Mount Fuji Climbing Tour! Equipped with 6 Basic Rental Mountaineering Gears! TYO1095 / Z01095
- Departure Place
- : Depart from Tokyo
- Departure Period
- : 2017.07.01 - 2017.09.10
- Tour Length
- : 2 days
- : English,
- No.1 Mt. Fuji Climbing Tour for foreigners! More than 3,500 climbers chose this tour! Even a first time climber can reach the peak for the sunrise!
- Accompanied with English speaking tour conductor and certified professional mountain guide. The tour will proceed at a slow pace and take moderate breaks. The goal is to get to the top without overdoing it therefore even people who are not confident about their stamina can climb safely.
- 6 basic essential equipment for mountain climbing, included helmet, rain gear, climbing boots, stock, rucksack and head lamp. Please let us know your shoe size and clothes size in the remark column at the end of reservation.
- A one night stay at the Mt. Fuji 8th Station mountain hut, and two meals included (dinner & breakfast).※Vegetarian menu also available! Please let us know in advance if you need.
- Useful climbing items as gift! 500 ml water bottle will be given while climbing so you do not need to bring along too much with you. Furthermore, only this tour participants can get various useful items, such as wet tissues, carabiner water bottle holder and energy etc.
|Departure Place||Shinjuku West Exit Shinjuku Center Buiding[ Google Maps ][ Download ]|
|Meal(s)||Breakfast : 0 / Lunch : 0 / Supper : 1|
|Accommodation||Mt. Fuji 8th Station Tomoekan|
|07:30||Departure from Shinjuku Center Building East side|
※Gathering at 07:15 am at Shinjuku west exit, Shinjuku Center Building east side.
※The bus is NOT in pink of WILLER.
※Do not try to find bus terminal or bus stop. Please find our staff who wear a pink vest.
|＜Metropolitan Expressway, Chuo Expressway＞|
|SA restroom break (30min)|
|＜Mt. Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station＞|
|10:30||Unjokaku of the 5th Station|
※Get used to the elevation by staying here for an hour.
※No arrangement of Lunch. Please have a proper meal according to your physical condition.
※Vegetarian menu is offered by the restaurant here. Please make request to the tour conductor at the meeting place on the day if you need.
※There is no vegetarian menu certified as Halal. If needed, prepare in advance or purchase at the 5th Station.
※The mountain guide will give a simple lecture about warm-up exercises and the climb.
※Please make sure to go to toilet before climbing. As there are only few toilets during the climb, or most of them are offered with a charge.
|12:00||Start the climb for 6 hours|
※A team of two, a mountain guide and an English-speaking tour conductor will support you during the climb. Aim at arriving at the original 8th Station.
※For those who lack of confidence in their stamina will stay and walk close to the guide.
※Follow the guide's pace. Walk on the side closest to the mountain, watch out of rockslide or possibility of falling.
※Three important points: 1. Don't get dehydrated. 2. Walk slowly. 3. Take a deep breath.
※When taking rest, do not to forget to take consideration for others who walk behind. Make ways for them to pass.
|18:00||Arrival at the mountain hut - Tomoekan at original 8th Station (Dinner & stay overnight )|
※Take a rest for one night and get ready for the sunrise next day after having a popular supper of hamburger curry.
※Vegetarian menu is available. Please make request to the tour conductor at the meeting place on the day if you need.
※Participants will have a tiny space only to put a sleeping bag. (Some may need to sleep with Futon mat)
※Please feel free to inform staff at the mountain hut, guide or conductor when you have any problem or feel sick (e.g. altitude sickness) during your stay here.
※Participants will be distributed a packed breakfast box while having dinner at night. You can have breakfast anytime you want.
※If you don't wish to stay in the designated mountain hut and want to stay at other places, it will require extra charge at your own expense. Therefore please be sure to bring along some money with you in case.
※All times posted are rough estimation only. Time varies on weather and traffic conditions, stamina of tour participants and so on. Please kindly be noted in advance.
|Meal(s)||Breakfast : 1 / Lunch : 0 / Supper : 0|
|02:00||Departure from mountain hut, start the climb|
※Participants can leave their belongings at the hut and head to the peak with light equipment.
※For young children, elderly or participants who lack of confidence in their stamina can see the sunrise from the hut without climbing to the top.
※Take enough rest until assemble time and get ready to climb to the peak. (equipped with warm clothing, headlamp and water is necessary.)
※JPY300 will be charged as usage fee of toilet at the peak. So make sure to go to the toilet before climbing.
|04:30||Arrival at the peak and watch the sunrise|
※Sunrise may not be seen due to weather condition. Furthermore, the climb and the tour of walking around the crater (optional) may be cancelled according to the decision of the professional guide on dangerous level.
※The scenery of the sunrise from Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest peak will be an unforgettable page in your life memory.
※At the peak, a 90 mins tour "Ohachi meguri", walking around the crater will be held at JPY500 per person to be paid on site. Please kindly tell the accompany guide on the day if you are interested to join.
※A lap of the crater at the top of Mt. Fuji & 360-degree panoramic view from the highest point in Japan can be enjoyed. Give it a try if you are confident in a stamina!
※Souvenirs such as key holder (with date you reach the peak), flag and postcard can be purchased here.
|07:00||Return to the mountain hut and have breakfast|
※Breakfast time with the pre-distributed specially-made breakfast box - Grilled salmon and seasoned cooked rice.
※Pack your belongings and start to descent to the 5th Station.
※Walking down is easier than up. However, stocks are recommended since it ease the strain on knees.
※To go downhill with enough water with you, more than 500 ml is recommended.
※Do not take rest for too long, otherwise you may get heatstroke, dehydration and exhaustion.
|11:00||Break time at Unjokaku at the 5th Station|
※A special pin badge of Mt. Fuji will be given for your every effort.
※This is limited to people who challenge to climb 3776 meters high successfully.
※You can shop for souvenirs here with own expense.
|12:00||＜Mt. Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station＞|
|12:45||Arrival at Benifuji no Yu for lunch and hot spring bath|
※Have lunch and take a hot spring bath (optional at JPY800 per person) at own expense.
※For those with tattoo cannot take the hot spring bath.
※You can keep all unnecessary personal belongings on the tour bus until you reach Shinjuku. Please bring along any valuables, wallet and items for bath with you.
|15:00||Gotemba Station (Only for drop off)|
※Here is recommended for passengers to get off and head to Kansai area after the tour.
※It is possible to go to Osaka and Kyoto by JR line.
※If you would like to go to Gotemba Premium Outlets, you can also get off here and change for shuttle bus.
※Please return all the rental items to the guide.
|16:00||PA Restroom Break|
※Take a break at the PA in the middle of the expressway.
※Since there is no toilet on the bus, the bus will stop for toilet break here.
※ Please kindly be punctual.
|18:00||Arrival at Shinjuku|
|20day(s) before tour date||20% of total|
|7day(s) before tour date||30% of total|
|1day(s) before tour date||40% of total|
|The day||100% of total|
※ Please be noted that we are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays and New Year Holidays (29Dec to 3Jan) .
|Range of language support||
Tour guide will use English during the tour. (Not included introduction and explanation of tourist attraction during the tour.)
|Minimum number of participants for operation||
There is a minimum requirement on number of participant for holding the tour.
In case minimum number is not reached and the tour need to be cancelled, notice will be sent by e-mail 14 days before departure date (4 days before for 1 day tour). The tour fee paid will be fully refunded.