This tour takes place over two days and includes one night spent at a mountain hut at the 7th station (3,000 meters).
8:30 a.m. Meet in in front of Tochomae Station (pronounced "Toe-cho-ma-é) on the Toei Oedo line. How do you get here? Check out our access page here for thorough instructions on how to get to the tour starting point. For a general idea of where the meeting point is, check out the google maps link here. We'll meet right in front of the only ticket machines inside this station.
8:35 a.m. Team discussion and preparation for the day’s events. Depart for Mt. Fuji Subashiri 5th station.
11:00 a.m. Arrive at Gotenba train station which is an optional pick up point for those staying in Mt. Fuji area, including Kawaguchiko and Hakone. If you want to be picked up or dropped off at Gotemba station, you can select this option during checkout. More information on this here.
12:00 p.m. Arrive at Mt. Fuji Subashiri trail head; lunch at 5th station mountain hut (lunch is included in tour price)
1:00 p.m. Team discussion on Mt. Fuji; begin climbing Subashiri route.
4:00-5:00 p.m. Arrive at 7th station Taiyo-kan, hot dinner and sleep
5:00-5:30 a.m. Wake up and eat a hot breakfast served at our mountain hut
5:30-6:00 a.m. Watch sunrise from our mountain hut
6:00-6:30 a.m. Leave mountain hut and head for the summit (about a 3 hour climb)
9:00-10:00 a.m. Reach summit; Depending on weather and time restraints, an hour circuit of Mt. Fuji's 8 peaks may be offered.
10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Begin descent for the Subashiri 5th station.
1:00-2:00 p.m. Arrive at 5th station; rest for a bit, lunch, buy souvenirs etc
3:00-4:00 p.m. Arrive at Gotemba Station which is an optional drop off point for those wanting to access Hakone, Kawaguchiko, or head south towards Kyoto. You can select a Gotenba station drop off in the checkout process. More information on this drop off option here.