This unique botanical garden, which display most of the aquatic plants seen in japanese wetlands, was first established in 1976. The botanical garden is located in Hakone-Sengokuhara, 650m (2,200 feet ) above sea level.
Yumoto is the gateway to the Hakone area with the main train station and a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and accommodation.
A day trip to Hakone is one of the best ways to spend a day outside Tokyo. An overnight trip is the best way to see the area, but you can get all the highlights in one day!
Owakudani, the steaming vents of Hakone are a highlight of any visit to the area. See, feel, and experience the wonders of Japan
Hakone`s Kosui Festival starts soon! Hakone has a week of festivities centered around Lake Ashi and the historic Hakone Shrine. The Hakone Summer Festival Week will be held from 7/31 to 8/5. This is a week full of festivities, fireworks, food stalls, and live performances. Each evening there will be a fireworks event on the shores of Lake Ashi.
Continue our exploration of Hakone from Owakudani down to Lake Ashi and back to Yumoto