[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.

Spring brings cherry blossoms, azalea, and lush greenery to Hakone.
Various events are also held during this season.

Spring

Events

Day Event Location
March 1 Fishing season begins at Lake Ashi Lake Ashi
mid- Japanese Silver Grass Burning Sengokuhara
27 Sengokuhara Yudate-Shishimai Lion Dance Sengokuhara Suwa Shrine
April 12 Kaempfer and Birnie Festival Motohakone
16・17 Ohiradai Onsen Festival Ohiradai
May 5 Kintoki Festival Sengokuhara Kintoki Shrine
Second
Sunday
Kowakidani Azalea Festival Kowakidani Houraien Garden

Flowers and Plants

  • Cherry Blossoms

    Late March-Early April

  • Azalea

    Early April-Late May

  • Roses

    Late May-Late June

  • Hydrangea

    Late May-Late July

Weather

Below are average temperatures in Hakone between March and May. Early mornings and evenings are cold, so be sure to bring long-sleeved shirts and cardigans.

  • March

    Average

    4.9°C

    High

    16.2°C

    Low

    −6.1°C

  • April

    Average

    9.6°C

    High

    20.2°C

    Low

    −1.8°C

  • May

    Average

    14.6°C

    High

    25.4°C

    Low

    3.8°C

From: Hakonemachi