Japan's iconic volcano is just a short trip from Tokyo writes Sarah Pollok.
It's hard to imagine Japan without the bold shape of Mt Fuji coming to mind. So if you're ready to take a break from the neon chaos of Tokyo, escape to the mountains and tick this iconic attraction off your bucket list, Hakone is the place to go.
Hakone is within Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. Travellers can take a bus or car, but for the proper Japanese experience, you simply can't go past the train. Take the express via Shinjuku for a two-hour trip with a