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Views of Mount Fuji: A Day Trip to Hakone


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10 hours | from $258.00 pp
Escape the city for a day and discover the beauty of Hakone, a small town in the stunning Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park that’s renowned for its hot springs and breathtaking views of Mount Fuji over Lake Ashinoko. Take the train from Tokyo with a local, and enjoy swapping bustling city life for the tranquility and natural beauty of this mountainous region. Stroll though the national park and take in the best views of Mount Fuji, see the iconic red Hakone Shrine and if you’re feeling adventurous, relax in one of the traditional onsen that the town is famed for!
10 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised

What you'll do

Join a like-minded local and swap bustling Tokyo for a day exploring stunning natural landscapes and the beauty of Hakone, a mountain town famed for its hot springs.Read more +

See the most breathtaking view of Mount Fuji as well as the red torii gate, a traditional Shinto shrine, in the peaceful waters of Lake Ashi and the famous open-air sculpture museum.

Explore these iconic sights, but with a local by your side you’ll also be able to get off the beaten path and discover hidden gems that you won’t find in a guidebook and eat authentic food in local eateries.

Spend time getting to know your Local Host, who can give you recommendations for other places you may like to make trips to during your time in Japan, as well as more hidden gems they know you’ll love in Tokyo and the surrounding area.  


What's Included

* Private and personalised experience
*10 hours with a Local host
* Round trip train tickets to Hakone from Tokyo via the Romancecar train (which is not covered by the Japan Rail Pass. If you would like to take a longer route via trains covered by the pass please get in touch for a new quote)
* Hakone freepass which covers the cable car, ropeway and sightseeing cruise in Hakone


What's Not Included

* Food & drinks
* Transporation not covered in the inclusions above
* Tickets or entries to attractions including any Onsen
* Gratuities (optional)


Important Information

Please note that weather conditions may impede from having clear views of Mt Fuji from Hakone. If 4 days before your day trip date the weather forecast shows bad weather conditions we will let you know and you can cancel for a full refund or an alternative experience and part-refund.

On the day of your trip, the weather conditions may change and we cannot guarantee that you will see Mt Fuji as beautifully as it can be seen on clear days.


Meeting Point

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.


Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 14 days before your experience and get a full refund. 

Experience Highlights

* Take the famous Romancecar train from Tokyo and enjoy wonderful scenic views on your way to the beautiful mountain town of Hakone
* See some of the most famous views of Mount Fuji from Lake Ashi
* Ride the Hakone ropeway and take in some magical views of Mt Fuji and the surrounding area
* Get on board the Hakone sightseeing pirate boat and cruise around the peace and tranquility of Lake Ashi from where you'll see the traditional red Shinto shrine
* Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the forests, mountains and lake of the region
* Get to see another part of Japan with a local and see what life is like outside of the capital city
* Try a traditional "onsen" (hot spring) if you choose to (optional)

Total: USD
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Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free