1. Japan
  2. Chubu Region
  3. Osaka
  4. Mount Fuji

From Tokyo: 8-Day Tour to Mt. Fuji, Alpine Route and Kyoto

Product ID: 384004
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See more of central Japan on this 8-day tour. Visit several must-see towns and important historical and cultural sites such as Mt. Fuji, Takayama, Alpine Route, Shirakawa-go, and Kyoto.
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Duration: 8 days
Starting time 7:30 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Appreciate the beauty of the most famous and tallest mountain in Japan
  • Explore Shirakawago, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Hike through the Snow Wall Alpine Route
Full description
Day 1
Departing from Tokyo in the morning, travel to your first stop of the day, Mt. Fuji 5th station, where you can enjoy views of the tallest mountain in Japan. Afterwards, continue to Fuji-Q Highland, where you will stop for lunch before continuing to Lake Kawaguchi. Spend the rest of the day soaking up the beauty of Lake Kawaguchi at your own pace.

Day 2
Relax in the morning and enjoy some free time to explore before beginning the journey to Takayama. There are a number of activities which you can participate in here, such as a hot springs visit, Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum or a ride on the  Mt. Fuji Panoramic Ropeway, where you can take in spectacular views of Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi.

Day 3
Spend the day exploring Takayama at your own pace. You could take a stroll through the stalls at the morning market, or explore historic sites such as Sanmachi Street where well-preserved, Edo-period houses stand. Sit down to lunch from a pre-set menu at a designated restaurant in Takayama.

Day 4
Start the “Snow Walls” Alpine Route Day Tour today. Please be aware that no tour conductor accompanies you on this day, so you will have to move from the starting point to the finish by yourself. Catch the express bus back to Takayama leaving Toyama Station at 18:55 at the end of the day.

Day 5
Enjoy the morning market until the bus departure time at 8:45. Departing from Takayama Station, travel to Shirakawago where you can see the traditional farmhouses with distinct A-shaped roofs.

In the afternoon, continue to Kanazawa and sit down to a delicious Japanese-style lunch. After lunch, enjoy some free time to explore sights such as Kenrokuen Garden and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art.

Day 6
Enjoy some more free time to explore Kanazawa before beginning the journey to Osaka. For breakfast and lunch, you will be provided meal vouchers of \1000 for breakfast and lunch and you can choose where to eat from the selection of designated restaurants.

Day 7
Enjoy a whole day of free time to explore one of the most exciting cities in Japan. You can use a day pass to move freely on multiple train lines and bus routes.

Day 8
Departing from Osaka in the morning, head to Kyoto, where you will enjoy a full-day tour. Visit famous places such as Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Arashiyama. Finish your tour in Osaka in the evening.
Includes
  • Tour conductor
  • One-way bus fare from Tokyo to Osaka
  • Day pass for buses in Takayama
  • Alpine Route tickets (Day 4)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Breakfast on Day 3, Day 5 and Day 6
  • Lunch on Day 1, Day 3, Day 5, Day 6 and Day 8
  • Information flyers for destinations
What’s Not Included
  • Tour guide
  • Accommodation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meals not mentioned above
  • Gratuities
  • Personal shopping
  • In-depth guided commentary

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• You will have to book your own accommodation in Lake Kawaguchi, Takayama, Kanazawa, and Osaka.
• You will have a choice of drop-off points in Osaka, and the tour will not return to Tokyo
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Infants are free provided they do not occupy seats
• Infants' meals are not included
• If the road to Mt. Fuji 5th Station is closed, the bus will be diverted to 4th Station or the Oshino Hakkai route
• The tour conductor will not provide in-depth commentary for each stop and will only provide basic information on the bus
• You will be provided with flyers with basic information about the tour and destinations