2. From Tokyo to Mount Fuji: Full-Day Tour and Hakone Cruise
Discover the Japanese natural miracles of Mt. Fuji and Hakone in 1 day on a guided tour. Step away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo and surround yourself with nature as you visit the highest mountain in Japan. Ride the thrilling Hakone Ropeway and enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Ashi.
We start the tour from the center of Tokyo, Shinjuku (Love statue) at 8am.
A comfortable air-conditioned coach will first take you to all the way up to the 5th station of Mt. Fuji, 2,000 meters above ground. Take a deep breath at the wonderful nature in Mt.Fuji while seeing magnificent scenery. Also feel the sacred atmosphere at Japanese shinto Shrine there!
*If we cannot go up there, we will attend the highest available point on the day and if it is only the first station or the driveway is closed, we will visit Oshino Hakkai or alternative place
Then the bus will take you to “Oshino Shinobi no Sato”, a Ninja Village for buffet lunch!
Enjoy a Japanese Lunch buffet with local fresh ingredients as much as you like!
Walk through a traditional Japanese garden with a Japanese landscape of Mt fuji.
Maybe you can take photos with Ninjas!!!
*Vegetarian meal, Muslim Friendly is available. Please request when you make a booking.
After recharging some energies, the bus head to Hakone area!
Starting with “Owakudani” a valley once was called “Valley of Hell.”
It is still an active volcano that you can still see the steam coming from the ground.
Experience the smell of sulfur and try eating “Kuro Tamago” Black Egg which is said to prolong your life!
We will take a Hakone Ropeway, an exhilarating experience with an amazing view of Mt. Hakone. You can see the rich nature of the mountain and you can even see Mt. Fuji in a clear sky!
This ropeway will take you to Lake Ashi, a caldera lake.
Enjoy the refreshing cruise of Lake Ashi and see the beautiful natural landscape and Mt. Fuji. Don’t miss out to see Torii Gate which is floating on the water!
It’s not over yet!
We are finishing at Hakone Shrine, one of the most famous shrines in the area because of its photogenic red torii gate floating on the water called “Torii of Peace.” Yes, this is the gate we will see from the cruise!
Go ask your friendly tour guide to take pictures that can go on your Facebook picture!
And don’t forget to bring your empty bottle! Go up to the main Shrine, pray for your health and get some spring water that is said to purify your bad spirits.
After having a peaceful time at the shrine, the bus will have a quick stop at Odawara Station and head back to Shinjuku Station getting there around 6:50pm.
*People who has JR pass can use their own tickets and use bullet train from Odawara Station.