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Explore Hakone

Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0521, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Custom Private Tour in Hakone with Optional Hot Springs Experience
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Explore Hakone specializes in 100% customized private tours. You can visit many places in just one day with a licensed local guide. Reservations are required for all tours.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0521, Kanagawa Prefecture
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"tour guide"
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"an excellent guide"
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"tea house"
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"comfortable van"
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"tour ended"
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"train station"
in 6 reviews
"day trip"
in 8 reviews
"fantastic tour"
in 2 reviews
"own pace"
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"mt fuji"
in 6 reviews
"active volcano"
in 3 reviews
"shinto shrine"
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"cable car"
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"knowledgeable"
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"interests"
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"amazake"
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"highlights"
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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent day with Shin who is a very good guide who loves the area were he was born. With in international exposure: more than 10 years in France and the US, je is very well organised, select the right places to visit and offer the...More

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much again for visiting Japan and Hakone. It was really nice meeting both of you and spend a day in my hometown. We were lucky to see Mt.Fuji. I must thank for bringing sunshine from Paris! There are so many other great...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We couldn't have asked for a better tour guide for our short time in Hakone. Being a local, Shin was able to make the day so much more interesting and enjoyable. We have no hesitation in recommending Shin and Explore Hakone to anyone seeking a...More

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Thank you so much for taking your time to post a review! It was really nice meeting all of you and spend a day together. I saw other pictures on Facebook and it seems you had wonderful experiences throughout the trip! Hakone has so many...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Shin Kaneko has got to be the best guide in Hakone...5-star! He is a Hakone-born local himself, and it seems like everywhere we go, he is like a celebrity since everyone knows him. In addition to being a genuinely nice and pleasant guy, Shin is...More

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Thank you for visiting my hometown and stayed for 2 nights! We were lucky to shoot both sunset and sunrise! It was also very nice meeting all of you and I had such a great day with your lovely family! Please extend my regards to...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Shin is awesome and Hakone is beautiful. Go now! :) I particularly enjoyed drinking amazake at the traditional tea house but the whole day was great.

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting Japan and Hakone! I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed the day. I love Amazake too! I hope you enjoyed your whole trip in Japan too. I'm looking forward to serving you again :D

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

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