- Hike up Mt Fuji for sunrise
- Ascend Mt Yarigatake
- Explore Kyoto and Tokyo
Mt Fuji and Mt Yarigatake are the most famous Japanese mountains, and on this trip we ascend both of these iconic peaks while also taking in Japan's intriguing blend of ancient traditions and modern culture. As well as climbing Yarigatake, the 'Japanese Matterhorn', and the classic volcanic cone of Fuji, we stay in Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital, with its peaceful Zen gardens and Shinto temples, spend a day futuristic Tokyo, and a take a short walk on the Nakasendo Way - an ancient trading route.
What makes this trip responsible?
On this trip, we stay in a small, locally-owned ryokan, allowing us to contribute directly to the local economy, and by using trains rather than minibuses for the majority of the trip we reduce our environmental impact.