I have 6 days to spend in Japan: what is the best split? Ideal would be to visit Kyoto, Mt. Fuji and Tokyo.
In my opinion, Mt. Fuji visit would take your precious time. It would be better to split in Kyoto and Tokyo, depending on your interest in traditional or modern Japan. almost 7 years agoAnswered by Paca Maira via WorldNomads.com
If you want to CLIMB Mt Fuji in winter, it would be a challenge. However it is possible to do a day trip to Hakone, with a day free pass from Shinjuku. If you set out early(8 ish), you will have enough daylight to do a "pirate ship" cruise on Lake Ashi, rope way, cable car and train- all included in the pass. We were rewarded with some great views when we were there in Dec 2013- first on Ashi, then on the rope way and then in Sounzan, near the vents.we spent a pleasant 1 hour in Gora which has some nice restaurants a short walk uphill from the station.between Kyoto and Tokyo, I personally would spend a little bit more time in Kyoto? There is a lot to see of the traditional Japan there.If you plan to take the Shinkansen from Kyoto to Tokyo, get a seat on the left side- you get some spectacular views of Mt Fuji. Unexpectedly those were our best views of the trip, even it was only for a short while. almost 7 years ago