Loads of sighsteeing spots for magnificent views of Mount Fuji, the symbol of Japan.
Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain, is located about 100 kilometers west of Tokyo, and on its northern side lie the Fuji Five Lakes. To the southeast of the moutain is Hakone, and the Tanzawa Range is to the east.
At 3776 meters, Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, and its solitary peak and gentle curves are surrounded by rich, verdant and unspoiled nature. The mountain attracts many climbers during summer, while in winter, its snow-covered slopes gleam pure white in the sun. Known as a sacred mountain, Mount Fuji is a climb that everyone should undertake once in their life.
With around 210 shops offering many well-known brand labels at discount prices, this shopping mall is always bustling with visitors.
An amusement park with 14 rides appearing in the Guiness Book of World Records, Fuji-Q Highland draws thrill-seekers from around Japan and throughout the world. Hold onto your hat as you take on the Fujiyama, a monster roller coaster with a 70-meter drop.
Just a few kilometers from Lake Yamanaka, these springs are fed with water that has been filtered for more than 20 years and is so clear you can see the fish swimming at the bottom of the ponds.
About 30 minutes from the Gotermba interchange! A prime location to ski with Mount Fuji in the background.
The Lake Kawaguchi pleasure cruise "En Soleil" is a 10-minute walk from Kawaguchiko Station, and the landing area is at Funatsu Beach on the shore of Lake Kawaguchi.
The cosmoses and colorful autumn leaves are beautiful with Mount Fuji in the background. The 5 million cosmoses dressed in brilliant colors are a sight not to be missed.
Mixed among a forest with more than 10 varieties of maple and large zelkovas is a stand of Japanese red pines. When the season for fall foliage comes around, the locals love to walk in Ryokuchi Park, which is located in the Asahigaoka area on the southern edge of Lake Yamanaka.
Held on the north end of Lake Kawaguchi where the tree foliage is dyed in brilliant colors. The hallmark feature is the Maple Leaf Corridor (momiji kairo). Walk along the row with the beautiful fall leaves all around you. From sundown to 22:00, illumination provides a special way to enjoy them.
With illumination in the background, Mount Fuji floats faintly in this display of the imagination. You will find this and other artworks incorporating illumination on the vast grounds of Hana no Miyako Park. During the Christmas season, there is a fireworks display every Saturday.
The one time of year when you can view such spectacular scenery that includes Mount Fuji, a pagoda and cherry blossoms in one view. The venue boasts more than 650 Yoshino cherry blossom trees, which convey the tidings of the Japanese spring.
A carpet of creeping phlox, known as shibazakura in Japanese, shows off its beautiful pink flowers. The majestic scenery presented by the blooming creeping phlox and Mount Fuji will take your breath away. The festival is a popular destination for those visiting from abroad.
One of the biggest events to be held at Lake Kawaguchi. Purple lavender proudly blooms along the lakeside. The fragrance of lavender wafts through the venue, refreshing the minds and bodies of those present.
With Mount Fuji in the background, enjoy 300,000 sunflower plants and one million elegant zinnias. Fun events to take part in are a U-pick corn and elegant zinnia collecting. Enjoy the summer at Lake Yamanaka!
For this winter fireworks bonanza, a total of 13 fireworks sessions are held on Saturdays and Sundays from mid-January to mid-February and on February 23 (Mount Fuji Day). The fireworks blooming in the clear winter sky are fresh and magical.
The Juhyo Matsuri (ice tree festival) held at Saiko Yacho-no-Mori Park is a standard feature of winter. Up to 10 meters of soft rime forms on trees, a weather phenomenon in which the water droplets in fog freeze to a surface. You will be swept away in this pure white wonderland with Mount Fuji in the background.
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96 minutes from Shinjuku to Hakone-Yumoto
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Located in front of Kawaguchiko. The Mt.Fuji view from open-air bath is especially stunning!
17,800 yen～/per person
Reasonable accommodation located in front of Lake Kawaguchi and you can see Mt. Fuji from every room and public bath.
12,400 yen～/per person
This hotel offers a great view of Mt. Fuji from every room as well as from a big bath and open-air bath. This is one of the most popular accommodations in Kawaguchiko.
24,600 yen～/per person
You can see Mount Fuji registered with world's cultural heritage from all Guest Room and outdoor bath (SPA) in the spa hotel "SHUHOUKAKU KOGETSU" of the shore of Lake Kawaguchi. For dinner, enjoy pork shabu-shabu main Japanese dinner.
18,600 yen～/per person