in order to reach the summit. Take your pick from our selection of Fuji mountain climbing programs and climb this mythical mountain in Japan! Explore-share.com only promotes trips led by certified guides.
Mount Fuji is a cold mountain, and temperatures at the summit are usually below freezing year-round. The average annual summit temperature is −7ºC. Fuji is also very windy.
Mount Fuji is just 100km away from Tokyo. Most climbing programs start off from Kawaguchiko station, and you can get there from Tokyo in roughly two hours by either train or bus.
The Mount Fuji climbing season is from April to September.
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