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Mount Fuji, Chubu

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A widely recognized symbol of Japan, Mount Fuji boasts the nation's highest peak, an inspiration to artists for many centuries. At 3,776 m (12388 ft) high, this active volcano can be seen from both Tokyo and Tokohama on a clear day. You can also view the mountain by taking a train ride from Tokyo to Osaka. Climbers gain access to several routes on the mountain during July and August, though most tourists prefer to experience this attraction from a distance. By using our Chubu online tour builder , you can arrange your visit to Mount Fuji and other attractions in Chubu.
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  • Fuji is beautiful but going there can be expensive if you travel via train. Because our budget was limited, we took the bus from shibuya station. Travel time is about 2 hours per way. Price? Just 1800...  more »
  • The atmosphere was not very good Sunday ago, so when the Shinjuku started, the bus began to see Mt. Fuji along the road, getting closer from the small change! The mood is very excited!
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  • Hiking Mt. Fuji for Sunrise One of Japan’s iconic landmarks, Mt. Fuji is visible in the distant horizon from Tokyo. In fact, Tokyo Tower offers a brilliant vantage point for watching the sunset over the mountain. It is easily accessible from the city either by bus or train. The mountain is 12,388 feet and takes on average 6 and a half hours to hike up. The official hiking season is from the beginning of July to mid-September when it closes due to cold weather and snowy conditions, but even during the summer the temperature drops quickly so warming layers are definitely needed. Hiking Mt. Fuji for Sunrise One of Japan’s iconic landmarks, Mt. Fuji is visible in the distant horizon from Tokyo. In fact, Tokyo Tower offers a brilliant vantage point for watching the sunset over the mountain. It is easily accessible from the city either by bus or train. The mountain is 12,388 feet and takes on average 6 and a half hours to hike up. The official hiking season is from the beginning of July to mid-September when it closes due to cold weather and snowy conditions, but even during the summer the temperature drops quickly so warming layers are definitely needed. for the many travelers that want to witness the sunrise, this alternative prevents from hiking the entire mountain at night. Regardless of the weather, this is a fun and easy hike with some of the most rewarding views of Japan.
  • Spectacular view from all angles of Mount Fuji! It has to be on the to do list if you are anywhere in Japan! We were there just before snow season but still gave us incredible views! A great experience! Bus tours are probably the vest way to go. *South Melbourne's #1 International Reviewer for Trip Advisor Australia *
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