Mount Fuji Spiritual Tour
US $205.90 / Group
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Experience the Fuji-kou Mount Fuji pilgrimage! Of those that worshipped Mount Fuji, the chosen few would climb the mountain after praying inside the sacred Funatsu Tainai Lava Tree Mold. The ancient caves developed from trees which were enveloped by lava. Mount Fuji, a symbol of Japan, has been admired by the Japanese people since ancient times due to its magnificent and divine appearance. It is revered and worshipped as a sacred mountain. This guided tour features its spiritual aspect as well as its majestic natural beauty. The tour is perfect for those who want to discover the many faces of Mount Fuji. Our guides, with deep knowledge of Mount Fuji, will navigate you through it's amazing spiritual world! Learn about the nature and history of Mount Fuji at the Fujisan World Heritage Center where you can enjoy a stunning view of Mount Fuji. Stroll through the beautiful forest. A short part of the ancient pilgrimage to Funatsu Tainai Lava Tree Mold. The plants and trees have densely grown on the lava field which was formed by the eruption of Mount Fuji. The rugged remains of lava and unusually shaped roots add to the mystical atmosphere. Explore the tunnels of the Funatsu Tainai Lava Tree Mold! Our final destination is a sacred place to those who had the great respect and admiration for Mount Fuji. Through exploring the tunnels, you will feel like you had stepped back in time to ancient Japan. Pilgrims would purify their mind and soul at this shrine and pray for a safe journey.
About Yamanashi Local Guides
Hello! We are the Yamanashi Local Guides. We would like to take you on a journey only a resident of Yamanashi can bring you. Not the corporate version but the Koshu-jin's Yamanashi. "Koshu-jin" is Japanese for people (jin) of Yamanashi (Koshu).
Only a two hour bus ride from Tokyo, Yamanashi has many wonderful aspects worth visiting and experiencing. We welcome you to the real Japan. We think you'll find our hospitality truly welcoming!
Sample Tour Timeline
- Comfortable shoes and clothes.
- Fujisan World Heritage Center Admission fee 420JPY per person.
- Funatsu Tainai Lava Tree Mold Admission fee 200JPY per person.
- Taxi fare approximately 1000JPY 1-3people.
- Bus fare 170JPY per person.
- 2000JPY restaurant coupon per person. Purchase required. It includes a shuttle bus service between Fujisan World Heritage Center and Sylvans (starting point of the trail).
1) Please book the tour, 2 days in advance. 2) Halal and vegetarian meals are not available. 3) The tunnel is very narrow. About 20m will be in the squatting position. 4) Costume rental during photo and within the center is free. To wear during the hike is 400JPY per person. 5) In the event of bad weather conditions, the itinerary may be changed.
Any trip or experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.