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Enjoy Mount Fuji Region
To go up the slopes is not the only way to enjoy Mt. Fuji.
We can suggest ways to enjoy the mountain,
e.g. walks along the paths known only to the locals.

How to enjoy Yamanakako Click here
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The wealth of Japan lies not only in its culture
but in its natural environment.
>> Live View of Mt. Fuji>from Yamanakako
>>Live View of Mt. Fuji > from the 5th Station

Weather Report

We are certified guide-interpreters and
members of the Japan Guide Association:
JGA (http://www.jga21c.or.jp/)
Please feel free to contact us.
e-mail: wildflowerwalk@nifty.com

March ああ、やっと春!もうすぐ目覚めの時
A flower bud will soon wake up.

(Viburnum furcatum)

 February, 2018

The ropes protect the garden trees from snow.

Majestic Fuji

オニグルミ 葉が落ちるとこんな顔になります。
A leaf scar of Japanese Walnut

A little lamb?メリーさんの羊かも


Moss is an important part of a Japanese garden. Many moss species prefer shady environments, but there also are sun-loving mosses.
If you have a glass bottle, you can easily create a tiny moss garden in your room.

A low-maintenance terrarium
with mosses and stones

Want to make one for yourself?

Time to enjoy snowshoeing

Whose footprints?
Not mine. Someone else's.

Walnut shells

"I love sunflower seeds as well as walnuts."

Breakfast time Squirrels are diurnal, active by day.


A rose?
No, a fungus.


Large Pink, a species of the genus Dianthus.


Vexillabium nakaianum

small but graceful

A beautiful Japanese bumblebee


Daddy Longlegs


Recommended Walks and Hikes/
Natural History/
Plant Life in Japan/
Transportation Guide

An amphibian vehicle going on the lake 

Mistletoe, a parasitic plant with ripe berries

Mt. Fuji in summer

Lake Saiko


Rosa hirtula,
the flower of Yamanakako Village
Monotropastrum humile
A mycoheterotrophic plant, totally depending on fungi for nutrients.

A flying squirrel in a hollow of a tree trunk at the Sengen shrine