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The paradise.

I’ve been there for the sunrise quite often. Yes you have to wake up around 5am, but you’ll never... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Paris, France
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Such a nice Lake to visit

Great scenery, and lot of hiking trails. Great for camping and picnics as well. They offer bicycle... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Ebina, Japan
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Saori, Inokashira, Fujinomiya 418-0108, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 544-52-0155
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve been there for the sunrise quite often. Yes you have to wake up around 5am, but you’ll never forget it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Elizabeth_Char_Ph
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Great scenery, and lot of hiking trails. Great for camping and picnics as well. They offer bicycle rentals too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Odakyumatt
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Only an hour from Fujimiya (1570Y)you can catch s local bus- if you get the right bus timing you can get off to see the falls for 30min before catching the next bus to the lake. There is a big resort and a camp ground...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank lennykerryn
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Among many popular lake around Mt Fuji, lake tanuki ( 600 meter above sea level) is provided with a camp ground. If you can book before, its an amazing spot. Well, you need the luck for the weather too. I must say camp ground in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeenat U
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I was lucky to see Sakasa Fuji. Sakasa means upside down and Sakasa Fuji is the Mt Fuji reflected on the lake. We can see the Mt Fuji upside down on Tanuki lake when it is clear day. We walked around the lake as there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank KeikoA128
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Stay at guest house tokiwa and got a free tour to this place to see Mt. Fuji during sunrise. It is nothing short of amazing.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Cheeyang O
Reviewed 28 December 2017

The best view of Fuji-san. This place is for those who doesn't want to be in a crowded area. Perfect view of Mt Fuji.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank WarutP
Reviewed 24 December 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful 90 minute walk around the lake stopping plenty of times to take pictures, watch the fishermen & enjoy a coffee in the hotel at the head of the lake.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank kirstine2013
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We were very pleasantly surprised by this lake. Although not as famous as the other lakes near Mt Fuji, this lake:- - got a great view of Mt Fuji - is very tranquil and much less touristy than the other famous lakes - is perfect...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank BrandonAshin
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

At sunrise, being there 3 times and I want to come back. Don’t miss is but you must wake up at 5am! And open your eyes.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Elizabeth_Char_Ph
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8 November 2018|
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Response from lennykerryn | Reviewed this property |
I got the timetable from the tourist office (when we went no one spoke English) the bus station staff are very helpful. I seem to recall the last bus allowing you about a 30min stop at the falls left around 11am
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23 December 2016|
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Response from tomomit401 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you to stay here one day! From Ueno station will take almost 4hours to Tanuki Lake.
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27 October 2016|
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Response from zasy2016 | Reviewed this property |
i`m not sure about that. Because most of the camper bring their own camp equipment. but if you don't wanna bring your own camp equipment, they provide some resort really near to the camp site to stay. 😉