Izu Geopark Journey

Explore the seven waterfalls of Izu, the jogasaki coast and much much more in this designated Geopark Wonderland.

With the freedom of a rental car there is so much that you can explore you will want to stay for a week! Cherry blossoms, beaches and more on this journey along the Eastern Coastline of Izu Peninsula.

Day 1

AM

Trains to Izukyu-Shimoda

Izukyu-ShimodaTokyo to Atami Station via bullet train, then change to the Ito line which winds its way along stunning Izu coastline bound for Izukyu Shimoda.

AM

Pickup your rental car

Pick up the rental car for the drive into Izu’s mountainous interior and back north along Izu’s dramatic coastline.

PM

Shirahama Beach

Shirhama-BeachEnjoy the white sands and crystal water in summer. Surfs up here too.

PM

Izu Canyoning Adventure

A great way to really experience the Izu Geopark and nature is to join a canyoning tour and slide down some of the many waterfalls in the area.

 

Day 2

AM

Mount Omuro

Mt-OmuroDrive from Kawaze up to Omuroyama to enjoy early morning views from atop a picturesque extinct volcano.

 

AM

Izu Shaobten Zoo

See amazing animals and crafty capybara in this zoo less than stone’s throw from Mount Omuro.

PM

Jogasaki Coast

Jogasaki-CoastExplore the jagged cliffs and stone formations that hug the coast along a short hiking trail and see the Kadowakizaki Suspension Bridge.

 

PM

Trains to Tokyo

Trains to TokyoReturn the rental car to Ito station and take the train back to Atami to change to the bullet train back to Tokyo.

 

When to Visit?

Enjoy Izu Geo Park early Spring through to late Autumn.

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