Shiraito Falls and Fuji Shibazakura Festival Trip

2019 May 12 (Sunday)

Shizuoka/Yamanashi

A leisurely and relaxing day trip visiting some of Japan's beautiful places!

This trip features;

  • Shiraito Falls; is ranked among the best and 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.
  • Fuji Shibazakura Festival; is one of the best and most popular places to see shibazakura in Japan. Approximately 800,000 stalks of shibazakura of different varieties on display, producing delightful fields of pink, white and purple colors in different hues. Very photogenic together with snow capped peak of Mt. Fuji in it's background!
  • Kawaguchiko Lake; has some of the best views of M. Fuji. There‚Äôs no shortage of things to do such as walking, hiking, biking, onsen and more.

Come join the adventure!

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet in Shinjuku at 7am
  • Get on the bus
  • Catch up on your sleep or chat with other members
  • Short stop for breakfast on the way
  • Arrive at Shiraito Falls parking area around 9:45am
  • Short walk to see the gorgeous Shiraito Falls passing a tall and majestic waterfalls on the way
  • Get on the bus at 11am
  • Arrive at the Fuji Shibazakura Festival venue around 11:45am
  • Explore and enjoy beautiful and colorful shibazakura with breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji in the background (weather permitting)
  • Get on the bus at 1:45pm
  • Arrive at Kawaguchiko Lake around 2:30pm
  • Explore the surrounding area (go hiking, biking, walking, onsen, etc.)
  • Get on the bus at 4pm
  • Short stop for food/snacks on the way
  • Arrive back in Shinjuku around 6pm

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Private bus transportation (round-trip)
  • Entrance fee to Fuji Shibazakura Festival
  • Fun and cute (English/Japanese speaking) walk guides ;p
  • Travel insurance
  • 8% consumption tax

Discounts;

  • Birthday on May 12 (3,000yen)
  • Early-bird (500yen) *Pay before 3pm on Apr 12
  • Group of 4 or 5 (500yen) *Group leader/name required
  • Group of 6 or more (1,000yen/person) *Group leader/name required
  • Regular member (500yen) *Joined more than 5 TG trips/Cannot combine with the group discount
    *** Check Discount Policies ***
Price: 9,900Yen
Space left: 19 out of 22

Important Notes

  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • The event is ON rain or shine! We will do indoor activities (e.g. wine tasting, museums, onsen, etc.) in case of bad weather.
  • This trip only involves some short walk here and there so all fitness level ok!
  • Lunch available for sale at the Fuji Shibazakura Festival.
  • 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)
  • Camera
  • Smartphone
  • Cash

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