Jogasaki Coast Walking Tour

Jogasaki Coast - Izu Peninsula

Theme: Fishing Village, Coastal Plants, Japanese History

The Jogasaki Coast is one of the most famous sightseeing spots in Japan’s Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. Our leisurely 2-1/2 hour tour immerses you in the natural wonders and cultural richness of this picturesque coastal landscape.

About the tour

Your journey begins near Boranaya, a 400-year-old fishing hut where you’ll embark on a leisurely 1-kilometer walk along the Jogasaki Coast Picnical Course. On the way, we’ll dive into local and national  history, culture, and the diverse ecosystem that thrives along this coastal trail, offering stunning views of Sagami Bay and the Izu-Oshima islands.

Witness the ancient lava formations from Mt. Omuro, that shaped this coastline 4,000 years ago. See a coastal canon and hear the story of Izu’s role in Japan’s forced opening 170 years ago.

We’ll pause at scenic spots that provide the perfect backdrop for memorable photos. We’ll take a short tea break for conversation and relaxation.

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights:
– Maximum 6 participants for an intimate experience.
– Learn about coastal plants used for food and medicine.
– Tea break at scenic spots.
– Educational insights into Izu’s uniqueness and broader Japanese culture.
– Discover examples of popular music and local folklore.

 

 

Conclusion:
Concluding near the Kadowaki suspension bridge and lighthouse, our Jogasaki Coastal walk promises a truly unique Izu experience. Choose Izu Tours not just for a momentary adventure but for a lasting understanding that enriches your broader exploration of Japan. Book now and embark on a journey that combines nature, history, and culture along the captivating Jogasaki Coast!

Conveniently located between Tokyo and Kyoto, our Jogasaki Coast walking tour introduces you to the Izu Peninsula and allows you to savor the beauty of rural Japan while accommodating other activities in your itinerary.

Choose between morning and afternoon tours, Thursday through Monday.

Tour Details

Times: Morning (9:30-12:00) | Afternoon (2:00-4:30 pm)
Days: Thursday-Monday (closed Tuesday & Wednesday)
Cost: $250 (1-2 people), $300 per group (3 – 6 people)
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate – there are stairs and rocky paths to navigate.

Not handicapped accessible: This is a rugged outdoor walk along rocky paths.

  • Check the CALENDAR for available dates and times.
  • Fill out and submit the RESERVATION FORM.
  • You’ll receive a confirmation and payment link. Your reservation will not be guaranteed until you pay in full.
  • Cancellation policy: We will refund 100% of your payment up to 5 days before the tour, 3-4 days – 50%, less than 48 hours – no refund.

Calendar

Reservation Form

Include day and date (ex. Sat 1/7/2023)

Directions

Your guide will meet you at Izu Kogen train station. Turn right after you pass through the only exit, and walk out to the taxi stand.

Groups larger than 3 people will need to take a taxi and pay the taxi driver.
* Japanese law does not allow a private guide to include this price in a tour. 

If you are coming by car, then we’ll meet at Boranaya:
837 Futo, Itō, Shizuoka 413-0231

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