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Advise on Road Trip - Japan

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Advise on Road Trip - Japan

Hello,

We are family of 6 persons , visiting Japan ( first Time ) for tourism in the last week of May

We are planning for a Road Trip ( Self Drive Car Rental )

we plan to leave at morning 7:00 from Shibuya > Hakone > Mt. Fuji > Kyoto > Back to Shibuya.

1) Please advise if this Itinerary is Ok or we should make any changes ? Should we halt at Hakone & Mt. Fuji while going to Kyoto OR while returning to Shibuya ?

2) We are planning to spend 1 night in Hakone OR near Mt. Fuji & 2 nights in Kyoto

3) What will be the weather like in Hakone / Mt. Fuji & Kyoto ?

4) Please give us an idea of Expressway / Highway Toll Charges applicable on this Road Trip.

Thanks

Ankit

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1. Re: Advise on Road Trip - Japan

Why are you driving? Each of your proposed destinations is accessible by public transportation. www.japan-guide.com has the details.

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2. Re: Advise on Road Trip - Japan

We chose Self Driving because we have 2 children, moreover, my mother is handicap & cannot walk long distances so public transportation might be inconvenient for us.

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3. Re: Advise on Road Trip - Japan

https://www.accessible-japan.com/

There's a reason that most people in Japan do not own a car. Having a car for your proposed destinations is more of a hinderance than a convenience. Take the train. Use taxi if needed for short distances within a city. https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2022.html

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