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Hakone Ropeway Tours

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Hakone Ropeway
An hour train ride west of Tokyo sits the mountainous area known as Hakone, an area known for its views of some of Japan’s most famous natural sites. Domestic and international tourists have been coming here for decades to gaze upon snowcapped Mt Fiji, Lake Ashi and the Great Boiling Valley. On a clear day, the best way to enjoy the sights is on the Hakone Ropeway, the second longest cable car in the world.

The 30-minute journey on the Swiss-made cable cars stops at three stations along the way; for the best photo op of Mt Fiji in the distance, hop of at Owakudani Station. Pack a swim suit for a dip in one of Japan’s famous onsen, volcanic-heated sulfuric hot springs. The entire ropeway extends 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) and hangs 427 feet (130 meters) above a large crater at its highest point.

Besides scenic views and hot springs, Hakone is known for its many forms of transportation. If you plan to ride more than just the Hakone Ropeway, buy yourself a Hakone Free Pass that gives you unlimited access to the ropeway, switchback train, funicular, mountain boat and the oddly decorated pirate ships that ferry passengers across Lake Ashi. Hakone can get very busy on weekends, so plan to come midweek if possible.
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Mt Fuji and Hakone 1-Day Bus Tour by BusDay Trips

Mt Fuji and Hakone 1-Day Bus Tour by Bus

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Discover Japan beyond Tokyo on this full-day tour to see Mt. Fuji. During the coach journey, admire the natural beauty of Hakone and relax over lunch with views of the highest mountain in Japan, Mt. Fuji. Climb aboard a boat for a scenic tour on Lake Ashi and go for a ride on an aerial tram above Owakudani Valley.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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Private Tour: Chartered Car to Mt. Fuji Lake Kawaguchiko or Hakone and Lake AshiDay Trips

Private Tour: Chartered Car to Mt. Fuji Lake Kawaguchiko or Hakone and Lake Ashi

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Find the best viewpoints on this private tour from Tokyo via minivan. Choose between visiting Mt. Fuji or Hakone and relax as your guide navigates twisting mountain roads with ease en route to sites such as Lake Kawaguchi, Lake Ashi, and Arakurayama Sengen Park. This full-day tour also includes hotel pickup and drop-off, a guide available in several languages, and the possibility to curate your trip to suit your interests—a privilege only allowed by a private tour.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

1Day Mt Fuji, Hakone & Owakudani from Tokyo Day Trips

1Day Mt Fuji, Hakone & Owakudani from Tokyo

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Swap the hustle and bustle of Tokyo for the fresh air of the country for the day. This guided tour takes you to Mount Fuji, Hakone, and Owakudani without the hassle of driving or puzzling over train timetables. Includes lunch.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Mt Fuji and Hakone 1-Day Bus Tour return by Bullet Train (Shinkansen)Full-day Tours

Mt Fuji and Hakone 1-Day Bus Tour return by Bullet Train (Shinkansen)

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Experience Japan’s tallest peak and beautiful Hakone National Park on this all-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, catch amazing views of Mt. Fuji and learn about the region’s grand scenery from an informative multilingual guide. Enjoy an optional lunch and cruise Lake Ashi, visit the volcanic Owakudani valley and admire panoramic vistas from the Hakone ropeway, or cable car. Your return trip is aboard a bullet train.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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Hakone Day Tour with Lake Ashi cruise and OhwakudaniDay Trips

Hakone Day Tour with Lake Ashi cruise and Ohwakudani

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Experience Japan’s tallest peak and beautiful Hakone National Park on this all-day excursion. After meeting your guide at Nishishinjuku Gochome Station, catch amazing views of Mt. Fuji and learn about the region’s grand scenery from an informative local guide. Enjoy a Kuro-tamago egg, cruise Lake Ashi, visit the volcanic Owakudani valley and admire panoramic vistas from the Hakone ropeway, or cable car.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours

Day trip to Hakone and Mount FujiDay Trips

Day trip to Hakone and Mount Fuji

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Take a day away from the business of the city and spend a day with a local who has the same interests on this day trip to Hakone from Tokyo. Hakone is a small town in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, which is known for its hot springs and excellent views of Mount Fuji over Lake Ashinoko. As your host shares insights into local life, stroll though the national park, see the red Hakone Shrine, and soak up the rejuvenating waters of a traditional onsen (hot spring bath, at own expense).
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tokyo Best Tour Owakudani, Pirate Ship, and Hakone OnsenDay Cruises

