B1F Ticket Gate Floor, Keio Department Store Gate ☛ buy your tickets, then proceed to the designated platform for departure to ☛ Hashimoto Station. Direct trains depart for Hashimoto Station at 06:19, 06:36, and 06:48
Day 2, Sunday, June 4 After viewing sunrise at Hakone and after breakfast, we depart for the Mt. Fuji region. If the weather is holding we will drive up the (Fuji Azami Line Fifth Station) 35.366303, 138.778642 most find this to be an awakening spiritual experience, with a spectacular view. The Fuji Five Lakes (富士五湖) are at the base of Mt. Fuji roughly 1000 meters above sea level, we will explore and capture the most photogenic scenes around the five lakes Yamanakako, Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko, and Motosuko. The majority of people have never visited all five lakes, as visual artists and explorers its a must. Manami has booked us into (The Mount Hotel 35.491974, 138.603651)it’s a little spartan, but it has one of the best views of Mt. Fuji from the shores of Shojiko, and it’s a favorite place where Japanese photographers overnight.
Day 3, Monday, June 5 We wake well before sunrise “LOOK UP” star trails and Mt. Fuji, then golden hour and Fuji San! After this humbling experience we drive back to our lodgings for breakfast, check out then back to exploring. The Shiraito Falls (白糸の滝) are among the most beautiful in Japan, they are over 150 meters wide and 21 meters high, fed by Mt. Fuji’s natural spring water. There are wasabi farms/ponds in the area, in which spring water is essential for growing wasabi and visually pleasing, we will take advantage of these beautiful setting until afternoon. We then will leisurely make our way back to Hashimoto Station and drop off between 19:00-20:00.
Private Workshop Fees:
•Prince Hotel ¥116,160 Breakfast and dinner ☞Mount Hotel ¥54,000 Breakfast and dinner •Toyota SUV ¥70,000 •Gas - Highway ¥20,000 rough estimate •Workshop Fee $2,200USD ☞Mount Hotel does not accept credit card, cash only. If you do not have ¥ it’s okay, we pay, and you pay us in USD.