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2 Day Mt.Fuji Ascent with English Speaking Guide Tour

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per person USD 317
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Spend the night at Mt. Fuji’s 7th Station, see the sunrise from the mountaintop, and then recharge after mountain climbing by soaking in a hot spring! Participants will be taken on the standard route for a full-value experience. During mountain climbing, this tour is accompanied start to finish by 3 staff members--a Japanese-speaking mountain guide, an English-speaking tour conductor, and a Japanese-speaking tour conductor. Even beginners can participate worry-free. The Japanese-speaking mountain guide will lead participants on a walk around the caldera at the summit for no additional charge. International visitors who do not have their own mountain climbing gear on hand can also participate easily, as gear rental service information will be provided. This rental gear can be picked up at Shinjuku and returned at Mt. Fuji’s 5th Station.

Day 1: Shinjuku - Mt. Fuji

7:00-7:10 a.m

Depart from Shinjuku Keio Plaza Hotel Main Building 3F guest relations desk, in front of the Sunrise Tours sign board

The meeting time is 7:00 at Shinjuku Keio Plaza Hotel Main Building 3F guest relations desk, in front of the Sunrise Tours sign board The tour will walk to the bus parking lot. 

Access: 5 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station West Exit, 5 minutes on foot from Shinjuku Station if arriving by Keio Line, Odakyu Line or subway. 1 minute on foot from Exit B1 of Tochomae Station on the Toei Oedo Subway Line.

7:30a.m.

Depart from Shinjuku Metropolitan Government large parking lot  

Tour travels by bus to the Mt. Fuji trail head on the Chuo Expressway and Fuji Subaru Line.

11:30a.m.

Mt. Fuji Kawaguchiko 5th Station  (90 min)

After arrival participants are free to eat lunch and prepare for the climb. 
(Bags cannot be left on the bus. Bags can be left at Gogoen Rest House for free at your own liability.)

1:00p.m.

Yoshida Trail Head, Lake Kawaguchi side (160 min)  

The tour group will begin climbing on the Yoshida Trail from Lake Kawaguchi 5th station at 2,304m.

-5:00p.m.

Arrive at Mountain Hut 'Toyokan' above Mt. Fuji 7th Station

The group will then sleep for a short time at a mountain hut at 2,910m. The mountain hut accommodation consists of a mixed men's and women's room with bunk beds, and less than 1 mat of space per person (about 1m by 2m). Hamburg steaks will be served for dinner.

10:00p.m.

Depart from Mountain Hut 'Toyokan' above Mt. Fuji 7th Station  (300 min)  

The 2nd day's breakfast of inarizushi (rice wrapped in fried tofu) will be given to each participant before departing the mountain hut. The group will climb to the summit from the mountain hut for about 5 hours.

Day 2: Mt. Fuji - Shinjuku

3:00 - 5:00a.m.

Visiting Mt. Fuji mountaintop and the mountain crater  (120 min)  

Enjoy the impressive view of the sunrise from the summit at 3,776 m. Those who wish will be guided in a walk around the crater (90 minutes). Please eat your breakfast at the summit.

5:00 - 9:00a.m.

Descend via Yoshida Trail towards Lake Kawaguchi  (240 min)  

The tour will then descend the mountain heading for the 5th station (about 4 hours).

 

11:30a.m. -

Mt. Fuji Kawaguchiko 5th Station

After returning to the 5th station, the mountain climbing is over. Please retrieve any baggage and get on the bus which will take you to Yamanaka Onsen.

12:30 - 3:00p.m.

Lake Yamanaka Onsen, Benifuji-no-Yu (150 min)

A popular natural hot spring where bathers can soak their weary muscles in open-air baths while enjoying a view of Mt. Fuji.

There is also a restaurant inside.  (Participants may eat lunch at their own expense.)

 

6:00 - 7:00p.m.

Tour ends near JR Shinjuku Station West Exit  

The tour will disband near JR Shinjuku Station West Exit. Please head to your next destination on your own from Shinjuku.

 

Departure Date

2017: Jul.09 - Aug. 31: Sun., Tue., and Thu., and Sep.2 and Sep.09.

Meal

1 Dinner included on Day 1. 1 Breakfast included on Day 2.

Guide

English-speaking guide service is provided.

Inclusion

Japanese-speaking mountain guide, English-speaking tour conductor, Japanese-speaking tour conductor, Mountain hut accommodation charges, Round-trip bus fare, Benifuji-no-Yu hot spring bathing fee

Note

Minimum participants required: 1 person.

Assembly Point

Please be ready at the Keio Plaza Hotel, Main Building 3rd Floor The Guest Relations Desk in front of the Sunrise Tours Sign Board by 7:10 a.m.

