Mount Fuji Weather, Climate, Exchange Rates, Videos, Pictures, Reviews, Events, Hotels, News.. and more

Information about Mount Fuji - find out what is happening near Mount Fuji . We have Videos, Pictures, Reviews from Red Planetters, An Exchange Rate Tracker (that lets you get the best out of changing exchange rates), Events, Hotels, News, Weather and Climate data. 

You are not logged in. LOGIN or CREATE account to save

If you've been recently then we'd love to hear from you.

Our pages are maintained by Red Planetter users who have a passion for travel and using the best tools and data on the internet to help everyone find out in detail about places, trips and things they'd like to do when travelling.

Have a look at the page contents and if you've something to add then please look for the drop box at the bottom of the page to let us know.

You don't even need an account at Red Planet Travel to make submissions.

Or why not join Red Planet Travel and contribute directly to this page with your information: You can gain Reputation Score and become a valued member of our community!

REGISTER  |   LOGIN


Remove this pop for next 2 hours.

Are you going to Mount Fuji?  Are you in Mount Fuji?  Let us know what you think and share it with other Red Planetters!   You can send us just text, but we’d prefer if you also take a snap or a selfie with something interesting to other Red Planetters in the picture. Let us know your feelings about Mount Fuji - good and bad.  Tell us if you’re having a great time, tell us if there are delays, the condition of the place.  Tell us what you like. Have a look see what others have written so far looking down the page, and if you have anything to add that has not already been said, let us know!

  • Overview You can't Edit

    Users Assigned: Shimizu77  

    Most of the world's national symbols—the Statue of Liberty, the Eiffel Tower, the Kremlin, the Great Wall—are man-made.

    Japan's is a phenomenon of nature. And yet, in its almost perfect symmetry the cone of Mt. Fuji which is snowcapped even in the summer, is so strikingly formed that it may seem more like the work of an infinitely patient landscape artist rather than a volcanic accident.

    The solitary majestic peak rises 3.776 m (12.385 ft) into the heavens. It is, in a word, simply beautiful.  On a clear day you may see her splendidly rise, on your decent if you land at Narita.  There are no other mountains around it.

    Here, more than in any temple garden or ancient castle-ground you will understand why the Japanese prefer to blur the distinction between nature and art.

  • History You can't Edit

    Users Assigned: Shimizu77  
    The volcano's name is thought to derive from an Ainu word for "fire."

    Fuji-san last erupted in 1707, and today only an occasional puff of steam breaks through its crust. the fitful snore of a sleeping giant.
  • What can you see and do? You can't Edit

    Users Assigned: Shimizu77  

    So it graciously remains dormant for the sake of the hundreds of thousands of visitors who come every year to climb to the summit.

    For some, the climb is an act of piety: the mountain is revered as the abode of Japan's ancestral gods.

    For others, the climb is an exercise in self-discipline and physical purification. Still others come out of no particular religious impulse, on holiday, making the ascent mainly to be able to say they've done it and leaving—almost in spite of themselves—with a profound sense of spiritual uplift.

    No travel brochure can make Mt. Fuji a cliché, nor can the most jaded of world travelers remain immune.

  • Getting there? You can't Edit

    Users Assigned: Shimizu77  
    Most visitors begin their climb at Kawaguchi Lake, in the resort area north of the mountain, getting that far by train from Tokyo in about two hours.

    The official climbing season is 1 July to 31 August, although mountain huts at each of the ten stations on the various routes of ascent are open from April to mid-November.

    Climbing "out of season" (especially in wet weather) is not recommended, but people do it all the time.

    From Kawaguchi. you take a local bus to Go-gome ("Fifth Station") on the north face, to start the five-hour hike to the summit. There's also a direct bus to this point from the Shinjuku bus terminal in Tokyo that takes about two and a half hours.

    If you're coming from Kyoto or Osaka. the train or bus connections bring you to the Fujino-miya trail, on the south face.
  • Climbing Mount Fuji You can't Edit

    Users Assigned: Shimizu77  

    Really committed travelers will start their ascent around 12am, this will get you to the peak to witness dawn.

    There's no chance of getting lost as trail is well-marked trail, and the night climb means you don't have to stay in any of the refuges which are dormitory-style mountain huts along the way (the lodging are really dreadful).

    You can stop at the 7th or 8th stations to rest on the way. Pack additional warm garments and wear quality climbing boots, caps, and gloves. 

    Don't rely on what's available from the ever-present vending machines, so it's best to bring your own particular supplies and, most importantly, a canteen of hot tea or your choice of beverage. 

    Fuji-san is like any other mountain in one respect: it's a lot easier coming down. More adventurous visitors will take the descent down the volcanic sand slide called the suna-bashiri to Shin-Go-gome ("New Fifth Station").

    The descent of Fuji-san is like any other moutain: Easier to come down! More brave/foolhardy trekkers will bring the take the volcanic sand slide known as the suna-bashiri to Shin-Go-gome (can be translated as the "New Fifth Station"). 

