[Yamanashi Prefecture] How to enjoy hot springs at “Fuji Chobo no Yu Yurari Onsen” with a wonderful view of Mt. Fuji

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Hot springs are a part of Japanese culture. We would like to introduce the ``How to'' at Fuji Chobo no Yu Yurari Onsen, so that travelers from overseas can enjoy hot springs. Let's enjoy a hot spring with an outstanding feeling of openness while looking at the spectacular view of Mt. Fuji!

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What is Fuji View Hot Spring Yurari?

This is a day trip hot spring facility where you can enjoy a hot spring while looking at Mt. Fuji up close. There is no need to make a reservation in advance, so feel free to come and visit us.

There are 16 types of baths, including two types of open-air baths with outstanding views of Mt. Fuji, as well as carbonated springs and cave baths. In addition, amenities such as towels, shampoo, and lotion are provided, so you don't have to bring anything.

There are some things that are prohibited when using Yurari, so please check the details below!

Prohibited items at Yurari

Click here for information on the Fuji Chobo no Yu Yurari Onsen.

5 things you can do at the day trip hot spring facility “Fuji View Yurari”

① Soak in a hot spring while looking at Mt. Fuji

You can take a relaxing soak in the open-air bath with the impressive Mt. Fuji right in front of you. Photography is prohibited in the bathroom, so please remember the scenery and experience.

② Enjoy various bathtubs

You can enjoy elaborate baths such as cave baths and carbonated springs.

③You can refresh your body and heal the fatigue of your journey.

We offer a variety of courses including full body, foot care, and head care. You can also use it just to refresh your body without taking a bath.

④Taste Japanese food made with local ingredients

You can enjoy dishes such as the ``Tonkatsu Set Meal'' made with Yamanashi Prefecture's local cuisine "Hoto'' and "Koshu Fujisakura Pork,'' and the "Oshino Salmon Bowl'' made with ``Rainbow Trout'' from Oshino Village.

⑤You can buy local souvenirs unique to the foothills of Mt. Fuji

We offer souvenirs unique to the area, such as ``Fujizakura Heights Beer'' and ``Mt. Fuji Curry'' made using natural water from Mt. Fuji, and ``Shine Muscat Fresh Cream Puff'' made using Shine Muscat from Yamanashi Prefecture.

Access from Tokyo

Fuji Chobo no Yu Yurari Onsen is located in Narusawa Village, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture. It takes about 2 hours from Tokyo (Shinjuku). For access information from Tokyo, please refer to the URL below.

Since you can experience the nature at the foot of Mt. Fuji in about two hours from the big city, there are many people who come for a day trip or stay overnight to fully enjoy the foot of Mt. Fuji.

Access from Kawaguchiko Sta. to Fuji Chobo no Yu Yurari Onsen

① Route bus

From Kawaguchiko Sta., take the Narusawa/ Lake Shojiko/ Lake Motosuko tour bus ``Blue Line'' and get off at ``Roadside Station Narusawa''. Arrive at Yurari in 1 minute walk from the bus stop

Click here for information on route buses → https://www.fujikyubus.co.jp/shuyu

② Taxi

Please tell the taxi driver "Fuji Chobo no Yu Yurari Onsen".

It takes about 20 minutes one way.

③ Free shuttle bus

Advance reservations are required online. Details below

■Reservations for the Yurari free shuttle bus

To use Yurari's free shuttle bus, you must make a reservation in advance on the website at least 1 hour before the bus departure time .

Also, online reservations for buses bound for Yurari from Kawaguchiko Sta. are subject to approval, and the reservation is not yet confirmed at the time of application. You will then be notified whether or not your reservation has been confirmed.

Once you receive the reservation confirmation email, your reservation is OK! Wait for the Yurari bus at bus stop 10 at Kawaguchiko Sta. at the reserved time on the relevant day. The bus stop is crowded with various shuttle vehicles, so you cannot stop for a long time, so please be careful as you will not be able to use the bus if you are not at the bus stop after the designated time. Be sure to be at the bus stop before the departure time!

Departure time From Lake Kawaguchiko 11:00/13:00/15:00/18:00 Total 4 flights

From Yurari 12:30/14:30/17:30/20:00 Total 4 flights

Click here to reserve the free shuttle bus

You can also make reservations for the bus departing from Yurari to Kawaguchiko Sta. directly at the Yurari Front Desk.

If you do not plan to visit the museum due to changes in your travel plans, please be sure to cancel.

To cancel, there is a button in the email when your reservation is confirmed.

From Yurari Arrival to Entrance

①Take off your shoes

②Put your shoes in the shoe rack

③Go to the front desk/Give the key to the shoe rack to the staff

Guests with tattoos are not permitted.

④Purchase an entrance ticket/plan at the front desk

If you have any discount coupons, make sure to prepare them in advance! (Plan discounts are not available) Also, if you are using the hot springs and meals, we recommend the set plan, although it is only available on weekdays !

