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Half Day Geo Tour at Remote Volcanic Island in Tokyo

2017.12.13

Speaking of Tokyo, you would firstly think of the scenery in a busy and glittering metropolis including Shinjuku, Shibuya or Roppongi. While, in Tokyo, there are also remote islands surrounded by a lot of beautiful nature. In this tour, you will discover Izu-Oshima, one of those islands in Tokyo.
*The package includes a good value round-trip ferry ticket.

About Izu-Oshima
Izu-Oshima is the largest of the Izu Islands located 120 kilometers south of the capital Tokyo. The climate there is warm all the year around due to the impact of the Kuroshio Current, and you will be greeted by the distinctive landscape formed from the terrain unique to a volcanic island having the Gojinka (volcanic eruption) as known as the Mt. Mihara at the heart of the island. The rich nature and unique landscape of the island is spread out, that you can’t imagine from the location shown on the map, nor believe it’s in Tokyo.
In 2010, it has been added to the list of Japan Geoparks as the first place in Kanto region for the reason ‘Through the volcanism of an active volcano Mt. Mihara, we can learn the relationship between the nature and the earth with fun.’ Various sceneries of the nature created by the volcanic activities would please the eye. Izu-Oshima is also famous for around 3 million Yabu-Tsubaki (Camellia flowers) grows in the island. Tsubaki Festival is held from late January to mid March every year.

Sample itinerary
10pm or 11pm : Departure from Takeshiba Passenger Ship Terminal. Move by a large-sized passenger ship on the night cruise. (Please exchange the ticket by yourself)
5am or 6 am: Arrive in the port of Izu-Oshima and meet with your guide
Half day hiking/Trekking tour (4 hours) ~ Free time after the tour
2:30pm or 3:30pm: Departure from the port of Izu-Oshima. Move by the high-speed jet ferry
* Time table is different depending on the season

Price(per person)
- Regular option
1 or 2 persons: 30,500 yen
3 persons or more: 24,000 yen

- Private option
1 person: 43,440 yen
2 persons: 30,500 yen
3 persons: 26,160
4 persons or more: 24,000 yen
It is a course that you can see lively creatures living on volcanic islands and the way people live.
There is a possibility that it will be a tour with other Japanese customers.
Options
Round-trip passenger ship: Special 2nd Class Cabin (Dormitory type) on the way, and return by the high-speed jet ferry. The seat on the way can be changed to the private compartment with an additional fee.
Accommodation plan: You can stay overnight in Izu-Oshima if you would like.
*If you have any requests, please feel free to contact us.

Tour Detail

Tour Style

Programs are offered in English.(Speak little english)

Group Size

1 to 8 persons

Duration

4 hours

Destination

What's Included

- Guide fee
- Port Pickup
- Insurance
- Ferry ticket (Round trip)

What's not Included

- Lunch fee
  (You can book lunch box with island food materials on request)

Tour Tips

Booking process
1. Please contact us for availability through ‘BOOK IT’ button below.
2. We will check the availability and come back to you within 1 business day.
3. Payment request will be sent. You do not need to have a paypal account to make a payment with your credit card.

4. Reservation is done upon receiving your payment. Confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

Cancellation Policy

Reservations may be cancelled without a charge up to 3 days prior to the program date.
Reservations cancelled less than 2 days before the program date will incur the following charges:
- 2 days in advance: 50% of the program charge
- 1 day before or no show: 100% of the program charge
*Time in JST

Conditions

- Please follow the guide's instruction during the program. We shall not be responsible for any accident caused by disregard of the instructions.

- Program duration is an estimate and is subject to change depending on season.
- Weather conditions, transport conditions, and the health of walkers can all contribute to changes of tour. In such circumstance, guarantee cannot be promised, though every effort will be made to keep to the original itinerary