Half Day Izu Kogen Highlands Downhill Cycling Tour


Ito, Japan

43.80 USD

2 - 6

3 hrs 30 mins


in Ito, Japan
From $43.80 USD
per person

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Tour Information


Overview
  • During this tour, you can enjoy the whole Izu Kogen Highlands by downhill cycling from the mountain to the sea. The tour includes Bike Rental, Entrance Fees for the Mt. Omuro Chairlift, an English-Speaking Guide, Insurance and Bike Collection Fee.

Location
  • Around:
    • Ito, Japan
    • 836-120 Yoshida Okatase,
    • 1316-1 Futo,
    • 266-3 Futo,
    • 1276-19 Yawatano
    • 10-348 Omuro-kogen,
    • 1276-26 Yawatano,
    • 3-543 Omurokogen,
    • 1104-5 Yawatano,
    • 3-8 Higashi Omuro, Futo,
    • 1007-21 Futo,
    • 4-350 Omuro-kogen,
    • 1741 Yawatano,
    • 7-648 Omuro-kogen,
    • 1249-6 Yawatano,
    • 1235-15 Yawatano,
  • Pickup: Mt. Omuro, Ike, Itō, Shizuoka 413-0234, Japan

    Traveler pickup is offered
    The pick up charge is 500yen per person, per one way. Please pay it directly to the staff on the day of the tour.


Categories
  • Outdoor and nature 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours
  • Landmarks category Half-day Tours
  • Walking biking icon Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Time of Tour
  • Departure at:
  • Duration: 3 hrs 30 mins

Additional
  • Price per person: $43.80
  • Size: 2 - 6 people
  • Discount: 0%
  • Languages: English - Guide, Japanese - Guide

Inclusion
  • Use of Bicycle.
    Use of Helmet.
    Local Guide.
    Insurance.
    Entry/Admission - Omuro Mountain Lift

Exclusion
  • Food and drinks.
    Gratuities

Cancellation
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience

Half Day Izu Kogen Highlands Downhill Cycling Tour

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Omuro Mountain Lift, 672-2 Ike, Ito 413-0234 Shizuoka Prefecture

Take a chairlift and enjoy the view from the top of Mt. Omuro.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sakura no Sato, Ito 413-0231 Shizuoka Prefecture

You will be able to enjoy the cycling in Sakura no Sato (Sakura park) which is near Mt. Omuro.

Duration: 15 minutes

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
Minimum age is 9 years.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.
A maximum of 4 people per booking.
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
It is recommended to wear: casual clothes and comfortable shoes for biking.
It is recommended to bring: something to drink, sunglasses and a copy of you insurance card.
Please note that your bags can be stored in a car while cycling.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Near public transportation.
Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
Most travelers can participate.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.
Face masks required for travelers in public areas.
Face masks required for guides in public areas.
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff.
Social distancing enforced throughout experience.
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas.
Gear/equipment sanitized between use.
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.
Guides required to regularly wash hands.
Regular temperature checks for staff.
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Reviews

