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Mt Fuji & the Japanese Alps - Exodus Travels
13 days

Mt Fuji & the Japanese Alps

From Kyoto to Tokyo
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Exodus Travels
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Start in Kyoto and end in Tokyo! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Mt Fuji & the Japanese Alps, you have a 13 days tour package taking you through Kyoto, Japan and 6 other destinations in Japan. Mt Fuji & the Japanese Alps includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Kyoto
  2. Day 2: Free day to explore the delights of Kyoto, one of Japan's ancient capitals
  3. Day 3: Transfer by train to Nakasendo; walk a section of the ancient Nakasendo Way
  4. Day 4: Transfer to Kamikochi via Matsumoto; afternoon walk to Yarisawa
  5. Day 5: Climb Mt Yari (3180m) and descend to Yarigatake Mountain Hut
  6. Day 6: Descend to Kamikochi, and transfer to Matsumoto. Here we can relax in a local hot spring or explore the magnificent Black Castle
  7. Day 7: Transfer from Matsumoto to Kawaguchi, at the base of Mt Fuji
  8. Day 8: Transfer to Station Five on Mt Fuji; climb slowly to Honhachigome - close to the summit of Mt Fuji
  9. Day 9: An early start for sunrise at Japan's highest point (3776m); descend and transfer to the nearby Lake Kawaguchi
  10. Day 10: Free day to relax and explore; optional hike toMitsutoge
  11. Day 11: Morning transfer to Tokyo
  12. Day 12: Time to explore Tokyo, one of the world's most spectacular capital cities
  13. Day 13: End Tokyo
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  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

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    · September 6th, 2013
    I was impressed with the friendly and helpful Japanese people. The country is very clean with spot on punctuality of busses and trains.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?On the Mount Yarigatake path the obligatory greeting of others... Show more
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    · August 12th, 2013
    Excellent holiday, loved the military precision of the schedules between the Japanese and our Swiss Army-trained guide. Good all around itinerary and was nice to see the contrasts of Japan between Kyoto and Tokyo.What was the most inspirational moment... Show more
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    · October 3rd, 2012
    A thought provoking trip dispelling my preconceptions of over-crowding and over-pricing - neither is true.  A great opportunity to trek in the Japanese Alps/Mounjt Fuji and savour some of the country's best natural and city attractions............ 12... Show more
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    · August 27th, 2012
    This is an amazing trip, not to be missed. A little bit expensive, I know--but worth every penny.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?For me, my dream was to watch the sun rise over Mt Fuji, and it was a dream that came true. Fabulous.... Show more
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    · August 12th, 2012
    An interesting and variable trip incorporating culture, hill-walking, train-spotting and night-life. Many opportunities to experience the Japanese way of life and sample the local food.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Hiking up Mount... Show more
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    · September 12th, 2011
    A fantastic trip –  great walking, stunning scenery, fascinating cities and an amazing culture.  What more could you want from a trip? What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Yarigatake was definitely top of my highlights list.  The Japanese... Show more
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    · September 12th, 2011
    A fantastic trip
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    · September 6th, 2011
    Japan is a fascinating country – modern, yet so culturally different from the west. Its reputation for being busy is not unfounded, but everything works efficiently (like the excellent rail network) and there’s plenty of stunning scenery in the... Show more
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    · September 6th, 2011
    Japan is a fascinating country
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    · November 7th, 2010
    One of those memorable trips that you'll be thinking about for weeks after your return...What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?- The sight of Mt Fuji - we first saw its unmistakable shape at dawn from the hut on Mt Yari. Then, when we... Show more
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  • Vaccines
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    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
  • Visa
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