Masaki Iwami

1978 Born in Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture.

After graduating from high school, Masaki studied tourism in New Zealand. Then having traveled in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Japan, and was touched by the kindness and warmth of people in all countries.

In 2003 and 2004, he worked at the tourist information center at Fujinomiya exit of Mt. Fuji. 2005: After working for a publishing company in 2015, he spent 5 years from 2008, at a pilot school in the Philippines.

Masaki Iwami Fuji Sunrise Guide

In June 2014, Masaki has started guiding around Mt. Fuji. The main reason to be a guide is "First Fuji climb with his family when he was 8 years old". Mt. Fuji and his grandfather gifted unforgettable memory for the 8 years old kid. His grandfather is a "Last sherpa on Fujinomiya trail"

5 Reasons for Choosing FUJI SUNRISE

Small Group Tours

We make sure our tours are run safely with utmost care & support to prevent any altitude sickness, hypothermia or injuries by limiting a group size to 7 persons per group.

Private Tour

We strive to relieve your anxiety and help you enjoy your Fuji experience, and we will be happy to support you from preparation to the day of the climb. If you wish, we can hold an online orientation session via Zoom or other means. Please feel free to contact us here.

Attentive Care & Support

We do our best to remove all your concerns and for you to enjoy the Mt. Fuji experience by helping you to prepare thoroughly and to provide support up till your climb day. We will be happy to host an online session by zoom to resolve any concerns you may have.here.

Bilingual Guides

FUJI SUNRISE's team includes guides who are fluent in English. If you would like to have an English-speaking guide accompany your tour, please let us know in advance.

Fuji Sunrise is based on foot of Mt. Fuji

If you have time to spare on your itinerary, we invite you to stay with us. We are run by a person who was born and raised at the foot of Mt. We will be happy to provide you with information on Fujinomiya's attractive sightseeing spots, hotels, and restaurants.

Would you like to Challenge Climbing Mt. Fuji?

Mt. Fuji is said to be the most beautiful mountain in Japan and for many Japanese, it is a moutain to experience climbing to the top once in their life-time. Some of the Fujinomiya locals have said ‘Mt. Fuji is better viewed than to climb up’. However, there are sceneries that are only rewarded to those who made it to the very top.

Japan's highest point "Kengamine", sunrise from Mt. Fuji fascinates so many hikers for so many years. The biggest shadow "Kagefuji", The largest and newest crater on Mt. Fuji "Hoei crater".Youwillsee the dynamic sceneries through Fuji tour.

FUJI SUNRISE offers Mt. Fuji climbing tours based on the concept of "supporting climbers to the summit of Mt. Fuji and providing them with the confidence and vitality to live tomorrow through the experience. We provide full support from preparation to the day of the climb, so even beginner climbers can participate with confidence.

Slowly but surely ascending the mountain. The excitement of reaching the peak of Japan will be an unforgettable memory that will give you the confidence and vitality to live in the future.

We offer only a private or small group tour. Please join us with your family, friends and colleagues. We would be love to welcome you at Mt. Fuji and lead you to the amazing experience here.


Fuji in Shizuoka Prefecture is featured as a tour operator in "Explorer's Collection JAPAN", which introduces various places in Japan from Hokkaido to Okinawa.

Explorer's Collection JAPAN" was broadcasted on Discovery Channel UK and Discovery Channel FR in France. For more information, please visit here.


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