Half Day Geo Tour at Remote Volcanic Island in Tokyo

Izu-Oshima is a beautiful island that you wouldn’t believe it’s a part of Tokyo. It is filled with nature with many lively creatures on this volcanic island, the Izu-Oshima island is very famous for the 3 million camellia flower that grows in the island that will mesmerize you. With this tour you will find yourself discovering a whole new side of Japan.
* Duration: 5 hours
* Starts: Minato City, Japan
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




Izu-Oshima is a beautiful island that you wouldn’t believe it’s a part of Tokyo. It is filled with nature with many lively creatures on this volcanic island, the Izu-Oshima island is very famous for the 3 million camellia flower that grows in the island that will mesmerize you. With this tour you will find yourself discovering a whole new side of Japan.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Oshima-machi, Oshima-machi, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto

Izu-Oshima is the largest of the Izu Islands located 120 kilometers south of 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 volcanic eruptions 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) grows in the island. Tsubaki Festival is held from late January to mid March every year.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Izu Oshima Volcano Museum, 617, Motomachi Kandayashiki, Oshima-machi Tokyo Prefecture

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

Take a local bus(at your own expense) to Oshima Onsen Hotel. Have breakfast and take a hot spring. 

The guide will meet you there after breakfast time. 

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

Duration: 4 hours