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Explore Mt. Fuji Ice Cave in Aokigahara Forest

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    What to Expect
    There was a large eruption at the base of Fuji mountain 1200 years ago and a large amount of lava flew creating many caves out of the solid lava flow. After that, Mt Fuji's melted snow came into the frozen caves and formed beautiful ice art.

    This is an adventure tour where you can explore a rare cave which is so unique that you cannot find anywhere else. Have to walk with only a single headlight and you will enter the world of 0°C in the caves that is made by the great Mt Fuji. With full of thrill, using your five senses. 

    Your guide with full knowledge of the area will assist you to enjoy the area fully.

    With this tour, walk through a mysterious and beautiful forest - the Sea of Trees/Aokibara Forest with a highly experienced English guide. During the tour, experience full of adventure and excitement that will stimulate all senses, have chance to view the natural ice art that created Mt. Fuji through its history.  

    The tour is operated in a small group, normally individual guests require to obtain a special entry permit; however we are the only group tour that 

    includes this in the tour. 

    The tour also include entry to the "Real Cave" where is secluded and hasn't became a tourist attraction, and also experience the world of 0 degree Celsius natural caves created by Mt. Fuji. 

    Schedule

    1. Meet at meeting point.

    2. Tour preparation (helmet, headlight, overall, gloves, clothes to change ,toilet and calm down your feelings)

    3. Move to departure site of the tour

    4. Walking in Aokigahara Forest (40 minutes), exploring the lava cave (60 minutes) and walking in Aokigahara Forest (40 minutes)

    5. Move to the meeting point

    6. Review and breaking up

    7. Go home safely

    Depending on tour progress, there is time fluctuation.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Kawaguchiko station (when you use pick-up service)
    Hotels around Lake Kawaguchiko or Lake Yamanakako (when you use pick-up service)
    Narusawa road station (If you have a rental car)
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide (Local professional guide)
    • English speaking guide
    • Pick-up service and drop-off service (Kawaguchiko station, Hotel around Lake Kawaguchiko)
    • Exploration Equipment (a helmet / an overall / gloves / a headlight)
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Entry/Admission - THE HIGHEST PEAK
    Exclusions
    • Accommodation Fee
    • Transportation Fee so far
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Follow the guide's instruction. For safety measures, we may suspend the tour if there is a customer who does not follow the directions or is disturbing other customers.
    • Depending on the program, this may not be safe for customers who are pregnant or have been drinking.
    • There is a reception on the appointed date so please arrive on time.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Clothes suitable for outdoor activities. Long sleeves / long pants/winter jacket.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The tour was unique and quite memorable. Tada was my guide and he was informative and helpful. It’s a wonderful day :)

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank chyamonv
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We did the tour with Tada, he was a great guide and answered everything we needed. The place is quiet and nice, we did the tour in October and there were very few people around. We would recommend the experience if you're around! Thanks!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Gerard M
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a thrilling experience with our guide Tada! He took care of us in every circumstances and he was funny and knowledgeable about all the cave's aspects and history! Absolutely recommended!

    Thank Fabrizio S
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had Tadji as tour guide. He was great. Picked us up from hotel and took us into ice cave. Due to it being September there wasn’t much ice but knew s kit about caves and area. Highly recommend him. We had a 16,14,8 year...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Passenger550698
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My husband and I went with guide Tada and had a really great time! The tour was fun and Tada’s English was awesome; he spoke to us in great detail about the history of the forest and caves, the types of plants and animals, and...More

    Thank jacquelynsch
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    Response from Jordan R | Reviewed this property |
    Not going to lie, it's not the flashest ladder but I found it sturdy enough. I did the day trip from Tokyo and took the bus. It was comfortable enough but it is a lot of travelling in a day. If you have the time and want... More
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