Tuesday, July 5, 2016

# Travel ♪ A Short Trip to Hakone By LIMOTAXI!!


A Luxurious Day Trip to Hakone
by HINOMARU LIMOTAXI !!

Have you ever used any limousine services when you went traveling before? Think about how much time you can save for traveling if you use the limousine services! If you want to go somewhere that is close to Tokyo, we suggest the Hinomaru Limousine for you. 

I think you must have read our previous blog about enjoying Sakura with Hinomaru Limousine. If you want to read it again, please go here: 

Some of you may think about Limousine service is only good for traveling within Tokyo. Actually you can also use it when you go to nearby places. This time, we will take the LIMOTAXI to visit Hakone where you can see the Mt.Fuji and enjoy the hot springs! Let's go!!


Start your journey anywhere that you want!

No matter you want to be picked up at the Ueno station, the Tokyo station, or the Asakusa station, LIMOTAXI can do that as per your request So you can forget about checking which trains to take and where to transfer next time!

Moreover, if you are traveling with children or elders, this limousine service is highly recommended for you and your family!!


Let' go!

Look how spacious it is inside the LIMOTAXI!


Now, let our professional driver takes us on a safe and pleasant journey!











Communication with the driver

You don't have to worry about the communication with the driver. With the "Smile Call" service, you can just simply talk to the app, and the app will translate your language into Japanese for the driver. It's simple and easy!












You just have to select the "Smile Call" service when you make your limousine reservation, then they can provide English, Korean, and Chinese translation service to you.













Tomei Expressway Ebina Service Area

If you take the Tomei Expressway to go to Hakone, you will pass by this famous rest area. Let's take a rest and do some shopping here!











How about some Melonpan (Japanese sweet bun) from PORUTOGARU and Japanese style Dango (sticky rice balls)!












Arrive in Hakone!!

Look how gorgeous it is!! Behind the Lake Ashinoko, you can find Mt. Fuji and the famous Hakone Shrine!! You can't miss this gorgeous photo spot!!

Google Map



A Relaxing Trip

How nice it is we use the Hinomaru Limousine service this time! We can just take rest and enjoy the views on our way here.

Thanks to the professional driver, we don't have to worry about the transportation and train schedule too.





Hakone! Here we are!!



Into the woods

The next stop LIMOTAXI takes us to is the Hakone cedar trees street where we can get some fresh air!! It's so convenient to get here from the Lake Ashinoko.













A walk in nature

Time to do some exercise and refresh yourself.


Google Map











Just try to relax yourself and calm down. Look how beautiful our nature is!



Onshi-Hakone-Koen Park

After a relaxing walk in the woods, LIMOTAXI takes us to this famous park where you can see the Lake Ashinoko, Mt. Fuji, and the mountains that surround the park.









Time for lunch!!

Let's have lunch at this restaurant where you can just enjoy the beautiful view of Lake Ashinoko while you eat.


Shinshou Soba
Tel. 0460-83-6618
Hours: 11:00 - 16:00 (to 18:00 in summer)
http://shinshou-soba.com
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Photos: Buckwheat noodles with duck set (1,280 yen + tax) and deep fried pork cutlet rice bowl set (1,580 yen + tax)






Hakone Shrine

The Hakone Shrine is a Japanese shrine on the shores of Lake Ashinoko.









Let' take some photos in front of the Torii!

Torii a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to the sacred. (from wikipedia)











You can find some big cedar trees in Hakone Shrine too. Make your wish to them, maybe it will come true!!


















A bit tired after the walk in the shrine? No worries, our LIMOTAXI is waiting for us just outside the shrine. How nice is that!!












The Pirate Ship - Hakone Sightseeing Cruise

Hakone-machi Port <-> Togendai Port

One way: Adults 1,000 yen, Children 500 yen
Round trip: Adults 1,840 yen, Children 910 yen

http://www.hakone-kankosen.co.jp/foreign/en/index.html






This time, we choose to take the one way trip to Togendai Port. Are we in the movie set of Pirate of Caribbean??















We can take a relaxing walk in the woods again after getting off at the Togendai Port.

LIMOTAXI is waiting for us ahead!













Famous Hot Spring - Hakone Yunessun

What is better than getting in a hot spring and relax yourself after a long walk!!




Outdoor hot springs in forest

At YUNESSUN, you can find hot springs that change the theme according to the 4 seasons. In June, it is the season of Hydrangeas flowers! So you can enjoy your hot spring time surround by these lovely flowers.










Hakone Kowakien Yunessun

Address: 1297 Ninotaira, Hakone-machi, Kanagawa Prefecture
Tel: 0460-82-4126
Hours: 09:00 - 18:00 (Swimming Wear Area)
11:00 - 20:00 (Hot Springs in Forest Area)

Fares
YUNESSUN (Swimming Wear Area): Adults 2,900 yen, Children 1,600 yen
Hot Springs in Forest Area: Adults 1,900 yen, Children 1,200 yen
For both areas: Adults 4,100 yen, Children 2,100 yen

http://www.yunessun.com/enjoy/list.html

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Shopping for souvenirs - Hakone Yumoto

If you want to buy some local souvenirs for your friends and family, Hakone Yumoto is a good place for you to go. You can find many shops selling local products here.





Thanks a lot, LIMOTAXI!!

Without the LIMOTAXI service, we won't be able to enjoy Hakone like this way!
















As we have mentioned, with the LIMOTAXI service, you don't have to worry about the transportation and train schedule. You can just chill and enjoy the views on your way to your destination. Moreover, it is not that expensive to have this 5-stars service. So next time when you travel with your family, the LIMOTAXI service is highly recommended for you!

Hinomaru Limousine Service
http://www.tokyo-taxi.jp/english/

Reservation Page
http://www.tokyo-taxi.jp/english/reserve/about

Optional Sightseeing Tour
http://www.tokyo-taxi.jp/english/option/index.html


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