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

Climb sacred Mount Fuji, Japan's most iconic landmark, with a 2-day guided group ascent, along local JMGA certified mountain guide Yusuke.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range

Japan Alps

People per Guide

7 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
  • Enjoy spectacular views from the summit of legendary Mount Fuji

  • Visit Mount Fuji shrine and take part in a customary pray before the ascent

  • Climb along a local certified guide and enjoy Japan's natural beauty

 

Mount Fuji (3776 m) is the highest peak in Japan and a legendary symbol of the country. This iconic dormant volcano is one of Japan’s three holy mountains and it has been a place of pilgrimage for centuries.

I offer you the possibility of climbing this mythical mountain, joining a group on a 2-day guided ascent tour. On the first day, we will meet in Tokyo, at Shinjyuku Station. From there we will head to the mountain. We will stop at Mount Fuji shrine to pray for a safe climb, a local tradition we  keep up.

Then we will have lunch at Mount Fuji’s 5th station. At 1pm we will start hiking towards the 7th station, where we will have dinner and spend the night.

On the second day, we will wake up very early, at 2:30am,  starting the climb at 3.30. We will enjoy a spectacular sunrise in the 8th station, and continue our climb to Mount Fuji summit. You will get some truly spectacular panoramic views from the top.

We will arrive back down to the 5th station around 12.30. There is an optional visit to Onsen Hot Spring before we return to Shinjuku Station in Tokyo.

If you want to reach the summit of Mount Fuji, just check the dates below, book your trip and join a group for an unforgettable guided ascent to this mythical peak in Japan.

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Price per person

 
Group of 3
49800 JPY

Group of 4
49800 JPY

Group of 5
49800 JPY

Group of 6
49800 JPY

Group of 7
49800 JPY

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Half-board meals during trip
  • Transport during the trip
  • Mountain guide's expenses
 The price includes one night of accommodation at the hut, one dinner and one breakfast. The price doesn't include: travel, rescue insurance, lunches, snacks, drinks and the Onsen hot spring.
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Arrival-Hiking

    8.00: Guests meet the guide at Shinjuku Station or Hotel in Tokyo. Then, we’ll drive to the base of Mount Fuji
    10.30: Checking Mt. Fuji Sengen Shrine
    11.00: Drive to Mt. Fuji 5th Station
    12.00: Parking lot at 5th Station. Then lunch at 5th station(not included in the price)
    13:00 Start hiking
    17.00 Get to 7th station hut
    18:00 Dinner and sleep

  • Day 2Mount Fuji summit

    2.30: Wake up
    3.30: Start climbing
    4:30: See sunrise around 8th station
    7.30: Mount Fuji summit
    8.00: Around the crater if weather allows it
    9.00: Start descending
    12.30 Mt. Fuji 5th Station
    13.30 Onsen Hot Spring(Optional.Not included in the price)
    16.30: Shinjuku Station.

 
 

Next departures

For private groups contact the guide
 
Next datesInfo
27/08/2019 to 28/08/2019
03/09/2019 to 04/09/2019
10/09/2019 to 11/09/2019
 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Occasional

Meeting point

Shinjuku Station, Tokyo.

 

About the Guide

 
 

I was born in Tokyo and grew up skiing in Hakuba, Japan. Throughout the years, I have visited Alaska, Peru, Patagonia, New Zealand, Nepal and Canada for winter climbing and backcountry snowboarding.

In 2012, I became the first Japanese person to pass the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides's ski guiding course on a Snowboard. I have been guiding in Japan (Hakuba Nagano and Mt. Fuji), New Zealand and Canada for over 15 years.

 
 
FROM 49800 JPYper person
 

 

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