5.0 stars, based on 18 reviews
LoveTravel805527
LoveTravel805527
天候が悪い中、天気予報をみながらスケジュールを変更しながら、楽しくツァーを終えることが出来ました。 3世代6名のツァーでしたが、ガイドの方が天気予報を見ながら楽しくツァーを送る事ができました。 8歳で自転車が乗れない孫くんは写真やビデオ担当で楽しく以外な才能発見です。 次回は旦那さんとふたりで大室山から城ヶ崎海岸コースを滑走したいです!
13/08/2021
Sightsee23676239861
Sightsee23676239861
当日ツアーはゴールデンウィーク明けということもあり、私たち2人だけでした。 ツアーガイドの方を独占できたのでプライベート感もありつつツアーも満喫できとても大満足でした。 こういうツアーは初めて利用したのですが、とても親切な方で本当によかったです。朝早く起きたかいがありました!(笑) 強風で大室山に登れなかったのは残念ですが、またこんど桜を見に行きたいと思います。 またそちらの方面行く際はよろしくお願いします。
07/06/2021
ttty_gyu
ttty_gyu
初めて参加しました。 普段は運動を全然しない私でも楽しく過ごすことができました。自転車に乗る前に大室山にリフトで登って1時間ほどお散歩したのですが、とても景色が良くて富士山も綺麗に見えました。サイクリングでは最初から最後まで面白優しいお兄さんに案内していただきたながら、景色を見たり野菜の無人販売に寄ってミカンを買ったり、楽しいポイントが盛りだくさんでした。中でも後半に立ち寄った神社はとても空気が澄んでおり、木漏れ日が綺麗で心が安らぎました。帰りはスタート地点まで車で送って頂いたのですが、お兄さんおすすめのアイス屋さんに寄っていただいて運動後のスイーツも楽しめましたし、近くの人気な飲食店や観光地についてもたくさん教えてくださりました!おかげでお昼は美味しい支那そばを食べることができました(^^) 春に行くと桜がいっぱい咲いており違う景色を楽しむことができるということでしたので、是非また遊びに行きたいです。とても良い思い出になりました。ありがとうございます!
06/01/2021
Geoff P
Geoff P
Seiji-san is a generous and knowledgeable host who provided us with a very enjoyable experience. I'd consider this more of a guided tour of the Izu-kogen area with some (easy) cycling thrown in, as opposed to a cycling tour per se, which is perfectly fine - Seiji-san goes out of his way to explain numerous features and history of the region and is unfailingly committed to ensuring that his guests have a great experience.
09/10/2019
t212215
t212215
大室山山頂で景色を楽しんだ後、海岸そばまでサイクリングするコースです。 途中でさくらの里や、地元のパワースポット神社に寄ったり、野菜直売所でブルーベリーを買ってその場で食べたりして、あっという間に終わってしまって、もっと走りたい!と思える楽しいツアーでした。 ガイドの方の説明もただ聞くだけのものではなく、質問形式でこちらも考えながら聞けるのものだったので、より記憶に残るものになりました。
04/08/2019
shimadojo
shimadojo
春休みの平日に家族4人で、コースBの「伊豆シャボテン動物公園&ダウンヒルサイクリング 一碧湖コース」に参加しました。ツアーを終えて、たくさんの写真や動画と共に楽しかった思い出に浸っています。誠二さん、ありがとうございました! はじめにこのツアーを予約する前は、 ・1泊の旅行で午前半日のツアーはもったいなかろうか? ・サイクリングに娘(5歳)は参加できないがどうしよう? ・それなら自由に観光した方が良いのでは? などなど思っていましたが、結果はツアーに参加して大正解! 振り返ってみて、 ・半日のツアーで効率よく観光でき、大室山のリフトから頂上での景色を楽しみ、お団子も食べて、次はシャボテン公園。なんだか微笑ましいカピバラ入浴にエサやりの初体験、好きなシャボテンを選んでのお土産づくりに子供たちは喜んでいました。長男(11歳)とのダウンヒルサイクリングと途中の蜂蜜農家でのアイスタイム(なぜか蜂蜜ではなくチョコアイス・・・)、と満喫できました! ・サイクリングは長男と二人で気持ち良く、伊豆の高級住宅街や桜の咲く道(残念ながら三分咲き💦)を走り抜けました。娘とママは伴走車に同乗して、途中手を振ってくれたりで、照れくさくも楽しい時間でした! ただ自分たちで訪れるだけでは知り得なかった、伊豆や大室山の成り立ちや、動物たちの小話、伊豆の裏スポット的(笑)な場所など、誠二さんがテンポよく話をしてくださり、あっという間の時間でした。誠二さんの人柄にちょっと人見知りの娘もなついて、動物園ではスキップしながら後ろをついていった姿が印象的でした。ありがとうございました!
10/04/2019
Ed W
Ed W
I had the pleasure of having Suzuki-san leading us to a wonderful half-a-day tour. First of all, I have to apologize as the tour was put together last-minute because of miscommunication during the confirmation process. In any case, Suzuki san, who speaks fluent English as spent a year living in Toronto, came to greet us very quickly with everything prepared. He was very attentive to our needs. Learning that i'm a huge fan of the animals, he tweaked our itinerary so we could maximize our time spent at the Izu zoo, along with helpful tips on what animals to focus on so we are most efficient with our limited time. He also made sure that we had a chance to enjoy the surrounding nature (it was the season for kouyou/red leaves) and selected a few choice spots for us to thoroughly enjoy the treasure offered by the Izu peninsula.
07/01/2019
Stay819639
Stay819639
コース、ツアーガイドさんの案内が素晴らしく、良い思い出ができました。 大室山の山頂で1時間ほど自由行動してからサイクリングです。 コースはほとんど下り坂で、汗もかかずに爽快な山下りを楽しめました。 途中のスポットでは、伊豆半島の歴史、さくらの里や神社について詳しく解説してくれて、とても印象に残っています。 色々なコースがあるようなので、暖かくなったら再訪したいです。
22/10/2018
londonjackie2018
londonjackie2018
Our family with two teenagers thoroughly enjoyed our cycyling half day tour with Sage-san. We cycled in the hot weather but didn’t mind it as it was really interesting! We had come from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo to relax in Ito. The cycle tour took us through Sakura Park, quiet villages, rice fields, secluded temple and amazing scenery! Sage-san was most informative and we gained insights into the local area and culture. He also took videos and photos for us along the way. Many thanks to Sage-san and we would definitely recommend to all visitors to Ito.
08/08/2018
Michelle S
Michelle S