    Simply sit on your rucksack or a bit of cardboard, and launch yourself down.

    From Shin-Go-gome, you can get the bus to Gotemba for transit options to where you are staying

  • Where to go next? You can't Edit

    Users Assigned: Shimizu77  
    Don't confine your visit to the mountain only: The Fuji Five Lakes that form a crescent around the north side of the peak offer delightful opportunities for fishing, boating and hiking.

    Yamanakako is the largest of the five. Kawaguchi-ko is the most popular, probably because of the excursion boats that ply the route along the north shore, where—with luck and good weather—you get a perfect mirror image reflection of Mt. Fuji in the water. Sai-ko has the best trout fishing, and Shoji-ko is smallest, prettiest, and still relatively undeveloped. Motosu-ko is the clearest and deepest of the five.

    Between Sai-ko and Shoji-ko lies the dense, mysterious Jukai ("Sea of Trees"), a forest notorious for being easier to enter than to leave. The volcanic substrata here throw magnetic compasses completely out of whack.

    Many holiday visitors lose their way, some of them on purpose: the eerie Jukai is a perennial favorite with would-be suicides, and every year the local authorities conduct a sweep of the forest to recover the bodies that would otherwise ever be discovered.

    Due south of Motosu-ko the glistening white 26 m (85-ft) Shiraito Falls make a far more cheerful setting for a picnic.
You can't take the captaincy of page, please fix the follow errors:
    ×
    ×
    SECTION TO FIX: 1 of 3

    SECTION TITLE

    SECTION ERROR
    USERS ASSIGNED TO THIS SECTION:
    REVISIONS
    Rev. User Date
    EDIT REASON : REASON HERE..
    CONTENT
    CONTENT HERE..
    Back to Page Index

    Alternative Routes - Flights, Trains, Buses to Mount Fuji

    Use the all modes of transport search engine to get you there.

    Want a widget like this on your own website to help people get to you?

    Accommodation near Mount Fuji

    We currently don't have any accommodation in the local area tagged by our community. Please see the list of hotels below, or if you want to help out and earn Reputation Score then search for your favourite places to stay with the 'destinations' search on the top of every page, and then contribute details about that place e.g. room details, location facilities, and why you like it.

    Hotels near Mount Fuji

    Selection of near Mount Fuji

      More hotels from our Partner Booking.com

      Landmarks near Mount Fuji

      Looking for something to do or a place to go see near Mount Fuji? Here is our list of options.

      • Fuji Speedway
        18.08 Km from Mount Fuji
        True
      • SCMaglev
        30.99 Km from Mount Fuji
        The SCMaglev (superconducting maglev) (formerly called the MLU) is a magnetic levitation (maglev) railway system based on the principle of magnetic repulsion between the track and the cars. The Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) and the company's Railway Technical Research Institute developed the system. On 21 April 2015, a manned seven-car L0 series SCMaglev train reached a speed of 603 km/h (375 mph), less than a week after the same train clocked 590 km/h (370 mph), breaking the previo...
      • Shizuoka Sengen Shrine
        31.70 Km from Mount Fuji
        Shizuoka Sengen Jinja (静岡浅間神社) is the name for a collective group of three Shinto shrines now forming a single religious corporation, located at Mount Shizuhata in Aoi-ku, Shizuoka in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. These shrines are the Kambe Jinja (神部神社), Sengen Jinja (浅間神社), and Ohtoshimioya Jinja (大歳御祖神社). The main festival of the shrine is held annually on April 5.
      • Mishima Taisha
        31.70 Km from Mount Fuji
        The Mishima Taisha (三嶋大社) is a Shinto shrine in the city of Mishima in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya of former Izu Province. The main festival of the shrine is held annually on August 16, and features yabusame performances.
      • Odawara Castle
        40.52 Km from Mount Fuji
        Odawara Castle (小田原城, Odawara-jō) is a landmark in the city of Odawara in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

      Points of Interest near Mount Fuji

      Looking for important things or something to do or a place to go see near Mount Fuji? Here is our list of options.

      Filter By Tags:

      • Yamanashi Prefecture
        No info yet.. Please go to this page and enter some.
        Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
      • Hakone

        Hakone is a resort area, just 90 minutes by train from the city, in a national park southeast of Mount. Fuji that is extremely popular with weekend trippers from Tokyo.

        This area makes also make a pleasant day trip, but to enjoy more of the countryside, you should stay overnight and continue further down the Izu Peninsula the next day if possible.

        Located in the far western section of the Kanagaaw Prefecture on the eastern side of Hakone Pass sits Hakone. To this day it is counted as one of the first tourist destinations in Japan, and between the epic views of Mount Fuji in the distance across the crystal waters of the Ashi Lake, the Hakone Gongen Shinto shrine, and the various hot springs and the beauty of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park or the Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands, it becomes immediately obvious why this place has been so popular over the years with both domestic and foreign travelers. Between the history and the natural beauty there is no better place to spend a relaxing few days. 

