Winter is one of the best times to see the elusive Mount Fuji, so how about taking a trip to the hot spring resort of Hakone for superb views of Japan's iconic mountain - and fit in some relaxation time while you're there.
Relax in the restorative hot spring baths in Hakone, enjoy the scenic views from Lake Ashi, hop on and off the various modes of transport around the valley, and get in touch with your cultural side in the wide array of museums and galleries.
Accommodation: Motoyu Kansuiro
Meals: Dinner; Breakfast/Dinner;
Swap hot springs for high rises as you return to the high-energy atmosphere of Shinjuku, Tokyo's skyscraper district.
Accommodation: Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku
Meals: Breakfast; Breakfast; Breakfast;