6 days in Japan Itinerary

6 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Shizuoka Prefecture trip planner

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Route & dates

Start: Yokohama
Train:  1 h 45 min
1
Izu
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Numazu
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Matsuzaki-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Shimoda
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
End: Yokohama

2
nights
Izu

Izu ©
Izu sits in the center of the mountainous Izu Peninsula.
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Yokohama to Izu is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also drive. In May, daily temperatures in Izu can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Numazu.

Things to do in Izu

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Ito
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Mount Omuro ©
Mount Omuro
Shuzen-ji Temple ©
Shuzen-ji Temple
Chikurinnokomichi ©
Chikurinnokomichi

1
night
Numazu

Numazu ©
Numazu tourism focuses primarily on what lies just outside of the town, with the urban area providing a base for wider regional, natural explorations.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Osezaki, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Numazu Alps Mountains, tour the pleasant surroundings at Numazu Imperial Villa Memorial Park, go for a stroll along the water at Numazu Port, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Numazu Deep Sea Aquarium, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Numazu Minato Artbldg.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Numazu online trip builder.

Numazu is just a stone's throw from Izu. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Matsuzaki-cho.

Things to do in Numazu

Parks Museums Shopping
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Numazu Port ©
Numazu Port
Numazu Deep Sea Aquarium ©
Numazu Deep Sea Aquarium
Osezaki ©
Osezaki

1
night
Matsuzaki-cho

Matsuzaki-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Jubun Iwashina Gakko, get great views at Dogashima Tensodo Cave, step off the mainland to explore Dogashima Island, see the interesting displays at Kayama Yuzo Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Namako Wall Street, and finally contemplate the long history of Izu Buntei.

Plan trip to Matsuzaki-cho with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Numazu to Matsuzaki-cho in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Matsuzaki-cho can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Shimoda.

Things to do in Matsuzaki-cho

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nishiizu-cho
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Dogashima Island ©
Dogashima Island
Dogashima Tensodo Cave ©
Dogashima Tensodo Cave
Kayama Yuzo Museum ©
Kayama Yuzo Museum

1
night
Shimoda

Shimoda ©
On a trip to Shimoda, a small town nestled on the tip of the Izu peninsula, you can take advantage of the scenic sandy beaches and soak in the laid-back atmosphere.
On the 5th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Nesugatayama Observatory, look for gifts at Ogiso Shoten Honten, steep yourself in history at Perry Road, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shimoda Aquarium, then walk around Shimoda Park, and finally walk around Ryugu Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at iZoo, get to know the resident critters at Izu Animal Kingdom, take in nature's colorful creations at Atagawa Tropical & Alligator Garden, then stroll around Mine Onsen Daifunto Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kawazu Nanadaru Waterfalls, and finally examine the collection at Izu Naranda no Sato Kawazu Heian Buddha Statue Pavilion.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shimoda trip builder app.

Getting from Matsuzaki-cho to Shimoda by car takes about an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Shimoda can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Shimoda

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kawazu-cho, Higashiizu-cho
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Shimoda Aquarium ©
Shimoda Aquarium
Ryugu Park ©
Ryugu Park
Perry Road ©
Perry Road