North Izu Area Sample Itinerary

E-bike or Walking Tour to a World Heritage Site

with Seasonal Options

Hosting the 2020 Olympics Cycling (Track Race and Mountain Bike), the Izu Peninsula is the "Bicycle Kingdom."  The North Izu area with a number of historic sites and far less traffic than the cities is ideal for touring by bike, and an e-bike will make it absolutely an easy way.

The area is also lovely for walking around on your own pace.  Here's our sample itinerary for both e-biking and walking.  If you are interested, contact us to tailor-make your own tour!

Duration: 3.5 hours by E-bike

                  5 hours by walking

Meeting Location:

JR Mishima Station or Izu Nagaoka Station (Izu Hakone Line)

Itinerary: 

Renting an e-bike at Izu Nagaoka Station, we will visit the following places.

An instruction on how to ride an e-bike will be given.  It's very easy, so no worries!

(E-bike rental fee: Yen 3,600 up to 4 hours)

- Nirayama Reverberatory Furnaces

  A UNESCO World Heritage site as one of the Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining

- Egawa Residence

  An old feudal governor's residence, designated as an important cultural property of Japan

 

Temple of Ganjoju-in

  A national historical site which enshrines five national treasures of Buddhist sculptures by the sculptor Unkei including the Amitabha

Guide Fee (for a group of 1 to 4 people):

Yen 20,000 for an e-bike tour

Yen 27,500 for a walking tour

- Yen 6,000 for extra hour

- Transportation fare, e-bike rental fee, lunch, activity fees are not included.

Seasonal Options:

- Green tea picking in traditional costume 

 ・Available from mid-April to end-June for spring

    mid-September to end-October for autumn

 ・Fee: Yen 1,500-1,600/person depending on the season

 ・Additional time: 60 minutes

- Strawberry picking

 ・Available from January to early May

 ・Fee: Yen 1,400-2,000

 ・Additional time: 45 minutes (30 minutes for picking)

Option for E-bike Tour:

If weather permits, we'd strongly recommend to visit Izunokuni Panorama Park to take a gondola up to the top of Mt. Katsuragi to enjoy a panoramic view around north Izu area including Mt. Fuji (if it's clear enough), Suruga Bay, Amagi and Hakone Mountain Ranges.  At the summit of Mt. Katsuragi, a cafe and a foot bath with a view are available.

 ・Gondola fare: Yen 1,800/adult, Yen 900/under 12 years old

 ・Additional time: 60 minutes

Access to Mishima and Izu: Check here.

Note: Reservation is requested by one (1) week prior to the tour.

           Contact for availability now!

Nirayama Reverberatory Furnaces

Egawa Residence

View from Mt. Katsuragi

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