Hakone Personalized Tour by the Shinkansen Bullet Train


Tour Number

Activity Level



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


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Expose yourself in Mother Nature

Hakone is in a national park with 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 taking the Shinkansen Bullet Train or the limited express train. Then the mountain train, the cable car, the gondola, 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.

Below is a list of recommendable places. My national license card covers all the entrance fees of museums.

1. Hakone Open Air Museum with Picasso Pavilion and sculptures

2. Hakone Gora Park with a Japanese tea house

3. Hakone Check Point

4. Marquetry Shop

5. Imperial Palace Garden

6. Avenue of 400-year old cedar trees

7. Mishima Skywalk (optional, extra charge)

This tour is delivered on weekdays only to avoid time-consuming waiting time when you get on public transportation.


*A customized tour is available for travelers without the JR Pass or travelers who want to use a private car. 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.

8:30 hotel meet
9:00 Tokyo to Hakone
10:00 activity (activities and lunch)
17:00 disbands at Shinkansen Odawara Station
(18:00 Tokyo Station)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Suggested by Guide: I will meet you at the Shinkansen platform.

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station

Duration: 10 hours

The tour route is subject to weather conditions.


Shinkansen Bullet Train, mountain train, cable car, gondola, ship and bus

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Admission Tickets

Other: -hotel pick-up within Tokyo 23 wards
-all arrangement and time for the tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10000 JPY - *Hakone Free Pass (JPY4,600)
*entrance fees (Hakone Open Air Museum, Hakone Barrier Station, Hakuundo Tea house
*lunch (approx. JPY2,000)

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: -drop off at Tokyo Station
-taxi fare
-An extra charge is required when you visit Mishima Skywalk
-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.

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a wonderful tour to Hakone with Eriko. She was lovely company and extremely punctual ,and well informed- We experienced all sorts of different transport from Shinkansen to funicular to cable car and of course a river cruise! The fog obscured some of the scenic features.However the experience was not dampened because of the novel experience of viewing a volcano exuding sulphuric gases and beautiful wooden marquetry! It was a memorable experience- thank you.highly recommend .
Rosemary Harris

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Private tour guide Eriko

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