        Hakone, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

      Exchange Rate History Japan

      Exchange rate fluctuations can have a considerable impact on your trip budget. If your home currency has appreciated in value in the recent term over the currency of your destination you are likely to find the place inexpensive.

      Select your home currency from the drop down to compare it to the currency in use in Japan.

      Currencies fluctuate all the time, to keep updated of rapidly devaluing currencies follow us on Twitter or Facebook , or if you have somewhere special in mind sign up for an account and plan a trip. We will then keep an eye on their currency rates, and send you an alert if their currency goes down in comparison to yours.

      Climate near Mount Fuji

      Do you know of anything else about the enviroment that makes you happy to come to Mount Fuji? If it's a city or neighbourhood are there any climatic, or microclimatic features that you could tell others about. If the location is a building or place, then can you describe it maybe as "sun-lit", or "cold in the mornings". We'd love you to contribute - why not let us know in the drop box below

      Graphic showing average weather in Mount Fuji in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 0.2 79.9 32.4 31.5
      Feb 0.8 113.2 33.4 44.6
      Mar 4.1 174.6 39.4 68.7
      Apr 9 211.5 48.2 83.3
      May 13.2 189.7 55.8 74.7
      Jun 16.8 271.4 62.2 106.9
      Jul 21.1 249.2 70 98.1
      Aug 21.9 288 71.4 113.4
      Sep 18.8 337 65.8 132.7
      Oct 13.3 250.5 55.9 98.6
      Nov 8.3 132.6 46.9 52.2
      Dec 3.2 96.2 37.8 37.9

      Travel Info

      Latest news from Mount Fuji

      Events near by Mount Fuji

      Do you have an event that you want to shout about? Email contact@redplanet.travel and we'll tell you how to get into this list for free!

        Latest News from Mount Fuji

        Let us know what is happening by tweeting @redplanetters - Use this link which will make sure you #hashtag where you are!

        Reviews

        We don't have any reviews of Mount Fuji at this time. If you've been recently please make a submission using the drop box at the bottom of the page, or better yet, join our community, participate and then write some reviews according to your Capacities and Reputation Score.

        • We don't have any reviews.. please tell us.
        Do you want leave review ?
        Please login or join.

        Page drop box for Mount Fuji

        Been to Mount Fuji recently, or maybe you know something about the history of this place? We want you to tell the Red Planetter community about this place.

        You don't need an account or have to sign up or anything!

        You can earn Reputation score by joining our community and also enrol on the TravelTip$ program and get paid for good advice by other travellers.

        Find E-Mail easier? Send your comments about the place, or advise us if you see something that needs correcting on this page. You can attach pictures to your e-mail too (but try to keep the image size down, and no more than 16mb total).

        If you are not logged in, or choose to make the drop box anonymously you can tell the community honestly what you seen without any concern. Please send images or other evidence to support your claims.

        Drop image here or click to upload

          Summary

          Name : Mount Fuji
          Address : Mount Fuji, Kitayama, Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture 418-0112, Japan
          Website :
          not applicable
          Website dedicated to this place
          You need to be logged in and be a member of our community to edit this. If you just passing and want to let us know something then use the drop box at the bottom of the page.

          Topic Tags for Mount Fuji

          Topic Tags are what bind the Red Planet Travel site together, and are very important.

          This place has been tagged:

          If you think those tags are not perfect, then please let the person responsible for this page know by dropping a note in the anonymous drop box below, or better yet sign up or login and join our community, once you've got enough reputation score you can edit them yourself!

          Channel List

          These are the channels this page belongs to.

          Got a Question?

          ?

          Ask any travel related question or help others with your experience

          Page Captain & Crew

          Before you apply read about the Roles on Red Planet Travel

          Page Captain
          This page doesn't have a captain yet.

          Have something to Contribute?

          We are looking to grow the information on this site, if you have something to contribute to any page then we'd like to hear from you.

          What's more you can now earn money (paid direct via Paypal) for writing descriptions about places you know.

          You will need to tell other members about yourself and your relevant knowledge and experience about what you want to contribute about.

          Look below for some example page types, and types of people whose views on a place might be useful to know.

          Page Type: Hotel

          Are there any special benefits or adaptations that this Hotel or it's location has that you can comment on in your capacity as a Doctor

          Tell us your job, knowledge, experience..

          My Experience: Doctor

          This hotel has great CPR equipment and I can see the team are all trained

          If you are the owner/manager of any place, then you can, of course, take control of your page and add relevant information other visitors might want to know

          User Videos

          Webmasters & YouTubers - to add a video to this section just link to this page in the YouTube description on your video

          User Images

          Do you have any recent pictures? Please use the drop box at the bottom of the page to send them to us.

          6/19/2017 7:18:40 PM

          Travel Alerts

          Important information posted by Red Planetters that might be useful to know.

          "