Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), Hakone-machi

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Filling an ancient volcanic crater, Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) lures visitors with a selection of historic sites, geothermal vents, and striking views of Mt. Fuji. Pay a visit to this 3,000-year old lake to explore densely forested hillsides dotted with villages and the occasional waterfront spa. Go for a hike on the trails of the surrounding national park or tread the path of the shoguns on the 400-year old road winding its way through thick vegetation. Alternatively, try to catch a view of snow-capped Mt. Fuji by going on a sightseeing boat tour. Add Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) to your Hakone-machi travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Hakone-machi vacation builder.
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  • Beautiful lake with access to walks and cable cars for amazing view of Mt Fuji.Lovely walks and good restaurants.  more »
  • ASHI-fun to wander the Lakeshore promenade might think Lake excursion boats and the only one. The hustle and bustle of the ferry terminal lies to spend quiet time. From togendai lakeside campground, walk through gates to fun.
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  • Lake Ashi is certainly serene and beautiful and 100% worth taking a boat across if you get the opportunity. The thing that makes it one of the best things to do though, is that you get to ride over it...  more »