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Best Private Day Tours to Mt. Fuji and its surrounding areas


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A hiring a private charter tour to tour around Mt. Fuji is perfect for families or group of friends! These private tours can be a CHEAPER option as you can divide the costs among you.

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Best Private Day Tours to Mt. Fuji and its surrounding areas

All private tours below are conducted by Tokyo Star Agency, a reputable travel agency in Japan known for its top-notch tour guides. But they only accept booking through Veltra.

Lavender fields and Mount Fuji view from Oishi Park
Oishi Park in Lake Kawaguchi.

1. Private Tour of Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi, and Gotemba Outlets

This tour is known for having professional (and very enthusiastic) tour guides which only delivers the best experience to their guests. Click to read ALL 5-star reviews.

This tour is very straightforward, it consists of a jaunt to Mt. Fuji 5th Station, a taste of the delicious regional dish of Yamanashi — hoto noodles, sightseeing around Lake Kawaguchi, and shopping in Gotemba Premium Outlets.

They also have a Personal Photographer option for an additional fee. The photographer will take high-quality and memorable photos of your entire Mt. Fuji trip, and you can access the photos on Google Drive after your tour.

2. Private Tour of Mt.Fuji, Hakone and Odawara Castle

Your first stop in this tour is the beautiful grounds of Odawara Castle, where you can learn about how the castle played a major role during the Sengoku era (1467-1600).

This tour also includes Lake Ashi cruising, visiting a wood art shop, and an optional relaxing onsen (hot spring bath) in Hakone Yumoto.

There’s lunch and Personal Photographer options for an additional fee.

3. Private Tour of Mt. Fuji with Sake Brewery or Whisky Distillery

This is a deep-dive tour about the business of Japanese sake brewery (Kawaguchiko) and whiskey distillery (Gotemba) .

Best Wheelchair Accessible Private Tours to Mt. Fuji

Wheelchair accessible tours in Mt. Fuji
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Tokyo Travel Partners Co., Ltd is the only company that conducts barrier-free tours to Mt. Fuji and surrounding areas. They have a specialized vehicle to comfortably accommodate 1 guest in a wheelchair. However, they only accept reservations through Veltra.

You have the option to book the entire vehicle for yourself which can accommodate up to 8 people. All tours include lunch at a wheelchair-friendly restaurant and trained personnel to assist the needs of the guest in a wheelchair.

1. Wheelchair-Friendly Mt. Fuji Day Tour with Lake Kawaguchiko

Your first stop is Lake Kawaguchi where you’ll have the delicious regional dish of Yamanashi hoto noodles for lunch at a wheelchair-friendly restaurant. After lunch, you will explore and enjoy the beautiful scenes of Lake Kawaguchi with views of Mt. Fuji without any time constraints!

2. Wheelchair-friendly Hakone and Mishima Skywalk Tour

Your first stop is Lake Ashi, where you’ll visit Hakone Shrine and visit souvenir shops around. After that, You’ll visit the longest suspension bridge in Japan, Mishima Skywalk! Mt. Fuji is visible from this bridge on a lucky clear day!

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