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Mt Fuji Area Private Guided Tours in English-Nature up close,quiet,and personal

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    What to Expect
    Private tours by van and walking. Pick-up at Kawaguchiko station or local hotels. Most places we see have few visitors around. As a long time local resident,these areas and people are intimately known to me. I show the true local scene and hidden spots most never find or know about. We will drive around Lake Kawaguchiko and Lake Saiko stopping to see Mt.Fuji at choice viewing points. Starting at Asama Shrine,the giant cedar trees there are over 1200 years old. This classic forest shrine is the oldest in the area and a Mt. Fuji World Cultural Heritage Site. An amazingly beautiful waterfall-Haha no shirataki, Mothers White Falls is near with unparalleled views of Mt. Fuji and Kawaguchiko. Next we visit Oishi Flower Park on the way to Lake Saiko,center of the Five Lakes around Mt.Fuji, a clear,deep,ancient mountain lake. Then we visit Aokigahara Jukai Forest-the Sea of Trees at Yacho no Mori Koen the Wild Birds Forest Park. Here we walk in a spectacular lava rock forest created by volcanic eruption in 864 AD. Covering 30 square kilometers of a most amazing area,the forest is truly beautiful and mysterious. Next visit The Dragon Cave-Ryugu Doketsu,a National Natural Monument. Depending on time and weather,more stops and walks are possible such as the Climax Forest on Mt. Fuji at 1200 meters. Lastly,sunset time at Lake Shoji or Lakes Saiko & Kawaguchiko. We stop as we like for breaks,snacks or lunch. Relaxed,unhurried,comfortable. Nature up close, quiet, and personal.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Kawaguchiko Station, 3641 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi 401-0301, Japan

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meeting and Pickup at Kawaguchiko Station or Fujikawaguchiko area hotels.
    Departure Time
    8am to 11am Monday to Sunday
    Pick-up and departure times flexible.
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transportation from Kawaguchiko station or Fujikawaguchiko area local hotels.
    • Native English speaking guide/driver.
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We recently went on a full day guided tour with Yumi. It was an amazing day and she catered for our request to do a small hike on Mt Fuji as well as including fun activities for my six year old daughter. She loved it, we had to drag her away from some of the places. Her
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    Response from Chris B, Owner at Mt Fuji Area Private Guided Tours in English-Nature up close,quiet,and personal
    Responded 2 days ago
    Danielle, Thanks for your review. Indeed, the waterfall is so special. Very pleased showing you our Fujikawaguchiko area and walking "Above The Clouds" on Mt.Fuji in such dramatic weather. A nice day sharing all that with you. See you another time. Yumi and Chris
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    Please do yourselves a favour and do not look any further than Hidden Japan tours with Chris. He is such a knowledgeable, warm,friendly and thoughtful guide. We had only one destination that we wanted to see specifically and that was the Itchiku Kubota museum and then Chris
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    Response from Chris B, Owner at Mt Fuji Area Private Guided Tours in English-Nature up close,quiet,and personal
    Responded 19 Sep. 2019
    CJ, Thank you for your kind review of a fine day. The forests and lakes had an especially nice feeling in this time of changing seasons. You were so open and responsive to the natural beauty here, and naturally Fuji san showed up for us at the best times. It would be a pleasure to explore more of Japan with you. Until then, my best to you all. Chris
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    While we were in Japan we were lucky enough to go on a tour with Chris as our guide. We got to go to many incredible places that were so fascinating to see. Chris was very friendly and super knowledgeable about what he was talking about. The tour is called “Hidden Japan” and
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    Response from Chris B, Owner at Mt Fuji Area Private Guided Tours in English-Nature up close,quiet,and personal
    Responded 10 Sep. 2019
    Olga, I appreciate your review greatly. Your whole group was fun and made a good day even better. There was much to like about our tour together, sharing the forests and lakes with inquisitive minds and love for nature so evident, always makes for special moments. Good memories for sure. My best to you all. Chris
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    After a successful climb of Mt Fuji, I was eager to see more of the surrounding area. An acquaintance had suggested I contact Chris at Hidden Japan for a personal tour of the area. I reached out to Chris on short notice thinking it was going to be a longshot. Chris was
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    Response from Chris B, Owner at Mt Fuji Area Private Guided Tours in English-Nature up close,quiet,and personal
    Responded 7 Sep. 2019
    John, Mt. Fuji was very welcoming that day and having such a guide as Yumi who knows this area well was in the flow of things. From a morning storm to such fine weather, nature revealed, was extra special. Your review and kind words are so appreciated by us and Hidden Japan. We expect to see you here again for more. Best to you, Chris and Yumi
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    Our family of 4 (two boys 17, 22) did a full day tour with Chris. We (even the boys) appreciated the Shinto discussion about the interconnected relationships between living things and the reverence given to nature. We opted for lots of short hikes, and Chris had 20? pairs of
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    Response from Chris B, Owner at Mt Fuji Area Private Guided Tours in English-Nature up close,quiet,and personal
    Responded 20 Aug. 2019
    Rick, Thanks for your review. It was a fine day out with real nature lovers. I appreciate all liked hearing about this ancient culture and the connection with all things. We had some good walks in favorable weather and even Fuji san showed herself. You would be most welcome back to Japan with the respect and keen interest everyone expressed. See you next time. Chris
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