Izukogen – Omuro mount – Shaboten Zoo

April was the begining of the sunny day and cherry blossom, it’s the best season to come in Japan.


As I always go away from Tokyo in Week-end, This time the train left me at 3 hours of Tokyo at Izukogen in Shizuoka prefecture.


ACCOMODATION : We book a cottage at the Izukogen Ambiant Hotel for a really CHEAP price for two night. The Hotel is at 15 min in bus from the station, and we took the Sakura road for going there.

Plan this day was to go the Omuro mount.


Omuro mount is an extinct volcano, he is about 580 meters high and has a crater with a diameter of about 300 meters which takes about 15 to 30 minutes to circle on foot. You have a 360 view on the sea and the landscape.  For going at the top, you have to took a Rope way for 500 yen

Mont omuro

Mont omuro

Mont omuro

Near Omuro Mount, at 5 min walk, they have the Izu Shaboten Zoo 


 Honestly, It was the better zoo I ever went, animals are really more « free » than all I ever seen before, And you are really close to them, by example monkeys are free to go wherever they want.
Animals look really happy and It really good to see one zoo like that.


Entrance fee ; 2300 yen adult 1100 yen student and 400 for children -4 years  OPEN time : Mar.-Oct. 9:00AM-5:00PM / Nov.-Feb. 9:00AM-4:00PM 


izukogen shaboten zoo

 This Zoo is famous by they Capybara 

izukogen shaboten zoo

and also famous by they Cactus and Mexico  
Here the sun’s stone

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

Capybara onsen 

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

izukogen shaboten zoo

That’s all for this day. 
For more question about this place, leave me a coment below.
see you soon 

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