Tokyo Best Tour Owakudani, Pirate Ship, and Hakone Onsen

Get outside and experience the natural beauty of Japan by visiting Hakone highlights such as the Owakudani Volcanic Valley. Enjoy the flexibility of being able to choose from a variety of plans, such as one that includes an onsen trip and meals. No need to worry about navigating between attractions as all plans include bus transfers and a guide. Potential highlights include seeing Mt. Sengen, Hakone Ropeway, Owaku-dani Valley, Hakone Ninotaira Onsen, and Hakone Shrine.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours

Mt. Fuji, Hakone and Lake Ashi One Day private Tour with English speaking driverDay Trips

Mt. Fuji, Hakone and Lake Ashi One Day private Tour with English speaking driver

-What You Can Expect- Mt. Fuji is the symbol of Japan. It’s also famously unpredictable if you want to see it from Tokyo. Don’t waste time staring at clouds in the distance – go straight to Mt. Fuji on a 1 day tour from Tokyo and get three different views of Mt Fuji. Board the private chartered car from your hotel and head straight to Mt. Fuji’s 5th Station, 2,300 meters (7,546 ft) above sea level. After eating lunch with this fantastic view, you’ll head down to Hakone, a volcanic area known for its lakes and hot springs. Lake Ashi, formed in the volcanic crater, and take famous Hakone Cruises. Get scenic views of Mt. Fuji and the famous floating torii gate of Hakone Shrine. Then, you’ll ascend Mt. Komagatake on the ropeway (cable car) -Highlights- . Private Chartered Car/Van . Hotel pickup and drop-off provided inside 23 wards Tokyo . English Speaking Driver . Flexible Itinerary
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  • 1 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

2-Day Mt Fuji, Hakone and Bullet Train Tour from TokyoNature and Wildlife

2-Day Mt Fuji, Hakone and Bullet Train Tour from Tokyo

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Don’t let limited time in Japan stop you exploring further afield. Spend less time in transit and more time exploring the area surrounding Mt. Fuji on a 2-day tour that includes round-trip transfers by bullet train to save hours on the road. Plus, this flexible excursion comes with a mix of guided sightseeing and free time.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days
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Hakone Private One Day Tour From Tokyo: Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi, Hakone National ParkDay Trips

Hakone Private One Day Tour From Tokyo: Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi, Hakone National Park

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Travel to the resort town of Hakone without the hassle of arranging transportation or joining a large group tour. This private tour exclusively for your party takes you on an express train to Hakone where you will enjoy the flexibility of picking which attractions you wish to experience.
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  • 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 hours
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Hakone Full-Day Private Tour(Tokyo departure) with Nationally-Licensed GuideDay Trips

Hakone Full-Day Private Tour(Tokyo departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Hakone! For travelers looking for a blissful escape from Tokyo, Hakone offers everything from serene hot springs, world-class art museums, traditional inns, and spectacular mountain scenerey, capped by the perfection of Mt. Fuji. Ashino-ko is the lake at the center of most excursions to the area, but be prepared for the crowds, especially on weekends and holidays. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a eight-hours tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures

Sightseeing trip to Hakone (Mount Fuji) with English speaking driverDay Trips

Sightseeing trip to Hakone (Mount Fuji) with English speaking driver

It’s no secret that Hakone is one of the most popular and accessible day trip destinations from Tokyo. What keeps people coming back is its famous hot springs and vastly untouched nature. Not to mention, on a lucky day, visitors can get a perfect glimpse of Mount Fuji from afar. Perhaps most strikingly, Hakone is heaps quieter, which is why even locals come here for a respite from the busy city on weekends. Hakone is a little world of its own with its fair share of quirks, from pirate ships and volcanic valleys to the iconic torii gate. But here’s the thing: one day is not enough to explore everything! Hakone deserves more than a day trip. In fact, we’ll be featuring some things that only opened as recently as last year — further highlighting that Japan is truly an ever-changing country that always switches things up. If you really wants to enjoy Hakone, plan a two- or three-day stay.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hakone Private Two Day Tour from Tokyo with Overnight Stay in RyokanMulti-day Tours

