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Once-in-lifetime experience in Hakone

Junichiro K.

4.83(29) reviews
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

Hakone is the beautiful national park within one hour bullet train ride from Tokyo, one of the busiest city in the world. Along the golden route, we'll move with our pace enjoying views of Mt.Fuji and seasonable scenes of the nature. Additionally we'll customize our tour based on your preference such as 1)ART, 2)LIFE&CULTURE, 3)HISTORY, and 4)GOURMET.

Meeting Point

Odawara station (Shinkansen) or Hakone Yumoto station (Odakyu romance car) or hotel in Hakone area

Mt.Fuji viewpoints: Owakudani valley, Motohakone pier, Onshi park, Narukawa Muesum, Mt.Koma

Owakudani volcanic valley: Looking down craters from 130m-high ropeway, Geopark Museum, Kuro Tamago

Lake Ashi: 25 minutes cruising to see Hakone mountains, green forest and red gate of Hakone shrine

Hakone shrine: established in 8th century and worshiped by Shogun. One of power spots in Kantou region

Open Air Museum: You can walk in the nature and meet with lots of masterpieces.

Onsen: You can choose public or private onsen.

Amasake Chaya: 400 years old tea house serving Amasake very healty and called as drinking drip

Ending Point

Odawara station (Shinkansen) or Hakone Yumoto station (Odakyu romance car) or hotel in Hakone area

What to Expect

STANDARD route includes multiple Mt.Muji viewpoints, Gora park, Owakudani volcanic valley, Lake Ashi cruising by the pirate ship, Hankone checkpoint, Onshi park, old ceder road, and Hakone shrine. One note is that based on the weather conditions we cannot see Mt.Fuji.

OPTIONS based on your preference, we will add some of below items and adjust the schedule if the time allows.

1)ART preference: Open Air Museum(sculptures)/Pola Museum(Western and Japanese paintings)/Narukawa Museum(Japanese paintings)

2)LIFE&CULTURE preference: Onsen (pubic or private)/Hakone Museum(Japanese garden and tea)/Hakone Zaiku(handmade wooden crafts and puzzle box)/ Nakazawa sake maker(tasting Sake)

3)HISTORY preference: Old Tokaido walking and Amasake Chaya(400 years old tea house)/Odawara castle (restructured after 500 years)

4)GOURMET preference: Washoku (traditional Japanese cuisine)/Odawara pier(Fresh seafood)/Ramen restaurant (Japanese noodle)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, Hotel pick up in Hakone or Odawara area.

What‘s not included

All transportation fee, lunch, entrance fee for you and guide.

Important Information

1.We may not see Mt.Fuji in case of bad weather.

2.Walking shoes are recommended.

3.Plan may be adjusted because of the weather or traffic conditions.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is transportation fee and entrance fee in general?

As for transportation, Odakyu FREE PASS is recommended. It does cost JPY 4,000 per adult for 2 days pass. FREE PASS covers almost all transportation after Odawara including mountain trains, funicular(cable car), ropeway, pirate ship, buses in Hakone.

Followings are prices for Options.

Open Air Museum: JPY 1,600 per adult

Pola Museum: JPY 1,800 per adult

Narukawa Museum: JPY 1,300 per adult

Public onsen: from JPY 1,300 per adult

Private onsen: from JPY 5,000 for 4 people per hour

Odawara castle: JPY 700 per adult



Rose M.

Nov 4, 2019

Hakone highlights

Great time with Kochi-san. Well planned day in Hakone. The rain that fell did not dampen our time. Kochi was informative, enthusiastic, and courteous. Lunch at a charming local spot was delicious. I would highly recommend Kochi.

Junichiro K.

Rose-san. Thank you for your kind comment. -Kochi


David V.

Oct 18, 2019

Very kind and helpful man.

Despite the problems after the typhoon he tried his best to help us see as much as possible in the short time we had.

Junichiro K.

Thanks for your kind comment. Enjoy the rest of the tour.

Susan L.

Oct 15, 2019

Great Hakone experience

We thoroughly enjoyed our day with "Kochi". He was very good at navigating the day in a smoothe an efficient manner. He was very knowledgeable and gave us a good and interesting historical perspective of the area.

Junichiro K.

Susan-san. Thank you for your kind comment. After typhoon, Hakone had big damage. Railway is now closed by the land slide and will take a few months to be recovered. You are the last visitors before that. Enjoy the rest of your journey. -Kochi


Judith T.

Jul 22, 2019

Awesome day in Hakone

What a wonderful day we had seeing the sights around Hakone. Lots of messages to and from with Junichiro to ensure we were doing what we wanted to do, and working out what was best in the time we had. Our day included a tea ceremony and private onsen. Stunning part of the world with a a friendly and knowledgeable guide who went out of his way to give us a superb day. Thank you

Junichiro K.

Judith-san. Thank you for your good evaluation and kind message. I enjoyed also with a nice and friend family. Some day I'd be in Australia.

$169/ per group