This tour visits Mt. Fuji’s 5th Station by bus with an English-speaking guide. After lunch, enjoy a cycling tour around World Heritage component sites including Fuji Omuro Sengen Shrine, Lake Kawaguchi Ohashi Bridge and Kawaguchi Asama Shrine, all while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Lake Kawaguchi from your bicycle. An English-speaking cycling instructor accompanies the cycling tour.
1. In the morning take a bus ride to Mt. Fuji’s 5th Station and in the afternoon enjoy cycling with an English-speaking instructor.
2. Ride around Lake Kawaguchi (about 25 km, 2.5 hours) visiting World Heritage component sites on a mountain bike.
3. An English-speaking instructor will be with you the whole way, so there’s no need to worry about getting lost.
07:30 – 08:30
This tour can be joined from various meeting points mainly located at major hotels throughout Tokyo.
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
Depart Bus Terminal and head towards Mt. Fuji by bus (120 min).
Fuji Visitor Center (20 min)
Learn about current weather conditions, the history, formation, and ecology of Mt. Fuji through exhibits and movies. The second floor observatory deck provides views of Mt. Fuji from up close.
Remarks: If Fuji Visitor Center is closed or the tour is behind schedule due to traffic, Fuji Visitor Center may be omitted from the itinerary.
Mt. Fuji 5th Station (30 min)
Climb 2,300 meters (7,546 ft) above sea level for breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji and the surrounding lakes on a clear day. Torii gates, shrines, and souvenir shops decorate this station known as the border between the heavens and the earth.
Remarks: If the Fuji Subaru Line to Mt. Fuji’s 5th Station is closed due to icy roads, the tour will be taken to as high as possible.
Lunch (30 min)
Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch.
World Heritage Cycling Tour (150 min)
Enjoy the scenery around this amazing world heritage site on a mountain bike with an English guide to accompany you.
Fuji-Q Highland Bus Stop (120 min)
19:30 – 21:00
Shinjuku Express Bus Terminal
The tour disbands near JR Shinjuku Station West Exit.
Remarks: Please return to your hotel from Shinjuku Station on your own. The guide will provide you with an explanation of the available transportation means.