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Hidden Japan

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Mt.Fuji area private guided tours by native English speaker and long time local resident. Lakes,forests,waterfalls,shrines,ancient trees,best views of Mount Fuji. Walk in Aokigahara Forest-The Sea of Trees,a spectacular Lava Rock Forest. This...more
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3641 Funatsu | Kawaguchiko Station, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0301, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 90-2237-8877
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic day with a fantastic guide! We were so lucky to find Chris and his hidden tour of Fuji. Chris gave us a truly local experience taking us to parts of Fuji most tours don’t even know about. Included in our day was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kelehs
Chris B, Owner at Hidden Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kasey, Arigato for your review. Some days are more fun than others-my tour with you lovely people was certainly one of them. Thanks for appreciating this area and your such positive energy. The ice stalagmites in the secret cave were amazing, and seeing the floating...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were travelling through Japan and after arrival at the train station close to Mount Fuji, Chris approached us and offered us a private guided tour through the area. After a short hesitation, we decided to join Chris and it may have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chris B, Owner at Hidden Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bas, You lucky people ate the best noodles in all of Fujikawaguchiko at Ofukuro. I really like the photo with Miura san. She is a treasure. Even Japanese friends are amazed by her cooking,especially her handmade Miso and spices. A nice review that recalls an...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really awesome tour with a lot of very stunning views of the Mt. Fuji region. There were many beautiful natural sights, mostly with very few or no other tourists at all. The tour guide, Chris, knows a lot about the local people and culture...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Chris B, Owner at Hidden Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Olivier, Arigato for your kind review and cool photo. Please come back to see more of this area and Japan. I know you enjoyed your time here and I will be waiting at the mountain base for your next adventure to show you more HiddenJapan....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met Chris at the train station in the early afternoon. He picked us from the crowd heading into the tourist info centre and inquired if we might be interested in a tour of the local area. Whilst we might have been initially apprehensive, Chris...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Chris B, Owner at Hidden Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Jamie and Jenny, Your review is so thoughtful and much appreciated. The photo of Mt. Fuji reflected in the lake is excellent, like a great painting so soft and beautiful. Thanks for sharing that and such good conversation and stories on that lovely day. Best...More

Reviewed 9 February 2019

It requires more than just a train to Lake Kawaguchiko to get an amazing day in the area of Mt. Fuji. My friend and I would never be able to see all the sights Chris showed us during the tour. Chris was nice to talk...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Chris B, Owner at Hidden Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Mathias, Thank you for your review and sharing the day. You had a nice feeling for this area.We were able to have some great sights that day. It was nice seeing the waterfall at twilight, and Mt. Fuji over the lake so beautiful and snow-capped....More

Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Our tour with Christoper was absolutely fantastic. We were lucky enough to be the only ones booked for the day, and so had a completely private tour throughout the beautiful area of Kawaguchiko. From an amazing waterfall, to the awesome ‘Dragon’ cave, Christopher took us...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Chris B, Owner at Hidden Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2019

Lucas, Great winter day in Fujikawaguchiko. Walking through soft powder snow to the waterfall,getting close to water and ice. Nice. Mothers White Falls partly-frozen with fantastic ice formations spilling down the Terugawa River,Aokigahara Jukai Forest with snow covered moss,trees,and lava in that wonderful light later...More

Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Chris approached us at kawaguchiko station, we were a bit skeptical at first but after showing his TripAdvisor reviews we agreed to have the tour. He showed us the best spots for seeing Mount fuji and along with the nature around it and history of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Chris B, Owner at Hidden Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2019

Muhsin, Thanks to you and your friends for enjoying a nice day in the woods and around the lakes. It was cold but clear and we saw some great views of the mountains. You were all very good company and I'm pleased you had a...More

Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

thanks Chris for arranging such an amazing tour for us. he is professional and knowledgeable. he knows everything about the kawaguchiko area, the forest, the animals and the people! he brought us to some wonderful places which the ordinary tourists would not be able to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Chris B, Owner at Hidden Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2019

Catherine and Chris, Mt. Fuji must really like you, showing itself at the right time across the west shore of Lake Saiko as the clouds moved away. Thank you for being such good listeners to my stories,and your interest in the nature,history,and culture of this...More

Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Chris serendipitously approached us (myself and four friends) at the bus station and offered to take us around to see the sites around Fuji. Naturally, we were apprehensive at first, but after checking out his site and these reviews we agreed, and boy are we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Chris B, Owner at Hidden Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2019

Lachlan, Fortunate to meet you,a nice chance meeting. Seeing light snow in the Sea Of Trees and Dragon Cave was magical. Of course-a partially frozen waterfall is also delightful. Thank you for your nice review and sharing the day. I hope you will come back...More

Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

There were 4 of us and we met Chris by chance at Kawaguchiko Station and we took a chance and accepted his offer and it was without a doubt, we had the best time of our lives! At an affordable price, Chris brought us around...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Chris B, Owner at Hidden Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2019

Azzim, Thank you for your kind review. It was a delight to take you lovely people around this area. When the rainbow suddenly appeared in the waterfall,I felt the day would be extra special,and it was. Please come back and spend more time in the...More

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22 February 2019|
Response from Chris B | Property representative |
Annie, Hello. Yes, I generally pick clients up at Kawaguchiko Station or their lodgings in the Fujikawaguchiko area. Chris