1 day itinerary

Mt. Fuji 1 Day Itinerary (Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre & Aokigahara)

After a visit to Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre to learn about Mt. Fuji, do some trekking in the great forest at the foot of the mountain. Tour the woods and caves created from lava. And at the end of the day, relax in an onsen while viewing the mountain.

Day 1

Kawaguchi-ko Station ( 10:00 AM ~ 10:20 AM )
Fujisan World Heritage Center ( 10:40 AM ~ 11:30 AM )
Narusawa lce Cave/Fugaku Wind Cave ( 12:00 PM ~ 01:30 PM )
Aokigahara Jukai Forest ( 01:30 PM ~ 02:40 PM )
Fuji Chobo-no-Yu Yurari Onsen ( 03:00 PM ~ 04:00 PM )

Day 1 - Mount Fuji

10:00 AM 10:20 AM   -   Kawaguchi-ko Station

This is the starting point for your tour of the Mt. Fuji area. To reach Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre, take the Kawaguchiko excursion bus and get off at “Fuji Visitor Centre Iriguchi” or you can take the Narusawa/Shoji-ko/Motosu-ko excursion bus and get off at “Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre”. It’s recommended to pick one in terms of the time you want to visit.

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Business Hours Ticket counters
Address 3641 Funatsu,Fujikawaguchiko-machi,Minamitsuru,Yamanashi See map
Website http://e.fujikyu-railway.jp/station/timetable.php?no=18

10:40 AM 11:30 AM   -   Fujisan World Heritage Center

Learn about Mt. Fuji through valuable materials and beautiful video freely making use of Hi-vision screens. You can find out about the appeal of this sacred mountain through its environment, history and cultural background.

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Business Hours April 1st to June 30th 8:30 am ~ 5 pm
July 1st to July 15th 8:30 am ~ 6 pm
July 16th to August 26th 8:30 am ~ 7 pm
August 27th to September 30th 8:30 am ~ 6 pm
October 1st to March 31st 8:30 am ~ 5 pm

Closing Days:
North Hall Open every day
South Hall The 4th Tuesday of every month
Price North Hall free

South Hall
Adults 420 yen
University students 210 yen
High school and younger free
Address 6663-1 Funatsu, Fuji kawaguchikomachi, Minamitsuru, Yamanashi See map
Telephone 0555-72-0259
Website http://www.fujisan-whc.jp/en/index.html

12:00 PM 01:30 PM   -   Narusawa lce Cave/Fugaku Wind Cave

These are caves that originated from a lava flow due to Mt. Fuji’s eruption in 864. At Narusawa Ice Cave, you can view natural icicles formed from the freezing water droplets that trickled from the ceiling. Appropriate clothing is advised since the cave interior is also cold in summer. A simple lunch is recommended at the shop after your tour.

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Business Hours Everyday

Varies depending on the season
Price Adults: 290 JPY
Child: 140 JPY
Adults: junior high school students and older
Children: elementary school students
Admission is required for both Narusawa Ice Cave and Fugaku Wind Cave
Address Ice Cave Narusawa, Yamanasi See map
Telephone 0555-85-2300
Website http://www.mtfuji-cave.com/en/

01:30 PM 02:40 PM   -   Aokigahara Jukai Forest

Trees grew over the lava that had flowed due to the eruption of Mt. Fuji, creating a vast primeval forest. Even now, lava rock can be seen in spots and you can observe the mystery of the trees that have grown on it. It’s important that you keep to the fixed walking trails because of the extreme danger from getting lost.

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Price The guided tour requires a fee
Address Aokigahara, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi See map
Telephone 0555-82-2502
Website http://www.fujisan.ne.jp/search_e/info.php?ca_id=2&if_id=657

03:00 PM 04:00 PM   -   Fuji Chobo-no-Yu Yurari Onsen

A day-trip onsen where you can fully enjoy a view of Mt. Fuji while soaking in the waters. Feel the blessings of nature from the waters of Mt. Fuji and recover from the fatigue from your walk. There are also restaurants where you can sample the local dishes at the foot of the mountain. There is even local beer there which is the best especially with your meal after getting out of the bath.

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Business Hours Everyday ( 10:00 AM ~ 10:00 PM )
Price Adults: 1,300 JPY
Child: 650 JPY
Address Yurari hot water of Fuji view, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi See map
Telephone 0555-85-3126
Website http://www.fuji-yurari.jp/

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By Midori