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Mount Fuji Guided Climb, June to mid-October

Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji

Discover one of Japan's most stunning landmarks on a unique ascent to the summit of Mount Fuji with a certified local guide.

Private

1 Day

Sep, Aug, Jul, Jun, Oct

Occasional

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Climbing the highest and the most iconic mountain in Japan
  • Enjoy breathtaking views along the trail
  • Reach the volcanic summit of Mount Fuji

Description

Mount Fuji (3776m) is the highest and the most iconic mountain in Japan. On this one-day climb, we will enjoy setting off very early to reach the sacred summit of this amazing peak and return by the afternoon.

Due to the high altitude, we will walk above the tree line. You will enjoy the magnificent views along the trail of the town, lakes, and even the Pacific Ocean below.

Mount Fuji is located at a 1.5 hr. drive away from Tokyo. In order to tackle the lovely Fuji in one day, we will need to rise very early. I will pick you up at your hotel around the Kawaguchiko area and we will drive up to the starting point. If you have your own transfer, we can meet at the parking lot at the bottom of Mount Fuji at 4.30 am. *Due to the road restrictions, we will take a taxi from the parking to the 5th station during the peak season (JUL to AUG). The taxi costs about 15,000yen. per one way.

We will start climbing at 5 am. It will take us around 5 - 6 hours to reach the summit and then around 4 hours to come back down to the parking lot. We will be back at around 4 - 5 pm. After the climb, I will take you back to your hotel in the Kawaguchiko area or to the train station around Mt. Fuji.

Don't miss the chance to climb this iconic mountain in Japan. Contact me today and let's start planning an unforgettable Mount Fuji ascent!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Mountain guide expenses


Itinerary

 

Details

Meeting point

At the hotel in Kawaguchiko area or parking place in 5th station of Mt. Fuji. *If you need a transfer from Tokyo, please ask the guide.

Equipment you will need to bring

Rent equipment on site

Poles

Backpack

Sunglasses

Watter bottle


About the guide

I'm a JMGA certified hiking and ski guide and UIMLA mountain leader. I've traveled more than 50 countries as tour guide of trekking, skiing, cycling tour. I've visited overseas mountains such as Europe Alps, Canadian Rockies, New Zealand, Patagonia. I stayed in Zermatt, Switzerland for 4 years as trekking and skiing guide.

Even I traveled many countries, I also love to walk and ski the beautiful mountains in Japan. We have distinct four seasons, volcanos, hot springs in our mountain areas.
My favorite mountain area is the North Japan Alps, Mt. Fuji and Yatsugatake mountains. Of course sake and tasty Japanese food too!

I hope you to enjoy the nature, culture and communication with Japanese people during your stay in Japan. Looking forward to enjoying Japanese mountains with you!

Languages

Japanese | English

Certificates

JMGA

Residence

Yokohama, Japan


What people are saying about Explore-Share

Kumari Selvakumar

5.00

Sept 14, 2022

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5.00

Sept 6, 2022

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5.00

Aug 23, 2022

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4.00

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5.00

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