1-Day Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour (Return by Shinkansen)

Activity 2-3-11 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa, Tokyo Published on: 01-07-2016

07:30 AM - 08:00 PM
First-time visit
Private
Bus Train
Customer hotel
Highlight of the city
Activity
Day Trip
Sightseeing
1.53 USD

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This guided one-day tour takes you to majestic Mt. Fuji and Hakone. It includes a trip up to Mt. Fuji's 5th Station at an elevation of 2,300 meters, a cruise on pristine Lake Ashi, and a ride on the Komagatake Ropeway which boasts great views of the surrounding Hakone National Park. Ride the Shinkansen back to Tokyo.

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Why 1-Day Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour (Return by Shinkansen) is special ?

1. This is our most popular tour!!


2. Ride the Shinkansen, and explore Mt Fuji's 5th station and Hakone all in one day!


3. Join this tour on a pick-up bus from various meeting points mainly located at major hotels throughout Tokyo, and take a pleasant trip back to Tokyo on the Shinkansen.


4. Free Wi-Fi is available on the tour bus.

What to explore at 1-Day Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour (Return by Shinkansen)?

07:30 - 08:30 Pick-up Service

This tour can be joined from various meeting points mainly located at major hotels throughout Tokyo.

09:00 - Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal (120 min)

Depart Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal and head to Mt. Fuji by bus.

(Chuo Expressway or Tomei Expressway)

Mt. Fuji 5th Station (30 min)

Start the ascent up Mt. Fuji via the Fuji Subaru Line. Climb 2,300 meters (7,546 ft) above sea level for breathtaking views from above the clouds.

[Remarks] When Subaru Line roadway to Mt. Fuji 5th Station is closed due to road surface freezing, an accident, weather, or other reason, the tour will be taken as high as possible. No alternative destinations are planned when the tour reaches beyond the 1st station. When the tour has to turn back at the 1st station, or when the the Fuji Subaru Line is completely blocked, the tour will visit Lake Kawaguchi. Please note that this alternative itinerary may be omitted from the tour depending on traffic conditions.

Lunch (50 min)

Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch.

[Remarks] If you would like a vegetarian menu, please inform us at the time of reservation.

Lake Ashi Cruise (15 min)

Go for a sightseeing cruise on Lake Ashi, from Kojiri to Hakone-en. This crater lake along the southwest wall of the caldera of Mt. Hakone was formed by a powerful volcanic eruption nearly 3,000 years ago, and provides postcard views of Mt. Fuji towering 30 km northwest.

[Remarks]

If the Lake Ashi sightseeing boat or Komagatake Ropeway are not running due to inclement weather or maintenance, or as a result of road or organization circumstances, they may be omitted and replaced with one or more of the following: Hakone-en Aquarium, Hakone Ropeway, Owakudani, Hakone Pirate Ship, Narukawa Art Museum, Hakone Checkpoint, Lake Kawaguchi Sightseeing boat, Lake Kawaguchi Ropeway, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, Hakone Shrine, etc., but this will not be used as a reason to cancel the tour, and refunds will not be given for this reason.

Mt. Komagatake Ropeway (50 min)

Spend a total of 50 minutes including a 7-minute ropeway ride up to the spiritual Hakone Shrine Mototsumiya (original shrine) that nestles at the mountaintop.

Time allotted includes time spent at the peak of Mt. Komagatake.

Hakone Komagatake Ropeway may be omitted due to heavy traffic. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded for such an itinerary alteration. Also, the return time may be later than scheduled. (Estimated arrival time to Tokyo Station: 20:00-22:00)

Depart Hakone

Depart Hakone and proceed to Odawara Station by bus. The bus may make brief stops at hotels in the Hakone area.

17:00 - 19:30 Depart Odawara Station (40 min)

Board a non-reserved seat Kodama Shinkansen. The train will stop at Shin-Yokohama and Shinagawa before arriving at Tokyo.

18:00 - 20:00 Tokyo Station

The tour disbands upon arrival. Please head to your next destination on your own from Tokyo Station.

Participants must head to their next destination on their own from Tokyo Station, but the guide can explain how to return to hotels.

Addtional information

1. GPS-equipped audio guides are available in Chinese and Spanish. Please make a request when booking if you would like an audio guide. 

There are a limited number of audio guides available, so it may not be possible to provide one for each participant. Also, no refunds will be issued even if the audio guide is unusable due to weak signal, device issues, Wi-Fi malfunction, etc.

2. Hakone Komaga-take Ropeway may be omitted from the itinerary due to heavy traffic. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded in such cases. In addition, the return time may be later than scheduled. (Estimated arrival time to Tokyo Station: 20:00-22:00)

3. On tours in 2015, if Fuji Visitor Center is closed or the tour is behind schedule due to traffic delays, Fuji Visitor Center may be omitted from the itinerary. On tours in 2016, Fuji Visitor Center will not be visited.

4. If the Fuji Subaru Line to Mt. Fuji's 5th Station is closed due to icy roads, the tour will be taken as high as possible.

No alternative destination is planned in the case that Mt. Fuji's 5th Station cannot be visited due to an accident, weather conditions, etc.

5. Mt. Fuji's 5th Station is typically 10 to 15 degrees Celsius colder than Tokyo. On tours from autumn to spring, please bring a coat and other warm clothing.

6. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded even if Mt. Fuji is not fully visible due to weather conditions.

7. If the Lake Ashi sightseeing boat or Komagatake Ropeway are not running due to inclement weather or maintenance, or as a result of road or organization circumstances, they may be omitted and replaced with one or more of the following: Hakone-en Aquarium, Hakone Ropeway, Owakudani, Hakone Pirate Ship, Narukawa Art Museum, Hakone Checkpoint, Lake Kawaguchi Sightseeing boat, Lake Kawaguchi Ropeway, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, Hakone Shrine, etc., but this will not be used as a reason to cancel the tour, and refunds will not be given for this reason.

8. The guide may not accompany you on the bus or Shinkansen back to Tokyo. In this case, information on how to return to hotels will be provided in advance.

9. After sightseeing is finished, the bus may make multiple stops at hotels in the Hakone area.

10. If the minimum number of participants is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.

11. The arrival time to Tokyo Station may vary depending on the season and the day of the week.

[Remarks (for 2014 F800)] Tours in 2014 from Dec. to Mar. depart Odawara Station between 17:00 and 18:30. Tours from Apr. to Nov. depart between 18:00 and 19:30.

12. When Subaru Line roadway to Mt. Fuji 5th Station is closed due to road surface freezing, an accident, weather, or other reason, the tour will be taken as high as possible. No alternative destinations are planned when the tour reaches beyond the 1st station. When the tour has to turn back at the 1st station, or when the the Fuji Subaru Line is completely blocked, the tour will visit Lake Kawaguchi. Please note that this alternative itinerary may be omitted from the tour depending on traffic conditions.

13. Lunch may be a Japanese/Western style buffet in some cases.

Inclusion

English-speaking guide

Lunch

Other admission fees

Transportation costs included in the tour

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Duration
9.0 days
Estimated
1,379.63 USD
Total travel distance
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Number of places
28 places

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2-3-11 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa, Tokyo

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