HAKONE-Personalized Tour by the Express Train

Tour Number

Activity Level



Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Expose yourself in Mother Nature

Hakone is in a national park with an easy access from Tokyo for a 1-day trip. It is a volcanic area where Mt Fuji is visible on very clear days. You can reach it by the Romance Car Express Train from Shinjuku. Then the mountain train, the cable car, the ropeways and the Pirate Cruising Ship take you to popular scenic places in there.

Hakone is blessed with rich nature, onsen hot springs, historical sites, and museums. These attractions would satisfy you who want to experience something special.

*To enjoy your Hakone tour, please select two locations one by one from A and B in the highlights below.

A-1 Hokone Open Air Museum with Picasso Pavilion and sculptures (entrance fee JPY1, 500 for adult)
A-2 Hakone Gora Park with a Japanese tea house (matcha tea and a sweet JPY500)

B-1 Narukawa Art Museum with Japanese style paintings
B-2 Komagatake Ropeway (taxi fare-around JPY2, 000/ ropeway-JPY1, 300 for adult )
B-3 Hakone Shrine & Old Tokaido Road walking
B-4 Hakone Barrier Station


*A customized tour is availble for JR Pass Users. Please send me a message for the customized tour.
* The following people are not allowed to get in Owakudani Ropeway due to strong sulfur gas. (Pregnant women, pacemaker holders, and people with asthma) I will change the tour route.

8:00 hotel meet
8:50 Shinjuku to Hakine
11:20 activity (Komagatake Ropeway, Narukawa Museum, Tokaido Old Road, Hakone Barrier Station, and lunch)
13:20 Pirate Ship cruising
14:00 Owakudani Boiling Valley (home to black eggs expanding your life by 7 years)
15:00 activity (Hakone Open Air Museum or Gora Park)
16:50 Hakone to Shinjuku
18:20 Shinjuku

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: *I will meet you at your hotel lobby

*If you would like me to meet you at your AirBnB, please send me a message for a custmized tour.

End location: *Shinjuku Station
*Tokyo Station
*Hakone Yumoto Station

Duration: 9 hours 30 min.

The tour duration could be changed subject to weather and traffic conditions.


train, cable car, ropeway, ship and bus

What’s Included

*guiding fee
*hotel pick-up within Tokyo 23 wards
*my transportation fare
*my lunch
*all arrangement for the tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10000 JPY - *your transportation fares (Hakone Free Pass=JPY6,920)
*lunch (JPY1,000-2,000)
* your personal expenses

What’s Extra

*entrance fees of museums (JPY 1,500 for Hakone Open Air Museum/ JPY 1,100 for Narukwa Museum)
*Hakone Barrier Station (JPY 400)
*Komagatake Ropeway (JPY 1,300 for the ropeway approx. JPY 2,000 for a taxi)
*Tea ceremony in Gora Park (JPY 500)
*Most shops and restaurants are available for credit cards, but some smaller ones are for cash only


I don't drive. My tours are always based on public tranportation, but I use a taxi when needed.

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