Hakone is covered with Snow. The perfect season for hot springs! You can enjoythe winter scenery, which is almost like a piece of art.
Where to see snow in Hakone?
Hakone also has many seasonal light up events located throughout the town. Snow will fall in the upper parts of Hakone, in the Sengokuhara and Lake Ashi area most usually around February.
Is Hakone colder than Tokyo?
The climate of Hakone Yumoto might not differ so much from Tokyo, however other areas of Hakone can drop 3 to 4 degrees at higher altitudes. It is best to bring winter clothes such as a coat, as the higher altitudes make for more severe cold than in Tokyo.