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.
Feel free to personalize this offer with Junichiro.
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)
Guide fee, Hotel pick up in Hakone or Odawara area.
All transportation fee, lunch, entrance fee for you and guide.
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.
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
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
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.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
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.
Rose-san. Thank you for your kind comment. -Kochi
Despite the problems after the typhoon he tried his best to help us see as much as possible in the short time we had.
Thanks for your kind comment. Enjoy the rest of the tour.
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.
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
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
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.
We had a wonderful time! In just one day we covered all the main sights, thanks to his efficiency. Thank you very much!
Thank you for your appraisal and kind message. Enjoy the rest of you and Vimal’s tour in Japan.