Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo Offers Helicopter Tours Of Mount Fuji

 Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo is delighted to announce the launch of its lavish accommodation package, Helicopter Flycation, which includes a private helicopter tour of Mount Fuji. Guests will fly aboard a Eurocopter Hermès Edition from Tokyo above the shoreline of Sagami Bay and over Lake Ashinoko to reach Mt. Fuji, where they can enjoy close-up views of the mountain before turning back for a sighting of Tokyo SkyTree® tower. Within its spacious interior, the helicopter has calf leather seats specially made by Hermès.

The UNESCO world heritage site and national treasure, Mount Fuji, is a 3,776-metre (12,380 ft.) high dormant volcano 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. Its breathtaking, gentle symmetrical lines and snow-capped summit have come to represent Japanese serenity and made it the country’s national symbol. In spring, blossoming cherry trees create a pink carpet at the foot of the mountain, and from July 1, the official, summer-long Mt. Fuji climbing season begins. The mountain is a favorite destination for international and local travelers in Japan.
Helicopter Flycation package prices start at JPY 775,000. Available from 1 April.
  • One night’s accommodation for two in luxurious 100m2 Oriental Suite
  • Private helicopter charter cruise to Mt. Fuji (approximately 80 minutes)
  • Round-trip limousine transfer to helipad and hotel
  • Full breakfast for two, served at K’shiki or Oriental Lounge
  • A bottle of Ruinart Brut Rosé Champagne N.V.
  • A seasonal pound cake
Package rates are subject to 8% consumption tax, 15% service charge and an accommodation tax of JPY200 per person, per night. Bookings can be made up to three business days before date of flight. Flights aboard the Eurocopter Hermès Edition are subject to availability. For full terms and conditions, and to make reservations contact Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’s online reservations service at


Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’s visionary design and award-winning service have been recognized as the epitome of sophisticated luxury in the city. Superbly located in the prestigious financial district within the historical and cultural centre of Tokyo, the first Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group property in Japan embodies the best of contemporary and time-honored architectural splendor. The hotel features 178 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites, Michelin-starred dining, innovative bar concepts and a award-winning holistic spa all situated within the top nine floors of the soaring, Cesar Pelli-designed Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower, a site offering spectacular views of the city skyline while also providing access to stately banquet and conference facilities within the adjacent Mitsui Main Building, a Japanese cultural-heritage property.


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 44 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 24 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 15 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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