This tour include several essential sights such as scenic & historical spots, traditional and modern culture spots, exciting riding experience and healing spot. You will be impressed with the magnificent natural landmark and mysterious power of the nature. I will help you to make interesting experience which include not only the common stories from standard books but also the unbiased stories.
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At your hotel in Tokyo
Wooden work technology originated traditionally in Hakone from Edo period by assembling various different type of wooden material with utilizing various color difference
This museum is located near Ashinoko-lake in Hakone. The works in the exhibits are replaced several times a year and you can enjoy some fresh works every time you come here.
Because this musem is located at a little upper side hill from the best area of Hakone/Ashinoko-lake, you can see the best scenic spots in Hakone that overlooks both Mt.Fuji (If whether is fine), green moutains and Ashinoko-lale being pleasure cruise at the lake.
To view Ashinoko-lake, Hakone Shrine & Mt.Fuji if whether is fine
This Cruise operate between Hakonemachi, Moto-Hakone and Togendai on Lake Ashi. You can enjoy beautiful scenery such as green mountains surrounded by sky and lake, wave splash near the Cruise and Mt.Fuji if whether is fine with breathing clear air.
You can enjoy the views during a 30 minutes ride across 4 kilometers between Sounzan and Togendai stations, including Owakudani volcanic valley where sulfurous fumes gushing out of cracks in the earth which make hot spring, Lake Ashi and Mt.Fuji (if whether is fine).
Owakudani is one of the most famous scenic spot same with Ashinoko-lake. This volcanic landscape was created 400 thousand years ago and 1,438 meters above sea level. You can see sulfurous fumes gushing out of cracks in the earth.
Kuro-Tamago (black boiled egg) are a special famous food which contain 5 eggs in a pack which are boiled in the hot sulfurous muddy water of Owakudani. It is said that if you eat one black egg, you can extend your life by seven years.
This museum exhibits mainly field sculpture. The museum site is very wide with lots of green trees and many arts of world famous sculpture masters such as Rodin, Bourdelle, Milo, Moore and so-on are exhibited with around 100 pieces.
At your hotel in Tokyo
This Hakone tour is suitable for the tourists from various world wide countries who visit Hakone for the first time. I will try to help you to make exciting experiences which include the unbiased true stories. For example, during the Hakone tour I can explain how Hakone area in the caldera (93km2) has appeared including Ashinoko-lake, various types of Onsen/hot spring and Owakudani. Main tour route: 8:30am to get on Shinkansen train at Tokyo and transfer to JR & bus -> 10:00am Yosegi-saiku facility -> 11:20am Narukawa Museum -> 12:00am lunch->12:50am Viewing at Hakone-machi port / vewing Ashinoko-lake, Hakone Shrine & Mt.Fuji if whether is fine -> 1:00pm Enjoy riding of sightseeing boat in Ashinoko-lake ->1:50pm Change riding to rope-way into Hakone mountain-> 2:10pm-2:30pm Owakudani to see sulfurous fumes gushing out of cracks in the earth which make hot spring and black boiled egg in the hot sulfurous muddy water->2:40pm Change riding to cable-car & train->3:30pm-4:30pm Hakone Open-Air Museum -> 4:40pm to get on train & Shinkansen ->6:50pm aarive at Tokyo
Pick up fee for a guide: yen2000
Transportation fee for you (Shinkansen both ways: yen 5600 / person, Hakone free path ticket: yen 4000 / adult per person, yen 1000 / child per person)
Transportation fee for a guide (yen 9600)
lunch fee for you and a guide
Entrance fee for you :Narukawa museum: yen 1300 / adult person, yen 900 / university, high school person, yen 600 / junior high, elementary person, child no charge,
Hakone open air museum: yen 1600 / adult person, yen 1200 / university, high school person, yen 800 / junior high, elementary person, child no charge
1) For fairly long walking of sight-seeing, please put on the shoes to walk with ease.
