This is a great lake to visit. You can take a ride on the Swan Boat around the lake. On a clear day you will have a great view of Mt. Fuji. Earlier in the day may offer the best light for photos. Also, there...More
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Excellent views of Mt. Fuji from almost any side of the lake. Great for pictures of the mountain reflecting on the lake. There are several parking areas around the lake, and some other to walk or jog.
Good half-day trip for the family if you want to view the lake or take a ride on the swan looking boat. There were several places to eat while you enjoyed part of the day by the lake. Unfortunately, the day was not so clear,...More
One of the Fuji five lakes, Yamanaka Lake offers wonderful views of Fuji-San and is one of the closest view points of Mount Fuji. The lake is also famous for the Diamond Fuji. Me and my Friend visited the place in February 2017. Access to...More
After disappointing weather, it was at Lake Yamanaka, where we could finally see Mt. Fuji, on our way back to Gotemba from lake Kawaguchiko. We did not do the boating as the weather was bad.
We were there for the weekend during the diamond fuji festival and got lucky that the skies were clear (although it was cloudy during the sunset, so we didn't get to see the diamond fuji). However, this really is the best lake to see Mt....More
A truly spectacular lake in the Mt Fuji area. Don't miss the platform viewing area. We were lucky to get a bluesky day and it was amazing.
We visited Lake Yamanaka for autumn colour leaves on 7 Nov. A Super clear day where we could see Mt Fuji. Colours here have turned and we could see more red and orange colours here compared to Lake Kawaguchi. A nice place to visit for...More
It's one of the five lakes where we can have a view of Mt. Fuji, however, it needs to be a clear sunny day for that. There's lot of options for water sports such as boating, kayaking or bike rental around the river. Lots of...More