You would see Mt Fuji from the main street with lots of telephone poles and telephone lines. It can be attractive. You can climb to the top of Mt Fuji from our YH. Some say it is a bit difficult to find our hostel. YH in the labyrinth. We and our dog called Bel welcome you at old-fashioned YH. Please relax in calm amibience.
Take the JR Chuo line and get off at Otsuki station, then transfer the train and take that it goes to Fujikyu/Kawaguchiko direction. Get off at Shimoyoshida station, walk 7 minutes. Or get off at Fujiyoshida station and walk 18 minutes.