Mt Fuji Day Trip including Lake Ashi Sightseeing Cruise from Tokyo

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Mt Fuji Day Trip including Lake Ashi Sightseeing Cruise from Tokyo


Overview

Visit Japan's iconic Mt Fuji, cruise Lake Ashi and ride the Mt Komagatake Ropeway on this popular day trip by deluxe coach from Tokyo. Enjoy sweeping views of celebrated Hakone National Park, and learn about the region with your guide at Mt Fuji's 5th Station. Upgrade to include lunch, or purchase your own. Hotel pickup is included, with drop-off at Odawara, Shinjuku or Ginza stations, where you can continue to explore at your leisure.

Includes

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Free Wi-Fi access on bus
  • Pickup at select locations only (please refer to "Departure Point" or "Directions" for listed locations)
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Cruise on Lake Ashi
  • Mt. Komagatake Ropeway
  • Lunch (only if you select tour option that includes lunch)
  • Audio guides (Chinese, Spanish) (available for all tour options except “Keio Plaza Hotel Pickup+Lunch” (F880KP) )
  • 2018 Lunch Inclusion
  • Lunch included for all tours

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Audio guide in Spanish and Chinese is not included for tour option Keio Plaza Hotel Pickup+Lunch” (F880KP)

What You Can Expect

Start your full-day trip with morning hotel pickup at selected Tokyo hotels or meet your guide at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal. Then travel by air-conditioned coach via a scenic 2.5-hour route to Mt Fuji's 5th Station, located 7,607 feet (2,305 meters) above sea level.

The natural beauty of the Japanese landscape will amaze you at your first destination: Mt Fuji. Learn about Mt Fuji through displays and films on the ecology, weather conditions, history and culture around the mountain and the Fuji Five Lakes. Your 20-minute stop includes the second-floor observatory deck, which provides up-close views of the iconic mountain on a clear day.

Return to your coach and continue on to 5th Station, located about halfway up the mountain, for more breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes. You have 30 minutes to explore the souvenir shops, torii gates and shrines that decorate this station, known as the border between the heavens and the earth.

If you’ve opted for an upgrade, savor the views over a Japanese-style lunch, or you can purchase your own food.

With your appetite sated, drive to nearby Lake Ashi, a crater lake formed after a powerful volcanic eruption nearly 3,000 years ago in what is now Hakone National Park. Embark on a 15-minute cruise over Lake Ashi, which provides postcard views of Mt Fuji, Mt Komagatake and other mountains from various angles.

From the lake's shores, take the Mt Komagatake Ropeway to the summit and enjoy scenic vistas over Hakone National Park. For 50 minutes, including time to walk around at the peak, the aerial tram provides sweeping views of majestic Mt Fuji, the Izu Peninsula and the Izu Islands, among other sights.

Your tour concludes with a transfer to Tokyo by coach, dropping you off at Shinjuku or Ginza station in the evening. Take in the great night views and restaurants of upscale Ginza, known as one of the world’s most luxurious shopping districts (Codes: F880_, F880KP_, F880W).

For those not wanting to return to Tokyo, you have the option to end your tour at Odawara station, gateway to Kyoto and other cities connected by shinkansen (Codes: F808, F808W).

This tour also offer a discounted option with pickup at Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku for direct transfer to Mt Fuji without stopping at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal. This Shinjuku direct departure option allows you to spend more time at Mt Fuji. Please select
"Tour+Lunch+Shinjuku Transfer" (Code: F880KP__) at checkout for this option.

Please note: Views of Mt Fuji are subject to weather conditions, with visibility tending to be better during the colder months, or in the early morning and late evening.

Additional Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please note: Make sure you select the correct pickup location at checkout, as failure to appear at the pickup location at the scheduled time may result in a cancellation of your reservation with no refund
  • Pickup is only available from select locations in Tokyo. Please refer to “Departure Point” for listed locations
  • If your hotel is not listed or you prefer to go directly to the meeting point, please select Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal as your hotel pickup location at checkout
  • If you select the discounted tour option "Tour+Lunch+Shinjuku Transfer" (F880KP), you MUST select Keio Plaza Hotel for hotel pickup at checkout
  • If you don’t select a specific pickup location from the drop-down list at checkout, your pickup location will be defaulted to Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
  • Important Notice: This tour will depart regardless of weather or traffic conditions, unless you are notified otherwise by the local operator. Viator and your local tour operator will not be responsible for poor visibility of Mt Fuji or itinerary changes due to unforeseen circumstances
  • We recommend you bring a coat or other warm clothing during spring, autumn and winter
  • Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own caretaker
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat, and meals are not included
  • Vegetarian menu is available and MUST be advised at the time of booking
  • Tours departing in 2018
  • If you'd like to book this tour departing in 2018, please select tour option for 2018
  • Hotel pickup routes in 2018 are different and please make sure you select the 2018 tour option that includes your preferable pickup hotel/location

Voucher information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Products standard cancellable

Products with Viator standard terms and conditions are fully refundable, without charge, up to 48 hours prior to travel, based on the time/date of the Product Location.

Departure point

2017 select locations in Tokyo:
ANA InterContinental Tokyo, Cerulean Tower Tokyu, Courtyard by Marriot Tokyo Ginza, Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal, Hyatt Regency, Keio Plaza Hotel, Metropolitan Tokyo in Ikebukuro, New Sanno (pickup service is only available for guests staying at the hotel), Tokyo Dome Hotel, New Otani Tokyo, and Tokyo Station

2018 select locations in Tokyo:
Asakusa View Hotel, ANA InterContinental Tokyo, Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza Hotel, Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba, Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa, Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal, Hotel Grand Palace, Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro, Hotel New Otani Tokyo (Main Bldg.), Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, Osaki Station West Exit Bus Terminal, Shiba Park Hotel (Annex Bldg.), Shinjuku Washington Hotel Main, Sunshine City Prince Hotel

Departure time

2017 Departure Time:
7:40am from Cerulean Tower Tokyu, Metropolitan Tokyo (Ikebukuro)7:50am from New Otani Tokyo8:05am from Hyatt Regency, New Sanno8:15am from Courtyard by Marriot Tokyo Ginza, Tokyo Station8:20am from Tokyo Dome Hotel, ANA InterContinental Tokyo8:40am from Hamamatsucho Bus TerminalKeio Plaza Hotel Pickup (If you select tour option "Keio Plaza Hotel Pickup + Lunch" (F880KP) at checkout):
8:05am from Keio Plaza Hotel2018 Departure Time:
7:35 AM    Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro
7:50 AM    Sunshine City Prince Hotel
7:50 AM    Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel
8:00 AM    Asakusa View Hotel
8:00 AM    Hotel Grand Palace
8:00 AM    Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba
8:15 AM    Hotel New Otani Tokyo (Main Bldg.)
8:15 AM    Shinjuku Washington Hotel Main
8:25 AM    ANA InterContinental Tokyo
8:25 AM    Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
8:30 AM    Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza Hotel
8:40 AM    Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa
8:45 AM    Shiba Park Hotel (Annex Bldg.)
8:50 AM    Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
9:00 AM    Osaki Station West Exit Bus Terminal

Return Details

Concludes at Shinjuku and Ginza at approximately 8:30pm

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