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One Day Tour to Hakone – Enjoy various rides and Views of Mt. Fuji

by Takeshi
(13) Reviews
9h $ 304 Price up to 6 people


  • Lake Ashi Cruise- Cruise from Togendai port to Hakonemachi port
  • Owakudani –Active volcanic zone (Great Boiling Valley)
  • Hakone Sekisho – Checkpoint during the Edo period along the Tokaido Road
  • Hakone Shrine – Established in the 8th century and known for obtaining fortune

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304.38 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior


Within two hours away from Tokyo by train, we arrive at one of Japan’s best-known tourist areas. We will take either a Shinkansen from Tokyo or the Odakyu Limited Express train from Shinjuku to Hakone. At Hakone you can enjoy various rides including the ropeway, cable car, and cruise ship. Hakone is a great place to explore history, culture and the beauty of nature throughout the year.

What to Expect

Hakone is one of the most popular destinations among Japanese and international tourists looking for a break from Tokyo. In this tour, we will enjoy the view of Hakone from different viewpoints: from the sky-high gondola of the Hakone Ropeway, the Hakone Sightseeing Cruise ship, and from the Hakone Tozan Railway. We will also explore the history of Hakone by visiting the Hakone Checkpoint, Hakone Shrine and walking through a cedar tree avenue along the historic Tokaido Road.
This is an example itinerary of the tour. However, arrangements are possible according to your requests. Please let me know in advance of any specific requests.
(An example itinerary)
8:00 Meet at your hotel in Tokyo
11:00 Owakudani Valley (using the cable car and the rope way)
12:00 Lake Ashi. (get on the sightseeing ship from Togendai to Hakonemachi)
14:00 Hakone Sekisho (Check Point Exhibition )
Cedar tree Avenue
15:00 Hakone Jinja Shrine
16:00 Motohakone
17:00 Hakone Yumoto
18:00 Odawara station
At Hakone Yumoto or JR Odawara station, the tour will end, but I will help you buy a ticket to Tokyo.
Also, if you go back to Tokyo, I will be able to get on the same train to Tokyo.

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  • Lake Ashi Cruise- Cruise from Togendai port to Hakonemachi port
  • Owakudani –Active volcanic zone (Great Boiling Valley)
  • Hakone Sekisho – Checkpoint during the Edo period along the Tokaido Road
  • Hakone Shrine – Established in the 8th century and known for obtaining fortune


There may be changes in the itinerary depending on the weather and traffic conditions.
It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes for walking.
The view of Mt. Fuji will depend on the weather.

What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
1.transportation fare (customer and guide) 
from Shinjuku (Odakyu free pass): JPY6030/person
from Tokyo (JR Shinkansen+Hakone free pass): JPY10440/person
2.admission fee (customer and guide)
Hakone checkpoint: JPY500/person
Meeting Point
At your hotel in Tokyo 23-wards
Ending Point
At Hakone Yumoto or JR Odawara station
9 hours
Starting time
08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 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?

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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 ( 13 )
Ashish Ashish India ( Family )
2 days ago

“ Just amazing! ”

My clients, Mohan Ramachandran and his family, had a wonderful tour of Nagano and Ueda with Takeshi-San. They were stunned by Zenkoji Temple, saw so many sakura groves, and had a delicious Indian lunch at a local restaurant. They really enjoyed and learned so much from Takeshi. Thank you!


Ashish-san, thank you for your review. I am glad they could enjoy the day in Nagano. The cherry blossoms just started to bloom in Ueda castle ruin park, but it was pretty.

Holly Holly United States ( Family )
1 week ago

“ Gorgeous and quaint Kiso Valley! ”

He chose some wonderful places to visit while we were in Kiso Valley area. Just beautiful country near the Japanese alps, we even got snow in April! Takashi is knowledgable and kind, helping every step of the way with the language barrier. We stayed in a wonderful Ryokan which Takeshi helped me with, and had we know how lovely, would have carved out more time. A paradise for hikers, and just anyone wanting a slower pace, it was most welcome after 5 days in Tokyo. Takeshi was great in every way, even helping with our load of luggage. Note.... there is a service that will forward your luggage to your next stop, so if you choose a sort stay somewhere you can just take a small bag, as most of this area in Japan is antiqated, and full of history .... which is it’s charm.


Thank you for your review. Also, it became a memorable guiding for me to Kiso valley with snow-fall in April. Hope to see you again.

Rodney Rodney Australia ( Couple )
3 weeks ago

“ Half day tour of Obuse ”

The tour was everything I hoped for. Takeshi pre-arranged visits to various locations through the town, including a private tour of a miso brewery by the owner. Takeshi's local knowledge and translations made for a memorable tour.


Thank you for your review. I am glad you liked the tour. Please visit Japan again.

Alexandra Alexandra United States ( Couple )
1 month ago

“ Fun day in Hakone ”

Takeshi-san was incredibly nice, attentive, and knowledgeble. We had a wonderful day filled with the natural beaty of Hakone. Takeshi-san is very knowledgeble of Japan’s history and traditions. Highly recommend.


Thank you for your review, Alexandra-san. I was very glad we could see a beautiful view of Mount Fuji! Have a nice stay in Japan.

Kevin Kevin United States ( Family with kids )
1 month ago

“ Excellent trip to Nagano with Takeshi ”

It was an excellent trip with Takeshi to Jigokudani Monkey Park, Zenkoji temple and nakamise, oyaki tasting, soba lunch, sake tasting, and dinner. Takeshi was very attentive to our needs especially since we come with two kids. He also brought us to a special restaurant for dinner according to our specific request. Overall trip to Nagao is very memorable and this is made possible by Takeshi’s guidance. Takeshi - I hope we have a chance to meet again in the future! Kevin


Thank you for your review. It was a very nice day with you. I also would like to guide you to other good places in the future. Hope to see you again. Takeshi

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