[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.

Summer weather is ideal in Hakone and temperatures are lower than in Tokyo. Hydrangea season is in June. Japanese summer events are held between July and August.

Early Summer
Summer

Events

Day Event Location
June First Monday Hakone Meijin Shogi Competition Sengokuhara
13 Kuzuryu Shrine Festival Kojiri
July 15 Miyagino Yudate-Shishimai Lion Dance Miyagino Suwa Shrine
31 Lake Festival Lake Ashi & Motohakone
August 2 Shinko Festival Lake Ashi
2・3 Hakone-en Summer Night Festival Lake Ashi & Motohakone
3 Taiko Hyotan Festival Miyanoshita
4 Kojiri Kuzuryu Shrine Festival Lake Ashi & Kojiri
5 Torii Yaki Festival & Ryuto Festival Lake Ashi & Kojiri
11 Ohiradai Onsen Summer Festival Ohiradai
mid- Miyagino Summer Festival Miyagino
16 Daimonji Yaki Gora
25 Sengokuhara Susuki Festival Sengokuhara

Flowers and Plants

  • Lilies

    Late July-Early August

Weather

Below are average temperatures in Hakone between June and August. Don’t forget to protect yourself against the heat. High-elevation regions will be cold. Bring long-sleeve shirts and a scarf.

  • June

    Average

    17.8°C

    High

    26.3°C

    Low

    9.0°C

  • July

    Average

    21.8°C

    High

    30.4°C

    Low

    14.7°C

  • August

    Average

    23.2°C

    High

    31.3°C

    Low

    16.4°C

From: Hakonemachi