Hakone, Lake Ashi, and Mt. Fuji Pre-tour Extension
Tokyo • Hakone • Tokyo
- Visit the Hakone Open Air Museum with hundreds of sculptures and an impressive Picasso exhibit.
- Stay in a traditional Japanese Ryokan (hotel) with relaxing hot springs and a traditional Kaiseki dinner.
- Ride to the summit of Komagatake for breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji.
- Walk Hakone Suginamiki, and learn about the historic route as you take in the scent of fragrant cedars that line the path.
Style/Themes: Art, Nature, and History
Prices from: $1,995
Start & End City: Tokyo
Group Size: 2-18
Meals Included: 3 B, 1 L, 1 D
Activity Level: Moderate
Accommodation Level: 4 star
- Day 1–2: Arrive Tokyo
Depart on your flight to Tokyo. Cross the international dateline and arrive in Japan the following day. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Accommodations: New Otani Hotel
Meals Included: None
- Day 3: Tokyo–Hakone
Take an express train (about 1.5 hours) to Hakoneyumoto. Visit the Hakone Open Air Museum. Over 100 pieces of art created by master sculptors are displayed through the exhibition grounds in addition to a special rotating Picasso exhibit with a collection of over 300 works of his! Lunch is at the museum. Take a stroll of Hakone Gora Park and Hakone Museum of Art and enjoy the beautiful Japanese garden. Relax at the beautiful tea house as you drink matcha tea served with homemade sweets. Check in at your hotel and soak in the hot spring. For dinner, enjoy a spectacular Kaiseki multi-course meal served in elegant dishes.
Accommodations: Yumoto Fujiya Resort Hotel and Hot Springs – If desired, you may stay in traditional Japanese style room—Ryokan with tatami mats on the floor
Meals Included: B,D
- Day 4: Hakone
Ride to Komagatake ropeway station up to the summit of Komagatake with a spectacular view of Mt. Fuji. Enjoy a boat ride (about 40 minutes) on Lake Ashi. Tour Sekisho old station, a historical site showcasing communication and transportation during the Edo period. Walk the Tokaido historic road, the most important of the Five Routes of the Edo period, connecting Edo (modern-day Tokyo) to Kyoto. Hakone Suginamiki, also known as Old Tokaido Cedar Trees Road, is a gorgeous path lined with towering trees and flora. As the traditional road connecting Edo to Kyoto, this was one of the most important routes during the Tokugawa Shogun’s reign. Visit Narukawa Museum of Art to enjoy their fine Japanese art collection and the outstanding sky lounge framing a perfect view of Mt. Fuji.
Accommodations: Yumoto Fujiya Resort Hotel and Hot Springs
Meals Included: B,L
- Day 5: Hakone–Tokyo
Enjoy a free morning in Hakone at leisure. You may visit Okada Museum of Art, Pola Museum of Art, Hakone Venetian Glass Museum, Lalique Hakone Museum, Hakone botanical garden of wetland, or Hakone Aquarium. In the afternoon, take a local train and an express train back to Tokyo and transfer to hotel. Your main tour starts the following day.
Accommodations: New Otani Hotel
Meals Included: B
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Prices Starting From:
(Main Tour, Double Occupancy)
$1,995 per person
$490 Single Supplement
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Main Tour Includes: Double occupancy accommodations • All meals listed in itinerary • All sightseeing, entertainment, and cultural activities listed in itinerary • All ground transportation within Japan • English-speaking Japanese Guides
Not Included: Domestic U.S. and international airfare • Airport transfers and porterage • Porterage on bullet trains and other public transports • Gratuities to guides • Visa and passport processing • Meals not listed in the itinerary • Excess baggage charges • Travel insurance • Alcoholic beverages at meals • Items of a personal nature • Optional activities
The tour will operate with a minimum of 2 passengers and a maximum of 18 passengers.
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