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Tokyo to The Izu

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Tokyo to The Izu

How to get to The Izu from Tokyo? The Izu refers to the Izu Peninsula east of Shizuoka-ken and the Izu Islands in Tokyo Metropolis. As a popular tourist attraction, Izu is known for its beautiful coasts, mountains, and hot springs. At Atami, guests can soak in onsen while enjoying the shore view. Shuzenju is an ancient hot spring valley and attracts many people to visit. Shimoda's white and smooth sand creates a romantic atmosphere to Izu. Izu is about 145Km from Tokyo city center, and take about 2-3 hours to drive. There are a lot of attractions in Izu, and you may build an ideal itinerary by your preference. The transportation between Izu and Tokyo or Narita Airport are pretty convenient. A door to door car rental service with driver is probably the best option because you don't have to worry about carry your luggage around or figuring out the complicated public transportation.

Izu Private Chauffeurs/Private Tours
Our company provides safe and affordable private chauffeur and private tours service for foreign visitors. Some of your private drivers can speak basic English, and will escort you to Izu from Tokyo. Whether you are going to transfer to Izu from Narita Airport or a hotel in Tokyo, private transfer is the most convenient and affordable way. For more information, please contact our Japan limousine service specialists.

What to See in The Izu
Shuzenji Temple: Shuzenji Onsen is a classical onsen village, and it has the longest history in the Izu peninsula. This place is also featured in the famous story The Izu Dancer by Yasunari Kawabata.

Shuzenji Niji no Sato: is a theme park in Shuzenji Onsen. Near the Shuzenji Temple, visitors can find the English Village, Canadian Village, Izu Village, and other parks in 17th century European town style. The park is decorated with flower and greenery all year around.




Toi Gold Mine: is to be one of the most famous goldmines in Japan, and it was originally discovered during the Muromachi period. Toi Gold Mine produces the second most gold in Japan, contributes significantly to the economy. Today, some mining tunnels are to tourists, who can learn about the facility, living condition of the workers, and the mining process.

Joren Waterfall: is the most remarkable waterfall in the Izu region. The waterfall has a width of 7 m and height of 25 m. It is not only a famous tourist attraction, but also the setting of The Izu Dancer by Yasunari Kawabata, a Nobel Literature winner.

Two Lover's Point is name after a traditional romantic folk tale in Japan. Two Lover's Point attracts many couples to visit because it is believed the couples will live happily ever after once they ring the Love Call Bell and make a love certificate together. On the top of the mountain, visitor can also enjoy the impressive shoreline and walk through the forest.

Hie Shrine: Hie Shrine is an ancient wooden architecture surrounded by very tall trees. The structure and the surrounding are carefully maintained intact. Hie Shrine is a great place to see cherry blossom in summer. Izu is one of the places where cherry blossom starts early on, around February and March.

Amagi yugashima onsen: is known for the good quality onsen, thus it is a great destination for an extended therapeutic stay. There are trails near the onsen where visitors can walk around to see the greenery in spring, fireflies in summer, and maple leaves in fall, and other beautiful scenery in Mount Amagi.




Mount Amagi: is the tallest mountain in Izu, and it is one of the top 100 mountains in Japan. At the elevated level of the mountain, one can spot the Old Amagi Tunnel, which is portrayed at the The Izu Dancer by Yasunari Kawabata. In addition, Mount Amagi is also the place where Aisin-Gioro Huisheng and Okubo spent their last year of lives.

Kawazu Seven Waterfalls: gains its name because it consists of seven waterfalls, and it offers very nice trails. Oo-daru falls is the largest waterfall, and it is also where the onsen is located. Here visitors can enjoy the magnificent waterfall while taking a hot spring bath.

Izu Shaboten Zoo: is a vacation resort made of a botanical garden, a zoon, and a museum. Visitors can find different cactuses, succulent plant, and tropical plants in the greenhouse. They can also see a variety of animals, and some of which can be interacted with.

How to Get to The Izu from Tokyo 
To get from Tokyo to Izu, you can take the Tokaido Shinkansen to the Atami Station. Or you can use the Odoriko, which departs from Tokyo and drops off at ITOU and Shimoda, the southern part of Izu. Most trains depart from Tokyo station, and some depart from the Shinjuku station.  We provide different car types to meet your need: 7-seats van, 10-seats van, 14-seats van, and 20 seats coaster bus. Japan Holiday is headquartered in Tokyo. We are very happy to provide transfer and travel booking services for tourists. If you have any requests or questions, please contact our customer service representatives. For the details of prices, please visit: Tokyo Chauffeur Services.

Most Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long does it take to travel from Tokyo to Izu?
    Izu is about 145Km from Tokyo city center, and take about 2-3 hours to drive. There are a lot of attractions in Izu, and you may build an ideal itinerary by your preference. The transportation between Izu and Tokyo are pretty convenient. A door to door car rental service with driver is probably the best option.
  • How to travel from Toyo to Izu with public transportation?
    To get from Tokyo to Izu, you can take the Tokaido Shinkansen to the Atami Station. Or you can use the Odoriko, which departs from Tokyo and drops off at ITOU and Shimoda, the southern part of Izu. Most trains depart from Tokyo station, and some depart from the Shinjuku station.
  • Does Japan Holiday provide private transfer service from Tokyo to Izu?
    Our private transfer service has professional and friendly drivers. If you reserve in advance, we can arrange a driver who speaks simple English. We provide different car types to meet your need: 7-seats van, 10-seats van, 14-seats van, and 20 seats coaster bus.
  • What attractions in Izu are worth visiting?
    Izu is a popular vacation destination. At Atami, guests can soak in onsen while enjoying the shore view. Shuzenju is an ancient hot spring valley and attracts many people to visit. Shimoda's white and smooth sand creates a romantic atmosphere in Izu.
  • Where can I see cherry blossom in Izu during spring?
    Izu is one of the places where cherry blossom starts early on, around February and March. Cherry blossom usually starts at Kawazu, and Hie Shrine is a great spot to see the beautiful flower. Shuzenji Niji no Sato is decorated with flower and greenery all year around.
  • Where can I find onsen in Izu?
    Shuzenji Onsen is a classical onsen village, and it has the longest history in the Izu peninsula. Amagi yugashima onsen is known for the good quality onsen, thus it is a great destination for an extended therapeutic stay. Oo-daru falls is the largest waterfall, and it is also where the onsen is located.
  • Where is the best place to see maple leaves in Izu?
    Mount Amagi is the tallest mountain in Izu, and it is one of the top 100 mountains in Japan. At the elevated level of the mountain, one can spot the Old Amagi Tunnel, which is portrayed at the The Izu Dancer by Yasunari Kawabata. Tourists can see the greenery in spring, fireflies in summer, and maple leaves in fall, and other beautiful scenery in Mount Amagi.
  • What attractions in Izu are best for family travel?
    Izu Shaboten Zoo: is a vacation resort made of a botanical garden, a zoon, and a museum. Visitors can find different cactuses, succulent plant, and tropical plants in the greenhouse. Kids can also see a variety of animals, and some of which can be interacted with.
  • I would like to know the cost of drive to Izu from Shinjuku hotel.
    Thank you for contacting our travel agency. From your inquiry we notice that you are interested in our private chauffeur service from Tokyo to Izu. According to your information, the 7 seats Toyota minivan is suitable for your party, our specialists have already sent the quotation through email, please check.
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