Translated by Jasmine Nishino
An Autumn Day Trip To Hakone: Art, Gardens, And Foliage
Written by Miho Moriya
The best time to see the autumn foliage in Hakone is from the end of October to late November. This time, we would like to suggest a sample day trip plan to great spots in Hakone during the autumn.
Journey Out to See Autumn Leaves
From Tokyo, you can reach Hakone in about two hours. This time, we would like to introduce you to a day trip in Hakone to see the autumn scenery. The prime time to see the maple leaves in Hakone is from the end of October to late November. Why not trip out of the busy metropolis to enjoy the seasonal beauty in Japan?
8:00 Depart from Shinjuku Station to Hakone
If you were to depart to Hakone from Tokyo, leaving from Shinjuku Station is very convenient. You can take the Odakyu Romance Car directly or take the standard trains or buses.
The duration of your trip may vary according to your transportation method, but it will take approximately one hour and a half to two-hours. For more information about transportation between Tokyo and Hakone, please read 3 Easy Ways To Get From Shinjuku To Hakone.
In addition to that, you may also enjoy the panoramic view of the autumn foliage from the Hakone Tozan Railway that departs from Hakone Yumoto Station, bound for the Hakone Open-Air Museum.