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This was a pretty steep hike and the rocks make it a little difficult. I'm a bit out of shape so I... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Katsushika-ku, Tokyo, Japan
A good walk

With very low cloud and no mountain views we decided to stay at low level and to walk from Lake... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Mary H
Stamford, United Kingdom
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Hatajuku, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0314, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

This was a pretty steep hike and the rocks make it a little difficult. I'm a bit out of shape so I needed to stop a few times to catch my breath. The feeling of samurai walking the same road in history made it worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TonsKitchen
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We took the Stone-paved road from Motohakone to Hakoneyumoto. It was a really good hike with a nice break in the tea house that is located next to the trail. There were not so many people on the trail and it was not very difficult,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Gal_Anonim_Wawa
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a perfect day trip from Tokyo. I highly recommend doing this walk! Ok, so I found information really hard to find. So, here - have some tips: - We thought we’d walk from Hakone to the lake (Motohakone) because we’d read it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
12  Thank carlaingrid
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

My day in Hakone was filled with rain and fog, but this walk lifted my spirits from the disappointment that I wouldn’t get to see Mt.Fuji. Because it was raining, I felt like the path was mine. It was very peaceful and relaxing. Watch where...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Harding2096
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I walked from Hakone-Yumoto station all the way up, following roads and endless stone staircases and across this beautiful road and up to the shops. I walked for about 5 or 6 hours all up so I found it way too tiring. There is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank chelseanapier
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Walk from Hakone to Lake Ashi is leisurely with lots of hundreds year old cedar trees. The day we did the walk it was nice weather.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mama2010
Reviewed 1 May 2018

..but a joy to walk as it is very under-utilised. You have the birds and the trees to yourself..the paving is not difficult to walk, but does require consistent attention. It had rained heavily a day or two before our walk but it was not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank daleringham
Reviewed 24 April 2018

With very low cloud and no mountain views we decided to stay at low level and to walk from Lake Ashi to Hakone. At first signage was excellent but several times on the route we had to walk down the road and hope that, by...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Mary H
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The path was wet and slippery when we walked there as it was raining earlier or the night before. It was not easy to find as we had to ask for direction from one of the staff at the sightseeing cruise jetty. Nonetheless it was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank wyana
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This is a nice walk and if there’s no one else about you can get some pretty photos however it was a lot shorter than expected and I certainly wouldn’t go to this location for this walk / attraction alone however if you are combining...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank Boho1979
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Nancy V
3 January 2015|
Response from Yuxin Y |
did you find out in the end? actually planning to go in Feb this year and would like to know your experience.