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Suggested Itineraries

Suggested Itineraries

Hakone 2 Days

During this 2-day itinerary, experience the wonders of Hakone, such as gazing at the magnificent scenery from a ropeway, making tombo-dama (Japanese glass beads) and enjoying a scrumptious lunch at a popular café.

Hakone Freepass
Hakone 2 Days

9:00

Shinjuku Station

Approximately 75 minutes on the Limited Express Romancecar

10:30

1 Hakone-Yumoto Station

Approximately 28 minutes on the Hakone Tozan Train

11:30

2 Miyanoshita Station

Have your lunch at NARAYACAFE, which is run by a famous ryokan (inn). The footbath under the balcony is a popular spot in Miyanoshita.

Seasonal monaka pastries filled with bean paste.

Seasonal monaka pastries filled with bean paste.

Relax in a footbath while taking in the scenery.

Relax in a footbath while taking in the scenery.

Approximately 12 minutes on the Hakone Tozan Train

13:00

3 Gora Station

This nature-rich area has many holiday homes and little-known shops frequented by locals.

Approximately 5 minutes on foot

13:15

4 Hakone Gora Park

Stroll through this nature-rich park and enjoy a variety of flowers that bloom through the seasons. Drop by one of the pleasant cafés and tearooms and maybe try your hand at making tombo dama (Japanese glass beads). Show your Hakone Freepass for free entrance!

Japan's finest French-style garden, which opened in 1914.

Japan's finest French-style garden, which opened in 1914.

Stop by Hakuundochaen for a Japanese culture experience.

Stop by Hakuundochaen for a Japanese culture experience.

You will enjoy some benefits if you display your pass at facilities marked with

Hakone Freepass

Approximately 10 minutes from Gora Station on the Hakone Tozan Cable Car

14:30

5 Sounzan Station

Enjoy a panoramic view of Mount Hakone Gairinzan, and as far as Sagami Bay on sunny days. Get off at Owakudani and try the kuro tamago (black eggs), a local specialty.

Black eggs, a local specialty.

Black eggs, a local specialty.

Approximately 24 minutes on the Hakone Ropeway

15:30

6 Togendai

Hakone Sightseeing Cruise – approximately 40 minutes

16:30

7 Motohakone-ko

Approximately 15 minutes on foot, or approximately 5 minutes on the free hotel shuttle bus

17:30

8 Odakyu Hotel de Yama

Reopened in 2015 following a renovation, this upscale hotel is situated in the vicinity of Lake Ashi. Guests are welcomed by some 3,000 azaleas in May.

10:00

9 Salon de thé ROSAGE

Managed directly by the Odakyu Hotel de Yama, this dessert shop is a 3-minute walk from the hotel. Indulge in delectable desserts and a cup of tea while enjoying the magnificent view. The hot apple pie made with a recipe handed down for generations is not to be missed!

Approximately 10 minutes on foot

11:00

10 Hakone Shrine

A shrine with more than 1,250 years of history. Within the shrine’s compounds is Kuzuryu-jinja, a spiritual place believed to bring fortune in romance and marriage.

Approximately 40 minutes on foot

12:00

11 Hakone Sekisho (Checkpoint)

This important historical site helps visitors understand how transportation operated in centuries past. The important role of the sekisho (road checkpoints) is depicted with figurines arranged in a daimyo gyoretsu (feudal lord procession).

You will enjoy some benefits if you display your pass at facilities marked with

Hakone Freepass

Approximately 6 minutes on foot

13:00

12 Hotoriya

This restaurant began operation in 2016. Enjoy a wide range of specialty lunch items such as curry rice and donburi rice dishes topped with local specialties like sakura shrimp and whitebait. Their unique take on the pancake is also a strong recommendation.

You will enjoy some benefits if you display your pass at facilities marked with

Hakone Freepass

Approximately 25 minutes on the Hakone Tozan Bus R Route

15:00

13 Hakone-Yumoto Station

Stroll along the shopping street near the station and enjoy a local treat as you hunt for souvenirs. Quintessential Hakone delicacies such as freshly fried fishcakes and charcoal-grilled dried fish are among the local speciality foods.

Approximately 85 minutes on the Limited Express Romancecar

18:30

Shinjuku Station