Mt. Fuji is well known across the world. It is the highest mountain in Japan and was designated as a World cultural heritage site in 2013. You can ...
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Shin-Fuji station or Fuji station
Fujinomiya Sengen shrine
Local food such as Fujinomiya Yakisoba(fried noodles)
Other places in Shizuoka are available to be added to your itinerary
Shin-Fuji station or Fuji station
Mt. Fuji is well known across the world. It is the highest mountain in Japan and was designated as a World cultural heritage site in 2013. You can enjoy the mountain not only by climbing it, but by visiting places around the mountain.
In this tour, we’ll visit Fujinomiya Sengen shrine where we will learn about the worship of Mt. Fuji as a sacred mountain. Local people have been blessed with abundant pure groundwater from Mt. Fuji which is important for agriculture and other industries in the area. An example of this is sake, where the taste depends on the purity of the water used. Our visits include a Sake brewery.
And we’ll visit a green tea house as well. Shizuoka is the biggest tea producer in Japan and has many production areas across the prefecture. Depending on the weather, the view of tea fields in front of Mt. Fuji is spectacular to see. Let’s enjoy a magnificent view over a cup of tea!
☆ If you are interested in other places in Shizuoka, I can add it to your itinerary.
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■ transportation fee(you and guide)
1 to 3 persons: a regular taxi about 15,000 yen in total
4 to 8 persons: a taxi van about ,47,000yen in total
■ lunch(you and guide)
■ transportation fee for a guide to Fuji Station: 1,500yen
Hiroyo was a great guide. She seemed to know her way around very well and was very patient with my kids. She was able to get us to a Green Tea Farm and a Wasabi Farm which was fascinating to see in person. The Green Tea Farm actually ended up being one of my kid's favorite part. We had a great time. Thank you again!
Thank you very much, Joseph! I’m very happy to hear from you! It was a great fun for me to spend the day with you and your children. They are really cute and it’s amazing to know that they are very much interested in Japanese wasabi and tea production. I hope you and your family will have another chance to visit Japan! Best wishes, Hiroyo
Hiroyo was very knowledgeable of sites and history of the areas we visited as well as other areas we were in which we were interested.
Dear Melanie, Thank you very much for your message! I hope you could enjoy Shizuoka. It was really a wonderful time for me to be with you and your friends. If you have anotehr opportunity, I'm always happy to welcome you!! Best wishes, Hiroyo
Hiroyo is a wonderful guide. She took the effort to familiarise herself with the farm which we suggested to visit by getting in contact with the owner and later preparing factsheets for us so that our cultural immersion is complete. In addition, Hiroyo checked to see that we have driven in mountainous areas before & asked us to consider insurance cover for our rental car in case of accidents. Hiroyo was very well prepared, she taught us a tea harvesting song and some origami + had origami gifts to take away for us. Al in all, we had a great experience with Hiroyo - we highly recommend Hiroyo.
Dear Christine, Thank you very much for your comment! I'm very happy to hear from you!! I just talked with the farm. It was our great pleasure to welcome your wonderful family here. I hope that you can enjoy making Hojicha(roasted tea) by yourself at home as well. If you have another chance to visit here in Shizuoka, I'm always ready to welcome you!! Thank you! Hiroyo
We had a delightful day excursion in the countryside of Shizuoka tea region. Hiroyo is very knowledgeable and taught us a lot about green tea processing. We enjoyed the tea tastings and lunch as well. Overall we had a wonderful time with our guide, Hiroyo.
Dear Melanie, Thank you very much for your warm message! I'm very happy to know that you and your daughter enjoyed the day. It was a wonderful time for me to spend a beautiful day with you! Shizuoka is a beautiful place to stay and has more to enjoy. I hope you have another opportunity to visit Japan! Thank you!! Hiroyo