Your guide to using a hot spring in Japan. Learn how to onsen the Japanese way. Rules to enjoy the onsen, the traditional Japanese hot spring and that has been enjoyed for centuries, an truly unique Japanese experience
Hakone and Kawaguchiko are two beautiful places that are conveniently connected by bus. See the different beauty of Japan from both.
Hakone is a mountainous region just outside of Tokyo. Because of the wide range of elevation levels there are different features to the weather and climate throughout the year. Summers are cooler than the oppressive heat of Tokyo and in winter you have a good chance of seeing some snow. Here is a introduction into Hakone weather.
Hakone is a wonderful place to see and experience different activities. The history and culture of the area is a wonderful setting to discover much of Japan`s beauty. Many of the activities are cultural or take advantage of the natural beauty of the area. These are the best things to do in Hakone while you are here.
Hakone is most famous for hot springs, traditional ryokan, rich nature, museums, and historical sites. Hakone is a mountainous area that lies on the the famous Tokaido Road connecting Tokyo and Kyoto. Hakone is easily accessibly from Tokyo by train.
Owakudani, the steaming vents of Hakone are a highlight of any visit to the area. See, feel, and experience the wonders of Japan