Welcome to Yamanashi! This landlocked prefecture is located near the center of Honshu, the main island of Japan. 78% of the prefecture is covered by forests, making it one of the most densely wooded prefectures in Japan. 27% of its total land area being designated as Natural Parks. The fertile conditions have blessed the region with some of Japan’s most delicious fruits. Yamanashi is one of the major fruit-producing regions in Japan, being the top domestic producers of grapes, peaches, plums, as well as wine. The region’s pure water is the most prized in all Japan; roughly 40% of the mineral water bottle comes from Yamanashi. This region is also popular to be the home of Japan’s cultural icon, Mount Fuji, and the stunning surroundings–Fuji Five Lakes.


Yamanashi is a popular destination for both domestic and international tourists due to its natural scenery and proximity to Tokyo. Among the most well-known places are Mount Fuji, the Fuji Five Lakes region, Fuji-Q Highland amusement park, Koshu wineries, and the city of Kofu.

Mount Fuji

The nearly perfect shaped volcano; a familiar symbol of Japan

Fuji Five Lakes

Lake resort area at the northern base of Mount Fuji


Prefectural capital surrounded by vineyards

Lake Kawaguchi

Hot springs, challenging trail runs, offbeat museums and panoramic views


The sea of trees with infamous reputation

Koshu Valley

The largest grape-producing area in Japan

Fuji-Q Highland

Amusement park with outstanding roller coaster

We arrange a wide array of meal choices for you, from Japanese traditional set meals, all you can eat, to local and seasonal specialties. Join us in exploring the taste of Japan!

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Different regions have their own traditional recipes and agricultural farming system. Many of the regional dishes can only be tasted in the original area they came from.

Hoto Noodles

This noodle dish of Yamanashi Prefecture is similar in appearance to udon. It is made from the same dough as dumplings, resulted in wide and thin noodles. Hoto noodles are simmered with pumpkins, negi, shiitake mushrooms, and potatoes in a thick miso-based soup.

Yamanashi Peaches

Yamanashi is the largest producer of peaches in Japan. It offers the best flavours with flesh so sweet and juicy. Peaches that have ripened on the tree are particularly delicious. The prefecture cultivates many varieties that can be enjoyed at different times of the year. The Hikawa Hakuho is small and sweet. The Hakuho is delightfully juicy. And the Asama Hakuto has a smooth texture.

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Whether this is your first time visiting, or returning, make sure to participate in these unique activities, that cannot be done elsewhere!

Fruit Picking

Fruit Picking

Yamanashi is rich and the perfect place to experiencing fruit picking. You can harvest the ripe fruits straight off the branches and vines. The popular fruits include peach, strawberry, cherry, grape, blueberry, and apple.

Winery Visit

Yamanashi produces some of the tastiest grapes in Japan and is thus home to the greatest producers of quality wine. It has some 80 wineries that cover about 30 per cent of the country’s wine production. Winery experiences are a lot of fun, as they offer a close-up view of the winemaking process through tours of the bottle-filling line and wine cellar, complete with a tasting of each manufacturer’s prided products.

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Recommended Hotels

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Fuji Marriott Hotel Lake Yamanaka

Hotel Route-Inn Kawaguchiko

Jiragon no Fuji no Yakata

Motosu View Hotel

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