Japan’s Natural Wonder : Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is the tallest mountain of Japan and it is the focal point of Fuji Kaone Izu National park.  This mountain is clearly visible on a clear day from Tokyo. It is situated I the western side of the city on the main Honshu Island. It is one of the best places you can go to as it is the ideal symmetrical volcanic cone.  When you plan to go to this mountain you can visit Murayama Sengen Jinja temple as the people think that this mountain is connect to God.  It is believed in Japan that people came to this temple for the sake of better life and better things.  The temple is about 1000 years old.

The official start to climbing on Mount Fuji is open for only two months (July and August). At this time the temperature of city is about 40 degree but at the top of the mountain it is freezing cold. Climbing on the Mount Fuji other than July and August is extremely dangerous. The weather is unpredictable in off season and there are no facilities in off season.  Moreover the roads that leads to this mount closed in off season and you have to walk if you willing to go.