Published On: Mon, Dec 29th, 2014

How to Get to MT Fuji from Tokyo



There is the most famous mountain in Japan. It is the one and only, Mount Fuji. The mountain is also well known as one of the most popular symbols of Japan. Mount Fuji has massive size and height. It is 3776 m high and located 60 miles in south west Tokyo. Of course, the amazing view of the mountain and the environment around it attract the visitors to climb it. Imagine, around 300,000 people climb Mount Fuji every year. So, what are you waiting for? It is the right time to know how to get to MT Fuji from Tokyo.

After travelling around Tokyo, you definitely want to meet the famous Mount Fuji. Well, it is not difficult to know how to get to MT Fuji from Tokyo. Surely, you can get easy access from the capital city of Japan. You can reach the beautiful mountain within two hours. See? It is really worth trying. Do not miss the chance to enjoy the journey itself. It is not an everyday opportunity to use the hi-tech Japanese train. Moreover, you also can get interesting moments when you go to the station. Look at the massive amount of train routes and find your own route to reach Mount Fuji.



This is how to get to MT Fuji from Tokyo. First, you can start from Shinjuku. Take the JR Chuo Line to Otsuki. You can use Japan Rail Pass. Next, you have to change to private Fujikyu line to Kawaguchiko. This is a popular base in the Fuji Five Lakes for climbing and camping. When you begin your journey from Tokyo, you have to take Shinkansen or JR Tokaido line to Odawara. From this spot, you need to change to local trains or buses to the Hakone region. This area is famous because of its hot springs and the superb views of Mount Fuji.

Milky Way on Mount Fuji

Milky Way on Mount Fuji


After you know how to get to MT Fuji from Tokyo, you also have to know the best time to visit Mount Fuji. It is highly suggested for you to meet the beauty in the official climbing season. It starts from July 1st to August 31st. Outside from these months, the mountain huts are closed and lack of shelter might be a trouble. Only the very experienced that can climb the mountain. If you want to catch a glimpse of Mount Fuji, you can do it in the early morning of spring and autumn seasons.


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