Fuji, Gotemba, Susono

Experience magnificent natural beauty on the Majesty of Mt. Fuji course

On this 1 night, 2 day trip you can truly discover the charms and changing views of Mt. Fuji for the first time. Have a wild outdoor experience and go shopping while still embraced by the uniquely magnificent aura at the foot of Mt. Fuji.

First day

10:00 JR Shin-Fuji Station
30 minuites by car
25 minuites by car
5 minuites by car
10 minuites by car
17:00 Stay at National Park Resort Village Lake Tanuki Fureai Nature School (hotel cottage)

Second day

4:45 National Park Resort Village Lake Tanuki Fureai Nature School
A short walk
15 minuites by car
40 minuites by car
40 minuites by car
35 minuites by car
18:00 JR Mishima Station

Introduction to Model Courses

SPOT 01

Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre, Shizuoka 静岡県富士山世界遺産センター

This famous site in Fujinomiya was designed with the motif of “Inverted Fuji”, which shows Mt. Fuji turned upside down. You can get a hint of what it feels like to climb Mt. Fuji by climbing the ramp inside the building while watching videos and looking at exhibits.

Basic Information

Phone Number 0544-21-3776
住所 5-12 Miya-cho, Fujinomiya-shi
Open Hours 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (July & August: - 6:00 PM, last admission 30 minutes before closing time of each building)
Holiday 3rd Tuesday (if this is a public holiday, closed the following day instead), facility inspection dates
Free admission Admission Price: ¥300, additional charge for special exhibits
Parking None
SPOT 02

Shiraito Falls 白糸の滝

This is one of the constituent assets of the Mt. Fuji World Cultural Heritage Site, and it has been certified as one of Japan's top 100 waterfalls, as a national scenic beauty, and as a natural monument. Shiraito (White Thread) Falls were named after the snow melt water flowing like a thread down from Mt. Fuji.

Basic Information

Phone Number 0544-27-5240 (Fujinomiya Tourist Association)
住所 Kamiide and Hara, Fujinomiya-shi
Open Hours Free to walk
Parking 150 spaces (open 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM)
SPOT 03

Makaino Farm Resort まかいの牧場

This interactive farm in the fields at the foot of Mt. Fuji is a place where you can pet animals such as sheep and goats, try milking cows, and even make butter. It also has great outdoor facilities such as an athletic ground and BBQ grills.

Basic Information

Phone Number 0544-54-0342
住所 0544-54-0342 1327 Utsuno, Fujinomiya-shi
Open Hours 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM (November 21st – March 20th: - 4:30 PM)
Holiday Irregular holidays (Closed Wednesday & Thursday from December 1st to March 20th)
Admission Price: Admission Price: Adults ¥800 (varies by season)
Parking 500 spaces
SPOT 04

Lake Tanuki 田貫湖

At this spectacular spot, you can see Mt. Fuji reflected beautifully on the lake surface, and Mt. Fuji illuminated beautifully during a fantastic sunrise. The color of the sky reflected on Mt. Fuji changes by the hour with every dramatic sunrise, making it well worth getting up early.

Basic Information

Phone Number 0544-27-5240 (Fujinomiya Tourist Association)
住所 634-1 Saori, Fujinomiya-shi
Open Hours Free to walk
Parking 40 spaces on the north side, 200 spaces on the south side
SPOT 05

Sky Asagiri スカイ朝霧

Enjoy a scenic flight on a paraglider as you admire Mt. Fuji in front of you and gaze down at the cityscape below. Courses include a tandem flight with an instructor, and a casual downhill course.

Basic Information

Phone Number 0544-52-0304
住所 499 Fumoto, Fujinomiya-shi
Open Hours 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Holiday Open year round
Admission Price: Tandem Course: ¥10,000- (reservation must be made by the day before)
Parking 50 spaces
SPOT 06

Fuji Safari Park 富士サファリパーク

On the ever popular “Jungle Bus”, you can ride around the animal habitats on a bus with glass-free windows. Wire fences keep the bears and lions a mere 20 cm away. Don’t miss your chance for the photo of a lifetime!

Basic Information

Phone Number 055-998-1311
住所 2255-27 Suyama Fujiwara, Susono-shi
Open Hours 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Holiday Open year round
Admission Price: Adults ¥2,700
Parking 1,400 spaces
SPOT 07

Gotemba Premium Outlets! 御殿場プレミアム・アウトレット

In June 2020, 88 stores opened in the new area Hillside, making this the largest outlet mall in Japan. This large shopping resort also has an adjacent day trip hot spring Konohana no Yu, as well as accommodations at Hotel Clad.

Basic Information

Phone Number 0550-81-3122
住所 1312 Fukasawa, Gotemba-shi
Open Hours 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM (December – February: - 7:00 PM, varies by season)
Holiday 3rd Thursday of February
Parking 7,000 spaces

Specialty Products & Gourmet Foods

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Fujinomiya

Fujinomiya Yakisoba

This local specialty of Fujinomiya is famous nationwide. It is made using characteristic steamed noodles with a strong texture and fried "meat scraps” left after straining lard.

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Numazu, Izu, etc.

Suruga Bay Seafood

Towns from the eastern part of Shizuoka Prefecture to Izu offer an especially rich selection of seafood. Horse mackerel from Numazu and Atami, red bream from Inatori in Higashiizu-cho, and other seafood unique to the area are landed at fishing ports here.

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Izu

Wasabi

It is traditionally cultivated in Izu City, where clear water flows from Mt. Amagi. Authentic wasabi has subtle sweet and umami undertones accenting its sharp spicy flavor, making for a unique taste you are sure to love.

Access from Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport

To Gotemba / Mishima / Numazu / Yamanashi

To Gotemba / Mishima / Numazu / Yamanashi

To Fuji / Fujinomiya / Izu

To Fuji / Fujinomiya / Izu

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