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2-day Mount Fuji Ascent with English-speaking Guide (Tour code: SUN2GF777)

Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji

OVERVIEW

Tackle Mt. Fuji's challenging slopes in this summer-only, English-guided tour! Begin your hike in the afternoon, grab a quick rest at a 7th station mountain hut, then arrive at Mt. Fuji's peak in time to see the sunrise!

Experience Japan's national symbol up close by climbing from Mt. Fuji's 5th station to its peak, where you'll see the sunrise over Japan. You'll begin your hike up the iconic mountain shortly after arriving at Mt. Fuji's 5th station by bus from Tokyo. This tour also includes a chance to rest at one of the popular mountainside huts at the 7th station before departing for the final leg of your journey to the top! Your hard work will pay off as you watch the sun dramatically rise over Japan from the highest point in the country.

ITINERARY

<Day 1> 

7:00 a.m.
Assemble at Shinjuku's Keio Plaza Hotel at the Sunrise Tours sign in front of the main building 3rd floor Guest Relations desk. Walk from Keio Plaza Hotel to the Shinjuku Gijido-dori Avenue Koukashita Parking Area and board the motorcoach to Mt. Fuji.

7:30 a.m
Coach departs for Mt. Fuji via the Chuo Expressway and Fuji Subaru Line.

11:30 a.m.
Arrive at Mt. Fuji 5th station (2,304 meters). Free time for lunch and climbing preparations.

1:00 p.m.
Leave Mt. Fuji 5th station and begin hike to the peak via the Kawaguchiko-Yoshidaguchi ascending route.

5:00 p.m.
Arrive at the 7th station (2,910 meters). Short stay at Toyokan lodge to eat dinner and rest (nap). Dinner will be a Hamburg (Salisbury) steak set meal. Vegetarian or other options not available.

10:00 p.m.
Depart Toyokan lodge to continue the ascent. You will receive your breakfast to carry with you to the summit before leaving the lodge. Breakfast includes two inari-zushi (rice wrapped in sweet tofu pouches).


<Day 2>

3:00 a.m.
Arrive at the summit. Watch the sunrise, and eat breakfast. Walk around Mt. Fuji's crater (takes about 90 min.).

5:00 a.m.
Leave the summit via Kawaguchiko-Yoshidaguchi descending route.

9:00 a.m.
Arrive back at the 5th station. Free time to rest.

11:30 a.m.
Depart the 5th station by coach for Lake Yamanaka Hot Springs, Beni Fuji no Yu.

12:30 p.m.
After arriving at Beni Fuji no Yu, you are free to enjoy the spa facilities. You may also eat lunch here (not included).

3:00 p.m.
Depart Beni Fuji no Yu for Tokyo.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tour disbands upon returning to Shinjuku in Tokyo.


Note
With the exception of the departure time from Shinjuku on Day 1, all times are approximate and may vary depending on conditions like traffic and climbing speed of the group.

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