Tokyo to Hakone
Journey Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Hakone, a volcanic national park near Mt. Fuji, the tallest and most famous mountain in Japan attracting more than 200,000 climbers every year.
Visit the unique Hakone Open Air Museum and appreciate the balance of nature and art: a variety of sculptures on its spacious grounds in perfect harmony with picturesque views of the surrounding valley and mountains. The various indoor galleries, include a sizable Picasso Collection, consisting of paintings, prints, sculptures and ceramic creations. The Museum is interesting both for children & adults alike, with “artworks” which children can freely touch and even climb on!
Stay: Gora Kadan (1 night)
This former retreat of the Imperial Family in the heart of Hakone National Park, now a chic Japanese ryokan (guest house), will completely immerse you into the ancient Japanese way of life.
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