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Hakone one day tour

by SHIN
(47) Reviews
1 day $ 252 Price up to 8 people

Highlights

  • Sky-walk by ropeway car from Sounzan to Togendai, and Owakudani valley with dynamic scenery.
  • Cruising by the boat at Lake Ashi, with 30 minutes with spacious nice scenery.
  • Sophisticated museums, like Narukawa Museum, Open-air Museum and Venetian Glassware Museum.
  • Local foods such as Hakone soba noodle, wild plants tempura, black egg at Owakudani valley.
  • Hot spring bathing at Hakone Yumoto area.
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252.00 USD

Price up to 8 people
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Overview

Hakone is one of the well-known hot spring resorts in Japan. It is located about 100 km southwest of Tokyo by one hour train riding. The attractions of Hakone are not only relaxing with hot springs but also breathtaking beautiful scenery such as snow capped Mt.Fuji, cruise at Ashinoko lake and rifined art museums. Even a day trip is possible to fully enjoy its all charms.

What to Expect

1. Panoramic views of Lake Ashi, Owakudani valley spewing vapor, and weather permitting Mt.Fuji will have a big smile.
2. Cruise on the Lake Ashi, sky-walk by the Hakone ropeway, and cable car passing through greenery.
3. Visiting refined museums.
For example,
The open-air museum displaying a lot of world masterpieces of sculptures.
Narukwa art museum with the abundant collection of Japanese traditional paintings.
Venetian glassware museum.
4. To experience hot springs to refresh.
5. Try local delicacies like Hakone buckwheat soba noodles and longevity black eggs.

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Highlights

  • Sky-walk by ropeway car from Sounzan to Togendai, and Owakudani valley with dynamic scenery.
  • Cruising by the boat at Lake Ashi, with 30 minutes with spacious nice scenery.
  • Sophisticated museums, like Narukawa Museum, Open-air Museum and Venetian Glassware Museum.
  • Local foods such as Hakone soba noodle, wild plants tempura, black egg at Owakudani valley.
  • Hot spring bathing at Hakone Yumoto area.

Important

For the tour between Tokyo and Osaka,Kyoto, JPY 8000 shall be added to guide fee as a transportation fee for guide.

1. Casual light wear is recommendable to walk.
As Hakone is mountainous areas, casual wear and footware for hiking are suitable.
2. Irritant sulfuric gases at Owakudani valley.
If you have a sensitive throat and respiration problem, please bring a protection mask at Owakudani valley.
The situation will change by the weather and wind condition.
3. Weather or not you can have a nice view of Mt.Fuji will depend on the weather condition.
On a rainy or cloudy day it will likely be difficult to say hello to Mt.Fuji.
4. As there is a temperature gap between day and evening, it is good to bring long sleeved jackets
especially even in April and Autumn. read more

What‘s included
1. Tour guide fee
28000 yen
What‘s not included
Estimated budget for a tourist (yen per head)

1. Transportation fare to Gora Hakone from your hotel in Tokyo.
A case of using Odakyu railway and Tozan railway from Shinjuku station to Gora station.
4880 yen for round tickets.
2. Hakone one day combination ticket for ropeway and cruise of Lake Ashi.
2940 yen for round tickets.
3. Short time hot spring experience.
About 2000 yen per one hour.
Need to make a reservation.
4. Museum entrance fee.
A case of Narukawa Museum, Japanese traditional art museum.
1300 yen
5. Lunch and tea.
Depart From
Tokyo, Yokohama
Meeting Point
At your hotel in Tokyo, within 23 wards.
Ending Point
At your hotel in Tokyo, within 23 wards.
Duration
1 day
Starting time
08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 8 people

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 in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 47 )
Nicholas Nicholas United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ The BEST guide in Japan!!! ”

Mr. Shin exceeded expectations and is a most highest recommended guide. I would rate him higher than 5 stars. Mr. Shin is very generous, noble, helpful, and knowledgeable guide. Please choose Mr. Shin as yout guide! He helped with train routes, taxis, and found a very good lunch for us. He knows all the picture locations and will help you capture great photos. Most of all he was very kind to our 2 year old son and helped us navigate Kyoto with our son. Mr. Shin is the best guide in Japan! Thank you very much for our wonderful tour!!!!! Please visit in Hawaii if you’re on vacation!

