Hiking trips – Hakone

Hot springs, cool crater lakes and the giant Mt. Fuji dominating the scenery

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Located in the south-central Kanagawa Prefecture, and part of the Greater Tokyo Area, Hakone is a town populated by just over 13,000 people. The town has been listed as a national geopark and is a magnet for nature enthusiasts, such as hikers and mountaineers. The entire region is guarded by the towering peak of Mt. Fuji, one of Japan’s most sacred mountains and iconic symbols of the country. The region is also home to relaxing hot springs, dormant snow-capped volcanoes, and interesting museums.

 

 

 

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What’s the weather like?

Summers are characterized by hot temperatures, the temperature ranges from -2 to 6℃ in the winter months to warm temperatures of 15 to 24℃ during the summer months. Rainfall in Hakone is quite heavy, with an annual precipitation of 2,132mm falling in Hakone.

Language

Japanese

Currency

Yen

How long should I stay?

The town of Hakone and its surrounding natural beauty is located about 2 hours away from Tokyo. If time is compressed, then it’s possible to enjoy the landscape in 1-2 days. But for a more intimate retreat then it is ideal to spend 5-7 days surrounded by the stunning scenery.

Country Code

+81

Best time to visit

It’s possible to hike all-year round, yet serious hikers should hit the trails in autumn, from September to November.

 

 

 

 

 

What People are Saying

  • 3 reviews

 

We had a very good experience while hiking in Hakone. Our tour guide, Shin Kaneko, was very helpful and informative during our trip, Looking forward to the next hiking trip
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Daisy
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Declan Moore
Our guide was fantastic! She was a total professional! We had a wonderful time. Would recommend her for others.
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