Mt. Fuji Jukai Forest, Caves, and Saiko Lake

2016 November 3 (Thursday *National holiday)

Narusawa, Yamanashi

You may have heard rumours of the Mt. Fuji's Aokigahara Jukai forest, but there are many nice trekking routes in the untouched nature. The trekking is very flat and easy to walk and you will be immersed in breathtaking scenery.

The area is also known for the hundreds of icy caves. Bring a headlight for a mini caving adventure!

Finish the trekking in an onsen by the Saiko lake, one of the five lakes around Mt.Fuji. The lake has amazing views of Mt. Fuji and the water is crystal clear you might even want to take a quick dip.

This Trip Features;

  • Easy and flat trekking
  • Aokigahara Jukai forest and it's eerie but breathtaking scenery
  • Ice caves
  • Gorgeous Saiko lake
  • Beautiful autumn colors at its BEST
  • Onsen to finish the day
  • Chance to meet a fun group of outdoor people

A trip to discover another Kanto area hidden gem!

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet in Shinjuku at 7am
  • Get on the bus
  • Catch up on your sleep, or chat with other members and get excited
  • Arrive in Aokigahara area around 9:15am
  • Orientation/safety briefing/group photo/stretching
  • Start trekking at 9:30am
  • Check out some caves along the trekking route
  • Picnic lunch (bring your own)
  • Check out some more ice caves (optional)
  • Head down to Saiko Lake
  • Hop on the bus to the onsen around 3pm
  • Relax in the onsen (optional)
  • Get on the bus at 4:30pm
  • Arrive back in Tokyo around 7:30pm

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Round-trip bus transportation
  • Fun and very experienced (English and Japanese speaking) trek guides
  • Travel/accident insurance
  • 8% consumption tax
  • Chance to meet a lot of outdoor people and make new friends

Extra;

  • Onsen (1,000yen)

Discounts;

  • Regular member (500yen) *Joined a TG trip 5 times or more
  • Group of 4 or more (500yen) *Cannot apply after Regular discount
Price: 8,900Yen
Space left: 8 out of 22

Important Notes

  • 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.
  • This event is ON rain or shine! In case of bad weather and we're unable to finish the hike due to safety reasons, we will do some sightseeing around Mt Fuji area (visit Shiraito watefalls, local winery etc.)
  • The trek is beginner level but long (aroun 15k) so reasonable fitness is required.
  • Trekking shoes with good traction is a MUST!
  • Final details will be sent to the participants by email two days before the event.

What to wear/bring

  • Picnic lunch
  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Trekking or hiking shoes
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • MP3/iPod player
  • Camera
  • Cellphone
  • Cash

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