Hakone Private Tour with Hot Springs Option

Private & Custom Tours in Japan

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Hakone is one of the most popular destinations in Japan. This tour is led by a professional local guide licensed by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) and completely customized based upon your request. In this tour, visit many great attractions in just one day including Hakone Yosegi Zaiku, 1260 years old Hakone Shrine and more. Take a break at one of the oldest tea houses in Hakone and enjoy a cup of Amazake or other beverage while feeling completely relaxed in the beautiful environment of Hakone. You also have options for local open-air hot spring by a stream experience.
Pick up at your hotel/ryokan in Odawara or Hakone area at between 9am to 10am. You can also be picked up at Odawara Station or Hakone Yumoto Station. Visit Owakudani Valley to see an active volcano and enjoy stunning view of Mt.Fuji(weather dependent). Later visit 1260 years old Hakone Shrine, one of the oldest shrines in Japan, and your guide will share a lot of insights about its history. After lunch proceed to one of Hakone Yosegi Zaiku store, Japanese traditional crafts then visit the Onshi Hakone Park for beautiful Japanese gardens and great view of Lake Ashi and Mt.Fuji. Then the guide will take you to walk the historical road of Tokaido and rest at one of the oldest tea houses in Hakone. Hakone is also famous for its hot spring, also called Onsen in Japanese, and local open-air hot springs by a stream experience is also an option for you to choose. If you choose to visit this local open air hot springs, the tour needs to skip one or two places described above to finish in time. After the tour ends, you will be transferred back to your hotel/ryokan, Odawara Station or Hakone Yumoto Station.

What’s included

  • Licensed local guide
  • Beverages at a local tea house
  • Free car transportation
  • Hotel/Railway station pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Lunch (around 1,500 JPY/each)
  • Optional admissions fee to open-air Hot Spring by a stream (extra cost)


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors