See & DoSengokuhara, the Highlands of Hakone


Sengokuhara is the large highland valley near Lake Ashi. This area is famous for museums, resorts, golfing, and access to the Mt. Fuji area.

Some of Hakone`s best outdoor activities can be found in the area. The highlands of Sengokuhara run along the base of the peaking mountains of Hakone. A short bus ride through the mountain tunnel takes you to Gotemba and the base of Mt. Fuji.

The pampas grass of Sengoku

Enjoy the seasons in Hakone

Many people stay here for the wonderful resorts and ease of travel to Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi. Sengokuhara has wonderful onsen spring waters flowing from the surroundings mountians. The beautiuful natural surroundings make this one of the best places to enjoy an exclusive experience at one of the many top rated ryokan or hotels in Hakone.

Kinnotake Sengokuhara

Prince Hotel

Prince Hotel

There are also many interesting museums and outdoor activities in the area. Experience the beauty of Japanese nature with views of Fuji or a hike through the mountains. The Little Prince Museum, Venetian Glass Museum, Lalique Museum, and many more attract people from around the world.

Little Prince Museum

Lalique Museum

Venetian Glass Museum