This area is located in the southern part of Yamanashi Prefecture.
This area has Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest peak, which is registered as a World Heritage Site．At the foot of Mt. Fuji, there is a mysterious wilderness born by lava flowed out of Mt. Fuji, such as Fuji Five Lakes, Aokigahara Dense woodland and Lava Cave.
From Shinjuku to Lake Kawaguchiko, Lake Yamanakako, Oshino Hakkai ; take “Fuji Goko Line” on Chuo highway bus
From Shinjuku to Mt.Fuji; take “Mt.Fuji 5th Line” on Chuo highway bus
“Oshino Hakkai” is a spring water pond that emits a water source to the subsoil water of Mt. Fuji. The eight ponds dotted in villas are designated as a natural monument of the country from its beauty, also certified as part of the World Heritage Fuji configuration assets.
【Access】From Shinjuku; take “Fuji-Goko Line” on Chuo highway bus, get off at “Oshino Hakkai”
From Shinjuku; take “Kofu Line” on Chuo highway bus
Many kinds of fruits are grown in Yamanashi, particularly grape and peach boast the nation’s largest amount of production, and Kofu Basin is its central production area. Many people visit Yamanashi to enjoy fruit of Yamanashi widely from all over the world, especially in harvest season. The basin climate is also suitable for wine making. “Koshu wine” made from the Koshu Grape which is regarded as a unique variety of Japan, fits well with Japanese cuisine with a refreshing and elegant mouthfeel. It is tasty and widely popular.