For an outstanding memory of your trip to Japan, how about watching the sunrise from the top of Japan's highest peak, Mt. Fuji, at 3,776m/12,587ft.? We're sure this will be a lifelong memory. This is a self-guided tour departing at night from the 5th of 10 stations so that you can climb at your own pace. After the descent, we will stop at a public hot spring facility at which you can refresh yourself before reaching Tokyo. We'll be back in Tokyo within 24 hours. The most cost and time effective way to climb Mt. Fuji!"
Day 1 18:00 Depart from the meeting point in Shinjuku « 20:00 Arrive at the 5th station of Mt. Fuji « *Prepare yourself for the ascent/descent (Including changing your clothes, packing « your gear into your backpack, etc.) « *Briefing of about 20min. will be provided « *All the guests are encouraged to spend at least 1 hour at the 5th station before « climbing to adjust your body to high altitude to avoid the altitude sickness « (5th station of Mt. Fuji is already over 2,300m (7,667ft.) above the sea level) 21:00 Depart from the 5th station at the time of your choice « *You can take off anytime you want after 21:00 « *Average ascent time to the summit is around 5 to 7 hours Day 2 4:30 Sunrise! « *Time of sunrise varies depending on the time of the year you climb. « (e.g. July : 4:30 ` 4:40, August : 4:40 ` 5:00, September : 5:00 ` 5:10) 6:30 Start heading back to the 5th station « *Average descent time from the summit to the 5th station is around 3.5hours for « those in an average fitness level « *Please be sure to allow yourself enough time to complete the descent by 10:00 « (Since this is NOT a private tour but a join-in tour, the van will take off no later « than 10:00) 10:00 Depart from the 5th station « 10:45 Arrive at the public hot spring facility « *Free time for bathing and lunch for two hours 12:45 Depart from the public hot spring facility « *Drive straight back to Shinjuku 14:30 Arrive at Shinjuku *End of the tour
[Details of the tour]
Group tour (Join-in)
Approximately 20 hours
From July 1st to mid-Sep.
Required fitness level
1 Person : JPY15,000 per person
2 People or more : JPY13,000 per person
What's included ?
Door-to-door transportation from/to Shinjuku (Share the ride with other participants), gear rental (Back pack, head lamp and a pair of gators), admission fee to the hot spring facility and insurance
[What to bring]
Necessary to bring
Warm clothes, rain gear, trekking shoes, back pack, head lamp, water, trail snacks, extra layers, 100yen coins (for toilet) and trash bags
Good to have
Gloves, trekking poles, breakfast, sunglasses, gators/spats, hat, sunscreen, camera, towels (to remove sweat and for hot spring)
*Free rental of head light, gators/spats amd back pack (25L) are available
*Trekking poles(1 pair) to support your ascent/descent are also available for JPY1,000
*You can leave your unnecessary belongings in the van while you're on the trail
*Please pay additional JPY1,000 for the entrance fee at the trail head upon climbing
[Important notes] „It is highly recommended that you train yourself hard to prepare for the hike well in advance „Temperature at the summit gets as low as 0 degree Celsius (32 degree Fahrenheit) in the @morning, so please bring appropriate gear (Warm clothes and nice trekking boots) with you. „Sunrise is not guaranteed to be watched depending on the weather condition „Mountaineering is a self-responsibility activity, so climb at your own risk all the time „Have a rest or descend the mountain if not feeling well „Getting yourself insured is highly recommended „This is a self-guided hike „All tours use 'Yoshida Trail', the most major one of all four trails
[Miscellaneous] *The minimum number of participants for this tour is 2 *If the number of participants for this tour will not reach 2 five days prior to the tour date, the tour will be canceled. *In the event of cancellation of the tour due to the lack of participants, we'll make a full refund of the tour fee being paid by you *If you want to have a private tour, please feel free to contact us!