JapanHoliday has designed some different day trip itineraries that encompass the essence of Hakone area. Choose your preferred one or tailor-make your own Hakone itinerary, you will experience its scenery and culture.
Hakone Tour Itinerary 1: Odawara Castle, Hakone Shrine, Lake Ashi, Hakone Ship Pick up and transfer to Hakone. Explore Lake Ashi aboard the Hakone Ship with the magnificent Mt. Fuji rising in the background. Also, you will get to visit attractions including one of Mt. Fuji onsen ryokans where you can also bath in the hot spring pools. Then visit Odawara Castle and Hakone Ropeway.
Hakone Tour Itinerary 2: Mount Fuji, Lake Ashi Ship, Hakone Ropeway Pick up and departs from Tokyo in the morning, transfer to the highest mountain in Japan, Mount Fuji. You can explore the Subaru Line 5th Station. Then, you will take a pirate ship ride on the Lake Ashi with the panoramic views, the duration of the cruise is approximately 30 minutes. Next, take a rope-way to the Owakudani Crates. The rope-way ride will conclude your full-day Hakone tours.
Hakone Tour Itinerary 3: Mount Fuji, Oshino Hakkai, Lake Ashi, Volcano Valley Pick up and transfer to Hakone from Tokyo in the morning, head 2 hours to the visitor center of Mt. Fuji for some photos. Then head to Oshino Hakkai, which is good to visit anytime of the year as visitors can find cherry blossom in spring, maples leave in autumn, and snow- covered village in winter. In the afternoon, visit Hakone area, famous for its nature and hot springs. Stop by the Lake Ashi, and then go to the volcano valley. Transfer back to Tokyo.
Friendly Tips: We leave the lunch and dinner on your own so that you could find more authentic local Japanese food that cater to your taste. Surely, your guide is ready to help. Please note that return time may be delayed due to unexpected traffic conditions In case of unforeseen weather circumstances, the Lake Ashi Ship experience will be canceled. Price Includes: private English-speaking guide, private driver & air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fees to tourist sites Price Excludes: hotel accommodation with breakfasts, lunches and dinners, tips or gratuities for guide and driver