Hakone Private Two Day Tour from Tokyo with Overnight Stay in Ryokan

Go on a magical adventure to Hakone without feeling rushed by spreading the sightseeing over two days. No need to search for accommodation—an overnight stay in a traditional Japanese ryokan inn with breakfast is included. Highlights include Lake Ashi, Hakone Ropeway, Hakone Open-Air Museum, Hakone Ropeway, Odawara Castle Park, Hakone Museum of Photography, and much more.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$515.87 
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures

Barrier-Free Private Group Hakone Tour for Wheelchair UsersDay Trips

Barrier-Free Private Group Hakone Tour for Wheelchair Users

If you fancy seeing more of Japan than the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, Hakone is a good day trip destination. It’s less than two hours from Tokyo and offers magnificent views of nature with Mt. Fuji as an ever-present backdrop. On this tour you can travel comfortably in a wheelchair-friendly car, then cruise across the waters of Lake Ashi, journey to the summit of Mt. Komagatake to see the ancient shrine Mototsumiya and immerse yourself in culture at the Hakone Open Air Museum. Your English speaking guide will help you relax and enjoy the area without worrying about any accessibility problems.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Fully Customizable Private Tour in Tokyo, Kamakura, Hakone, Nikko etc.Day Trips

Fully Customizable Private Tour in Tokyo, Kamakura, Hakone, Nikko etc.

This is a fully customizable private day tour in Tokyo and the Kanto area where we can discuss your trip and what you want to do. If you are not sure of what to do in Tokyo or the Kanto area, then I can make recommendations based on your preferences! Examples include a tour of Tokyo, or a day trip to Kamakura, Hakone and Nikko from Tokyo. Japan boasts a rich history and culture which in conjunction with the modern pop culture movement, makes it a very interesting country. With many tourist spots, I can be your private guide to provide you a memorable experience in Japan. (I can also go to your destination as long as the transportation fees are covered. )
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  • 1 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$247.71 
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  • 1 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

8-Day Japan HighlightsMulti-day Tours

8-Day Japan Highlights

Traveling on this eight-day Japan highlights tour removes the hassle of visiting Japan, so you can just relax and enjoy the sights. You’ll visit some of the must-see natural and cultural attractions around the country, including Tokyo, Mount Fuji, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and more. Enjoy a combination of free time and guided tours. Save time by traveling by bullet train, so you can fit in more places of interest.
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  • 8 days
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  • 8 days

Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi TourDay Trips

Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi Tour

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Some group tours can feel impersonal and inflexible. This private tour, however, allows you to explore the Mount Fuji area at your own pace. You'll be picked up from your hotel and chauffeur driven to such viewpoints as Lake Kawaguchi and Fujiyoshida Sengen Shrine or Fuji`s 5th Station: the exact itinerary is up to you.
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  • 7 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 7 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Private Hakone Tour - View of Mt. Fuji, Nature and CultureDay Trips

Private Hakone Tour - View of Mt. Fuji, Nature and Culture

Hakone is a beautiful mountainous area in the Fuji-Hakone-Izu-National Park. Just a half hour away from Tokyo by bullet train, a day tour out to Hakone is a must do. Famous for it’s hot springs, scenic crater lake (Lake Ashi) and it’s breathtaking view of Mt. Fuji, Hakone is completely surrounded by Japan’s beautiful nature. Our Hakone tour is a carefully curated mix of history, culture, nature and fun activities. Over the course of this full day tour we journey through Hakone and explore the other-worldly natural forces that engulf the area. This private tour includes a bullet train from Shinagawa to Odawara and back, a boat ride across Lake Ashi, a cable car up the volcanic Mt. Hakone, a chance to try some legendary black eggs near the sulfurous fields of Owakudani and a visit to the Hakone Open Air Museum. In addition, you will wander around the Old Cedar Avenue - one of Japan's oldest networks of roads and get a chance to ride a train engulfed in the mountains.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$567.50 
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  • 9 hours
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