• May 8, 2017

    Sai Lake (Saiko) Area

    One of the ‘Fuji Five Lakes’, Sai Lake or ‘Saiko’ lies to the west of the larger Kawaguchiko and on the northern-side of Mount Fuji. Less developed than Kawaguchiko, Saiko offers visitors far fewer...
  • May 8, 2017

    Shoji Lake (Shojiko) Area

    Sitting between Saiko and Motosuko, Shojiko or ‘Shoji Lake’ is the smallest of the ‘Fuji Five Lakes’. It is mostly undeveloped with only a couple of accommodation options however the views of the m...
  • May 8, 2017

    Motosu Lake (Motosuko) Area

    Motosu Lake or ‘Motosuko’ is the most western of the Fuji Five Lakes and mostly undeveloped. Accommodation options are limited to a couple of campgrounds with most people heading there to enjoy cam...
  • May 8, 2017

    Yamanaka Lake (Yamanakako) Area

    The largest of the ‘Fuji Five Lakes’, Yamanaka Lake or 'Yamanakako' offers the second most accommodation options behind Kawaguchiko. Though less developed than Kawaguchiko, hotels and guesthouses l...
  • May 8, 2017

    Mt Fuji (Fujisan) Station Area

    As a stop on the Fujikyu Railway Line and sitting within close proximity of the eastern slopes of the mountain, the area around Mt Fuji (Fujisan) Station is a convenient place to base yourself, esp...
  • May 8, 2017

    Gotemba Station Area

    Sitting to the south-east of Mount Fuji, Gotemba City is known for its views of Fuji and popular shopping outlets including the Gotemba Premium Outlets – a complex of more than 200 Japanese and int...
  • May 8, 2017

    Shin-Fuji Station Area

    Lying to the south-west of Mount Fuji, Shin-Fuji Station is a stop on the Tokaido Shinkansen line running from Tokyo to Nagoya, Kyoto and onto Osaka. Enroute, many services stop at Shin-Fuji Statio...
  • May 7, 2017

    Hakone Onsen: Hakone-Yumoto Station Area

    Easily accessible from Tokyo, Hakone is one of Japan’s most famous hot spring areas. Set amongst the beautiful landscape of the national park and often enjoying outstanding views of Mount Fuji, the...
  • May 4, 2017

    Hakone Onsen: Gora Station Area

    Gora is a popular accommodation and museum area in Hakone, located to the north of the central town. Many if not most visitors to Hakone will venture into this area thanks to the the popular Hakone...