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A Day Tour to Hakone by Public Transportation


Hakone
10 Hours
up to 4 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

A day tour from Tokyo or Yokohama to Hakone, one of the most popular spots near Tokyo, by public transportations.The tour will visit Owakudani, Lake Ashi, Hakone Sekisho Ato, and Hakone Jinja Shrine.As an option, you can drop in at Hot Spring in Hakone Yumoto on the way back to Tokyo.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Nobu.

  • Owakudani (You can recognize here that Hakone is an active volcano)

  • Lake Ashi (You can enjoy short lake cruise)

  • Hakone Sekisho Ato (You can learn Japanese History by this site)

  • Hakone Jinja Shrine (Holy place in this area)

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Departure & Return

Starting time 08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Tokyo or Yokohama
Ending Point At your hotel in Tokyo or Yokohama

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo or Yokohama area

What‘s not included

Transportation fee from Tokyo (you and guide):
Approximately 8,500Yen/Person (including limited express fee)
Approximately 13,000Yen/Person in case of using Bullet Train between Tokyo and Odawara
Hakone Sekisho entrance fee: 500Yen/person
(Option) Hot Spring entrance fee: 1,500Yen/Person (not including bath towel: 450JPY, face towel: 250JPY)

Important

I can guide you in Tohoku District including Akita, Aomori, Iwate, Fukushima, Miyagi and Yamagata only if you could bear my transportation fee of 8,000Yen. (Sorry, but I usually live in Chiba.)
For Kanto District including Chiba, Hakone, Ibaraki, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Mt. Fuji, Narita, Nikko, Saitama, Tochigi, Tokyo and Yokohama, the pick up fee is 3,000Yen.
If you would like me to guide you in any other area, please feel free to contact me.

- It includes an hour Walking along Lake Ashi. Wearing comfortable shoes is recommendable. (If you have some difficulty to walk, we can use a route bus.)
- In general, a Person with tatoo is not allowed to enter into hot spring baths in Japan. If you have a tatoo on your body, you will not be able to enter into hot spring baths. (If your tatoo is small, the hotel will give you a covering seal during bathing. Therefore, you may be able to take a hot spring bath.)

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you arrange a tour by a private car (van/minibus) from Tokyo?

Yes, I can arrange a private car tour from Tokyo with the following extra charge.
1) Sedan luxury car/van (up to 8 people): 80,000Yen/day (including a driver fee, fuel, toll and tax)
2) Minibus (up to 16 people): 135,000Yen/day (including a driver fee, fuel toll and tax)
*If you use a private car, other transportation cost will not occur.

If we take hot spring baths in Hakone Yumoto, how much more we need to pay?

The entrance fee to hot spring bath is 1,500Yen/person. (In case of Hakone Yuryo)
If the duration is to be extended, the extra charge of the guide fee will occur. (4,481Yen/hour)

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 68 )
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Nathan Nathan Japan ( Couple )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ First day in Tokyo ”

Nobu was wonderful. He accepted our last minute booking and met us at our hotel at 10am. A lot of things where closed, but Nobu had a great iteneriary for us. He spoke great english and did a great job of explaining the local culture and history.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Nathan. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed your first day in Tokyo. Since there are many other attractive things in Tokyo, please visit those places during your stay. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Hoping to meet you again for next time! Nobu

Lee Chan Lee Malaysia ( Family with kids )
Very Good
9 months ago

“ A day to Mount Fuji with family of 5. ”

It was an exciting and interesting visit to Mount Fuji. With a family of 5, we were lucky to see clear blue sky with Mount Fuji clearly visible. We started our day from Shin Okubu at 8.30am and arrived Lake Kawamuchigo at 9.45am. As we were early, there’s no queue and we managed to go for lake cruise without much waiting time. Thanks to Nobu San in planning such an agenda for us. He is definitely a patience, helpful and flexible to accommodate to changes in our plan. We enjoyed the trip to Mount Fuji very much and hope to return in another season for another new scenic experience.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Lee san. We were lucky enough to see beautiful Mt. Fuji all day and there were no traffic jam and long queue except return drive to Tokyo. I recommend you to visit there in April or May next time. You would enjoy beautiful moss phlox. You can also go up to the 5th Station. Thank you and have a nice stay in Japan. Nobu

Eileen Eileen Singapore ( Family with kids )
Excellent
9 months ago

“ 10 hours Fujikawaguchiko Mt Fuji with Nobu ”

It has been an excellent and wonderful experience with guide Nobu San as well as our friendly driver . Thank you for your patience in waiting for us always. Nobu is very knowledgeable and very humble . He takes care of all of us and keep a look out always. I count my blessings to have met such great guide and driver . Nobu keeps a watchful eye and makes sure I get back my correct change amount when I am buying something as well as telling me that it is not compulsory to buy the Mt Fuji photo shot if I don't want to and already had it in my phone ... I will definitely engage and contact Nobu again next time ...Merry Christmas guys . Thank you Nobu and take care ...🙏😊...

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Eileen. I also enjoyed a pleasant time with you and your family. I am looking Forward to Guiding you again next time. Thank you again for spending your time with us. Nobu

David David United States ( Business )
Excellent
9 months ago

“ Perfect day around Tokyo ”

Only had a few hours to try and get in a few sites in Tokyo while on a business trip with a client. Nobu was the perfect guide - making sure we were able to see several sites and spend the right amount of time at each. He knew his way around the city perfectly, providing sound advice on how best to go between locations. He provided us with the perfect amount of information about the places we visited. I am sure he could have given a lecture on each location, but Nobu was able to read his audience and provide exactly what we were looking for. I'd highly recommend a tour with Nobu. I will definitely use him again when I am back in town.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, David. It is my pleasure to know that you were satisfied with my tour. We could only visit 3 places in a limited time, but there are a lot of attractive places in Tokyo. I do hope to guide you in such places when you come back to Tokyo. Nobu

Tony Tony United States ( Family )
Excellent
9 months ago

“ Day trip to Mt. Fuji ”

Hi. My family and I recently spent a week in Tokyo. One of the places we wanted to visit was Mt. Fuji. I considered booking a daytrip before arriving in Tokyo but I understood that the weather was a big factor in being able to see Mt. Fuji and I was not convinced of the accuracy of the weather forecasts 2-3 weeks before the trip. Also, almost all of the day trips to Mt. Fuji required us to meet a tour bus at a location more central than our lodgings, a hotel in Daiba. (None of the tour buses had pick ups at or near our hotel.) Being unfamiliar with the busy Tokyo metro and subway stations, I was hesitant to venture onto public transportation system especially at rush hour. It was cloudy and rainy about half of the time we were in Tokyo but there was one day when the weather near... read more

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Tony. I am glad to know that you and your family were satisfied with the tour to Mt. Fuji. It is not easy to arrange a private van a day before the tour date, but we were lucky enough to find a car. Since I know there was a Momiji Festival at Lake Kawaguchi in November, I wanted you to see the beautiful colored leaves. I chose the local restaurant because they serve delicious local Foods including Hoto noodle. Thank you again for spending your time with me. I am Looking Forward to meeting you and your family again in the future. Nobu

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