Visit the Forests & Caves of Mount Fuji – Departing from Tokyo


  • Discover the lava caves of Mount Fuji

  • Expert guidance from an English-speaking instructor

Essential info*

Duration 12hrs

  • English

Starting time 9:00 AM

Departure point/location

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Departing from Tokyo, visit Mount Fuji and walk through its forests and caves!

A shuttle will pick you up at your hotel to take you to Mount Fuji. Travel to the 5th station of Fujisan by bus accompanied by your guide. As you go, you'll learn more about this mountain, a symbol of Japan, which rises 3,776 m above sea level! 

After your visit, you'll have the chance to enjoy a traditional Japanese lunch (not included).

Then set off on foot to discover the forest of Aokigahara, better known as the "Sea of Trees", and enter caves and grottoes created by lava flows from Mount Fuji!

At the end of the afternoon the bus will travel back to Tokyo, arriving in the evening.

Good to know

  • Availability : every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Time: 9:00am
  • Duration: 12 hours approx.
  • Guide language: English
  • Departure: Hamamatsucho or your hotel from the list
  • A shuttle will collect you at the tour departure point at the time indicated on your booking voucher
  • If you are leaving from the main departure point, please arrive 20 minutes before the departure time
  • If you have chosen to be collected from your hotel for the tour, please be ready to leave 10 minutes before the departure time
  • The English-speaking guide will accompany you from the departure of the tour in Hamamatsucho until the end of lunch
  • An English-speaking instructor will take over for your afternoon activity
  • The journey from Tokyo to Mount Fuji by bus takes approximately 2 hours
  • The bus journey time may vary depending on traffic
  • The lunch menu is not planned in advance and you will be informed of it on the day of your activity
  • The tour ends at Shinjuku

Information about Mount Fuji: 

  • If the bus arrives late, the visit to the Mount Fuji Visitor's Centre may be cancelled so as not to lose time for the climb on Mount Fuji.
  • If the road to Mt. Fuji’s 5th Station is closed due to icy roads, the bus will take you as high as possible.
  • The temperature can fall quickly when climbing Mount Fuji, we recommend that you bring warm clothes in autumn and spring.
  • There will be no refunds in the event of impaired views of Mount Fuji due to bad weather
  • Please note that the bus may stop in front of several Hakone hotels after the Mount Fuji visit

Information about this activity:

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes recommended. Long sleeve clothes are recommended to protect against insect bites.
  • Caving suit provided
  • This tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility
  • This tour is not suitable for pregnant women, or for people who have a medical condition which prevents them from practising moderate exercise
  • Children under 6 years of age cannot take part in this activity
  • In the event of rain the activities will not be cancelled and waterproof ponchos will be availabe for purchase (approx. 300 yen)
  • A shuttle will  collect you after lunch to take you to the activity location
  • In the event that your afternoon activity is cancelled you will have the opportunity to visit Lake Ashi and Hakone, and to catch the Shinkansen to return to Tokyo, a refund of approximately 1,000 yen will be offered

Price includes:

  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Transport by bus from Tokyo to Mount Fuji
  • The guided tour by bus at Mount Fuji
  • The services of an English-speaking guide in the morning
  • The services of an English-speaking guide in the morning
  • Tour of the forests and caves of Mount Fuji
  • Rental of caving equipment
  • Return by bus to central Tokyo

Not included:

  • Return transport to your hotel from the centre of Tokyo
  • Lunch
  • Drinks during your meal
  • Any food or drink consumed during your tour
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

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