Responsible Travel at the foot of Mt .Fuji! Use public transportation, enjoy walking. Interact with locals and experience their life at the foot of Mt. Fuji.
Day1 : Fujinomiya Local Food and Culture Walking Ecotour
First, meet the local guide at Shin-Fuji station and take a public bus to Fujinomiya. Then, explore Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine, where Mt. Fuji is enshrined, the world heritage site. Grab a bite of "Fujinomiya Yakisoba" fried noodles, which is famous in Japan and deeply rooted in the culture of this town. Visit the Japanese knife shop which have a long history of over 150 years. Then, walk through the hidden street to find a friendly fruit shop to have a seasonal fresh fruit. Then learn to make beautiful Japanese sweets from a 3rd generation craftsman, and finally enjoy this with Shizuoka green tea, made from Mt. Fuji’s clear spring water. Stay overnight at a local Japanese inn.
Day2: Mt. Fuji Satoyama Village Walking Ecotour
Take a public bus to the famous Shiraito Falls. Visit the falls and learn about its history, briefly explore the pool at the bottom of the waterfalls and take photos with the breathtaking waterfalls as your backdrop. Following lunch at the local restaurant, continue walking stopping by some historical spots. Visit to a historic sake brewery which make sake from the spring water from Mt. Fuji. Hear family stories from the 18th generation owner. Finish the tour at Kotokuji temple with a stunning view of Mt. Fuji. Then hop on the public bus to go back to your inn. Stay overnight in Fujinomiya.
Day3: Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre Shizuoka
Check out from the ryokan and visit Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre with a local guide. Try a circuit of the virtual mountain climbing experience. Enjoy exhibition halls that show works or art and other artifacts that highlight the depth and history of fascination that the people of Japan have for Mt Fuji. Following the centre, get on the public bus to Shin-Fuji station.
9:45 Meet the guide at Shin-Fuji Station ---Public Bus ---10:30 Meet the guide at Fujinomiya station --- 10:45 Sengen Taisha Shrine --- Fruit shop --- Lunch --- Japanese Knife Shop --- Wagashi Making --- Green Tea Brewing --- 16:30 Tour ends --- 17:00 Hotel check in --- Stay overnight in Fujinomiya
9:00 Hotel --- Walk --- 9:20 Fujinomiya Station --- Public Bus --- 10:00 Shiraito falls --- Lunch --- Historical Cherry Blossom --- Sake Brewery --- Kotokuji Temple --- 17:10 Yuno Bus Stop --- Public Bus --- 17:45 Stay overnight in Fujinomiya
8:50 Hotel Check-out --- Walk --- 9:00 Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre Shizuoka --- 10:35 Fujinomiya Station and end the tour or 10:36 Public Bus --- 11:12 Shin-Fuji Station and end the tour
Price and Booking
- Fujinomiya, Shizuoka
- Culture, General Outdoors
- 3 days
- Oct 24th
- Shin-Fuji/Fujinomiya Station