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Aokigahara Forest

Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0332, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Mt Fuji and Aokigahara Forest Day Trip from Tokyo
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'Aokigahara Wanderer' Guided Hiking Tour
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Private Day Tour: Mt. Fuji Highlights from Kawaguchiko
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“bat cave” (10 reviews)
“tree roots” (3 reviews)
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Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0332, Yamanashi Prefecture
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"commit suicide"
in 4 reviews
"bat cave"
in 10 reviews
"tree roots"
in 3 reviews
"volcanic rock"
in 3 reviews
"outside world"
in 2 reviews
"ice cave"
in 5 reviews
"nice walk"
in 4 reviews
"green line"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
"retro bus"
in 3 reviews
"kawaguchiko station"
in 3 reviews
"eerie"
in 15 reviews
"compass"
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"trail"
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"cheesy"
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"caves"
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"nature"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with a group of eight tourists led by a park guide. We wander around a forest a bit while the guide explain various things about the forest then we descend into the ice cave. We need sturdy shoes here because the cave floor...More

1  Thank mike66jakarta
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

such a beautiful -place ... you walk amongst the green and gorgeous paths and suddenly you can feel sad and despondent and COLD- the spirits live here and it is NOT A PLACE TO MAKE FUN OF ON YOUTUBE.

Thank JanetDP
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Its an nice environment and mysterious. There are natural occurring hole on the ground, goos place to hang out and hike

Thank XavierShoot
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Aokigahara forest can be accessed from the bat cave stop on the green retro bus route.Now an infamous forest but one containing wonderful paths made the more eary by the light.My daughter,a fan of anime and Japanese popular culture wanted to go.She wanted to return...More

1  Thank Dominic P
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

We explored the Aokigahara Forest (aka "Sea of Trees" or "Suicide Forest") and three lava caves (Wind Cave, Ice Cave and Bat Cave) while in this area. We thought the moss-covered tree roots sitting on top of the volcanic rock was very cool to see....More

1  Thank bodgersn
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Few weeks back I was trekking inside Aokigahara on a jungle. The huge trees, the dense vegetation, the strange look of the roots of the trees, made so by the dark lava and the caves, the moss covered surroundings and the mysterious quietude were enough...More

3  Thank ChinmayHota
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This forest is growing on volcanic soil and rocks so there is no cellular connection or compass directions . So it is known for the travelers that get lost or try to commit suicide and also according to legend ghosts are here .

2  Thank Gidons51
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

It's a shame that this area is now so well-known for the suicides that go on, as it's really a unique place in the world. There's just something about it that feels a bit different. I only did one of the shorter hiking routes but...More

1  Thank Adam G
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Who does not know Aokigahara? It's a very famous forest in the feet of Mount Fuji Area. This forest has a strong magical atmosphere and the tale said this forest is a place to suicide. But I believe there is a theory why it can...More

2  Thank stvtraveller
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Aokigahara has a bit of a reputation for being a suicide hot spot but it is much more than that. It is really interesting to walk through the forest and see how nature has returned to the scorched earth.

1  Thank Natalie P
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Dominique S
5 October 2017|
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Response from Natalie P | Reviewed this property |
Generally it is not recommended to hike through Aokigahara as it is easy to get lost and as it is a protected forest you can't stray from the paths. There is some parking near the wind cave and you can walk there but it... More
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Dee-Chand
14 April 2017|
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Response from Amit S | Reviewed this property |
hey ^^ to get to Aokigahara forest all you have to do is take the green line or the blue line from kawaguchiko station. I suggest taking the green line all the way to the bat cave, explore it, and afterwards take a hike... More
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AbuDhazzler
5 November 2016|
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Response from Sultana N | Reviewed this property |
I used a company called K's Travel Mt.Fuji Bus & Walking Tour. But there are lots of tour companies at kawaguchiko station.
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