Take a wonderful guided rickshaw tour of Hakone Yumoto

Explore by Rickshaw

The most convenient, economical, and enjoyable way to take in an area is on a Rickshaw ride. Rickshaw were the taxi of their time, but is a fading art is Japan. Once found across Japan, you will now only be able to enjoy this experience in a few places. Hakone has a wonderful and vibrant group of Jinrikisya.

We picture rickshaw riding down the streets of 1920`s Shanghai, but the origin of the word is distinctly Japanese. Enjoy a Jinrikisya 人力車 ride through the town of Yumoto, Hakone. This informative and exciting experience gives you an eco-friendly personalized tour of this historic classic resort town. Your driver is also your guide, answering questions and giving you local insight into some of Yumoto`s wonderful historic and cultural gems. You will be taken to and told about hidden corners, historical landmarks, and tasty joints around town. Yumoto is ideal because of it`s compact nature and historic location.

A rickshaw tour of Yumoto can accommodate 2-3 people at one time. Choose from 20min / 30min / 40min tours of the area.

The wonderful guides are informative and entertaining. All tours begin just outside of Hakone Yumoto Train Station on the banks of the Hayakawa river.

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