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10 things not to miss in Mount Fuji

You have decided to climb Mount Fuji, with one goal in mind: to reach the summit at 3,776 meters above sea level.

Hakone ropeway

Fuji-Hakone-Izu Park

Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park enhances the surroundings of Mount Fuji, as well as the Hakone region and Izu Peninsula. This park has one with the most varied landscapes in Japan!


Shosenkyo Gorge

In Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture, Shosenkyo Gorge is the meeting place for lovers of beautiful nature; especially when its vegetation blazes with red and ocher once autumn comes.


Le sanctuaire dédié au Fuji

Fuji Mountain Race

The ascent of Mount Fuji is already an ordeal. But some push the challenge even further and climb the mountain from top to bottom... running!

Vue sur le mont Fuji

When to climb Mount Fuji?

Mount Fuji is the symbolic mountain, almost tutelary of Japan. Its snow-capped summit, the white crown of a lonely mountain, gives it the air of a guard planted at the entrance to Tokyo Bay.

Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji from the 5th station to the summit

Kawaguchi-ko is the fifth of the ten "stations" of Mount Fuji. Buses transport floods of tourists here, climbing with difficulty to 2,300 meters above sea level, and eventually arrive...

Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands

Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands

Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands: (Hakone Shissei-en), established in 1976, is one of the most enjoyable natural attractions in Sengoku, Hakone.