Lake Kawaguchiko

Lake Kawaguchiko, Fujikawaguchiko-machi: Address, Lake Kawaguchiko Reviews: 4.5/5

Lake Kawaguchiko
4.5
Bodies of Water • Scenic Walking Areas
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Yuko-Stu
Yokohama, Japan201 contributions
Nov 2021
This is a beautiful Lake with great views of Mt. Fuji and the area around. There are many nice walking paths around the lake.
Written 2 December 2021
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Journey706434
Yokohama, Japan70 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
We stayed at the Ubuya Ryokan which overlooks the beautiful lake. The weather was cool at the end of August by the lake, and w enjoyed watching people either biking or jogging in the area.
Written 28 October 2021
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indras_t
6 contributions
Apr 2021
Not too far from Tokyo, you can reach this lake by public transport such as bus or train. If you want to be more flexible, I recommend going there by bus from Shinjuku bus terminal (in front of Shinjuku station). It takes about 2 and half hours and costs around JPY 2,000. Several cafes can be found around the lake and you can enjoy the peaceful and beautiful scenery while enjoying a cup of coffee or a piece of cake. You can also enjoy the view of mount Fuji from certain part of this lake. However, it is not on the side you can see mount Fuji, it is still enjoyable. One day trip is enough if you only want to enjoy the lake, but seems too short if you want to enjoy Yamanashi prefecture.
Written 1 May 2021
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Mick
Bangkok, Thailand131 contributions
Nov 2020
Went by myself. Forget the tours and save some cash. Took the highway bus from Shinjuku station (can also us Tokyo station) 2000Yen one way and can prebook online. Simply open the Highway buses Japan website. Make sure to get off at Lake Kawaguchiko and not FjuiQ Kawaguchiko as this is an amusement park.
Local buses (three lines) service the area and there are push bikes available. I went to the maple corridor with the red line bus and walked back. to the station but then I am a strong walker. The sightseeing in early to mid November is simply outstanding. Maple, Gingko and Chestnut tress are numerous and proudly show their reds, yellows and oranges. Views of Mt. Fujiyama are splendid and there is some snow on its peak.
Overall this is a must do in early to mid November.
Written 14 November 2020
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Raymond
Los Angeles, CA716 contributions
Nov 2019 • Solo
Went to check out this place since I missed booking a tour of Mount Fuji.
I hopped on a train from Tokyo and did a self guided tour.
Lake’s pretty with great view of Mt. Fuji.
Written 6 October 2020
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Gerard E
3 contributions
Aug 2020 • Friends
Great walking area, hiking , bike ride and places to eat.
No need to stay at expensive hotels there rooms from 5000 yen up is all you need as the beauty of the surrounding will keep you outside.
Can’t wait to go again.
Written 8 August 2020
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Finds_posts
Jakarta, Indonesia240 contributions
Jul 2019
the lake is very beautiful. you need to explore this area for at least a day full. try hot springs is a must
Written 30 June 2020
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Shadi M
Yokohama, Japan96 contributions
Jun 2020
the lake and its surrounding is amazing
you feel the nature beauty and the air going inside your lungs to give you health.
amazing place
Written 27 June 2020
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milcah889
Quezon City, Philippines883 contributions
Dec 2019
A multitude of attractions provide one with an opportunity to have a glimpse of Mt. Fuji; however, Lake Kawaguchiko gives one a beautiful panoramic view of Mt. Fuji, accented by the serenity of the lake and the clear skies above it. There's no need to linger too long in the area (especially as it can get a bit crowded after some time since it's a highly popular tourist spot).

If you're looking for an excellent private tour operator, do consider Joey's Van and Chauffeur, +81 90-1778-3759(Viber/Line)
Written 9 April 2020
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patrickperbkk
Perth, Australia1,220 contributions
May 2019
Lake Kawaguchiko is one the the Mt Fuji 5 Lakes. It's very convenient to travel from Tokyo by train, highly suggested to get a Tokyo pass and reserve the seat.
Also, it's highly recommended to rent a bike, the best way to travel around the Lake. There are many nice cafes and restaurant around the Lake area.
Written 2 April 2020
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