My friends and I did the "Course A" half-day downhill bike tour. Seiji-san was a very friendly and knowledgeable guide who made the tour quite enjoyable. For a small extra fee (less than $5 per person), he drove us from the tour office (near our hotel) in Ito to the location of the beginning of the tour, Mt. Omuro (this saved us from having to take a bus). Our tour started with our group riding the chairlift to the top of Mt. Omuro and spending 45 minutes at the top while Seiji-san prepared our bikes. After that, the tour consisted of several short legs where Seiji-san would show us a map and photos of where to ride next and he would follow in his car. At each meeting spot, he would talk about the history/significance of the location and give us time to walk around a bit. He also took several videos of us riding - a fun souvenir! The biking was all downhill except for a few short stretches of slight uphill inclines. You need to be in reasonable shape for this but by no means a super sporty type. Some of the downhill riding was fairly steep, so you need to keep your brakes engaged and be careful not to go too fast. I was also impressed that Seiji-san was excellent about communicating during the planning stages. He answered every email in a timely manner and made sure we were connected on WhatsApp before I left the U.S. so that we had a means of communication once I was in Japan.
06/07/2018
welbeok
welbeok
My friend and I were expecting to bike for the entire time, but the tour ended up being so much more. Seiji-san was an amazing tour guide. He drives you up to Mt. Omuro first for a chairlift to the top where you can see the coast and, if you're lucky like we were, Mt. Fuji! He has different locations mapped out for you with clear instructions as to how to get from stop to stop. You get to see the Jogasaki coast with a waterfall and suspension bridge and an amazing, ethereal shrine, Biking down the mountain is one of the highlights of the trip. It can be a bit scary because of how steep the path is, but rest assured, the scenery all around you is great. As long as you follow Seiji-san's instructions, you'll be safe. We were only going to spend one day in Izu and with this tour, we felt very satisfied that we had seen the best of the peninsula around the Ito region. Seiji-san is even willing to drive you to your hotel for a small fee after the tour is over! I can't recommend this experience enough.
30/06/2018
skyThomson
skyThomson
My husband and i really enjoyed our cycling tour with Sage san , the route was well planed and mostly down hill while cycling . Sage san was very knowledgeable with lot of interesting information about the local areas . We had a great time on Mt Omuro and Shaboten Animal Park , my highlights was cycling from Shaboten Park to Lake Ippeki . Sage san bought us some local snacks while we had a small break along the way to Lake Ippeki . The scenery of the cycling route was breathtaking . Sage san also took a few videos while we were on the bike , he was truly very kind and thoughtful . It is my first cycling tour in japan , after this amazing trip with Sage san , i'm more confident to join other bike tour in japan in my future trip ! once again many thanks to Sage san , we had such an incredible day in Ito . would highly recommended to everyone who visit Ito .
20/03/2018
Zen O
Zen O
My friends and I did the half day downhill cycling tour with Seiji as our guide. The weather was really good in December and we were able to see amazing sights around the area. The tour brought us to Mount Omuro, Jogasaki Coast, various sites in between and an onsen with a gorgeous view of the ocean at the end. The sights we encountered while cycling were breathtaking, and Seiji was able to take some videos of us while we were cycling. He was also very knowledgeable of the area and the history behind it. A lot of emphasis was placed on safety and Seiji always made sure we knew the route between each of the checkpoints before moving off. The condition of the bicycles and the helmets were in very good condition and easy to ride, the sights to be seen around the area are amazing, and the Seiji was a very friendly guide. I would definitely recommend everyone to join the tour.
25/12/2017
4AusTravellers
4AusTravellers
