Visit Hakone

With a bilingual English-speaking tour guide

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An in-depth discovery of Hakone

Hakone is one of the best places to approach Mount Fuji, as it is located on and around Lake Ashinoko, one of the five lakes surrounding the volcano, and with an easy and quick access from Tokyo.

Private Guided Tours Prices
12 years and older
From 6 to 11 years old
Touristic seasons details
Total Amount
(Total ~$250)

Imagine a landscape with the famous volcano Fuji-san as a background.

Discover the fabulous sceneries of the area over a jam-packed day, including the pleasures of thermal onsen baths.

A dedicated guide

A guide
only for you

The tour you booked is completely private. You will not share your guide with unknown people, for more comfort and privacy.

You guide is dedicated to you or your group (couple, friends, family, etc.) and will offer suggestions during the tour according to the time of the year, the weather and your pace.

guided tour

Know Japan beyond clichés.

Discover cities under a new approach, closer to their reality; Explore places hidden to tourists, good and sometimes original picture spots; Save time thanks to the locals’ experience who know Japan like the back of their hand; Enjoy your visit without worrying about planning or how to get there.

An authentic

Step out the usual stereotyped guided tour and explore narrow streets, hidden gems, find the good restaurants that only appear on Japanese maps... Visit a Japan that no Western travel guide can describe!

Touring in the most popular places of Tokyo or Kyoto with our guides is naturally also possible.

Our Certified Tour Guides in Hakone

Please note that our guides cannot accompany you for Mount Fuji climbing.


Low season
High season
Very high season
1 person 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 to 10 pers. 11 to 20 pers.
1 day

For groups of 20 persons and more: Please contact us for a quote
Touristic seasons details

Our prices include
  • Your private custom guided tour!
  • The preparation of your tour in Hakone by the guide, according to your preferences
  • Reservation fee (no additional administration fee or tips)
  • The guides’ personal expenses:
    • Their full transportation fees (to the meeting place and during the tour)
    • Their lunch up to ¥1,000 (~$7) per meal
    • Their admission fee up to ¥1,500 (~$10) per day
But do not include
  • Your own personal expenses (transportation, meal, admission fee, etc.)
  • Insurances you may buy

See details about transportation costs below.

Additional information

Details of transportation costs to go to Hakone.

Without JR Pass

Departure from Tokyo-Shinjuku, last stop in Odawara or Yumoto (according to the itinerary previously agreed upon with the guide).


  • ~85 minutes each way, included in the total length of the tour (the guide will use the transportation time to answer your questions, give insights on Japan, and especially on Hakone).
  • The Hakone Free Pass covers the round trip on Odakyu lines. Access to Romance Car with additional fees (¥1,090 / ~$8 one way, to buy before boarding) for a fastest and more comfortable trip.

With the JR Pass

Departure from Tokyo or Shinagawa, arrival in Odawara.


  • ~35 minutes each way by Shinkansen (bullet train), included in the total length of the tour (the guide will use the transportation time to answer your questions, give insights on Japan, and especially on Hakone).
  • An additional ¥5,000 (~$35) fee to cover for the guide’s round trip ticket (the JR Pass holder’s travel is covered by the JR Pass). Allow for an additional ¥1,500 (~$10) on the round trip fare if you wish the guide to accompany you in Green Car (First class).

Persons with Reduced Mobility

Visiting Hakone is possible for “basic” wheelchairs users (please tell us about your equipment in your reservation message). However, many places might not be accessible to electric wheelchairs, due to their weight.

Touristic seasons details:
  • Low season
    • from 06/01/2023 to 07/01/2023
    • from 09/03/2023 to 09/30/2023
    • from 11/20/2023 to 12/23/2023
    • from 01/08/2024 to 03/09/2024
  • High season
    • from 05/28/2023 to 05/31/2023
    • from 07/02/2023 to 07/08/2023
    • from 08/28/2023 to 09/02/2023
    • from 10/01/2023 to 10/14/2023
    • from 11/13/2023 to 11/19/2023
    • from 12/24/2023 to 01/07/2024
    • from 03/10/2024 to 03/16/2024
    • from 05/20/2024 to 05/27/2024
  • Very high season
    • from 07/09/2023 to 08/27/2023
    • from 10/15/2023 to 11/12/2023
    • from 03/17/2024 to 05/19/2024
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