4 Most Popular Fun Activities at Mount Fuji
Most popular fun activities at Mount Fuji – Based on Japan’s main island of Honshu Island and is located between the two prefectures, Shizuoka and Yamanashi, Mount Fuji is the highest mountain and the most famous mountain in Japan.
Many people are also calling that Mount Fuji is Japan’s national identity because they hear the word Fuji or Mount Fuji, we certainly will remember the Japanese.
Mount Fuji can be seen up to a distance of 100 kilometers, up to Hamamatsu in the west and Chiba to the east in the sunny conditions. Characteristic of Mount Fuji is a symmetrical shape and snowy white peaks.
Mount Fuji including three sacred mountain in Japan along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku. No wonder if UNESCO makes Mount Fuji became a World Cultural Heritage.
4 Fun Activities at Mount Fuji Area
And there are many places near Mount Fuji area, which accounted for 25 places. For example, Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha, Yamanakako Lake, Kawaguchi Lake, Oshino Hakkai, and Shiraito Waterfall.
Here we go to read four fun activities at Mount Fuji that you can do while we travel to Japan.
1. Mount Fuji climbing & hiking
Mount Fuji has been an inspiration of culture and Japanese life since time immemorial. That is the highest mountain in Japan is always crowded with Japanese people each year. People of japan want to thank and climb Mount is the most sacred in Japan.
Best time to climb Mount Fuji: Some of the preferred modern period for climbing is from July to August, which is relatively calm weather conditions and warm temperatures. Usually, the climber will start to climb the mountain in the afternoon until evening.
They then rested for a moment, and then set off towards the summit at midnight. Finally, at dawn, we could see the sunrise from the summit. Panorama of sunrise at is called Goraikou.
4 Mount Fuji climb routes: We can start to climb from 4 routes favorites of climbers namely Kawaguchi, Subashiri, Gotemba, and Fujinomiya. Fujinomiya route is the most crowded, while the path from the city of Gotemba is the least person.
2. Seeing the beauty of Shibazakura
We can also see the cherry blossoms carpet or often called Shibazakura, on the slopes of Mount Fuji. Take pictures with a background of 800 thousand colorful flowers certainly be an unforgettable experience in Japan, is not it? Shibazakura Festival is usually held in mid-April to early May.
For last year, this Shibazakura Festival hold from 16 April to 29th. More information can check in Shibazakura Festival website for festival schedule at 2017.
Read also: 12 Popular Tourist Attractions in Osaka, Japan.
3. Watching amazing Festival Excitement Yabusame
In May, Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine always holds Yabusame Festival. In this festival, we can see the Japanese samurai action with a bow and arrow around with horses. The layout of the temple at the foot of Mount Fuji to make access easy and many are coming to see this annual festival.
4. Go to Oshino Hakkai
Oshino Hakkai there is a pool of clear water source is directly connected to the underground water Mount Fuji. As well as the sacred springs, Oshino Hakkai also has the charm of traditional Japanese buildings are still preserved.
The wooden building with wood and thatched roof is the original home of the population which is used as a restaurant, a gift shop, and a museum.