Mt Fuji and lakeside views easy bike tour with visit to traditional arts village

Bike quiet country roads around a lakeshore with spectacular views of Mt Fuji. The lake’s waters are exceptionally clear, and the iconic mountain is often reflected on their surface, forming an enchanting “double-Fuji” image.

We’ll explore on foot at a beautifully-preserved ancient village of thatched-roof houses where local artists display traditional hand-made crafts. A wide variety of works are on display in the village’s galleries, including ceramics, paintings, wood carvings and indigo-dyed fabrics.

Leaves of maples along the bike route turn fiery colors in autumn, and the village’s cherry trees are covered with bright pink blossoms in spring. Mt Fuji rises up behind the picturesque village, making for spectacular scenery.

This tour spirits you away from the tourist bustle of urban areas to tranquil countryside with magnificent views. It’s an ideal way to get off the beaten path and experience a vibrant community that preserves elements of the culture and look of old Japan.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Fujikawaguchiko, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Bike quiet country roads around a lakeshore with spectacular views of Mt Fuji. The lake’s waters are exceptionally clear, and the iconic mountain is often reflected on their surface, forming an enchanting “double-Fuji” image.

We’ll explore on foot at a beautifully-preserved ancient village of thatched-roof houses where local artists display traditional hand-made crafts. A wide variety of works are on display in the village’s galleries, including ceramics, paintings, wood carvings and indigo-dyed fabrics.

Leaves of maples along the bike route turn fiery colors in autumn, and the village’s cherry trees are covered with bright pink blossoms in spring. Mt Fuji rises up behind the picturesque village, making for spectacular scenery.

This tour spirits you away from the tourist bustle of urban areas to tranquil countryside with magnificent views. It’s an ideal way to get off the beaten path and experience a vibrant community that preserves elements of the culture and look of old Japan.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Mount Fuji, Chubu

Bike in the foothills of Mt Fuji and enjoy outstanding views of the mountain and surrounding countryside.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Saiko Lake, Saiko, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0302 Yamanashi Prefecture

Ride quiet country roads around a lakeshore with spectacular views of Mount Fuji. The lake’s waters are exceptionally clean and transparent, and the iconic mountain is often reflected on their surface, creating an enchanting “double-Fuji” image. Leaves of maple trees along the bike route turn brilliant shades of red, yellow and orange in fall. The cycling course winds past the famous Aokigahara “Sea of Trees” Forest and its groves of lush oaks and evergreens.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba, 2710 Saikonemba, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0332 Yamanashi Prefecture

We’ll stop to explore on foot at a beautifully-preserved ancient village of thatched-roof houses where local artisans produce elaborate traditional hand-made crafts. A wide variety of works are on display in the village’s studios, galleries and craft shops, including ceramics, paintings, wood carvings, glasswork and indigo-dyed fabrics. The village’s rows of cherry trees are covered with bright pink blossoms in spring. Mt Fuji rises up behind the picturesque houses, making for spectacular scenery.

Duration: 1 hour