[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.

There are snowy days during winter in Hakone. Several areas are illuminated, creating a romantic atmosphere visitors can enjoy.

Winter

Events

Day Event Location
January 1 First Shrine Visit & Seven Gods of Fortune Visit Hakone-jinja shrine, etc.
2,3 Hakone-Tokyo Ekiden University Student Competition Tokyo-Hakone
5 Lake Ashi Opens Motohakone
February 3 Setsubun Festival Hakone-jinja shrine

Flowers and Plants

  • Fall Colors

    Early October-Early December

Weather

Below are average temperatures between November and February. Temperatures are lower than in Tokyo and high-elevation regions are especially chilly. Bring a thick coat, hat, gloves, and other preventation against the cold.

  • December

    Average

    3.4°C

    High

    14.5°C

    Low

    −6.9°C

  • January

    Average

    0.4°C

    High

    10.1°C

    Low

    -9.1°C

  • February

    Average

    1.7°C

    High

    13.2°C

    Low

    -8.3°C

From: Hakonemachi