Age Restrictions

From 6 years

Cost excludes

Day 1 lunch, Day 2 lunch, Mountain accident insurance


1.

If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 14 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled. 

2.

Please inform us of your accommodation and contact details for the day prior to the tour. If the tour is cancelled, participants will be notified by the conducting company or their travel agent. 

3.

Depending on operational circumstances, certain tour dates may be cancelled, or tour operation may cease entirely. 

4.

Altitudes at various parts of the mountain are 2,300 m at the 5th Station, 3,000 m at the 7th Station mountain hut where the tour will stop to sleep for a short period, and 3,500 m at the peak, where temperatures often fall below 5 degrees Celsius and the temperature difference compared to the 5th Station may be more than 15 degrees Celsius. Please prepare all necessary cold weather gear, and be sure to confirm what to bring and wear for the tour. http://www.japanican.com/~/media/en/misc/pdf/mtfujiclimb.pdf 

5.

Take precautions to avoid altitude sickness, which can occur as the air thins at high altitude, such as getting enough sleep the night before the tour, and repeatedly check your physical condition while climbing. 

6.

The purpose of this course is to see the sunrise from Mt. Fuji, so all participants will climb to a mountain hut accommodation above the 7th station on Day 1. Participants may be unable to see the sunrise from the mountain due to weather or crowding on the mountain path, but please understand that these will not be accepted as reasons for a refund. 

7.

Generally the tour will be carried out even in the case of rain, but in the case of bad weather at Mt. Fuji the tour conductors and mountain guide will determine whether to halt the tour with first consideration to safety. Also, the above times, climbing time, route, and arrival times may vary greatly depending on weather and crowding conditions. 

8.

This is a shared tour with Japanese tourists. An English-speaking tour conductor will accompany Sunrise Tours participants. The English-speaking tour conductor will accompany you throughout the entire tour, and a Japanese-speaking mountain guide will also accompany you from the 5th station to the peak and back. 

9.

Since the creation of a participant name list is required for safety purposes, we ask that all participants please provide their names and emergency contact details on the first day of the tour. 

10.

Participants choosing to use a mountain hut accommodation other than Toyokan, the hut prepared for this tour, are responsible for all expenses. 

11.

The mountain hut accommodation consists of a mixed men's and women's room with bunk beds, and less than 1 mat of space per person (about 1m by 2m). There are no bathing facilities at the mountain hut, and non-flushing Japanese-style toilets are available outside. 

12.

If you are late for the Day 2 departure from Mt. Fuji Lake Kawaguchi 5th Station (around 11:30, to be determined on Day 2 of the tour), you will be responsible for the transportation costs to your next destination. 

13.

There is no vegetarian option for dinner on Day 1 or breakfast on Day 2. Those with dietary restrictions should prepare and bring their meals for mountain climbing. Dinner on the 1st day is hamburg steaks, and breakfast on the 2nd day is 2 pieces of inarizushi (rice wrapped in fried tofu). Participants can order additional drinks and food at the mountain hut at their own expense. 

14.

Children 5 years and under cannot participate on this tour. Those between 6 and 15 years old must be accompanied by someone age 20 or older. Those between 16 and 19 may participate by themselves if an agreement form signed by their parent or guardian is received by us at least 4 days before the tour. 

15.

Mountain accident insurance is not included in this tour. (Customers of non-Japanese nationality are unable to enroll in Japanese mountain accident insurance.) We recommend customers enroll in overseas travel insurance before leaving their country. 

16.

The Mt. Fuji entrance fee is not included in the tour booking price. This fee may be paid at Mt. Fuji on a voluntary basis. 

17.

 According to Yamanashi prefecture ordinance, persons with tattoos are prohibited from bathing in hot springs. Customers with tattoos are unable to bathe at Benifuji-no-Yu. 

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email reservation@jtbusa.com

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Child Single Supplement
07/09/2017 07/14/2017 Tokyo $ 317 $ 308 $ 0
07/16/2017 07/17/2017 Tokyo $ 384 $ 374 $ 0
07/18/2017 07/21/2017 Tokyo $ 345 $ 336 $ 0
07/23/2017 07/26/2017 Tokyo $ 365 $ 356 $ 0
07/27/2017 08/14/2017 Tokyo $ 384 $ 374 $ 0
08/15/2017 08/21/2017 Tokyo $ 365 $ 356 $ 0
08/22/2017 09/10/2017 Tokyo $ 345 $ 336 $ 0
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare. If notice of cancellatin is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice、100% of the tour fare. 0 day prior to tour starting date, 50%. 1 days to 1 days prior, 40%. 7 days to 2 days prior, 30%. 20days to 8 days prior, 20%. 21days or more prior, No charge. Cancellation period is based on United State PST time.. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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