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Forest and Cave Exploration Adventure near Mt. Fuji

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Great summer vacation memories for my kid! Awesome for me too!!

Reviewed by: Izumin, 2015/07/22

I attended with my son in second grade. I was a little worried because my son was the only child among the 11 participants, but our guide was with us the entire time so I was able to attend comfortably.

Aokigahara Forest
Green moss covered the hardened lava surface and trees extended toward the skies, which filled the area with a spiritual feel. It almost felt like I was in the world of "Totoro". Our guide explained the very interesting history of Mt.Fuji and the sea of trees. (Looked like my son understood too.)

Lava Cave Expedition
We descended into a wide open cave in the forest. It was the middle of summer, but once I stepped in, the temperature suddenly dropped. We went down about 10 meters from the entrance and experienced the world of ice and darkness. It was a continuous stream of surprises, but I won't ruin the experience for you. It's a pretty tough course, so I recommend you to participate with shoes suited for sports to prevent slipping. Also, if you drop your camera or cellphone, there is a chance you'll never find it again. The guide will take photos too, so you can attend empty handed.

Our guide, Mr."Utaemon" was very helpful. Thank you very much. My son wrote a summer journal entry about his experience in the cave with Mr.Utaemon.

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  • The forest had a spiritual feeling to the air.

  • At the entrance to the cave.

  • In front of some of the countless icicles

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Attended as:Families with Young Children
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