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Onsen (hot spring bath) experience in Hakone


Hakone
5 Hours
up to 2 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Try a real Onsen in quiet Hakone! As Onsen is not the place for cleaning but the place for relaxation, you should know some etiquette before you bathe in, but it's really worth experiencing it. We'll enjoy 2-hour-drive to southern part of Lake Ashi after Onsen. You may be able to see gorgeous Mt. Fuji if weather is good.

Itinerary

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  • Tenzan Onsen in Hakone

  • 2-hour-drive around lake Ashi by taxi - Hakone Shrine, Onshi park, Amazake-chaya old tea house

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Departure & Return

Starting time 08:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Odawara Station
Ending Point Odawara Station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide's fee

What‘s not included

taxi (Odawara station - about 2500 JPY- Tenzan)
taxi (Tenzan-Lake Ashi- Odawara station) - about 26000 JPY
entrance fee to Onsen - 1300 JPY/person
guide's transportation fee between home and Odawara station 2000 JPY
your snack / lunch fee

Important

Please note that there are some rules, or etiquette, for using Onsen:
・Before you enter the open-air Onsen, you need to wash your body at a separate corner, for Onsen is not the place for washing your body; its for relaxation, meditating and contemplating.
・Please help the water always kept clean; wash your body BEFORE you bathe in Onsen.
・Do not use soap in Onsen.
・You could use your towel to cover your private parts until you enter the water; fold the towel and put it beside you while bathing.
・Tattoos are not usually welcomed in Japan; you could enter (if you are not a large tattoo friendly group) Tenzan Onsen but please try to hide them while bathing.
・Taking photos are prohibited inside Tenzan Onsen house.

* If you come from Tokyo, please add 1-3 hours to this plan. Transportation fee will vary with types of railways you'll take. read more

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 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 ( 11 )
4.8 (11) Reviews
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Marc Marc United States ( Couple )
Excellent
11 months ago

“ Amazing Day Tour ”

Ai helped us cover much more of Tokyo in one day than we could have ever done ourselves. We whizzed through subway stations from one corner of Tokyo to the next. I can't believe all the amazing sights she was able to take us to in one day! We laughed a lot and shared many travel stories. Ai did a great job and we are very happy.

Ai:

Hello Marc, Thank you for writing the topmost review! We were happy we had a great sunny day, which made our long walk and talk in November cosy and comfortable. Please have a safe trip back to your home. Hoping to see you someday, somewhere again. Best regards, Ai

Ling Ling Taiwan ( Couple )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Wonderful Hakone Experience ”

Ai-san was lovely and sweet. She was very accommodating since the initial planning of the tour all the way till we parted ways. Ai was very knowledgeable of all the tour sites, and also took us to local spots. I hope to work with her again.

Ai:

Dear Ling, Thank you for your top grading!! It is my part to say “Thank you”. I’ve actually realized we could deeply enjoy Hakne even without Mt. Fuji…it was foggy that day….”if we have a great companion”. The time we shared talking over the healthy non-alcoholic Amazake ( sweet fermented rice drink) at a 400-year-old tea house by the old cider trail was really something I’ll never forget. May you both have a brilliant future together. Ai

Suneel Suneel United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Awesome Tokyo toir ”

Ai is not just a great tour guide but also a lovely and caring person. She went out of her way to accommodate and help us with innovative ideas for our Tokyo tour as per our needs and requirements. Will definitely recommend her anytime and will be calling on her on our next trip to Japan next year. She is really the best! Thank you Ai.

Ai:

Hello I, S, A and A, I can’t find a word to express how I thank you for your extra-super comments. I also enjoyed myself with your beautiful family. Yes, be sure to meet again next year in Japan. Enjoy the rest of your days and have a safe trip back to U.S. Ai

Youngsun Youngsun Korea, Republic of ( Solo )
Very Good
1 year ago

“ Good memories ”

I appreciate the kindness to pick me up although hotel is a little far from downtown. I enjoyed conversation with Ai, she is an intelligent and friendly woman, she shared history of Yokohama and I enjoyed conversation walking around the beautiful seaside. Actually, purpose of this guide trip was learning something new as I wanted to hear real story and I think this trip was worth for it. Thank you for sharing and making good memories.

Ai:

Dear Youngsun Thank you for your good rating. It was nice talking with a young lady like you from Korea, which reminded me of my good old days with my Korean friend; chatting, laughing, sharing long evening with talking and studying. Sorry it took too long before we finally found a best evening view around the Minato-mirai area. Hoping you’ll have a brilliant future ahead of you. Best regards, Ai.

Kate Kate United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Tokyo April 2019 ”

Ai was absolutely wonderful. Very organized and easy to communicate with prior to the tour. She took us all over Tokyo to see everything that we had requested to see and do. We had such a great time and would definitely use her services again. Thank you so much!!

Ai:

Dear Kate, Thank you for your five-star rating !! It was wonderful two days I still recall when I close my eyes ー your lovely niece jumping under the full-bloom cherry blossoms, quietness at the precincts of Meiji Shrine we shared after a long walk ー actually, though, I’m worrying if you’re too exhausted to retrieve your energy because of our too much walk. Hoping I could meet your beautiful family again someday, somewhere. Best regards, Ai.

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