SHIN:

Mr.Nicholas I really appreciate to hire me as a private Kyoto tour guide. I’d like to say thank you for giving me an excellent comment. I've read your message over and over again. Upon showing your son’s photos to my wife and daughter they say how cute he is. Today I am playing with my grandchild with same age as he is. My grand kid is overlapping on my mind with Colton. On a fine day we could already share unforgettable nice memories, monkey park, bamboo forest, golden temple, vermilion gates tunnel in Fushimi inari shrine. I think the distance you travel was so far, 2500 miles, from Hawaii, but our heart distance already get closer. I wish you and your family happiness and prosperity forthcoming New Year, 2019. Aloha. SHIN ^^

Anna Anna United States ( Family )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Great Tour! ”

Shin is a great tour guide, we were very lucky to tour with him. Shin was very personable, great with communications and very knowledgeable. We had a great time because of Shin. Not only does he know his way around Japan and all of the reasonably priced attractions and dining, he also keeps at a good pace and ensures all in attendance are satisfied. Thank you so much!

SHIN:

Hello Anna san. I appreciate your nice review comment. I feel happy all your member had a wonderful Yokohama and Tokyo tour with me in lovely autumn season. Together with your nice school mates, as a reunion journey, I feel as if I would become a new member. Luckily both in Yokohama and Tokyo, fine weather welcomed us with beautiful autumn leaves. I hope it will be one of the happy moment in your life. Again thank you very much for hiring me as your tour guide ! SHIN

Melissa Melissa Canada ( Family with kids )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Tour of Osaka & Kyoto ”

We had a great time with Shin. He was very thoughtful, considerate of our time and was very knowledgeable. He gave us a background on each of the site was saw. I would highly recommend Shin to anyone that is looking for a tour guide.

SHIN:

Hello Melissa san. Thank you very much for your good review comment. I feel so happy you could successfully complete all itinerary smoothly. We have been to two cities, Osaka and Kyoto, with its big contrast. Kyoto with temples and nature-rich mountain, and Osaka with fun of shopping and delicious dining. I hope happiness for your family from my heart. Thank you again ! SHIN

Jodi Jodi United States ( Solo )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Great tour of Kamakura with Shin! ”

I did a full-day tour of Kamakura with Shin. From the minute I reached out he was very responsive and helpful in planning the day. Even with a 13-hour time difference, I never had to wait more than a few hours for a response to an email. Shin was very flexible in planning the itinerary and made some helpful suggestions. He sent me an illustrated itinerary and some information ahead of the tour. He arrived at my hotel right on time. He's very knowledgeable and open and easy to talk to and I enjoyed getting to know him. We had a few transportation challenges getting from place to place, but we still managed to not only see everything we planned - we had a little extra time. Instead of sticking with the plan and just going back to Tokyo, Shin suggested we use the time to visit another shrine ... read more

SHIN:

Hello Jodi san. I truly appreciate your nice review comment. Yes as you mention in your message, three factors are my policies. 24/7 quick responses covering the world, Customer-oriented flexibility, Maximize cost performance. From our tours, I could learn a lot of valuable things from you. Our tour in October was unusually hot day like summer time, what’s more on very busy Sunday. However thanks to your great cooperation and patience, we could manage successfully enjoying all the plan. I am sure that Kamakura, medieval Zen-culture spot, makes you feel traditional attraction and fresh feeling of olden times in Japan. By the way, a thing I have to say sorry is letting you walk long time to find best soft cream shop! If I will have another chance in the future we can reach quickly. ... read more

Erma Joyce Erma Philippines ( Family )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Wonderful day in Kyoto ”

Our family had a wonderful tour of Kyoto with Mr. Shin. He is an excellent tour guide. He fetched us in our hotel in Osaka and brought us back to Osaka after the tour in Kyoto. He gave us details of our tour right after booking, then gave us update a month and then, a week before our arrival in Japan. Even with other places we visited, we would just ask him thru ******* for directions and he answered promptly.

SHIN:

Hello Ema san. Thank you very much for your warm comment. I feel so happy your family had a wonderful time in Kyoto. I think you could enjoy two places, Osaka and Kyoto. These towns are closer but having a different colors with gourmet and culture. Our tour schedule was packed with plenty of activities. But I would appreciate we could complete all plans owing to your great cooperation. In particular I remember your beautiful Kimono dress style and memorable scene of walking down the Nishiki street in the evening. I really hope this is one of the great moments on your life. Thank you and maraming salamat ! SHIN

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