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.
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.
|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|
Early October-Early December
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.