Feel Great Nature of Mt.Fuji & Mystical Forest Aokigahara

Nature & Outdoor

Motoyuki H.

4.92(13) reviews
Mount Fuji
English, Japanese (Native)
7 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

The Fuji Five Lakes and the Aokigahara Forest are fascinating natural wonders created by Mt.Fuji. They remain untouched nature sceneries. They are on the north side of the mountain, in Nation Park of Japan, and are only 2 hours away from Tokyo. It is the ideal place to purify mind and body in the tranquility of nature.

We can also arrange other sight seeing spots including Arakurayama Sengen Shrine, Ashikawa Village, Ide Sake Brewery.. etc up to your requests.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Fujikawaguchiko Station (taken by JR and Fujikyuko train or a highway bus from Shinjuku, Tokyo)

Fuji Five Lakes

Each lake has different view of Mt.Fuji. Go hopping one or two of them.

Aokigahara Forest

Walk the trail with nature interpretation. See beautiful moss on roots.

Fugaku Wind Cave, Narusawa Ice Cave

Explore lava caves. Feel the breath of Mt.Fuji.

Ending Point

Fujikawaguchiko Station

What to Expect

The Fuji Five Lakes and the Aokigahara Forest are fascinating natural wonders created by Mt.Fuji. They remain untouched nature sceneries. They are on the north side of the mountain, in Nation Park of Japan, and are only 2 hours away from Tokyo. It is the ideal place to purify mind and body in the tranquility of nature.

The Fuji Five Lakes were created by gushed water which have been going through Mt.Fuji and filtering into the grounds for over 20 years. Each lake has their own character and a different view of Mt.Fuji.

Aokigahara Forest emerges from a lava plateau. Feel the magic of its fairy-tale like trails, with snaking roots and green moss. There are over 100 caves created by lava in the forest. You can venture into one of them, and even in summer, feel the chilled air of 0-5º C (32-41º F) that fills the cave.

We can also arrange other sightseeing spots including Ashikawa Village, Arakura Sengen Shrine, Oshino Eights Ponds…etc. The Tour itinerary is flexible and can be adapted to your requests.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee (English)

What‘s not included

Transportation fee (free-ride bus ticket in Fuji Five Lakes area) = JPY1,500 per person currently but subject to change

Admisson fee of caves (Fugaku Wind Cave and Narusawa Ice Cave) = JPY300 each per person currently but subject to change

Lunch

Extra transportation fee (if need)

Important Information

Tour includes trail walking (approx. 1 hour). Prepare appropriate outfit, especially for footwear.

Tour itinerary is subject to change or canceled due to weather condition.

Accommodation can be arranged before and after the tour in the location.

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

Reviews

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Laura H.

Feb 3, 2020

The perfect day with Motoyuki in the five lakes area!

Motoyuki was kind enough to pick us up from our hotel. He then guided us through many sights in the Aokigahara forest and had lots of useful history and information to share. We were very lucky to be with him in the forest because it's easy to get lost. He also showed us Mount Fuji from many beautiful angels and we enjoyed great conversation over lunch. I highly recommend everyone book with him when they are sightseeing in this area.

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Baron S.

Oct 15, 2019

A guide that really cares about your experience in Japan

Motoyuki is fantastic. It was a great tour but even more important was he went way out of his way to help us. I was with my elderly mother and he went to a lot of effort beyond what could be expected to help make things easier on her. I have stayed at some very high end resorts and the customer service from Motoyuki was even better. He is not only a good tour guide but such a calm and caring man. Looking forward to seeing him again next time I am in the area.

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Amanda V.

Sep 17, 2019

Aokigahara Forrest, Mt Fuji and Arakurayama Shrine

Moto is a fantastic guide, he was happy to share his local knowledge of Mt Fuji, the Forrest, and the Shrine which was exactly what we were looking for. Moto was able to accomodate my slow walking and extra stops for viewing My Fuji. I would book Moto again in a heart beat, he's amazing :)

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Jonathan B.

Jun 21, 2019

Best day in Japan seeing Mount Fuji and Aokigahara Forest!

We had the absolute best day with Motoyuki! He was so fantastic and kind right from the pick up and made everything easy for us with helping figure out transport of where to meet him and he planned one of our most memorable days in Japan. Our itinerary on our limited time in the Fuji area he was able to show us some amazing viewpoints at the Fuji 5 lakes and took us into Aokigahara forest to the ice caves which was incredible and even to a Japanese onsen with views of Mount Fuji from the indoor and outdoor hot springs. Lunch was also amazing and we were able to try some local delicacies to the area. I highly recommend a day tour with him! Incredibly great value in hiring him as our private guide to take us to this area as having done it by ourselves would have been difficult and not nearly as efficient as it was being able to have him plan our day for us and guide us all around. Looking forward to coming back to Japan someday and being able to hire him to take us to another area of Japan for another memorable day. Thank you Moto for giving us such a perfect day of adventure in Fuji region!

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