Fuji Shibazakura Festival and Shiraito Falls

2015 May 17 (Sunday)

Mt. Fuji Area, Yamanashi

A leisurely and very relaxing day trip in Spring!

This trip features;

  • Fuji Shibazakura Festival
  • Shiraito Falls
  • Fuji Yurari Spa
  • Stunning views of Mt. Fuji with it's characteristic capped covered by snow

The Fuji Shibazakura Festival is one of the best and most popular to see shibazakura in Japan. The festival is located about three kilometers south of Lake Motosuko in the Fuji Five Lakes area, offering breathtaking views of vast fields of shibazakura, with Mount Fuji in the backdrop on clear days. Approximately 800,000 stalks of shibazakura of different varieties are on display, producing delightful fields of pink, white and purple colors in different hues.

The Shiraito Falls (????, Shiraito no Taki) are located in the southwestern foothills of Mt. Fuji. Ranked among the most beautiful waterfalls in Japan, the 150 meter wide cascade is fed by the volcano's spring water and flows off the edge of a 20 meter high cliff in thin white streams that resemble hanging threads of silk - hence its name. The base of the waterfall is easily accessible from the road via a walking trail in just a few minutes.

Finish the day soaked in a nice outdoor onsen with a dramatic sunset view of Mt. Fuji!

Come join us for a very relaxing and leisurely day while enjoying nature at its finest!

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet in Shinjuku at 7:30am
  • Get on the bus
  • Catch up on your sleep or chat with other members
  • Short stop for breakfast on the way
  • Arrive in Kawaguchiko around 10am
  • Enjoy the Fuji Shibazakura Festival
  • Get on the bus at 12:30pm
  • Arrive in Fujinomiya around 1pm
  • Enjoy the Shiraito Falls
  • Get on the bus at 2:30pm
  • Arrive at Fuji Yurari Spa around 3pm
  • Relax in the onsen/have some drinks
  • Get on the bus at 5pm
  • Arrive back in Shinjuku around 7:30pm
  • Have some drinks with people you've met on the trip (Optional)

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Private bus transportation (round-trip)
  • Entrance fee to Fuji Shibazakura Festival
  • Fun and experienced walk guides
  • Travel insurance
  • Chance to meet a lot of people and make new friends

Extra;

  • Fuji Yurari Spa (1,500yen) *Includes entry fee and towels

Discounts;

  • Birthday on May 17 (3,000yen)
  • Group of 4 or more (500yen/person)
Price: 15 out of 28
Space Left:15 out of 28

Important Notes

Price includes;

  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • You MUST have your own insurance (health, social, company, etc.) to be able join.
  • Food and drinks available for sale at the Fuji Shibazakura Festival.
  • The event is ON rain or shine! We will spend more time in the onsen in case of bad weather.
  • Final details will be sent to the participants by email two days before the event.

What to wear/bring:

  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Raincoat or umbrella (in case of bad weather)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Book (to read on the bus)
  • iPod/MP3 player
  • Camera
  • Cellphone
  • Cash

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