Take the ChuoHighway Bus from the new Busta Shinjuku (Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal, reservations: 03-5376-2222) to Fujisan station Fujiyoshida. During the Spring, summer (climbing season July 1- September 15), and autumn there are Fujikyu Buses from Fuji-San Station Fujiyoshida and Kawaguchiko Station to the 5th Station of Mt. Fuji. From Fuji-San station it is a 15-minute walk or a 760 yen Taxi ride to Mt. Fuji Hostel Michael’s.
Take the JR Chuo Line and go west to Otsuki Stn. Japan Rail Information can be found here In Otsuki, transfer to the Fujikyu Line. The Fujikyu Line runs to FujiSan and Gekkoji Stations. During the Spring, summer (climbing season July 1- September 15), and autumn there are Fujikyu Buses from Fuji-San Station to the 5th Station of Mt. Fuji. From Fuji-San station it is a 15-minute walk or a 760 yen Taxi ride to Mt. Fuji Hostel Michael’s.
Take the JR Chuo Line and go west to Otsuki Stn. Japan Rail Information can be found here In Otsuki, transfer to the Fujikyu Line. The Fujikyu Line runs to Gekkoji Station. During the Spring, summer (climbing season July 1- September 15), and autumn there are Fujikyu Buses from Fuji-San Station to the 5th Station of Mt. Fuji. From Gekkoji station it is a 3 to 5-minute walk straight down the road to Mt. Fuji Hostel Michael’s.
Take the Chuo Expressway. At the Otsuki Interchange, head toward the Kawaguchiko Interchange. This interchange is conveniently located on Rt. 139 near Fujikyu Highland Amusement Park. Turn left after the toll booth onto R139 and then turn left at McDonald’s. Check the map below to locate Mt. Fuji Hostel Michael’s about a 5-minute drive from McDonald’s
Busta is the new Highway bus Terminal in Tokyo Shinjuku.
You can buy your bus tickets here to Fujisan Station.
Mt. Fuji Climbing Schedule click below
Bus Time table click below
Train Time table click below
Hostel Phone: +81 (555) 72-9139 – in Japan (0555) 72-9139
Fax: +81 (555) 72-9159 – in Japan (0555) 72-9159
Mt. Fuji Hostel Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mt. Fuji Hostel Web Site: mtfujihostel.com
Please try to arrive before 8:00 pm.
The Fuji-Yoshida Fire Festival is celebrated at Fuji Sengen shrine on August 26th, announcing the close of the climbing season of Mt. Fuji. It has been named one of the three most peculiar festivals to still be celebrated in Japan. A torch is kindled at every house front in Fujiyoshida, and the city is then said to resemble a “sea of fire.” Soon after this festival, the summer climbing season of Mt. Fuji ends.
The great viewpoint of Mt.Fuji and Kawaguchiko Lake is 10min by train or bus from our hostel.
Open every day (9:30-16:00) 700 yen Adults 350 yen Children round trip
You can also hike up the mountain (60min hike up).
Fuji-Q-Highland is well known as the most exciting amusement park in Japan.
5min by Train or Bus from Fujiyoshida or Gekkoji station.
5,300 yen for adults for a one-day pass at the gate.
Fujiyama Onsen Resort
Fujiyama Onsen offers the relaxation of traditional Japan. Guests can enjoy the view of Mt. Fuji, and the blessings of the area through all five senses.
A free shuttle bus from Fujiyoshida station is available.
Get the experience of Ski/snowboarding at Fujiten on Mt. Fuji!! Open from 5th December – 7th April.
30 Min. by car or 40 Min by train & taxi from our hostel!
The wall of a cave is covered with ice in the cave made after lava flows.
The groundwater of Fuji which oozed from the ceiling between winter has made the pond of brilliant natural icicles and ice.
1 hour by train and bus from our hostel.
280yen/person for each cave. Open hours 8:00-16:00
1 hour by bus and train from our hostel located in the Saiko Lake area.
Nostalgic Japanese homes come along with restaurants, historical exhibitions, souvenir shops
Open everyday 9:00-17:00
Kenashiyama Trail is between Kawaguchiko and Saiko, 20min by bus from Kawaguchiko station to the starting point and 90min to hike up to the top, 60min to come back. You can also hike to Jyunigatake from the top of Mt.Kenashi (another 180min to the bottom)
Mitsu-Toge trail is one of the most popular hiking trails in the Kawaguchiko area.
30min by bus to the starting point and 180min to hike up to the top and 130min to come back.
There is also a walking trail that is connected to the Mitsutoge trail nearby our hostel.
It takes about 90min’ to start the point of the Mitsu-Toge trail from our hostel.
The trail to the top of Mt.Fuji opens from July 1st to September 15th.
The bus to Mt.Fuji 5th station is from mid. April to early Nov.
Tickets are available at Mt Fuji station and Kawaguchiko station, about a 50 min bus ride.