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A half day trip in Izu by bike / walking.

by Yasuko
(13) Reviews
3:30h $ 142 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • Nirayama Reverberatory Furnaces
  • Egawatei residence (old's officer house)
  • Strawberry farm
  • Ganjoujuin Temple
  • Optional: tea picking experience
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142.40 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 40.05
Extra person.
$ 40.05

Overview

Izu is in the eastern shizuoka about an hour from Tokyo by bullet train. Let's go cycling or walking around countryside. Visit the world heritage sites: "Nirayama Reverberatory furnaces", old traditional Japanese house, temple and strawberry farm etc. You will see a view of Mt. Fuji and Furnaces together, both of them are world heritage sites.

What to Expect

This tour is used by bike (electric assisted bike) or walking to go around Izunagaoka and Nirayama countryside. It is very local trip instead of urban area.
You will see a view of Mt. Fuji and Nirayama Reverberatory Furnaces together, if it's clear weather.(both of them are the world heritage sites)
You will see a old traditional officer's house in Egawatei residence.Then visit strawberry farm for picking experience.
You will see the Budda statue of National treasure by famous sculpture artist Unkei at Ganjojuin.
Lunch at local restaurant what you would like to eat.
Also if you wold like, you will try to tea leaves picking.

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Yasuko Licensed Guide
(13) Reviews
Contact Yasuko Response Time: 12 hs

Highlights

  • Nirayama Reverberatory Furnaces
  • Egawatei residence (old's officer house)
  • Strawberry farm
  • Ganjoujuin Temple
  • Optional: tea picking experience

Important

except Tue & Wed (closed Ganjoujuin temple)

This tour is using bicycle or walk. (rental bike 500 yen /day, electric assisted bike 1,000 yen / day ) needs booking.

View of Mt. Fuji (depends on the weather or season)
Walking tour: needs extra 1.5 hours
Optional: tea picking experience needs 1 hour and booking in spring and fall limited.

What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
you and guide transportation fee, lunch, rental bike fee(500 yen or 1,000 yen / day), entrance fee: Nirayama guidance center 500 yen, Egawatei regidence (500 yen): combined ticket 700 yen (nirayama & regidence), ganjojyuin (500 yen) , strawberry picking (1,000~1,800 yen),
Optional: tea leaves experience (1,500 yen ~ 1,600 yen)
Meeting Point
At Mishima station or Izu Nagaoka station
Ending Point
A Mishima station or Izu Nagaoka station
Duration
3:30 hours
Starting time
10:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 13 )
Marla Marla United States ( Couple )
Excellent
5 days ago

“ Great tour of Shimizu highlights ”

We only had 4 hours while ship was in port, but we did a lot! We stopped by a tea farm and then went to the Nihondaira plateau observation deck for a view of the gorgeous Mt. Fuji. We then visited the Kunozan Toshogu Shrine. This was very interesting but requires some stamina to climb up and down all the steep stone steps. Yasuko was an excellent guide and spoke very good English.

Yasuko:

Dear Marla, Thank you for writing a review about my tour. I really happy to hear that you had a good experience. You're right a little tough to visit Kunozan Tōshō-gū shrine, but it was so gorgeous buildings. Have a wonderful rest of your trip in Japan. Thank you so much.

Paul Paul United States ( Couple )
Very Good
6 days ago

“ Unexpected Experiences ”

Yasuko was very accommodating. We had a nice visit at places we wanted to visit,. An unexpected trip to a tea production warehouse, became the highlife of the tour as we shared a very nice and intimate experience with the tea grower / manuracturer and his family. A pure delight. And the new Nihondaira lookout was wonderful to view the area. All in all a great trip and still have time to visit the port shopping area. for noodles and ice cream.

Yasuko:

Paul-san Thank you for writing a review. I' m really happy to hear that you had a great time with visiting tea shop and tasting some special green tea. I will tell them about it. When you dropped by the shopping center, also you enjoyed some food. Have a safe trip and enjoy traveling Japan. Thank you so much.

Fazleabbas Fazleabbas Canada ( Friends )
Good
3 months ago

“ Shimizu Tour ”

Okay tour.

Yasuko:

Thank you for writing a review of my tour. Happy new year!

Kim Kim Bahamas ( Couple )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Awesome guide, fantastic time! Highly recommended! ”

Awesome guide, fantastic time! Highly recommended!

Yasuko:

Dear Kim-san Thank you soooo much for writing 5 stars review. I'm really happy to hear that you two really enjoyed my tour. So welcome back in Japan sometime.

Jamie Jamie United States ( Couple )
Excellent
5 months ago

“ Wonderful Private Half Day Tour of Shizuoka with Yasuko ”

We recently went on a Windstar cruise in Japan and had a short stop in Shimizo. We pre-booked a half day tour with local expert, Yasuko, to visit Shizuoka. We found Yasuko from a list of available private tour guides from the TripleLights.com website. From the planning stages, she communicated thoroughly with our itinerary and answered any and all questions very promptly. We had only half a day at port and so we wanted to see the Kunozan Toshogu Shrine and Mt. Fuji. She met us at the port and from there, she navigated our way effortlessly to the Nihondaira Ropeway by means of subways and bus. She was amazing with her time scheduling, knowing where and when we should be at any one moment. Yasuko's English is excellent. She explained the history, culture and meaning of the various ... read more

Yasuko:

Dear Jamie san, Thank you for writing the review about my tour, I' m really happy to hear that you enjoyed very much on that day. We were really lucky to visit Toshogu shrine on the special day, could through the main gate and see the special decoration. I could manage the tour schedule punctually, but it depended on your ship schedule for helpful with transport timetable. New observation deck will be opening on Nov. 3rd, you will be back in shimizu sometime. Thank you so much.

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