Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is rightly one of the biggest attractions in Japan and is the highest point on the island. The vast elevation is about 100 kilometers west of Tokyo on the main island of Honshu.

Mount Fuji has become a national symbol and is irritated and embodied in numerous works of art. It is also called Fuji-san, perhaps because of its almost perfect volcanic cone shaped, which transmits power and mystery. The territory of the mountain can be reached by train or bus.

Mount Fuji on Honshu Island

The official season, is during when you can climb the mountain which is in July and August. Even during these months, Tokyo is about 40 degrees but to the high slopes of Mount Fuji is below zero and very good equipment is needed on such an exploration. All roads to the mountain have five stations and facilities are closed off out of season.

At the height of the season you do need a reservation if you want to stay overnight in one of the huts. At the foot of the mountain you have relapsing passages, which can go for a day even in the inactive season.

Mount Fuji Japan

Fujiyoshida town is a starting point for those who want to conquer the mountain. Transition itself is approximately 12 hours in several places were built places for recreation. Many visitors arrive by bus to Lake Kawaguchi fifth stop after that time will build and continue on foot.

Once you have reached the crater of the volcano, you are then at the highest point in Japan, standing at an altitude of 3776 meters. For a tour of the volcano you will be required for an hour and many tourists come from the top to admire the incredible view. There is a custom whereby tourists sent from the top of Fuji post cards to their relatives, but the post office there only works at the height of tourist season.



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