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Climbing Mt. Kintoki

My experience climbing Mt. Kintoki may not qualify for a review as it happened in 1964. I was... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
pacoman2013
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Austin, Texas
1213m of high and I was born in Dec 13th...

It was a surprise to see the exact high of the mount. Please, take your own food and water, there... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2013
AngelicaGodinho
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Londrina, PR
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Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0631, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We started our hike up from Sengokuhara stop up to Mt Kintoki at 4:30pm and it took us around 85 minutes to get to the peak. We spent some time taking in the views and ending up hiking back via the shrine in the dark...More

Thank Charlene S
Reviewed 19 April 2018

The Hike to the top of Mount Kintoki was one of the toughest but it was worth it considering the experience and the views from the peak. We started on a bus from Shinjuku and reached Otome - Toge via Gotemba. Please check bus timings...More

Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The hike at Mount Kintoki was tough since it's 90% stairs to get up and down a steep slope. We started from Sengoku bus stop around 3pm and got to the top within 90 minutes, just in time to see the sunset. It was a...More

1  Thank Fineapple_au
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We took a bus from gotemba station (Mt Fuji side) to kintoki shrine. The bus only runs two times on Saturday and costs around 760¥. You will need exact change to pay. No toica. On a scale of 1-5, I would give this hike a...More

3  Thank 868aroundtheworld
Reviewed 20 December 2016

My experience climbing Mt. Kintoki may not qualify for a review as it happened in 1964. I was stationed at Camp Fuji with the Marines at the time and was invited to the climb with three members of the Japanese Self Defense Forces. The climb...More

2  Thank pacoman2013
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Hiked on August 1 from Sengokuhara. If you are going when it is hot out, head up early in the morning, as there will be more shade along the way. I started at 9:00, and a little earlier would have been even better. From route...More

1  Thank GB7264
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent view of Mt Fuji at the top! Not too challenging a walk, it seems much more frequented by the Japanese compared to tourists. Small convenience store at the top. You can descend via an alternate route which should lead you to Kintoki shrine; it...More

1  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 18 December 2015

it isn't in my initial list while planning to visit hakone. Discover this place while viewing pictures of Mt Fuji and was impressed, hence decide to do something special during my 2 day 1 night hakone trip. Went there on last day of November. Weather...More

Thank TuangWX
Reviewed 19 March 2013

It was a surprise to see the exact high of the mount. Please, take your own food and water, there is poor infrastructure on the top of this mount! It is very rustic... The Mt. Fuji view is amazing! Don't forget your camera...

1  Thank AngelicaGodinho
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Mt. Kintoki, lies at the northern edge of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. On its tree and bamboo-covered slopes, several main hiking trails provide pleasant routes to the summit. Especially during the spring and autumn seasons, hikers range from youngsters out on organized school hikes to...More

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