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From Tokyo: Guided Day Trip to Hakone, Owakudani, & Mt. Fuji

1. From Tokyo: Guided Day Trip to Hakone, Owakudani, & Mt. Fuji

If you want to enjoy a relaxing day away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, this one-day tour to Hakone, Owakudani, and Mt. Fuji is what you need. Board the bus from Ikebukuro or Shinjuku, the heart of this busy city. The bus will take you away from your routine and let you breathe fresh air by the lake in Hakone area. Start your journey of the day by cruising using the famous Hakone Pirate Ship! This beautiful ship will take you from Motohakone pier to Togendai pier in 25 minutes. Indulge your eyes with its magnificent exterior and interior design. After being awed by the pirate ship, rest a little bit while having lunch at Togendai View Restaurant. If you finish your lunch early, you can wander around Togendai Station and find what it has to offer. Get ready to be amazed by the view from the Hakone ropeway! After lunch, this tour will take you from Togendai to Owakudani in 30 minutes using Hakone Ropeway. It has signature view for each season throughout the year! The trip is not over yet. The area around the crater created by the last eruption of Mt. Hakone, which occurred roughly 3000 years ago, is known as Owakudani. Sulfur fumes, hot springs, and hot rivers can be experienced throughout a large portion of the region, which is currently an active volcanic area. On a clear day, Owakudani also offers a fantastic glimpse of Mt. Fuji. Upon arriving at Mt. Fuji 5th Station, spend the following 40 minutes discovering and soaking in the breathtaking views of Japan. A well-known symbol of Japan standing at 3776 meters high, the spectacular Mt.Fuji has made the subject of literature and art throughout Japanese history. After that we will bring you back to Tokyo.

From Tokyo: Round-Trip Fare and Entry Ticket to Kawagoe City

2. From Tokyo: Round-Trip Fare and Entry Ticket to Kawagoe City

Explore Kawagoe City, known for its architecture from the Edo Period, and relax with round-trip train fare with a pass designed especially for foreign tourists. Wander the scenic streets of Kawagoe and admire the historic houses. After exploring, venture back to Tokyo at the end of the day. Begin your tour in Tokyo as you depart from Tokyo Urban Station. Alternatively, choose a departure from the Seibu-Shinjuku, Takadanobaba, or Ikebukuro Stations. Watch as the city of Tokyo slips away and you arrive in Kawagoe City. Next, use your pass to gain entry to the town of Kawagoe. Commonly called Koedo, or "little Edo," the town hearkens back to the Edo Period with its striking, old, storehouse-like houses. Feel like you've stepped back in time as you marvel at the black plastered walls and the tiled roofs. Finally, after you've explored this living museum, return to Tokyo with the help of your pass to conclude your tour.

From Tokyo: MOOMINVALLEY PARK Ticket and Bus/Train Pass

3. From Tokyo: MOOMINVALLEY PARK Ticket and Bus/Train Pass

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Moominvalley with a trip to the state-of-the-art MOOMINVALLEY PARK, just outside of Tokyo. Enjoy the colorful park with an admission ticket and travel there and back with a 1-day pass for the train and bus. Begin the day in Tokyo by heading over to the train station or riding one of the bus routes to MOOMINVALLEY PARK. Take unlimited rides on the Seibu lines for the day, so you can enjoy not only the MOOMINVALLEY PARK, but also sightseeing spots located along the lines. Just an hour by train from Tokyo, explore the unique atmosphere of Kawagoe, with traditional buildings andstreets reminiscent of the lively cityscapes of the Edo period. Once at the park, step inside and visit the various places that appear in the world-famous story, such as the Moominhouse, the bathing huts, and the lighthouse. Be entertained by the Moomin family and their friends on a full-day adventure.

From Tokyo : SEIBU Train 1 Day Pass

4. From Tokyo : SEIBU Train 1 Day Pass

Go on interesting day trips from Tokyo and take advantage of unlimited travel for 1 day. Walk through the historic warehouse district in the city of Kawagoe, or see the famous Buddhist temple of Kita-in. Ride the train to Chichibu and relax in the natural landscape, surrounded by mountains. Depart from Tokyo and plan your own tours in cities like Kawagoe and Chichibu. Enjoy unlimited travel along the Seibu Line, (except the Tamagawa Line). Explore the traditional clay warehouses of Kawagoe, known as Kurazukuri, and shop in the sweet shops of Candy Alley. Visit the town of Chichibu, which is surrounded by mountains. Look out for the steam trains which pass through the area, or visit the hot springs. Also, see the setting for many famous anime movies. Have the flexibility to travel at your own pace.

From Tokyo: Seibu Railway 1 Day Pass and Nagatoro

5. From Tokyo: Seibu Railway 1 Day Pass and Nagatoro

Design your own trips from Tokyo and travel along all Seibu lines (except Tamagawa). Use the Nagatoro pass to travel along the section of the Chichibu Railway Line between Nogami Station and Mitsumineguchi Station. Take in the amazing pink moss fields of Hitsujiyama Park in Chichibu. Visit the historic town of Kawagoe and see the warehouse district, which is lined with clay-walled Edo-style warehouse buildings. See the only remaining palace buildings of Edo Castle at Kitain Temple. Shop for Japanese snacks along Candy Alley, a street filled with sweet shops. Choose to explore Chichibu, famous for being the setting of anime movies, hot springs, and steam trains. Also, enjoy an additional Nagator pass, which allows you to travel along the Chichibu Main Line. Visit Nogami, Nagato, and Mitsumineguchi.

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