Kawaguchiko Travel Guide

Browse 4 travel reviews, 8 travel blogs and 202 travel photos from real travelers to Kawaguchiko.

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Kawaguchiko Overview

Kawaguchiko is a brief bus ride from the Shinjuku area of Tokyo and as such makes it a popular weekend break for Tokyoites. It is located at the base of Mt Fuji which is the main draw althought trekking and other attractions abound in the area.

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Mt Fuji is located only a couple of hours South West of Japan's capital and can be seen on a good day while travelling on the Shinanken (bullet train). It's definately a 'must-see' while visi…
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The summit of Mount Fuji is 12,300 feet (3,700 meters) above sea level. It takes about 10 hours to climb up and 4 hours to climb down in bad weather. Mt. Fuji is actually 3 volcanoes merged t…
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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 …
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