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Yamanakako-mura, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0500, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

If you want to cool off during the hot and humid Japanese summer, it s a good spot . You can rent out boats, jet ski or go for a ride on the lake. Also, there is a trail going around the lake which is...More

Thank Guillaume A
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The lake is very nice with a pathway along it. Good for morning/afternoon walks. There are also restaurants around the lake and shops where boats can be rent.

Thank 870Tati
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We cycled around the lake and I can say it’s worth it. We were lucky because it was cloudy first but it turned sunny. And you can see the Fuji behind the cloud in the 2nd picture. There is a cycling road and it’s flat...More

Thank lakandmas
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Went for a ride on the Swan Ferry Cruise on Lake Yamamaka & the view of Mt Fuji from the lake was Spectacular, there are a few Restaurants near the jetty where the Ferry leaves from, Denny’s being one, 7 Eleven is also there so...More

Thank Anniewhatto
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Lake Yamanaka located to the East of Mount Fuji. It gives the famous mountain varieties of mood during the different time of the day. If the photo is taken in the early morning when the sun is behind the photographer, the refreshing lake form the...More

1  Thank Charn P
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed at a small guesthouse by the lake. The sun came out early in the morning and it’s pleasant to take stroll by lakeside. Comparing to Lake Kawaguchiko, Lake Yamanakako is quieter which offers a more relaxed environment to the visitors yet there are...More

1  Thank Hui W
Reviewed 14 March 2018

driving around this lake - trying to catch a Fuji-Yama pic after clouds - enjoying lunch - very nice experience - a have to do on your Japan-travel !

Thank juergen p
Reviewed 14 March 2018

The lake is a lovely lake but the volcano that is it's backdrop is dynamic. Mount Fuji brings you and if you're off season you can't fish,

Thank Warner L
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I was there in the afternoon and enjoyed beautiful landscape of lake. It is quite large lake in Yamanashi. I observed beautiful birds. It was a good experience.

Thank Rajesh T
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Lake Yamanaka is a large lake at the foot of Mount Fuji. It has a road that runs along the northern side of the lake with hotels, resorts and some stores. There are swan shaped paddle boats available during the warmer months. Further along, swans...More

1  Thank SurfingWild
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14 August 2018|
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Response from juergen p | Reviewed this property |
no - at our time - no tourists - only some photographers... we had great private time there !
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29 June 2018|
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Response from Anniewhatto | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t stay there we just went for the day & it was Beautiful we went on the Swan Ferry ride which is a 45 minute ride and it has an Awesome view of Mt Fuji from the water, I would suggest to stay 2 nights & that way you... More
26 October 2016|
Response from Anniewhatto | Reviewed this property |
I went there on a Tour but if you contact one of the hotels at Lake Yamanaka via e mail I am sure they can let you know 😊