Budget Checklist for Climbing Mount Fuji
Are you worried about the budget for climbing Mount Fuji? How much budget should you prepare for the entire mountain climbing trip?
In addition, the transportation fees, food, drinking water, toilet fees, etc. required during the climbing of Mount Fuji seem to cost a lot of money. However, how much does it actually cost in actual amounts?
In fact, take a two-day and one-night mountaineering itinerary as an example, including accommodation expenses, transportation expenses, food expenses, toilet expenses, security cooperation fees for climbing Mount Fuji, and souvenir purchases. very difficult.
The following list is for you to refer to before departure, and then adjust according to your needs.
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Take the itinerary departing from Shinjuku, Tokyo and staying at Goraikokan as an example
Spending budget for the first day of the itinerary
|Transportation from Shinjuku to the fifth station (one way)
|Purchasing mobile food for mountaineering before departure
|Mt. Fuji Preservation Cooperation Fund
|Additional purchase of drinking water and drinks during mountaineering
|¥1000 yen (¥500 x 2)
|¥800 yen (¥200 x 4)
|Stay at Yoshidaguchi Bahe Wushao Yulaiguang Branch
|Additional food and drinks will be purchased at the mountain hut for dinner
|Vajra staff with burn marks
|¥5500 yen (¥1000 + ¥300 x 15)
|Repurchase canned oxygen, gloves, and convenient raincoats (spare) when necessary
- Restroom charges vary depending on height, generally ¥200 – ¥300 per trip
- The mountain hut fee includes dinner and breakfast, usually ¥7000 – ¥8500
- Mountain hut drinks are generally ¥300-¥500, ramen/curry rice is ¥800-¥1000, and light food is ¥300-¥500
- Vajra sticks are generally ¥1000 – ¥1200, depending on the length, and printing is about ¥200 – ¥300 once
Consumption budget for the next day's itinerary
|Additional purchase of drinking water/drinks during mountaineering
|¥1000 yen (¥500 x 2)
|¥800 yen (¥200 x 4)
|Goshuin of Yamahang Shrine
|Buy postcards with international postage at the Peak Post Office
|Bathing fee after going down the mountain
|Transportation fee back to Shinjuku
|¥3500 yen (depending on the starting point after descending)
Total spending for a two-day, one-night itinerary
If your consumption budget wants to include mountain accommodation, toilet service fees, resource supplies, souvenirs and mountaineering fees, it will probably cost around ¥38,000.
Under normal circumstances, it should be enough for you to complete the entire trip to climb Mount Fuji. However, for safety reasons, it is recommended to prepare an extra ¥10,000 banknote as an emergency reserve.
Remarks: In addition to the express bus between Shinjuku, Tokyo and Lake Kawaguchi, there are also JR trains available for the return trip to Fuji. If you plan to take JR instead of the mountaineering bus to and from Lake Kawaguchi, you will need to prepare an extra budget for the transportation fee.
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Points to be aware of during mountain climbing
- The restrooms on the hiking path do not provide refill service or exchange machines, and the mountain hut stores may not provide change services, because the stores hope that everyone will spend more.
**So prepare enough 100 yen coins (about 20) before departure. **
- All the above fees can only be usedcashFor payment (except for booking mountain huts before departure), ATM cards/credit cards cannot be used in stores on the hiking trails.
- It’s okay to bring a little more cash (about ¥10,000 per person). It was originally when the weather or physical problems failed to climb to the predetermined height, and it was necessary to temporarily change to another mountain hut, or when there was a mountain reaction , and when an oxygen machine is needed, there are sufficient funds to meet sudden needs.
More tourist information on the Mt. Fuji area
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Mt. Fuji Hut Reservation: Complete Guide to Book Goraikoukan (Highest Mountain lodge of Mt. Fuji)
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