On this page, we will inform you of the details about the application when you would like to participate in the geo tour (using a model course) or to use a geo guide of the Geo Guide Association in a customized tour of your choice (date, time, course, etc.)

Using a model course
What is a model course?
It is a standard course with a reasonable price setting compared with a customized tour.
Model courses are introduced on the [Model Course] page of this website.
Course overview: The following items are listed on the page introducing each model course.
  • Title of the course
  • Course, distance, required time, difficulty level, meeting & dismissing place
  • Map / Highlights
  • Entry fee
  • Number of participants
  • Reservation
  • What to wear and bring / Notice
Schedule and time will be adjusted according to your requests.
However, please note that geo-guides may not be available at the date and time that you wish.
When the number of participants is more than 10, we may increase the number of the guides as well, and divide the participants into groups accordingly.
If you have any questions about using the model course, please contact the Izu Peninsula Geo Guide Association by phone, fax, or the inquiry form below.
To reserve a model course, please feel free to apply to the Izu Peninsula Geo Guide Association by phone or fax. You can also make a reservation from the next reservation form.
Please also read the "Matters to be checked" and "Notice" on this page.
Requesting a customized tour
What is a customized tour?
It is a tailored tour to fit all your needs.
If you need a guide to the GeoSite / geopoint(s) that you would like to visit, we will send a qualified geo guide at your service.
We will discuss with you and make the plan of a tour for you based on your wishes. It is possible to modify the contents of a model course tour. Schedule and time will also be adjusted according to your requests. However, please note that geo guides may not be available at the date and time that you wish.
What to decide on for planning a customized tour:
  • Theme or purpose of the tour
  • The GeoSite or geopoints you would like to visit
  • Date and time
  • Starting time / ending time
  • Meeting place / dismissing place
  • Guide fee, transportation expenses, etc.
  • Number of participants
  • What to wear and bring /Notice
Guideline for guide fee
When one geo-guide guides up to 10 guests:
  • 4,000 yen per hour, over 30 minutes 2,000 yen
  • Half day (within 3 hours) 10,000 yen, One day (within 7 hours) 18,000 yen
  • For group rates, please contact us.
If you have any specific plan or request, please feel free to contact the Izu Peninsula Geo Guide Association by telephone, fax. You can also make a reservation from the next reservation form.
Please also read the "Matters to be checked" and "Notice" on this page.
Matters to be checked
If you would like to participate in either of our tours, a model course tour or a customized tour, please make sure to check the following points.
The points to be checked include date and time when our guides are available, our rules related to weather, how to contact us, what to wear and bring,etc.
Date and time when our guides are available:
as a general rule, from 9: 00 to 17: 00 on any day except for the New Year holidays.
If you are going to take a preschool child, please consult us in advance.
Depending on the model course and customized tour, we may refuse to attend preschool children.
Our rules related to weather are as follows:
  • When an alarm (heavy rain, flood, storm, storm, heavy snow, wave, storm surge, tsunami) is issued, we will stop outdoor guidance.
  • In principle, we will guide even in a light rain, however, in places where safety confirmation is particularly indispensable, such as coastal areas and mountainous areas, we may stop or cancel the tour.
  • Depending on the weather forecast at 7 p.m. the day before, the Geo Guide in charge will judge, and contact you promptly by phone whether to implement.
  • In the case of bad weather, e,g, when an alarm / an advisory is issued, our geo guide may stop the tour or change the destination, based on his/her judgement.
What to wear and bring
  • Comfortable clothes (depending on the course, long-sleeved shirts and long pants)
  • Walkable shoes (In the case of walking on a stony beach or rocky areas, trekking shoes are recommendable.)
  • Hats / drinks / towels, etc. (In hot seasons, heat stroke prevention is needed.)
  • Rain gear (In case of a light rain)
Inquiries and Reservation: Telephone · Fax · Form
Inquiries:
If you have questions about our service and would like to make inquiries, or to consult us, please feel free to contact us at the Izu Peninsula Geo Guide Association by phone or by fax or on the Net using the Inquiry Form indicated below.
Phone:
0558-74-5423(Phone calls will be received from 9:00 to 17:00 on any day except on Wednesdays (If Wednesday is a holiday, the next day instead.) and on the New Year holidays, when the reception office of the Izu Peninsula Geo Guide Association is closed.
Fax
0558-74-5423(Please use fax when the reception office is closed.)
Inquiry Form (For inquiries on the Net, please use this form.)

Reservation:
For reservation, please apply by phone or by fax or on the Net using the reservation form by one week before the day you need a guide. At the time of application, the following details are needed.
  • Your name, address, telephone number (of the representative or the responsible person)
  • Name of your organization (not required in the case of individual participation), number of people, gender, approximate age group
  • Date and time when you need a guide, transportation to be used
  • Desired model course
  • Message
Your application will be received from 9:00 to 17:00 on any day except on Wednesdays (If Wednesday is a holiday, the next day is closed.) and on the New Year holidays, when the reception office of the Izu Peninsula Geo Guide Association is closed.
After receiving your application, we will immediately contact you. Then your registration will be completed.
Phone:
0558-74-5423(Phone calls will be accepted from 9:00 to 17:00 on any day except on Wednesdays and on the New Year holidays, when the reception office is closed.)
Fax
0558-74-5423(Please use fax when the reception office is closed.)
For applying by Fax, please download this form.
Reservation Form (For reservation on the Net, please use this form.)
Notice
  • Please follow the directions of the geo guide during geo tour.
  • When your registration is completed and we decide to send a guide to you, we will inform you of the name and contact phone number of the geo guide.
  • When you would like to change the plan, such as the date or schedule, please let us know at least by two days before the day when the change is needed. Please note that if your request is delayed, we may not be able to make arrangements.
  • At the departure of a tour, the waiting time for your arrival shall be within 30 minutes. Therefore, if an inevitable matter like a traffic jam is likely to delay you further, please be sure to contact the geo guide in charge.

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