2) Please prepare the cash to spend any train riding, lunch and souvenir.
Kashima was flexible and knowledgeable. We had an itinerary we wanted and he made it happen. We had a group of 14 which included 8 kids. He handled it fabulously!
Linda san, Thank you very much for your great and inspired review for me. It was great time for me to support you,your family and your friends with total 14 people for Mt.Fuji tour. We visited Mt.Fuji area such as Lake-Kawaguchi, Fugaku-Fuketsu, Mt.KachiKachi viewing by Ropeway, Ohhashi bridge hiking over Lake Kawaguchi, Ohishi park and Oshino Hakkai by using a Micro bus. The weather on the day was very fine and I was pleased that all your group could see no more beautiful Mt.Fuji at every visiting spots with the shape of different angle. Specially, I was very much impressed that all 8 kids enjoyed snow and throwing snowball each other which were piled up on the area because they saw actual snow at the first time there. Also, we could enjoy exchanging lots of conversation with you and your group about Japanese history, culture, famous people and daily life comparing with that in your country. I am looking forward to meeting with you again in near future. Thanks, Kashima
Kashima is very good guide who was extremely accommodating and took our U.S. family of 5 round trip from Kyoto to Osaka by train. He planned a very interesting day for us that we enjoyed immensely. A nice variety of sights and experiences at a good active pace. Definitely recommend!
Diane san, Thank you very much for your warm and utmost review for me. It was great time for me to support you and your family for Osaka tour. We visited Osaka castle, Dotonbori including river cruising, Kuromon market and Umeda sky building. I am very much pleased that you, your husband and your three children could have lots of experience and impression of these tour spots. Specially, Osaka castle related with Samurai top worriers with great historical background, the best eating streets in Japan by tasting various interesting foods and overwhelming Osaka night view from Umeda Sky building. Also, we could enjoy exchanging lots of conversation with you and your family about Japanese culture and daily life comparing with that in your country. I hope that you continue to enjoy Japan tour and I am looking forward to meeting with you and your family again in near future. Thanks, Kashima
I organised this tour on behalf of a teenager who is fascinated with the Yamato battleship so this tour had to be very customised and Kashima-San lived up to the challenge! The boy really enjoyed himself. The guide spoke good English, very polite and respectful and he was flexible with the schedule. In fact the family said that they would highly recommend Kashima-San to others who visits Hiroshima!
I-Lin san, Thank you very much for your great and utmost review for me. It was great time for me to support your mother and your family for Hiroshima tour. We visited Yamato-museum where we could see the models (1/10) of Battleship named “Yamato” and lots of other ships and actual objects of submarine & airplane “Zero fighter plane”. There are many historical background explanations, photos and actual objects & ship models exhibited which are historically very important ones manufactured before and during World War2. Also, we visited Atomic bomb dome and Peace memorial museum. I am pleased that we could enjoyed a lot. Specially, your mother's young boy is so clever and has lots of knowledge about Yamato and related Japanese history. I am so much impressive for him. He has so strong curiosity about the tour spots history and we could exchange lots of information each other. I am looking forward to meeting with you and your family again in near future. Thanks, Kashima
Kashima-san organized the timing of the trip very well. Even there were situation where stayed longer than, he did an effort to change the timing of Shinkansen tickets and didn’t try to rush us. He well explained to us history of places we visit and patiently responded to all our questions.
May san, Thank you very much for your great review for me and selecting me as a guide for you precious Hiroshima tour, I am very much pleased that you and your friends could enjoy Hiroshima tour including Miyajima island, Itsukushima shrine, Hiroshima Peace Memorial museum and Atomic dome. These tour spots are historically one of the most important tour spots in Japan which are registered as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Thanks to your strong curiosity, we could exchange lots of deep Q & A about Itsukushima shrine and the detail information of Atomic Bomb attack in Hiroshima city. I am looking forward to meeting with you again in near future. Thanks, Kashima