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Explore Hakone

Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0521, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 80-2638-3731
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Explore Hakone specializes in 100% customized private tours. You can visit many places in just one day with a licensed local guide. Reservations are required for all tours.
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“tea house” (6 reviews)
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Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0521, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 80-2638-3731
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"an excellent guide"
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"tea house"
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"day tour"
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"comfortable van"
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"tour ended"
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"amazing tour"
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"train station"
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"own pace"
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"mt fuji"
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"active volcano"
in 3 reviews
"shinto shrine"
in 2 reviews
"cable car"
in 3 reviews
"knowledgeable"
in 13 reviews
"hakone"
in 47 reviews
"amazake"
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"japan"
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"sights"
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Shin Kaneko is a perfect gentleman and easy to go buddy, which in his calm and heartful manner brings along a deeper insight of Hakone, in its rich variarity of botanic, cultural and food items...he english is excellent and better as mine, so that we...More

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you so much for visiting Japan and Hakone on the other day! I was really nice meeting all of you and spent such a great day together! We were blessed by Mt.Fuji in the morning and the nature of Hakone. I really hope your...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent day with Shin who is a very good guide who loves the area were he was born. With in international exposure: more than 10 years in France and the US, je is very well organised, select the right places to visit and offer the...More

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you so much again for visiting Japan and Hakone. It was really nice meeting both of you and spend a day in my hometown. We were lucky to see Mt.Fuji. I must thank for bringing sunshine from Paris! There are so many other great...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We couldn't have asked for a better tour guide for our short time in Hakone. Being a local, Shin was able to make the day so much more interesting and enjoyable. We have no hesitation in recommending Shin and Explore Hakone to anyone seeking a...More

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking your time to post a review! It was really nice meeting all of you and spend a day together. I saw other pictures on Facebook and it seems you had wonderful experiences throughout the trip! Hakone has so many...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Shin Kaneko has got to be the best guide in Hakone...5-star! He is a Hakone-born local himself, and it seems like everywhere we go, he is like a celebrity since everyone knows him. In addition to being a genuinely nice and pleasant guy, Shin is...More

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you for visiting my hometown and stayed for 2 nights! We were lucky to shoot both sunset and sunrise! It was also very nice meeting all of you and I had such a great day with your lovely family! Please extend my regards to...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Shin is awesome and Hakone is beautiful. Go now! :) I particularly enjoyed drinking amazake at the traditional tea house but the whole day was great.

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you so much for visiting Japan and Hakone! I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed the day. I love Amazake too! I hope you enjoyed your whole trip in Japan too. I'm looking forward to serving you again :D

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

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Shin-Kaneko, Owner at Explore Hakone, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

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