Three Lakes Bike Tour

Tour highlights:
  • bike around the three most attractive lakes in Mt Fuji's foothills
  • explore a traditional artisans' village
  • view Fuji foregrounded by vast fields of flowers
  • experience the iconic mountain from quiet country roads relatively few tourists visit
  • our support car enables anyone to complete this full-day tour, regardless of their level of physical fitness
Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 5 to 8 hours
Length: 70 km (45 mi)
Elevation gain: 750 m (2,500 ft)
Terrain: Bike paths, country roads
Departs from: Kawaguchiko Train Station
Tour fee: ¥17,000/person for 3 or more people, ¥25,000/person for 2 people or ¥50,000 for 1 person
What's included: Support car (to ride in if you get tired), English-speaking guide, bicycle, entrance fee for traditional village visited during the tour, basic insurance, helmet, bottled water and light snacks

Description: Bike around the three of the Fuji Five Lakes that offer the best views of Mount Fuji and the area's most famous attractions. Explore a beautifully-preserved traditional village where artisans produce elaborate hand-made crafts in traditional Japanese thatched-roof farmhouses. Pass picturesque temples, shrines and flower gardens. In Spring and Summer, view Mount Fuji foregrounded by vast fields of colorful blooms. In Fall, ride under arches formed by maple branches covered with bright red and yellow leaves.