Mt Fuji is one of the most famous symbols of Japan, and it is one of the most beautiful vistas that you will get on your Japan trip. While climbing Fujisan is only possible in the summer, enjoying views of the majestic mountain is possible year-round (weather permitting) and actually best done in winter when the air is clear. This travel guide will help you on your way if you want to enjoy Mt Fuji!
During the spring season, there is a gorgeous flower festival nearby, and when the cherry blossoms bloom you can take world-class photos in the area. Mt Fuji is not far away from Tokyo and can be visited on a day trip to Kawaguchiko, the travel time from Shinjuku is only around 2 hours one-way.
Check out our Mt Fuji e-bike tour if you want to discover the area comfortably by bike!
Go to Arakurayama Sengen Park if you want to take that famous photograph that showcases three iconic symbols of Japan at the same time in spring; a five-storied pagoda, cherry blossoms, and Mt Fuji.
See beautiful pictures of the many different faces of Mt Fuji from various vantage points!
If you love Japanese anime Neon Genesis EVANGELION, an ‘anime pilgrimage’ to Hakone is a great activity to do from Tokyo. There are many places that appear in the series in Hakone, find out where to go in real life!
In 1994, textile dyeing artist Itchiku Kubota built a museum with his name in a perfect place, with a majestic view of Mount Fuji and serene Lake Kawaguchi.
Kawaguchiko is best-known for its amazing view of Mt Fuji. Located at the foot of the mountain, there are many vantage points from which to see the symbol of Japan.
Famous for hot springs, outdoor activities, natural beauty, and the view of nearby Mt Fuji, Hakone is a popular destination for a day trip from Tokyo.
From the 8th station, the walk begins to get quite steep and by the time you get to the 9th station, the track will almost be so steep and rocky that at times it will feel like you are rock climbing…
The Fuji Shibazakura Festival is an exceptional event near Mt. Shibazakura flowers bloom in different colors and in different shapes, creating a beautiful multicolored field. In 2023, it is held in April and May.
The region around Mt Fuji has long been the inspiration for the works of many of Japan’s most celebrated writers, poets, and artists. How did this beautiful mountain with its nearly perfect symmetrical cone originate?
The Fujisan World Heritage Center wants to educate people on the geography and history of the popular mountain. Find out what to expect from a visit!