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Hakone Unforgettable One-Day Tour

by Dai
(75) Reviews
10h $ 285 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • You can visit one of the most famous hot spring resorts in Japan.
  • You might see Mt Fuji over the Lake Ashi.
  • You can ride and enjoy many variety of transportation in Hakone.
  • Visit Lake Ashi, Hakone Shrine, Hakone Checkpoint, Great Boiling Valley, Hakone Open Air Museum and much more.
  • Take a hot spring foot bath at Hakone Open Air Museum.
  • Enjoy local specialties in Hakone.
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284.80 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Hotel pick-up in Hakone area.
$ 13.35
Hotel drop-off in Tokyo area.
$ 13.35
Extra hour.
$ 26.70
Extra person.
$ 26.70

Overview

This is a Hakone One-Day Tour. I will show you around Hakone by using " Hakone Freepass ". This pass makes it convenient to go around Hakone. With this pass you can freely get on and off the Hakone Tozan Train, Hakone Tozan Cable Car, Hakone Ropeway, Hakone Tozan Bus, Hakone Sightseeing Cruise and so on. You can visit all famous spots in Hakone with this Hakone Freepass.

What to Expect

Hakone is one of the most famous sightseeing spots and hot spring resorts in Japan.
I will show you around the Hakone area. With " Hakone Freepass " I can take you to the all famous sightseeing places, such as Lake Ashi, Hakone Jinja Shrine, Hakone Checkpoint, Great Boiling Valley, Hakone Open Air Museum and Hakone Venetian Glass Museum.

If it is fine and you are lucky, you can see Mt Fuji over the Lake Ashi. Hakone is one of the most famous Mt Fuji viewing spots in Japan.
Lake Ashi is the symbol of Hakone. Along this lake there are many hot springs, historical sites, museums, Japanese gardens and Japanese-style inn called Ryokan.

Hakone Jinja Shrine was founded in 757. This shrine is where the Tokugawa and other famous samurai families worshipped. You can see the red torii gate of this shrine on the shore of Lake Ashi.

Hokone Checkpoint is an important site for the history of transport and communication during the Edo period. The Tokugawa Shogunate settled 53 Checkpoints along the Tokaido Road. Hakone Checkpoint is considered to have been the biggest and most important of them all.

Great Boiling Valley is a volcanic valley with active sulphur vents and hot springs in Hakone. Here you can try some famous " Black Egg " - a local specialty of eggs hard-boiled in the hot springs. It is said that eating one of these will add 7 years to your life.

Hakone Open Air Museum is Japan's first open-air museum, opened in 1969 in Hakone. It has collections of artworks made by Picasso, Henry Moore and many others. It features over a thousand sculptures and works of art. Also here you can enjoy " hot spring foot-bath " and relax.

Hakone Venetian Glass Museum features displays of about 100 pieces of Venetian glassware of the Middle Ages. Its museum shop is one of the top Japanese specialty shops in glass, that offers Venetian glass as well as glass collections worldwide.

Hakone Freepass - including
round-trip travel on the Odakyu Line,
Hakone Tozan Train, Hakone Tozan Cable Car, Hakone Ropeway, Hakone Tozan Bus, Hakone Sightseeing Cruise and so on.
The Pass from Shinjuku station will be
5,140 yen for adults and 1,500 yen for children ( under 12 years old ) valid for 2 days.
5,640 yen for adults and 1,750 yen for children ( under 12 years old ) valid for 3 days.
The Pass from Odawara station will be
4,000 yen for adults and 1,000 yen for children ( under 12 years old ) valid for 2 days.
4,500 yen for adults and 1,250 yen for children ( under 12 years old ) valid for 3 days.
Hakone Freepass - not including
Romancecar limited express surcharge. If you use Romancecar, please buy a limited express ticket.

Entrance Fee of Hakone Checkpoint will be 500 yen for adults and 250 yen for children ( under 12 years old ).
Entrance Fee of Hakone Open Air Museum will be 1,600 yen for adults, 1,200 yen for college and/or high school students, 800 yen for junior high school and/or elementary school children and free for pre-school children.
Entrance Fee of Hakone Venetian Glass Museum will be 1,500 yen for adults, 1,100 yen for college and/or high school students, 600 yen for junior high school and/or elementary school children and free for pre-school children.

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Highlights

  • You can visit one of the most famous hot spring resorts in Japan.
  • You might see Mt Fuji over the Lake Ashi.
  • You can ride and enjoy many variety of transportation in Hakone.
  • Visit Lake Ashi, Hakone Shrine, Hakone Checkpoint, Great Boiling Valley, Hakone Open Air Museum and much more.
  • Take a hot spring foot bath at Hakone Open Air Museum.
  • Enjoy local specialties in Hakone.

Important

We will use many kind of transportation such as mountain train, cable car, ropeway, bus and cruise ship.
This is a walking tour, so please wear comfortable shoes.
Please bring Japanese yen for souvenirs and snacks. There are less places accepting credit cards.

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo area, hotel drop-off in Hakone area
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide), entrance fee (you and guide), lunch (you and guide), hotel pick-up in Hakone area, hotel drop-off in Tokyo area
Meeting Point
At your hotel in Tokyo or Hakone.
Ending Point
At your hotel in Hakone or Tokyo.
Duration
10 hours
Starting time
08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.
Reviews ( 75 )
Excellent
2 weeks ago |   by Reesha

“ 1 day in Tokyo ”

We were referred Dai through a coworker of mine in Chicago. He was very nice, talkative, and made it so we were able to do many things in one day! He gave a lot of great suggestions, and because it was so personalized, we really enjoyed it. Dai is an excellent tour guide! We are used to using big travel companies such as Gate One travel and Trafalgar, but this was an excellent way to start the vacation!!! Definitely recommend Dai!!!

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Isabel

“ 1 Day in Tokyo and 1 Day in Hakone ”

Dai provided our group of 9 with 2 fun-filled days. Dai was very patient and accommodated the needs of everyone in our group. Without him, we would not have seen half the places we did! He made navigating the transportation systems of both Tokyo and Hakone a breeze. I wish we had more time in Japan. Next time we will go in early April like Dai suggested. We would definitely hire Dai again!!

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Alison

“ One Day in Tokyo. ”

We had a group of four and we were only in Tokyo for the day. What we truly appreciated about Dat is that he was punctual and made sure we got the most experience out of our day. Dai took us on the subway and so getting from place to place was very convenient. In addition, when visiting temples he explained traditions and customs. He was very knowledgable and I would recommend his services to anyone. Dai was excellent.

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Meg

“ Very knowledgeable ”

Dai picked us up promptly at 9 am. He was even a bit early. He had the day planned based on the areas we wanted to see. He had researched the best stores to take us to based on what we wanted to purchase. He gave us thorough information about each area or sight he took us to. Even though we ran a bit overtime he took the time to bring us back to our hotel so we wouldn’t get lost. We would highly recommend Dai as a tour guide for Tokyo.

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1 month ago |   by Brian

“ 1 Day tour of Tokyo with Dai ”

Dai was amazing. We have three children and traveling with Dai felt like traveling with a local relative. We loved him, but even more importantly, the kids adored him. If he wasn’t booked for the remainder of our trip, we certainly would have extended our booking. Needless to say though, thanks to Dai, we were able to travel Tokyo by subway with confidence.

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