Iya Valley

Visit These 4 Challenging Yet Scenic Roads in Shikoku!

After our recent wedding in Japan, my wife and I decided to have our honeymoon in Shikoku. It was a 3-week driving trip which encompassed a large portion of the island. Whilst it was a wonderful journey through an amazingly beautiful area of Japan, it also happened to present the most challenging driving experiences of…

Explore the Breathtakingly Beautiful Iya Valley of Japan on This Bus Tour!

Iya Valley (祖谷渓) is a remote, picturesque valley hidden in the mountains of Tokushima (徳島). While it is renowned for its beauty, it is hard to access, especially for foreigners who can’t drive. Even for those who can, the drive through the narrow, winding mountain roads can be intimidating as it involves a fair amount…

Venture to Shikoku and Bravely Cross Iya Valley’s Vine Suspension Bridge

If you want to fill your day with an escape to a natural place filled with man-made secrets, head over to the vine-made suspension bridge over Iya Valley in the western part of Tokushima. The valley offers a scenic area which is one of the unexplored places to visit. It is known for its dramatic…