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  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration:  2 days (approx.)
Escape the big-city bustle to explore Mt Fuji, stay in scenic Hakone then zoom back to Tokyo by bullet train on this overnight jaunt. With an informative guide, you’ll visit 5th Station, cruise Lake Ashi and take a ride on the Mt Komagatake Ropeway. Then soothe away your cares in an ‘onsen’ (hot spring bath) at your Hakone accommodation and have a day free to explore this exquisite resort town at your leisure, using a transportation pass. Upgrade to include breakfast and dinner with Japanese-style rooms at your hotel.

Highlights

  • 2-day trip to Mt Fuji and Hakone, returning to Tokyo by bullet train
  • Stop by the Mt Fuji visitor center and enjoy views of the mountaintop from 5th Station
  • Cruise on Lake Ashi and ride the Mt Komagatake Ropeway with views over Hakone National Park
  • Relax at Hakone's onsen hot springs at your choice of accommodation
  • Enjoy a guided coach tour with one day free to explore Hakone attractions at your leisure
  • Pickup from selected hotels, Hakone Free Pass and reserved seat on the Shinkansen bullet train to Tokyo all included
  • Upgrade to enjoy complimentary dinner and breakfast, in addition to provided lunch

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What You Can Expect

2-Day Mt Fuji, Hakone and Bullet Train Tour from Tokyo

2-Day Mt Fuji, Hakone and Bullet Train Tour from Tokyo

In just two days, you can experience lovely Hakone with six different types of transportation: coach, ferry, ropeway, cable car, train and bullet train. Enjoy a guided tour of Mt Fuji, followed by a free day exploring Hakone on your own with a transportation pass. Unwind from your travels with accommodation in a western-style room at Hakone Hotel Kowakien, famous for its hot spring baths. Upgrade for a Japanese-style room, including breakfast and dinner, with open-air baths at Yunohana Onsen Hotel.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Tokyo – Hakone (L) (D — if upgrade selected)

Your 2-day tour begins with pickup from selected hotels before departing Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal by comfortable coach. Relax during the 2-hour trip to Mt Fuji, Japan's highest mountain, which provides a breathtaking backdrop as its iconic peak looms closer.

Upon reaching the mountain, stop by the Fuji visitor center for approx. 20 minutes to learn about current weather conditions as well as the history, formation and ecology of beloved ‘Fujisan’ through exhibits and films. The second-floor observatory deck provides spectacular close-up views.

Prepare to be wowed as your coach heads uphill to Mt Fuji 5th Station, climbing 7,546 feet (2,300 meters) above sea level. On a clear day, look up the mountain slopes and take in its surrounding lakes; you’ll feel almost close enough to reach out and touch the summit. Torii gates, shrines and souvenir shops decorate this station, known as the border between the heavens and the earth.



Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch with a set meal before continuing on to Lake Ashi for a 15-minute boat cruise from Kojiri to Hakone.

Disembark here to ride the Hakone Komagatake Ropeway for 50 minutes to the mountain peak, situated at an elevation of 4,452 feet (1,357 meters). You’ll have superb views over Hakone National Park before making your descent with your guide.

Stay the night in Hakone, famous for its hot springs (known as onsen) and natural beauty, with a choice of two accommodation options. Upgrade for a Japanese-style room that includes dinner and breakfast the following morning.

Overnight: Hakone Hotel Kowakien or Yunohana Onsen Hotel in Hakone

Day 2: Hakone – Tokyo (B — if upgrade selected)

After checking out of your hotel, you have the entire day free to explore Hakone at your leisure, with a provided Hakone Free Pass. This one-day pass lets you board designated transportation in Hakone, including the Hakone Tozan bus, train, cable car, Hakone Ropeway, Hakone sightseeing ship, Numazu Tozan Tokai bus and Odakyu express bus. With this unlimited access, you don’t need a guide to accompany you to top destinations in the area.

In the early evening, make your own way to Odawara Station by local bus or train and return to Tokyo with a reserved seat aboard the Kodama Shinkansen bullet train, arriving at Tokyo Station in just 40 minutes.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

It was a great experience. The guide was knowledgeable. She was able to provide a lot of information abt Japan:)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

The weather was perfect for us so the views were terrific and we got through all the things promised including a tasty Japanese style meal. The guide was very helpful and did his best for everyone. The driving was very good and the bus trip was therefore comfortable. It was two very long days but a high point of our Japan visit.

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