Sage, who owns and runs the tour, is a kind and gentle man who speaks good English and who clearly has great knowledge and passion for the beauty and natural history of the Izu area. There are several types of tours to choose from but as groups are small likely much opportunity for customisation. Our tour combined a chairlift ride up to the top of Mt Omuro with a flat 1km around the rim of this extinct volcano. Clear views of Mt Fuji. Then downhill cycling tour to the seaside with a number of interesting nature and religious stops on the way. Then an easy hike along a river and then the sea, finished off by an authentic and traditional onsen visit. We were joined on our tour by a Japanese man who seemed to find the trip as interesting and stimulating as us... In other words not just a tour laid on for the foreign tourists. One slight downside. Bicycle on the small side for 6' Aussie and caliper brakes worked ok but not great. Slightly larger bike with disc brakes would have felt safer. A unique tour that Sage has carefully and beautifully brought together several experiences including a chairlift ride, easy hikes and easy cycling to get a great taste of the area!
22/05/2017
japanguide-junko
japanguide-junko
Upon my last return to Ito, my home town in Izu Peninsula, I had an opportunity to join the “Downhill bicycle Tour” by Great Nature Tours with the guest, young girl from the U.S. Several places we stopped during the tour were very familiar places for locals like myself, yet haven’t been discovered by the visitors. The tour also includes some of the very popular tourist attractions as well. These are hand-crafted, well-thoughtfully organized tours by the owner and tour-guide, Mr. Sage Suemitsu. He is originally from elsewhere therefore, from different point of view, he could focus on what this area offers best that we locals took it for granted, then came up with the idea of connecting these places dot to dot by getting pleasure of downhill bicycling! His unique tours are especially great for those exploring this area without driving. And Sage is willing to accommodate whatever your situations may be, so just ask him. I strongly recommend these tours if you are totally comfortable and being aware of riding bicycle on the public road.
27/08/2016
merrickq
merrickq
Sage-san is an excellent guide and his cycle tour was a great way to see the highlights of the Izu peninsula. The downhill bike ride from Mt Omaru was great fun and Sage pointed out highlights I would have otherwise missed including a beautiful garden where we stopped for coffee. Even after the trip, Sage left me with excellent recommendations and took me to a great sushi place!
20/04/2016
Nurul-san
Nurul-san
We were staying in K's house Ito and happen to chance on the tour brochure. Since we have no plans, so we thought we could just sign up for the tour and see what Ito has to offer. We had Sage-san leading us for the whole tour and he is the best tour guide one could ever get. He was informative, considerate, easy to talk to and made us feel really comfortable. The highlight of the tour was actual the downhill cycling which was really scary but it was really memorable. We saw the different kind of houses Ito has, the nature and the food! Definitely a must-go tour if you are in Ito so that you can experience different things in Ito in just half a day. We hope to be back soon! :)))
05/02/2016
Maichan H
Maichan H
When we saw the offer about Sage´s downhill cycling tour at the reception of our hostel we shortly booked it for the same day. Fortunately he had time the same day. We got picked up at our hostel in Ito by car and we were brought to Mt. Omuro. There we took the chairlift to the top to walk around the crater while Sage was preparing our bikes. After showing us the details of our downhill route we started our tour. Sage accompanied us by car. We made a lot of stops at exciting, secret and silent places such as rice fields, a hidden shrine between very old trees and a geo park. At the end of our tour Sage planned a little hiking tour along a river to the Jogasaki coast. Afterwards we could relax at a small Onsen with a beautiful view of a small port. On our way back to the hostel we made a stop at a traditional japanese sweets factory. We ate delicious fresh pudding. Altogether it was a perfect day in nature on Izu with a wonderful guide. Sage is very friendly and tells you a lot about local traditions and shows you many secret places. We will definety recommend this tour! Tank you for this amazing day.
18/09/2015
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