Hakone Highlights Guided Tour, Hakone Free Pass Option

See what the picturesque Hakone area has to offer on our Hakone Highlights Guided Tour. Tour the famous Owakudani Valley, take in the views from a cable car, visit the serene Hakone Shrine. Weather permitting, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji.

8 hours


  • Ride the Hakone Ropeway and see from above the dramatic landscape of the area
  • Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the volcanic Lake Ashi which offers great views of the surroundings, including Mt. Fuji
  • Have the option of obtaining Hakone Free Pass, which offers unlimited rides, and discounts at some 50 facilities in the Hakone area


At just about 100 km outside Tokyo Hakone is a picturesque area famous for views of Mt. Fuji, its volcanic terrain, and rich nature. Head out to Hakone and spend a day exploring this part of the Fuji Hakone Izu National Park. Visit a well-manicured Gora Park gardens, and take a cable car over the dramatic Owakudani Valley. Take a scenic cruise on Lake Ashi, and discover the serenity of Hakone Shrine, which sits hidden in the forest on the lakeshore. Join the Hakone Highlights Guided Tour, with optional Hakone Free Pass included. Let the local guide tell you stories of its dynamic past and find out how the area has changed through time. 


Tour itinerary

10:00 Meet your guide at Hakone-Yumoto Station
10:40 Visit Hakone Gora Park, have lunch in the area; Enjoy a stroll in a beautifully landscaped Western-style garden, take a break in the local tea house
13:10 Take Hakone cable car to Owakudani Valley, one of the top attractions in the area and take in the breathtaking view of the active, sulfuric hot springs that are dotted across the dramatic valley
13:20 Explore Owakudani Valley, area which was created 3,000 years ago after the eruption of Mt Hakone, filled with steaming vents and rugged landscape
14:00 Transfer from Owakudani Valley to Lake Ashi to enjoy a scenic Hakone sightseeing cruise
14:50 Hakone sightseeing cruise on Lake Ashi, volcanic lake which offers beautiful views of Mt. Fuji and surrounding mountainous area
15:50 Visit Hakone Shrine, surrounded by dense forest, with its iconic vermillion torii gates standing in Lake Ashi 
17:30-18:00 Tour ends at Hakone-Yumoto Station

Important information

Included in price

  • Private guide
  • Hakone free pass (if selected)

Not included

  • Hakone Ropeway (cable car) ticket
  • Food and drinks
  • Any personal expenses incurred

Know before you book

Minimum number of participants per tour is 2 persons.
Maximum number of participants per tour is 6 persons.

  • Cancellation
    5 days prior to tour date: 30% of tour price
    3 days prior to tour date: 50% of tour price
    2 days prior, 1 day prior, on the day f the tour, no-show: 100% of tour price

Starting point

Hakone-Yumoto Station
Yumoto, Hakone, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa 250-0311

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Organised by Japan Travel KK

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