Around Lake Kawaguchi
You may take train or bus from Tokyo to Kawaguchiko, or even directly to Fuji Shibazakura Festival Site.
For more details about the highway bus, please refer to the following:
For more details about the Fujikyu-railway, please refer to the following:
After you visit Hakone/Gotemba, you may also go to Kawaguchiko station by bus from the Gotemba Outlet, please refer to the following for the bus schedules(Japanese):
【Recommended short-visit Courses】
If you just have 1 day to stay around the Lake Kawaguchi, then you may consider the following courses.
You may take the Shibazakura Liner bus to the Fuji Shibazakura Site.
For more transportation details, please refer to the following:
After visiting the Fuji Shibazakura Site, then you may go to those famous caves by bus. There are several popular caves such as Wind Cave, Ice Cave, Bat Cave etc. You may choose which to visit based on your preference and your time. Personally, no matter which extra caves you would like to visit, the Wind Cave and the Ice Cave are highly recommended.
For more details about the Wind Cave and the Ice Cave, please refer to the following:
After walking around the Cave area, then you may go back to the Kawaguchiko station and have a meal of Houtou noodles. The following restaurant is recommended:
Station front store
After having your delicious meal and enjoying the beautiful evening view of the Mount Fuji, you may just take the highway bus back to Tokyo/Shinjyuku at the Kawaguchiko Station. Certainly, you may also take the train as well.
If you do not want to visit those Caves after visiting the Fuji Shibazakura Site, you may get back to the Kawaguchiko station. You may go to visit Fuji-Q Highland or some sight-seeing spots around the Lake Kawaguchi/ Kawaguchiko.
For some recommended courses, please refer to the following:
For more details about the Fuji-Q Highland, please refer to the following:
【Fuji Shiba-sakura/Shibazakura Festival】
For transportation information, please refer to the following:
＊The Shibazakura Liner is run ONLY during the Fuji Shibazakura/Shiba-sakura period. Please consider that the traffic jam may make the 30-minute bus tour longer.
Thanks for reading.