Day Trip destination from Tokyo

Tokyo has plenty to offer to visitors and residents, but we cannot emphasize it often enough. It’s important to get out and see other parts of Japan as well. Many Japanese who live in Tokyo usually go sightseeing not in Tokyo but outside of Tokyo. If you don’t have enough time to go Kyoto, Hiroshima, Osaka, Nara etc., we recommend you plan a day trips from Tokyo. Here are our recommendations for day trips from Tokyo.

Kamakura - Shogunate capital

<HIGHLIGHT>

  • Meet the Great Buddha
  • Feel shogunate culture
  • Enjoy bay side to Enoshima

<ACCESS from Tokyo station>

  • about 1 hour (920JPY) per 1 way
  • [Direct]Take JR Yokosuka line
  • [1 transfer]Take JR Tokaido line and transfer to JR Yokosuka line at Totsuka or Ofuna

Hakone - Go to see Mt. Fuji and enjoy Hot spring

<HIGHLIGHT>

  • See Mt. Fuji from Owakudani or Ashi lake
  • Enjoy hot spring and relaxed

<ACCESS from Tokyo>

  • Take JR Chuo line and transfer to Romancecar at Shinjuku station to Hakone yumoto
    • about 2 hour (2,280JPY) per 1 way
  • Take Bullet train to Odawara and transfer to Hakone Tozan rail to Hakone yumoto
    • about 1 hour (3,530-4,250JPY) per 1 way

Kawaguchiko - At the foot of Mt. Fuji

<HIGHLIGHT>

  • See Mt. Fuji from Kawaguchi lake
  • See Mt. Fuji with Chureito pagoda located near Kawaguchiko (lake Kawaguchi)

<ACCESS from Tokyo>

  • Take JR Chuo line to Otsuki and transfer to Fujikyuko line to Kawaguchiko station
    • about 3 hour (about 3,000 JPY) per 1 way
  • Take JR Chuo line to Shinjuku and transfer to express bus to Kawaguchiko station
    • about 2 hour (about 2,000 JPY) per 1 way

Nikko

<HIGHLIGHT>

  • See Mt. Fuji from Kawaguchi lake
  • See Mt. Fuji with Chureito pagoda located near Kawaguchiko (lake Kawaguchi)

<ACCESS from Tokyo>

  • Take JR Chuo line to Otsuki and transfer to Fujikyuko line to Kawaguchiko station
    • about 3 hour (about 3,000 JPY) per 1 way
  • Take JR Chuo line to Shinjuku and transfer to express bus to Kawaguchiko station
    • about 2 hour (about 2,000 JPY) per 1 way

Kawagoe - Little Edo (Old Tokyo), feel the atmosphere of the Edo Period.

<HIGHLIGHT>

  • Visit Nikko toshogu and see beautiful temple
  • See Japanese famouse water fall “Kegon no taki”

<ACCESS from Tokyo>

  • Take JR Tohoku bullet train to Tochigi and transfer JR nikko like to Nikko station
    • 5780JPY (about 2 hour) per 1 way
  • Take JR Joban line to Kitasenju station and transfer Tobu isezaki line to Shimoimaichi then Tobu nikko line to Tobu Nikko
    • 2920JPY(about 2 half hour )per 1way

Miurakaigan -Tokyo bay side

<HIGHLIGHT>

  • Cycling and Feel the wind of Tokyo bay
  • Taste Tuna “Misakimaguro” lunch

<ACCESS from Tokyo>

  • Take JR tokaido line to yokohama and transfer to Keikyu line to Misakiguchi or Miurakaigan station
    • 1040 JPY (about 1 half hour) per 1 way

Day Trips destination from Tokyo

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