One Day Customized Tour to Mt. Fuji Area, Lake Kawaguchi from Tokyo

Aki T.

4.78(49) reviews
Mount Fuji
English, Japanese (Native)
10 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

Two-hour drive away from Tokyo, Mt Fuji mesmerizes visitors with its beautiful appearance.

We will visit an area by Lake Kawaguchi near Mt. Fuji, where we can appreciate the magnificent views of Mt Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi, and around.

The itinerary can be customized according to the customer's interest and request.


Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Tokyo

Lake Kawaguchi - One of the Fuji Five Lakes and a World Heritage site

Mt. Fuji Panoramic Ropeway - Going up Mt. Tenjo by gondra

Oishi Park - Wonderful view of Mt. Fuji and beautiful flowers in the season

Ending Point

At a bus terminal in Tokyo

What to Expect

We will visit an area by the Lake Kawaguchi, one of the Fuji Five Lakes located north of Mt. Fuji. Weather permitting, we can see the graceful views of Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain that has been revered by the people since ancient times.

This tour presents an example itinerary for you. However, I can re-arrange it according to your request. If you have any requests, please let me know in advance.

These places are options. If you would like to visit a specific place, please let me know in advance.

The Fifth Station of Mt. Fuji - Located at 2,400 meters above sea level

Arakurayama Sengen Park - View of Mt. Fuji and a pagoda

Oshino Hakkai - Eight ponds filled with pure water from Mt. Fuji

Saiko Iyashi-no-Sato Nenba - Folk houses covered with thatched roofs

Aokigahara Jukai - The sea of trees

Please feel free to ask if you have any questions.

An example itinerary

8:00 am

Meet at your hotel in Tokyo and move to Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal by subway.

08:45 am

Departing for Mt. Fuji area by express bus from Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal.

10:45 am

Arrive at a bus stop near Lake Kawaguchi.

Move to a terminal of Mt. Fuji Panoramic Ropeway on foot.

11:00 am

Ride a gondola of Mt. Fuji Panoramic Ropeway to Mt. Tenjo Park.

You can enjoy viewing Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi from the park.

12:15 pm

Have lunch at a restaurant - a local specialty called Houtou, a Japanese noodles dish is recommended.

01:15 pm

Move to Oishi Park by bus.

01:45 pm

Arrive at Oishi Park where you can get another view of Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi.

We can appreciate various flowers in the season while walking on a promenade.

03:00 pm

Move to Lake Kawaguchi Station by bus.

03:30 pm

Arrive at Lake Kawaguchi Station and board a bus to Shinjuku, Tokyo.

06:00 pm

Arrive at Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal.

At the terminal, the tour ends.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up (in this case, please pay the guide's transportation fare from your hotel too)

What‘s not included

transportation fare (you and guide), admission fee (you and guide), meals

Important Information

I can guide you in Okinawa and Kagawa including Naoshima and the other venues of Setouchi Triennale. If you would be interested in being guided by me in those places, please contact me to confirm my availability in advance.

This tour is a walking tour, so please wear comfortable shoes.

This tour uses an express bus to get to Mt. Fuji area from Tokyo. The arrival time might fluctuate according to the traffic condition.

We may have to change the itinerary depending on the weather and traffic conditions.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Besides guide fee, how much does it cost for a one-day tour?

Although the cost varies according to our itinerary, a typical cost is approximately 7,500 JPY per adult person.

- transportation fare: 3,500 JPY (Tokyo to Mt. Fuji area by bus, for a round trip)

- transportation fare: 1,200 JPY (Local bus in Mt. Fuji area)

- ropeway fare: 800 JPY

- lunch: Approx. 2,000 JPY

What is the price range of lunch?

The typical price ranges per person are, for example,

- A Japanese style restaurant: 1,500 yen to 3,000 JPY

- A Western style restaurant: 1,500 yen to 3,000 JPY

- A Chinese style restaurant: 1,500 to 3,000 JPY

Can you arrange a private car? How much does it cost for a car?

Yes, I can arrange a private car, and van according to your request.

The cost varies, depending on the type of car, time and mileage.

For example, it costs approximately 260 USD for 4 hours and 2 passengers.

Can you escort me to my hotel?

Yes, I can. In this case, please pay Hotel escort fee.

Guide’s transportation fare to the place is also required to be paid.



Jerome G.

Mar 21, 2020

Delightlful ....

Aki was very easy to work with and accomodating to our group of 6. As requested, he put together a 3 day itinerary for us based upon our interests and desired activity level. He is quite knowledgeable about "all things Tokyo" as well as the Japanese culture and history. He is a master of the Tokyo transit system and without him we would have had a difficult time navigating around. We asked Aki to join us during our lunches to show our appreciation and to be able to converse with him on a more personal level. He was always early to arrive at our hotel for pick up. I would highly recommend him.

Aki T.

Dear Jerry, Thank you so much for giving me such an excellent rating and review! That's very nice of you to say. It was my pleasure to have guided you and your friends. I enjoyed touring and had a wonderful time with you too. Thanks for coming to Tokyo and choosing me as your guide! Sincerely, Aki


Jerry M.

Oct 14, 2019


We spent three days with Aki, exploring the Setouchi Trienniale , using Takamatsu as a home base. We never could have done this without him. We had a great time. Thanks again Aki.

Aki T.

Dear Jerry, Thank you so much for giving me such an excellent rating and review! I enjoyed touring around the Setouchi islands and had a wonderful time with you too. Thanks for coming to Takamatsu and having me as your guide! Sincerely, Akio


Jerome E.

Sep 7, 2019

Aki gave us a great opportunity to experience Kamakura in a tight schedule

We had only 5 hours to visit Kamakura....and gave Aki an almost impossible mission. He succeeded! We saw all of the major sites and enjoyed the wonderful explanations that Aki provided with clear and nuanced English.

Aki T.

Dear Jerome, Thank you so much for giving me such an excellent rating and review! That's very nice of you to say. I hope you are all fine after the tour on a hot day. It was my pleasure to have guided you around Kamakura. Thanks for choosing me as your tour guide! Sincerely, Aki

Robin M.

Jun 1, 2019

Aki provided all we had hoped

Aki was a great guide. He took us to all the places we were interested in and was flexible in his plans given our interests and needs. He clearly knew his way around the island and all the museums. Couldn't have asked for more.

Aki T.

Dear Robin, Thank you so much for taking the time to give me such an excellent review! It was my pleasure to have guided you around Naoshima. I enjoyed touring with you too. It was fun to bike around the island! I hope you enjoyed your stay on the beautiful island. Thanks for coming to Naoshima and choosing me as your tour guide! Sincerely, Aki

$422/ per group

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