[10/23 10:00AM]Regarding the operation of the transportation network with regard to damage by Typhoon Hagibis 19 in the Hakone area.

About volcanic activity in Hakone

Hakone Ropeway Operation Suspended

Notice: Due to the heightened volcanic alert level for Owakudani, the Hakone Sightseeing Cruise and Hakone Ropeway 1-day Ticket is not being sold at this time.
*The Hakone Sightseeing Cruise is still running on a normal schedule.

Seasonal Highlights

Enjoy flora year-round in nature-filled Hakone.
Find out the seasons and events for cherry blossoms and azaleas, hydrangeas, fall foliage, pampas grass, and more.
View videos of the four seasons and learn about the weather throughout the year.

Hakone changes dramatically in fall with its foliage and pampas grass. The town holds a famous festival featuring a parade with people dressed in Edo Period outfits.

Fall

Events

Day Event Location
September early Hakone Student Music Festival Sengokuhara
9 Yumoto Kumano Shrine Festival Yumoto
October mid- Ashikari Festival Ashinoyu
24 Motomiya Reisai Festival Komagatake
November 3 Hakone Daimyo Gyoretsu Yumoto
mid- Hakone Autumn Music Festival Sengokuhara
3 Tonosawa Hibuse Kannon Bosatsu Reisai Festival Tonosawa

Flowers and Plants

  • Silver Grass

    Early September-Early November

Weather

Below are average temperatures in Hakone between September and November. Temperatures are lower than in Tokyo.
High-elevation regions will be cold. Bring a jacket or sweater.

  • September

    Average

    19.5°C

    High

    27.8°C

    Low

    10.8°C

  • October

    Average

    14.1°C

    High

    23.1°C

    Low

    4.5°C

  • November

    Average

    8.6°C

    High

    17.9°C

    Low

    −2.0°C

From: Hakonemachi