On a clear day you can see Fuji-san from Tokyo, and vis-a-versa. Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures both share the mountain, however the summit is officially in Shizuoka. Besides being the shire of Fuji-san, these prefectures host an array of beautiful crags and hut hikes.
Fly into Tokyo Narita. From Tokyo, take a tour bus or train to Gotemba.
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The Prince Route (Fujinomiya + Gotemba) 3rd International : Japan : ... : Fuji-san (Mount Fuji Volcan...
The Prince Route is a combination of two of the standard routes up Fuji san: the Fujinomiya route, and the Gotemba route. One begins at the Fujinomiyaguchi gogome trailhead (Fujinomiya Trail 5th station), but then turns east at the 6th station and takes the trail to and through the Hoei Crater. From the crest of the crater, one joins the Gotemba route for the rest of the climb. See the map of the route below. This is probably the second longest route up the mountain after the Gotemba route. ...[more] Browse More Classics in International