Learn why areas around Hakone are considered “power spots” on a guided hiking or cycling tour.
A mention of Hakone conjures up images of steaming open-air hot spring baths at mountain inns in deep green clefts. There’s a mineral tang to the air, along with a bracing bite. In winter, snowflakes evaporate as they meet steam rising from the baths, under graceful sweeps of reddening maple branches. But what Hakone also has to offer is a natural landscape filled with activities and outdoor challenges that will exhilarate and energize you.