Explore the Ice and Wind Caves Created by Mount Fuji

Everyone is familiar with the beauty of Mount Fuji. We have all seen stunning pictures of its beauty, or been lucky enough to visit it in person. We often think of Mount Fuji as an icon, a beautiful symmetrical cone to view, or climb. The history of Mount Fuji and its creation is actually more…

3 Best Places to Visit On Your Way Back From Mt. Fuji

The most popular landmark you can find in Japan is Mt. Fuji, which is located in Chubu, an area in the center of Honshu, Japan’s main island. If you happen to finish your Mt. Fuji adventure, you should as well consider visiting these other places on your way back. Oshino Hakkai 日本の絶景、「懐かしい日本の原風景、忍野八海からの富士山」をまとめてみました。#zekkei #絶景 https://t.co/ToEWM5TuSY pic.twitter.com/YD2xfiUEzj…

Cherry picking at Yatsugatake

Yatsugatake is a beautiful mountain area located at the border of Nagano and Yamanashi prefectures. It is a place which is worth visiting in any of the four seasons. Yamanashi is famous for its fruit picking sites. The orchards of this area provide opportunities to taste self-picked seasonal fruits like cherry, strawberry, apple, grapes and…

Climbing Japan’s Tallest Mountain, Fuji: A Personal Experience

Almost everyone who visits or moves to Japan has Mt Fuji in his or her must see list. It can be just to see it up close or hike up the Mt Fuji. Those who do not have the strength or simply time to scale the 3,776-meter World Heritage site can take buses from Fujisan…

Fuji-Q Highland: these 5 Japanese roller coasters are not for the faint-hearted

Fuji-Q Highland is a theme park based at the foot of Mount Fuji. It boasts four of the craziest roller coasters in Japan, and in the world. Takabisha, Eejanaika, Dodonpa and Fujiyama are roller coasters for thrill-seekers and dare-devils, and they will definitely get your adrenaline pumping. 1. Takabisha Takabisha was opened in 2011 and…

5 Hotels Where You Can See Mt. Fuji From Your Room Window!

Mt. Fuji is always an attractive place to visit. Besides being the highest mountain in Japan, Mt. Fuji is also considered to be one of the most sacred mountains and one the most iconic things about Japan. Yes, Mt. Fuji is well known by people from all around the world. If you want to go…

Suspended between the Sky and Mt. Fuji!

I have never personally been in Hotel Kaneyamaen, but my parents decided to take a trip to Hotel Kaneyamaen near Yamanaka-ko and they were spamming my messages with beautiful photos and information about the hotel so I thought it might be a great place to introduce to people who are looking for a place to…

The 8 Exhilarating Attractions of FUJI-Q Highland

If you ever visit Japan and you have a love for thrilling rides, you should definitely spend a day at Fuji-Q Highland. Fuji-Q Highland is at the foot of Mount Fuji and is one of Japan’s most popular theme parks. Fuji-Q Highland is the home of some Guinness World Record breaking roller coasters. yamanashi-kankou.jp/ 1.…

Near Mt Fuji! The Kawaguchiko Music Forest

The Mount Fuji and Mount Fuji lakes area have a lot to offer in terms of sightseeing. The Kawaguchiko Music Forest is a small theme park and museum that is devoted to automatic musical instruments. History Hall In the History Hall, not only there are various musical automatons but there is also a large hall…

Mount Fuji up close!

We are all familiar with the beautiful photos of Mount Fuji from a distance, or even photos of the sunrise from Mount Fuji, however, you don’t often see pictures of the mountain itself. Being on Mount Fuji, whether you are hiking or have driven up, is spectacular. The rich variety of plants and climates on…