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Once-in-lifetime experience in Hakone


Hakone
8 hours
up to 4 people
English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )
Private tour (only you and your guide)

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.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Junichiro.

  • 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

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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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Departure & Return

Starting time 08:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Odawara station (Shinkansen) or Hakone Yumoto station (Odakyu romance car) or hotel in Hakone area
Ending Point Odawara station (Shinkansen) or Hakone Yumoto station (Odakyu romance car) or hotel in Hakone area

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

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

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

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 ( 29 )
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Rose Rose United States ( Friends )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ 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:

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

David David Israel ( Couple )
Very Good
1 month ago

“ 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:

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

Susan Susan United States ( Friends )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ 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:

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 Judith Australia ( Family )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ 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:

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.

Megha Megha United States ( Couple )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ One Day in Hakone ”

We had a wonderful time! In just one day we covered all the main sights, thanks to his efficiency. Thank you very much!

Junichiro:

Thank you for your appraisal and kind message. Enjoy the rest of you and Vimal’s tour in Japan.

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