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Mt. Fuji Night Retreat

Overview

A luxurious tour offering the opportunity to fully experience the captivating beauty of Mt. Fuji at night, ensuring a meaningful and enjoyable evening.

The collaboration of the clear air, the vast starry sky, and the silhouette of Mt. Fuji creates breathtaking scenery.
Join this tour and create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

Same-day booking

3.5 hours

Pickup included

Guided Tour

English

Courses

This tour offers two different courses.

Please choose one based on your preferences.

Nature

Dreamy Night Enjoy the Fantastical Mt. Fuji

About

Many people are attracted to Lake Motosu, one of Fuji Five Lakes, because of its mysterious beauty. The peacefulness and blueness of the lakeside allow visitors to relax and immerse themselves in the beauty of nature. During Mt. Fuji Night Tour, you can experience the untouched wilderness of Lake Motosu. The surroundings of Lake Motosu are adorned with lush trees, offering a beautiful natural landscape that changes with the seasons. Especially, the view of Mt. Fuji's big shape in the night sky is really powerful and beautiful. It makes you feel how amazing nature is.
At night, Mt. Fuji looks like a scene from a dream. In the beautiful, quiet night, Mt. Fuji mysteriously appears. This tour invites you to a fantastical adventure.

Why not experience the beauty of Japan you've yet to see and feel the charm of Mt. Fuji shining in the night sky?
The beauty of Mt. Fuji at night is indescribable. The view of Mt. Fuji from Lake Motosu is breathtaking. In the great nature, you may also see wild animals like deer and rabbits. We invite you to join this special tour and share unforgettable moments together.

Itinerary

08:30 PM

Pick up

Your Hotel

01

Night Safari

Asagiri Highland

02

Stargazing

Lake Motosu

03

Bar Time & Culture Experience

MDR; Motosuko Dive Resort

12:00 AM

Drop off

Your Hotel

Hightlights

Night Safari

Asagiri Highland

Aokigahara Forest was formed over a thousand years ago from hardened lava from Mt. Fuji's eruption, which created rich soil for a unique, dense woodland. We go to meet the animals that are active at night and live deep in this forest. If we're lucky, we may find deer, raccoons, and badgers, among others.We will take you to the secret place known as the legendary dragon's nest that appeared after Mt. Fuji's eruption.

Stargazing

Lake Motosu

We safely take you to a secret location in Lake Motosu, which has the highest water clarity in Mt. Fuji area. This place is not marked on the map. The things you see and feel here create a truly unforgettable and special moment. You can see the breathtaking view of Mt. Fuji and the starry sky. Even on cloudy days, you can see beautiful scenes.

Many Jomon pottery pieces, which were used about 5,000 years ago, have been descoverd here.

 Please enjoy a unusual moment here that has been highly valued by the Japanese people from ancient times to the present day.

Bar Time & Culture Experience

Motosuko Dive Resort: MDR

A special experience you can learn about Japanese culture at MDR; Motosuko Dive Resort members-only lounge. You'll get to try writing in the beautiful style of Japanese calligraphy. Also, you can enjoy tasty local food and drinks from the Mt. Fuji area, carefully chosen to go together perfectly. You can learn how to express appreciation for food and life by casually learning traditional Japanese food culture. 

Book Nature

Culture

Unlock a Night of Time Travel on Honcho Street

About

Unlike the crowded daytime, the night brings a serene atmosphere
with few people around. Take delight in the illuminated Chureito
Pagoda, the beautiful lights of Yoshida town, and the twinkling
stars overhead. Afterward, wander through the retro Japanese
Izakaya and bar alleys, and don't hesitate to step into any intriguing
shops you find. Finally, indulge in a unique bar experience with local
ingredients and drinks from the Mt. Fuji area in the most special
room of a official Oshi's house. Let's creat a one-of-a-kind souvenir
with the traditional "Goōzuri" woodblock printing technique, dating
back 200 years.

Itinerary

08:30 PM

Pick up

Pick up location

01

Light-up Illumination

Arakura Fuji Sengen Shrine

02

Exploring Nishiura Street

Nishiura Street

03

Bar Time & Culture Experience

Kikuyabo

12:00 AM

Drop off

Drop off location

Hightlights

Light-up Illumination

Chureito Pagoda

Centered around the illuminated five-story pagoda, you can overlook the night view of Fujiyoshida City, with the city lights shining brilliantly as if praising the towering Mt. Fuji directly ahead. The scenery at dusk is also highly popular, with the magnificent silhouette of Mt. Fuji collaborating with the sunset—a luxurious viewpoint. In 2019, recognized as one of the "Three Great Night Views of Fuji" as a rare spot for night viewings of Mt. Fuji.

Local Bar Challenge

Nishiura Street

A retro drinking alley where bar hopping is enjoyable. Fujiyoshida City, which once flourished with the textile industry. Among them, the Nishiura district was bustling with many people as a downtown area. Even now, there are many buildings and views that retain the scent of the Showa era, and night after night, drinking enthusiasts gather at retro-style eateries. Let's hop through the deep spots of Nishiura in search of moments that can only be experienced here.

Bar Time & Culture Experience

Sacred room at Oshi's house

​You can go to a traditional house where followers of the Fuji faith used to stay. Here, you can experience woodblock printing called "Gooh Printing", which carries wishes for a safe climb up Mt. Fuji. Also, you can enjoy local food and drinks from the Mt. Fuji area, carefully chosen to go together perfectly. You can learn how to express appreciation for food and life by casually learning traditional Japanese food culture. 

Book Culture

Details

Price

1. Nature Course / 2. Culture Course
Adult (13-99) ¥ 25,000
Child (0-12)   ¥ 20,000

Number of Participants

Up to 8 people

What's Included

1. Nature Course
✓Hotel pick-up/drop-off
✓Tour guide and driver
✓Photography service
✓Bite-sized local food and drinks
✓Cold-weather gear
✓Rain gear (boots, raincoats, etc.)
✓Lighting equipment

2. Culture Course
✓Hotel pick-up/drop-off
✓Tour guide and driver
✓Photography service
✓Bite-sized local food and drinks
✓Cold-weather gear
✓Rain gear (boots, raincoats, etc.)
✓Lesson fee (Guoh-printing)
✓Special cultural souvenir

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

Hotel lobby
* Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start time.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Time

8:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Booking available until 8:00 AM on the day. Contact us for availability.

Cancellation Policy

・Up to 7:00 PM, the day prior: No charge
・After that: 100%
・Requests for any changes will not be accepted after 7:00 PM on the day before your booking date.
・If you're running late, please let us know beforehand. It may be treated as a cancellation if we haven't heard from you by 10 minutes before departure time. If you arrive 15 minutes or more after the starting time for a tour, your booking will be canceled and no refund will be issued.


* Please note that in case of inclement weather, the tour may be canceled. In such cases, a full refund will be provided. 

Important Infomation

What to bring

・Comfortable shoes
・Warm clothing

Know before you go

・It can get very cold at night time in Lake Motosu regardless of the season. Please ensure you dress appropriately and bring extra warm layers if necessary.
・The tastings are not enough for a full dinner. We recommend having dinner before joining.
・Please share your dietary requirements in advance.
・If you are vegetarian, vegan, or have any food allergies, please provide this information in the booking form.

Booking

Nature

Culture

Guest Reviews

“Must joining the night tour if you stay around Mt. Fuji! We last-minute booked it when we couldn't find evening plans, and we're amazed we almost missed it.”

2 people, Couple

UK

Contact us

Mf.  Fuji Times

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