Sunday, 20 September 2015

Mount Fuji,Yokohama, Japan

 INTRODUCTION:The beauty and challenge of Mount Fuji, Japan's highest mountain peak, draws both experienced and novice mountain climbers, as well as tourists who just want to get as close to it as possible.
 GET IN: For those traveling from Yokohama, the second largest city in Japan, the small town of Gotemba is one of the closest towns to Mount Fuji via public transportation, offering stunning views of the mountain.
  For climbers, two mountain stations that lead up to Mount Fuji are relatively close to the Gotemba train station, and buses are available from the station during the climbing season of July and August.
Mount Fuji can be seen from countless points in the surrounding regions, seemingly assuming a different character from each perspective. On the clearest of days, its white capped peak may be visible from hundreds of kilometers away; however, more often than not the view of the mountaintop is obstructed by low hanging clouds or poor visibility. .
To increase your chances of success, try to see the mountain in the early mornings or late afternoons, especially during the colder winter months when visibility tends to better than during summer. The mountain's famous snow cap is typically visible from around November to around May


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