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Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo

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Discover some of Japan’s most famous highlights on a full-day guided tour from Tokyo. Travel to Mt Fuji’s bustling 5th Station and learn about the revered mountain. Continue to nearby Lake Ashi for a short boat cruise, followed by a ride on the Mt Komagatake Ropeway. Climb by aerial tram to the top of Mt Komagatake and get fantastic views of the Owakudani volcanic valley, Lake Ashi and Mt Fuji. Return to Tokyo by bullet train in the evening. Enjoy the ease of included transportation, entry fees and a knowledgeable guide.
Highlights
  • A hassle-free tour of Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi by bullet train and coach
  • Ascend to Mt. Fuji's 5th Station for unobstructed views of the surroundings 
  • Cruise on Lake Ashi and ride Komagatake Ropeway, an aerial tramway
  • Travel with ease between each of the attractions
  • Return to Tokyo via bullet train, saving hours of travel time
  • Upgrade to include a traditional lunch (vegetarian option available)
What to Expect
The day begins with a 2.5-hour coach journey to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mt. Fuji, recognizable by its iconic snow-capped peak. On arrival, you’ll ascend to Mt. Fuji’s 5th Station—located halfway up the mountain at 7,545 feet (2,300 meters)—and absorb unobstructed views of Mt. Fuji’s Five Lakes. Following Fuji’s 5th Station, you’ll have time to purchase food, or, if you’ve upgraded, enjoy a traditional Japanese lunch (if you select the "+ Lunch" option at checkout). Then, head into Hakone National Park by coach and take a short sightseeing cruise on Lake Ashi. Your final stop is the summit of Mt. Komagatake, reachable by Komagatake Ropeway, one of Japan’s highest aerial tramways. During the ride, enjoy more spectacular views and take a stroll along a mountain trail at the top. Return to Tokyo by bullet train.
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Departure Point
1: Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza Hotel, Tokyo, 6-14-10 Ginza, Chuo City, Tōkyō-to 104-0061, Japan
2: HAMAMATSUCHO BUS TERMINAL, 2 Chome-4 Hamamatsuchō, Minato City, Tokyo 105-0013, Japan
3: Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa, 3-chōme-13-1 Takanawa, Minato City, Tōkyō-to 108-8612, Japan
4: KEIO PLAZA HOTEL TOKYO, 2 Chome-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan
Duration
11h
Return Details
1: Shin-Yokohama Station, 2937 Shinoharachō, Kohoku Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 222-0026, Japan
2: Shinagawa Station, 3 Chome-1 Takanawa, Minato City, Tokyo 108-0075, Japan
3: Tokyo Station, 1 Chome-9 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
Inclusions
  • One-way bus ride
  • One-way bullet train (Shinkansen) ride to Tokyo Station
  • Pickup at select hotels and locations in Tokyo (see Departure Point for details)
  • Free Wi-Fi access on bus
  • Lunch (only if you select "+ Lunch" option at checkout)
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
  • Entry/Admission - Komagatake Ropeway
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please make sure to specify the meeting location at the time of booking. Please be aware that the specified meeting location and drop-off location may not be changed on the day of the tour. The bus may not stop by meeting locations and drop-off locations for which there are no prior reservations.
  • Wheelchair access – please contact local supplier at the time of booking. Wheelchair on the day of departure must be foldable. Passenger must provide their own caretaker.
  • If Mt. Fuji's 5th Station cannot be reached due to road surface freezing, an accident on the Fuji Subaru Line, or weather conditions, the tour will be taken to the highest elevation point possible. No alternative destinations are planned when the tour reaches beyond the 1st Station. When the tour has to turn back at the 1st Station, or when the Fuji Subaru Line is completely blocked, the tour will visit Fujisan World Heritage Center or Lake Kawaguchi Oishi Park. Please note that an alternative itinerary may also be omitted depending on road conditions.
  • Due to weather conditions, Mt. Fuji may not be visible even from the base. However, the tour will not be cancelled and refunds will not be given for this reason.
  • If the Lake Ashi cruise or Komagatake Ropeway cannot be boarded (when not visitable due to suspension of operation, road congestion, or conditions at other sightseeing areas), the tour will be guided to one of the following alternative destinations. Hakone Venetian Glass Museum, Hakone-en Aquarium, Hakone Ropeway, Hakone Pirate Ship, Narukawa Art Museum, Hakone Checkpoint, Lake Kawaguchi Cruise, Mt. Fuji Panoramic Ropeway, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, Hakone Shrine, Oshino Shinobi no Sato, etc.
  • Arrival time at each location may vary depending on the season and day of the week due to traffic conditions, and may be considerably delayed.
  • Transportation may be delayed by traffic congestion. Even if you miss your Shinkansen after disembarking at Odawara Station due to a delay, no refunds will be given. Please ride the next train in the Non-reserved section. If you plan on taking a Shinkansen after the tour ends, please make sure to choose a Shinkansen departing Odawara Station at 19:00 or later.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Children up to 5 years old may join free of charge, but will not be provided with bus seats or lunch. If bus seats or lunch is required, please make a booking under the child rate.
  • Vegetarian meals are available and must be requested at the time of booking. - Allergy-friendly meals, etc. are not available. Customers with allergies should reserve the tour without lunch included.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took 4.5 hours to get to MT. Fuji by bus from Tokyo. We spent about 30 minutes at the fifth station which was very crowded and touristy. We did not have enough time to go to Lake Ashi, so we travelled to a nearby lake...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rge0036
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice trip with variety of activities, tour well timely organized, and tour guide was very nice.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Camper257753
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You really take your chances if you take this tour outside of the December-March period when the humidity is low and the skies are clear. The day we went it was heavily overcast with intermittent rain and we saw nothing. Same on the cruise and...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our guide, Sumi, was very knowledgeable, and his information took the edge of a long day on the bus. BUT, on this tour you will travel by bus, boat, cable car/gondola, and finally Shinkansken/bullet train. Remember, you can’t control the weather, and there is a...More

Thank ttjager
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was one of the best tours we went on. It was relaxing on the bus, informative, and there were points to enjoy throughout. The guide was knowledgeable and took consideration of those of us traveling with small children. Loved it. *on a side note,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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