Fuji Loop Adventure
For all the adrenaline seekers and adventurers out there, experience a different side of Mt Fuji, an adventure side.
From sunrise yoga and paragliding in front of Fuji, to bungy jumping and rafting across valleys and rivers near the majestic mountain, the itinerary below caters to those looking for an ideal day trip from Tokyo to an overnight stay at the foot of Fuji. Check out the below and book your trip today!
Train to Shin Fuji Station and collect rental car
Use your JR rail pass and boost from Tokyo station to Shin Fuji Station via the shinkansen (bullet train) that takes just over an hour, and then from there various rental agencies are within easy walking distance from the station.
White Water Rafting
Natural action water rafting has all your river adrenaline needs sorted. Less than an hour from Shin Fuji station, ride the rapids and even stay on for a BBQ lunch by the river!
Lunch at Asagiri Food Park
Enjoy a buffet lunch in front of Fuji-san or wander the park and try freshly made milk or ice cream from the local cows the area is known for!
Right across from Asagiri food park is Sky Asagiri Paragliding, drop in and book your flight with the friendly local staff, and after a short ride up the mountain and a thorough safety video and demo, you’ll be flying at Fuji in no time!
Overnight at local inn (Hitsuki Club)
After an adrenaline packed adventure retire in seclusion to wind down in personal cabins. Shop nearby and bring some food for the BBQ’s dotted around the grounds, or ask the super friendly hosts for the best local restaurants.
Sunrise over Lake Tanuki, then breakfast
Take a short drive to the shores of nearby peaceful Lake Tanuki, and enjoy Fuji rising over the clouds over a picnic breakfast.
Shiraito Falls is one of the best waterfalls you’ll see in Japan – reinvigorate yourself with the spray of water filtered from Fuji.
Go Karting at Fuji Speedway
Head over to Fuji speedway, for some ace Go Karting on a track right in the middle of the Fuji Speedway! Tandem or single karts available with laps timed so you can see who’s the fastest around Fuji!
Fuji Bungy site
Drive through tea plantations and jump off a bridge. Stand on Fuji Bungy bridge and look one way back towards the ocean, and then on the jump side, a huge waterfall. Launch yourself.
Return the rental car to Shin Fuji Station and then connect with onwards Shinkansen
Return your rental and then jump back on the shinkansen and head back to Tokyo or onwards to your next adventure or Explore more of Shizuoka!
When to Visit?
Early spring through to late autumn all the activities are all go. In winter the river water would be too cold for rafting adventures, but winter does offer the clearest days to see Mt Fuji!