■Meal set plan 2,200 yen (adult entrance fee + 1,000 yen coupon for restaurant)

■Body Onsen Plan 4,100 yen (adult entrance fee + 30 minutes massage) / 7,000 yen (adult entrance fee + 60 minutes massage)

You can also shop inside the facility using the wristband given to you by the front desk upon entering the facility. (Payment in cash is required for some vending machines etc.)

■When using a private bath/body refresh

The private bath in Yurari can only be used by guests staying at the accommodation facility "Fuji Midori Kyukamura" next door, but if there is space on the day of your visit, you may use it.

Entrance fee + private bath usage fee will be charged. Reservations for private baths are made at the "Reservation Office" on the left side of the front desk. It is not possible to reserve a private bath in advance; reservations will only be accepted on the day of your visit.

In addition, if you wish to use a massage, you must make a reservation in advance at the reservation office.


■Free shuttle bus (from Yurari to Lake Kawaguchiko)

If you would like to use the free shuttle bus, please reserve a return bus at the front desk when you enter the museum!

⑤ Receive towel and wristband (locker key)

⑥Go to the men's and women's baths!

From the changing room to the bath

① Find the locker with the same number as the locker key given to you at the front desk

Be sure to hydrate yourself before entering the hot spring!

②Take off all your clothes and put your valuables and clothes in the locker

⚠Photography is prohibited in the changing rooms and bathrooms. It is also prohibited to bring smartphones into the bathroom!!

③Keep the large bath towel in the locker and only take the small face towel to the bathroom.

Do not soak the face towel you brought in in the bathtub!

④Wash your body in the washing area

When you enter the bathroom, first wash your body! It is good etiquette to always wash your body before entering a hot spring. (You can do your hair later! Make sure to tie your hair up so it doesn't get soaked in the hot water.)

⑤First, warm up your body in the indoor bath “Takamiburo”

First, warm up your body by soaking in the indoor bath.

⑥View Mt. Fuji from the open-air bath “Panorama Bath”

⑦Go down to the first floor and enjoy the "cave bath"

⑧Enjoy the scenery from the open-air bath “Reiho Open-air Bath”

⑨ Sweat in the “steam bath”

⑩ Say goodbye in the “Sacred Mine Spring Water Bath”

⑪Go to the “Sacred Mountain Open-air Bath” again!

⑫ Wipe your body with a face towel before leaving the bathroom

⑬Go to your locker!

⑭Wipe your body thoroughly with a bath towel

Click here for detailed manners

*There is also a separate valuables box (extra charge), so if you are worried, please use the valuables box!

*At Yurari, once you enter the facility, you can use the bath as many times as you like, so if you want to take a bath multiple times, please leave your towel in the locker without putting it back. After your final bath, return your towel to its designated place. You can also rent additional towels for an additional fee.

Milk is inseparable from Japanese hot springs. Please try it after taking a bath! Probably many Japanese people enjoy "milk" or "beer" after taking a hot spring!

To the restaurant

① After leaving the changing room, go to the restaurant Fujizakura on the first floor.

②Sit in your favorite seat

③Order a meal

To order, press the button on the table and call the staff. You can also complete your order by showing the locker key number given to you at the front desk to the staff when you visit.

Meals and massages inside the facility are managed using wristbands (barcodes), and payment is made in full when you leave.

④Enjoy Japanese food

⑤Go to the hot springs again!

On the first floor, there is a restaurant called ``Fujizakura'' and a private dining room called ``Okariba''.

■Restaurant Fujizakura

You can enjoy Japanese food made with local ingredients, such as the most popular "Koshu Fujisakura Pork Grated Tonkatsu," "Oshino Salmon Bowl," and "Mt. Fuji Curry."

■Restaurant Okariba

A private dining room where meals are delivered by a mini SL train. At Okariba, you can enjoy three types of ``hotpot dishes,'' including Yamanashi's local dish ``Hoto'' hotpot.

Click here for details on Yurari Restaurant

Leaving the building

Check out the “store” in front of the front desk before leaving! Purchase souvenirs unique to the foothills of Mt. Fuji!

Give your wristband to the front desk and pay the difference, if any, at this point. Finish paying at the front desk and get the key to the shoe closet.

Take the shuttle bus to Lake Kawaguchiko!

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The northern foot of Mt. Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture is a stunning area of Japan that has plenty to offer visitors. At the foot of Mt. Fuji, including ”Arakurayama Sengen Park”, which offers a view of Mt. Fuji and the iconic five-story pagoda, "Chureito." The Kawaguchiko Momiji Corridor is also a must-visit during the autumn season when visitors can see the colorful leaves. Our company, based in Lake Kawaguchiko, operates various facilities that utilize the natural resources of Mt. Fuji. These include the theme park "Fuji Subaru Land," which offers a range of exciting rides and attractions, and the Fujiten Snow Resort, where visitors can enjoy skiing and snowboarding. Visitors can also sample the world-famous "Fujizakura Heights Beer," made using natural water “Fujizakura Meisui” , or relax in the natural hot spring, "Fuji Chobo no yu Yurari," . We will clearly communicate the charm of Mt. Fuji, which changes with the seasons, from the base of Mt. Fuji in Kawaguchiko.

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