A popular retreat for over a thousand years, this thermal resort to the west of Tokyo serves as a springboard for the popular Hakone National Park, whose natural wonders include Mount Fuji and shimmering Lake Ashi. In clear weather, spectacular views of the sacred peak and its outlying mountains are to be had from the onsen (hot spring) resorts dotted around the town, while a funicular railway and ropeway connect a circuit of delightful open-air museums and galleries, featuring works by contemporary Japanese artists, as well as the likes of Rodin and Henry Moore.

Lake Ashi, on the southwest flank of Mount Hakone, was where the great feudal lord, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, ordered hot spring baths to be built to aid the recovery of his battle-scarred soldiers following the Siege of Odawara in 1590, and onsen resorts and ryokans have proliferated around its shores ever since. Excursion boats, many of them replica medieval Japanese galleons, cross the waters, offering superlative views of the surrounding summits.

 

Suggested Tours

 

    Talk to the Experts

    At TransIndus we are committed to quality and determined to ensure every one of our clients enjoys the best holiday possible. Having lived or worked, and travelled extensively in their specialist countries, our consultants are experts whose advice can be depended on. To make an enquiry, call us on 0208 566 3739

    Make an enquiry today

    020 8566 3739

    TransIndus Brochures 2019/20

    India & the Subcontinent
    Download PDF
    The Far East
    Download PDF
    Southeast Asia
    Download PDF
    Group Tours
    Download PDF

    order brochures

    Brochure Order

    Our beautifully produced brochures are designed to give you all the information you may need when planning a holiday to one of our destinations. They feature information about the destination and experiences and suggested tours you can enjoy as well as the practical details needed during planning.

    Please select the brochure you would lie to receive:

    Note: If you are already get our newsletter list, your preferences will remain the same. Remember you can unsubscribe at any time

    You can be assured that TransIndus will never allow third parties to use your data and store your financial information. We protect your data as if it was our own, because we're people too!

    By submitting this form you agree to our Privacy Policy

    Submitting form...