Jimmy's Izu Tours

Your Local Guide in Japan's Beautiful Izu Peninsula

Welcome to Izu

Joren Falls

The entire Izu Peninsula is a

UNESCO Geopark

The Izu Peninsula was designated a “Geopark” by the United Nations Ecucational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 2018. Izu was formed by a series of volcanoes that crashed into the Japanese mainland over thousands of years. The result is some of the most unique and and beautiful scenery in the country.

Breathtaking scenery, pivotal history, unparalleled geography, and diverse culture make Izu a ‘must visit’ destination for those looking to understand ‘the real Japan.’

If this is your idea of a guided tour

and this is your kind of crowd

Then Jimmy's Izu Tours is the experience you're looking for!

3 Easy Steps to Book Your Tour:

  1. Click on a tour below*
  2. Choose a date & time
  3. Complete the simple reservation form

* Customized half day, full and multi day tours and guide service around Izu are also available.
Please contact us for inquiries or planning.

Ito Area Tours

Jogasaki Coast  Enjoy some of the best scenery in Japan, learn how Izu transformed Japanese history, and hear local folk stories.

Ike Village  Experience life in a quiet, rural Japanese community. Gain a deeper understanding of authentic Japan.

Mt. Omuro  One of Japan’s most unique mountains. It created the Jogasaki Coast and has a strong mythological connection to Mt. Fuji.

Why Jimmy's Izu Tours?

Izu is renowned for its stunning landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture, unlocking its true essence often requires an insider’s perspective. That’s where Jimmy’s Izu Tours comes in to make your Izu experience truly unforgettable.

Expert Knowledge of Izu:
Your guide, Jimmy, lives in the small community of Ike in the city of Ito. With a deep love for the region, he possesses extensive knowledge about its hidden gems, historical landmarks, and local traditions. Jimmy belongs to an extensive network of tourism professionals, artists, and locals who know the secrets of Izu, taking you beyond surface level tourist attractions.

Unique Access to Locals:
One of the most cherished aspects of traveling is connecting with local people. Sure, you can use a translation app to convey information. However, in Japan, where cultural subtleties and body language play a significant role in communication, your local guides is your bridge to genuine interactions. Jimmy has cultivated strong relationships within the community, allowing you to engage with locals authentically, hear their stories, and gain insights that go far beyond what a translation app can offer.

Tailored Experiences:
At Jimmy’s Izu Tours, we understand that every traveler is unique. We offer “Intro to Izu tours” with set itineraries. We also offer customized tours designed to match your specific interests and preferences. Whether you’re an adventure enthusiast, a foodie, a history buff, or simply seeking tranquility in nature, we will craft an itinerary that aligns with your desires, ensuring a personalized journey through Izu’s wonders.

Intimate and Memorable Encounters:
Our mission is to create experiences that linger in your heart and memories. By choosing Jimmy’s Izu Tours, you’re not just embarking on a sightseeing expedition; you’re immersing yourself in the essence of Izu. Our guides facilitate genuine connections, creating opportunities for you to share moments, stories, and laughter with locals, leaving you with lasting friendships and cherished memories.

Safety and Convenience:
Traveling in a foreign country can be daunting. With Jimmy’s Izu Tours, you have the assurance of safety, navigation expertise, and logistical support. We’ll ensure you have a worry-free exploration of Izu’s beautiful landscapes and vibrant culture.

When you choose Jimmy’s Izu Tours as your local guide, you’re not just booking a tour; you’re embarking on a journey of discovery, connection, and immersion in the heart of Japan’s Izu Peninsula. Let us be your trusted companion in exploring this most unique and remarkable corner of Japan, where every moment is an opportunity to forge unforgettable memories. Your Izu adventure begins with us.

Visiting the Mountain Shrine
Shimoda Antique Display
Izu Peninsula - Norihama
Dogashima
Heda Harbor

What are people saying about us?

“Super knowledgeable about Izu and all surrounding areas – including the history and mythology around it, which I found particularly interesting. One of the most lovely tour guides ever. Best money we spent on a tour guide in Japan!”

“Overall, a great experience to get out of the city and off the beaten oath to discover a hidden gem in Izu. Highly recommend!

“I had a fantastic tour with Jimmy in the charming village of Ike in the beautiful Izu Peninsula. Jimmy was responsive and knowledgeable, and the tour was well-organized with detailed instructions.”

“Booking a tour was a breeze. My partner and I opted for the walk along the Jogasaki Coast. Jimmy’s strong connection with the people, flora & fauna, and history was evident. Overall the tour was educational, inspiring, and entertaining. Thank you Jimmy-san!”

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Jimmy's Izu Tours Partners

Jimmy’s Izu Tours is very happy to call Ito home, and we look forward to your visit. Ito has some of the most beautiful scenery, important history, and is among the top three highest  hot spring output in Japan.

We are proud partners with Tourism Shizuoka Japan, the official tourism association of Shizuoka Prefecture.

Be sure to visit Explore Shizuoka to discover some of the many ways to enjoy our beautiful region of Japan.

Jimmy’s Izu Tours
is a member of the Ito Chamber of Commerce & Industry