Meet your guide at Kawaguchiko Station and drive to Iyashi Thatched Roof Village to explore the quaint shops with traditional handicrafts. Try on a silk kimono or samurai armor for a photo, and enjoy a home-style Japanese lunch with soba noodles and tempura mountain vegetables. You may also want to try our local hamburger cafe.
After a lakeside beach stop for an Mt Fuji photo opportunity, visit the Kubota Kimono Museum. The Museum is a masterpiece of art and architecture. There are also an Okinawan coral underground jewelry shop and cafe. You will explore the Japanese gardens and hidden waterfalls.
We finish with free time for browsing the shops and cafes around Kawaguchiko Station. If you return to Tokyo, trains and buses depart hourly to Tokyo/Shinjuku/Shibuya, etc.
11:30 Meet your guide at the Kawaguchiko Station cafe and gift shop.
12:00-14:30 Lunch at Iyashi Thatched Roof Village and time to explore the quaint shops with traditional handicrafts. Photos in traditional kimono, samurai armor or ninja wear.
14:30 – 15:00 Drive along Lake Saiko and Lake Kawaguchiko with Mt Fuji photos opportunity.
15:00 – 16:15 Visit Kubota Kimono Museum and explore the coral gallery shop, Japanese gardens and waterfall.
16:30 Return to Kawaguchiko Station with free time in town at the shops, restaurants and cafes around the station.
Local transportation by car around the Fuji 5 Lakes area is provided.
If you are coming from or returning to Tokyo, trains and buses run hourly between Tokyo/Shinjuku/Shibuya Stations and Kawaguchiko Station.
1) Pick up at your local Mt Fuji 5 Lakes area hotel or
2) Meet at Kawaguchiko Station, Yamanashi (Google Map below)
3641 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
Lovely day for a stroll around the village. Really nice guide and got some great family shots. Thanks again! - Jacob, Canada