The Iya Valley is a remote, mountainous valley in western Tokushima Prefecture. Located deep in the heart of Shikoku Island, the secluded valley is characterized by steep mountain slopes and deep rocky gorges which were traditionally crossed by vine bridges. Three of the vine bridges, Iya Kazurabashi and the Oku-Iya Kazurabashi bridges, are maintained to this day and remain some of the most popular attractions of the area. Iya is also well known for its hot springs and outdoor activities.
Experience Japan's cosmopolitan and cultural cities, as well as these region, full of delicious foods, traditional culture, and a long and fascinating history. Start in Japan capital city Tokyo ; and then, Osaka (known for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food). After that, discover Shikoku Region ; spending wonderful times in: Takamatsu (one of the oldest and most traditional places in Japan, with beautiful gardens, traditional cuisine, like the -udon noodles-, temples and shrines); Iya Valley (a remote, mountainous valley in western Tokushima Prefecture, deep in the heart of Shikoku Island, famous for hot springs and outdoor activities); and Kochi (famous for an abundance of sunshine, and soothing waters in the form of clear rivers and lengthy coastlines). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.