Mount Fuji Descent Bike Tour

   Panoramic Views

Tour highlights:
  • our support car brings you to the 5th Station on Mt Fuji's slopes
  • enjoy outstanding views of Fuji, the surrounding landscapes and the "sea of clouds" below
  • experience the thrill of biking all the way down the mountain, stopping at spectacular vista points along the way
  • the bike ride is almost entirely downhill, so you can complete the tour regardless of your level of fitness
  • visit a picturesque shrine at the 5th Station
  • cycle at your own pace on excellent paved roads
  • this is one of our shortest, easiest tours
Available dates: June 15 to September 30. (Not offered outside these dates due to the possibility of very low temperatures and icy and snowy roads at high elevations).
Difficulty: Easy
Typical duration: 2½ hours
Maximum duration: 3 hours
Terrain: Downhill on mountain roads
Length: 30 km (19 mi)
Total elevation gain: 20 m
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, road tolls, English-speaking guide, bicycle, basic insurance, helmet, bottled water and snacks

Description: Our support car drives you to the highest point on Mount Fuji's slope to which vehicles can go. There you'll take in stunning views of the iconic mountain's peak, a beautiful shrine and the majestic landscapes and clouds below.

Then you'll bike all the way down the mountain, passing through picturesque countryside and lush evergreen forests. You'll be free to choose between taking a fast, exhilarating ride downhill or a leisurely spin that includes stops at roadside vista points with panoramic views.

This tour is the best way to experience biking on Mt Fuji without having to ride uphill. It is ideal for visitors of average to low fitness as well as those who only have time for a short tour.

  • Meet our guides at Kawaguchiko Station
  • Our support car takes you up the Subaru Line Road to the 5th Station on Mt Fuji's slopes (typically 50 minutes)
  • Explore the 5th Station on foot (typically 25 minutes)
    • Enjoy views of Fuji's peak and the landscapes below
    • Visit a picturesque shrine dedicated to Mt Fuji
  • Bike down the Subaru Line Road, stopping at vista points along the way (typically 1 hour)
  • Bike to Kawaguchiko Station (typically 15 minutes)
  • Tour concludes at Kawaguchiko Station

Photos from the Mount Fuji Descent Bike Tour