Let's walk around Izu Peninsula with your pedometers.

Hideaki W.

Other Shizuoka Locations
English
7 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Izu Peninsula is the only area in "Honshu" island Japan, located on the Philippine Sea Plate. The peninsula was erected after clusters of volcanic islands and their northward movement, including those caves and cliffs where waves eroded rocks over time. You can also recall the days when Commodore Matthew C. Perry and Townsend Harris, who opened the first US Consulate, were around.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Izukyu Shimoda Station

Irozaki Cape, Ryugukutsu, Ryosenji, Perry Road, Hofukuji, Gyokusenji temples

the southern-most point of the Izu, dragon king's sea cave, tracing the roads Commodore M. Perry and Consular General Harris 'd walked around

Ending Point

Izukyu Shimoda Station

What to Expect

Please appreciate the views across the open ocean with steep cliffs, and small islands comprising "Izu Seven" volcanic islands.

You can also come to know a story about a Japanese woman named "O-ki-chi-san" who'd attended to Mr. Townsend Harris and the

role of temples played at the time. Pleasse bring your pedometers with you.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

* The more the merrier 6 rather than 4.

* Transportation fee (taxi RT trip approx.¥10,000 shared by 4 as they have very fewer bus services available), enrance fee (about ¥1,000)

* Most of the tourist spots offer free entrance for a government licensed guide.

* Please let us know your dietary requirements.

* Please wear comfortable shoes and bring your pedometer.

Important Information

Update of the site: I will be in Nagasaki, Kyushu, in August, tentatively, August the 4th(Tue.) through the 6th (Thur.). I am happy to show you around "hidden Christian sites" with terraced paddy fields, "TA-NA-DA". The sceneries imprinted in Venezia come to my mind when I stand near the Hirado pier. Our itnerary (meeting at Sasebo at 9:00 and finishing there at about 17:30) includes Whale Museum, one of the main local industries of the time, too. I will help you with information on other tourists’ spots on the beaten track. If interested, please e-mail me for the particulars. (as of March 10, 2020) I am available during the public holiday seasons and semester-end breaks; April 28 - May 6, Dec. 25 - January 7, and the month of August. Could you please bookmark them on your calendar and I will be ready to attend to you. Thank you. Hideaki

Timeline (approximately)

09:00 a.m. Izukyu Shimoda station on the Izukyu Line.

09:00 a.m. - 09:30 a.m. Irozaki Cape by sharing taxi, start walking approx. 20 minutes - 10:30 a.m. -

Move to Ryugukutsu (Dragon King’s Sea Cave) 10:40 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Move to

Ryosenji Temple and Perry Road (Get off taxi at the temple) 11:30- 12:30

Lunch 12:30-13:30

13:30 – Hofukuji temple noted for Okichi-san, an attendant to Mr. Harris- the then first US Consul General -14:00

14:00 -14:30 walk to Gyokusenji Temple, the first US Consular Office which Townsend Harris opened in Shimoda.

14:30-15:30 Let’s trace the memoirs when Mr. Harris was around the time.

15:30-16:00 Walk back to Izukyu Shimoda station

You will be able to make 8,000 steps on your pedometer, to say the least.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
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