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Settogatake (Yamanashi)

Fuji Views Hike

Settogatake (雪頭ヶ岳) is an easy dayhike with amazing views of Fuji. This little hike is perfect if you're in the Fuji 5 lakes area and want to get away from the masses at Kawaguchiko.


Time: 3h

Location: Yamanashi

Distance: 9km

Difficulty: Easy

Elevation Gain: 820m



Trailhead starts behind Lake Saiko.

There is free parking and toilets at the lake.

The bus stop is called Gyominsou and you can take the bus from Kawaguchiko station. It runs about once an hour and costs 710¥ one way.

Trail description

Start at the lake and cross the road. Walk up into the residential area and follow a small paved then gravel road past a small campground on the right.

It took us 2h up through the forest and 1h back down.

Elevation Profile & Map

If you have any questions leave a comment or message me directly through the chat!

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