After pickup in the morning in Shinjuku, your tour bus will directly go toÂ Hakone Lake Ashi. Hakone sightseeing cruise "Pirate Ship" is not only an important transportation on Lake Ashi, but also a popular sightseeing activity among visitors. The ship isÂ a pirate-themed ship andÂ there are many pirate statues on the ship, which enable visitors to take fun photos. While sailing on the lake, you are able to take a look at the beautiful sky, mountains and Japanese architecture. If it is a clear day, you will be able to see all of Mt Fuji.
After the private Ship ride,Â time to enjoy a buffet lunchÂ at popular local restaurant called "Shabu Yo", which is a famous restaurant for eating chicken or pork shabu-shabu! Apart from the meat, there is also a wide range of gourmet dishes includedÂ all-you-can-eat udon noodles, vegetables, curry and desserts. A soft drink bar is also offered for all-you-can-drink! Eat as much as you can to recharge for your remaining journey!
After lunch, the bus will be going to Mt FujiÂ 5th Station, a spot for a nice view! You can enjoy yourself by sightseeing and taking some memorable pictures here. However, the road towards Mt Fuji 5th Station is only open from late April to mid-November, so when the road towards is blockedÂ off, you will be guided to visit the Fuji Juku no Mori or Gotemba Toki no Sumika instead.
The last stop is the Gotemba Premium Outlets, one of the largest outlets in Japan. They offer over 200 shops including popular Japanese brands as well as luxurious international designer brands. In addition, it is near Mt Fuji, Hakone and other resort areas so that you are able to enjoy the nature whileÂ shopping. After the Gotemba Premium Outlets, your bus will return to Shinjuku where the tour concludes.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
This tour is full refund guaranteed for cancellation 3 days before departure day
Cancellation for this tour is free 3 days before departure, 30% charge for 2 days before, 40% charge for the day before and 100% charge on the day. We will reimburse for the difference from the usual cancellation fee again
For Lunch menu, pork shabu-shabu can be changed to chicken shabu-shabu
The tour will be mainly conducted in Japanese, but iPad video translation service will be used for English introduction and translation
Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat; infant meals not included
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Instead of Mount Fuji 5th Station, this tour will go to Mount Fuji New 5th Station. (Located near Shizuoka)
If Mt. Fuji 5th Station cannot be visited, the tour will visit "Fuji Juku no Mori" or "Gotemba Toki no Sumika". (From early April to late April and middle November to late December 2) When the road towards Mt. Fuji 5th Station is blocked due to bad weather and cannot be passed through
In case of bad weather, there is a chance that Mt Fuji cannot be seen. Please note that sight of Mt. Fuji is not guaranteed and no refund will be made in this case
Dress code is smart casual
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
In case of traffic congestion or any other uncontrollable reasons that affect the tour schedule and lead to delay in time, schedule change or visit cancellation etc., our company will not take any responsibility, please be noted in advance
This tour will depart regardless of weather or traffic conditions, unless you are notified otherwise by the local operator. Viator and your local tour operator will not be responsible for poor visibility of Mt Fuji or itinerary changes due to unforeseen circumstances