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Hakone 8 hour Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
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Hakone 8 hour Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide

By Japan Guide Agency
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About
Join us to visit the beautiful mountain resort town of Hakone. Nestled in the mountains, Hakone is a place of natural and artistic wonders. Visit Owakudani to see the ever-rising sulfurous gasses from the active volcano that provides heat to the many hot springs nearby. Try the area’s famous black boiled eggs; turned black and infused with the minerals from the spring. Ride the rope way down the mountain to Lake Ashinoko for a beautiful view of Mount Fuji. Sail across the lake to visit the Torii gate by Kuzuryu shrine to the area’s 9 headed dragon deity. If you are an art fan, try visiting one of the many art museums in Hakone. Once you have made your reservation, your tour guide will be in touch with you to plan your personalized tour. Please pick between 2 – 3 place to visit. We hope to guide you soon! Please be aware that Hakone is a mountainous region. If you find walking difficult, please see ‘pick up details’ for private vehicle information.
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Duration: 8h
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Live guide: Japanese, English
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  • Licensed Local English Speaking Guide
  • Customizable Tour of your choice of 3 to 4 sites from 'What to expect' list
  • Meet up with guide on foot within designated area of Hakone
What's not included
  • Transportation fees, Entrance fees, Lunch, and Other personal expenses
  • Private Vehicle
  • You cannot combine multiple tour groups.
  • Guide Entry fees are only covered for sights listed under What to Expect.
  • Entry/Admission - Owaku-dani Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Hakone Museum of Art
  • Entry/Admission - Sengokuhara
  • Entry/Admission - Hakone Ropeway
  • Entry/Admission - The Hakone Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Hakone Shisseikaen
  • Entry/Admission - Okada Museum of Art
  • Entry/Admission - Hakone Venetian Glass Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Pola Museum of Art
  • Entry/Admission - Gora Park
  • Entry/Admission - Narukawa Art Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Dollhouse Museum Hakone


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • This private tour is a walking day tour with meet up in Hakone. A private vehicle is not included. Public transportation or local taxis maybe used to transfer between sites. Exact transportation costs can be discussed with the guide after a reservation is finalized. Please have Japanese Yen on hand for your transportation costs. If you wish to arrange for a private vehicle, please contact us directly. All Private vehicles must be booked 5 days in advance. Maximum number of passengers: 7.
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      Additional pickup options
      During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included pickup points.
      • Hakone-Yumoto Station, Yumoto, Hakone, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa 250-0311, Japan
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Service animals allowed
        • Near public transportation
        • Stroller accessible
        • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
        • Wheelchair accessible
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 92136P198

        • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
        • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
        • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
        • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
        • Most travellers can participate
        • This is a walking tour. Pick up is on foot.
        • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
        • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

        • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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        • 1
          Lake Ashinoko
          Stop: 15 minutes
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        • 2
          Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu
          Stop: 15 minutes
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        • 3
          Owaku-dani Valley
          Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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        • 4
          Hakone Museum of Art
          Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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        • 5
          Sengokuhara
          Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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        • 6
          Hakone Ropeway
          Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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        • 7
          Choanji Temple
          Stop: 15 minutes
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        • 8
          The Hakone Open-Air Museum
          Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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        • 9
          Hakone Shisseikaen
          Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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        • 10
          Okada Museum of Art
          Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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        Kara R
        5 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Yukie was an amazing guide that is really passionate about her country. She is extremely knowledgeable and made sure our entire family had a great time. She was extremely flexible when we had to change the plan last minute. Would definitely recommend her!
        Written 21 April 2023
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        Thanks so much for your kind review. It was my great pleasure to serve as an English tour guide for you and your family. You brought the wonderful weather. I will not forget the beautiful Mt. Fuji I viewed with you! It was one of the best views of Mt. Fuji I have ever seen. I am so glad to know that you all had a great time in Hakone. I hope that the rest of your trip went well, too. --Yuki
        Written 24 April 2023
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        Kevin C
        Flushing, NY1 contribution
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Mar 2023
        Shoichi-san was a great guide, pleasant, informative, and sociable. Gave us facts, legends, and taught us proper way to pray at Japanese temples. We had booked guide for Hakone only, and when it was over, he even told us of recommendations to visit for our Kyoto trip.
        Written 16 March 2023
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        Thank you for your nice comment. I am really glad. I really enjoyed guiding you . I hope to see you again when you come to Japan. I look forward hearing from you.
        Written 22 March 2023
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        Vinny A
        7 contributions
        4.0 of 5 bubbles
        A beautiful area to explore and lots to see and do. Was helpful to have a guide to show us the highlights and help us navigate around as we didn’t have a lot of time. Managed to squeeze in everything we wanted to do with his help.
        Written 3 April 2024
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        We appreciate your kind feedback and our guides do too! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour with your guide. We look forward to your next visit to Japan. Japan Guide Agency
        Written 5 April 2024
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        christine e
        Los Angeles, CA6 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Mar 2024 • Family
        Taka is on-point, prompt and will make your day perfectly suited for you. We had a day of laughter, incredible sights, delicious food at the top of the skyline in Hakone and a delicious mochi sweet inside a tea hut, 450 years old, Taka knew the 13 th master- in the lineage of this renowned family, and he came over to greet us. Such an honor. Taka you are the “Chairman” of Hakone and we are delighted to have spent the day with you.
        Written 29 March 2024
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        Thanks for your great review. I've really enjoyed the tour with you and your family. A nature trail at Owakudani where famous for active volcanoes and black eggs also had to be special and nice for you! Taka
        Written 2 April 2024
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        KaiNaia
        Kihei, HI6 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Oct 2023 • Couples
        Our Hakone private day tour was Amazing…Yoshi our tour guide was so knowledgeable! A must do! Having your private guide is worth it!!!
        Written 28 October 2023
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        I am very happy to know that you thoroughly enjoyed Hakone's nature and sightseeing sites, with a deep understanding of its historical and cultural background, and that I was able to contribute in some small way to helping you do so. Someday, in another season, I look forward to the opportunity to accompany you on a journey in Japan, where you will be surrounded by beautiful scenery, rich history, unique culture, delicious food, and heart-warming people! Always with your heart! Yoshi
        Written 30 October 2023
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        Laura B
        1 contribution
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Oct 2023 • Couples
        Very knowledgeable guide in a beautiful mountain town. Hide added valuable context to our visit and was responsive to the kind of experience we wanted to have.
        Written 4 October 2023
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        Minimi04
        Makati, Philippines157 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Toshio Arai our excellent licensed English speaking guide provided us with the very best custom fit itinerary allowing my wife and I a complete tour of all that we wanted to see and do expertly organizing multiple modes of transport from Funicular train to hire car w/ driver, Pirate ship, Ropeway, Cable Car and finally Taxi to our IHG run hotel at Gora. It was an unforgettable experience with memories to last a lifetime.
        Written 17 December 2022
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        Thank you very much for such a wonderful review. I am very honored. I was also inspired by the way you live and give happiness to other people. I wish you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Toshio
        Written 20 December 2022
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        Ismael Ramos Guía de Turismo
        Madrid, Spain11 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Apr 2024 • Business
        We enjoyed an amazing excursion to Hakone with Ken-san like a guide. Everything was perfect enjoying this important highlight of Japan. Thanks
        Written 18 April 2024
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        Trek55024979415
        2 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Apr 2024 • Couples
        Hiroe Murayama is the best tour guide, very patient and explains Everything to us. She took US only to the best spot and was very generous
        Written 17 April 2024
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        drblomerus
        Worcester, South Africa2 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Apr 2024 • Family
        Goro is the ideal place to start the roundtrip. Our excellent guide Tako made everything hassle free with minimal waiting period and excellent vistas
        Written 15 April 2024
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