Home Japan Nikko Tours Nikko-one day trip f...

Nikko-one day trip from Tokyo

by Yuko
(7) Reviews
10h $ 352 Price up to 5 people


  • Toshogu shrine; one of the most lavish temples in Japan(entrance fee:1300 yen, per person)
  • Futarasan shrine
  • Rinnouji temple;three golden statues(entrance fee:400 yen, person)

Select Date and Travelers

352.00 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Hotel pick up.
$ 17.60
Extra hour.
$ 35.20
Extra person(additional charge is required from the sixth person). .
$ 8.80


Nikko is located 120 km north of Tokyo. So we take express train from Tobu Asakusa station at around 8 am. It takes about 2 hours to Nikko. We visit famed "two shrines and one temple" designated as Unesco's world cultural heritage site.

What to Expect

Two shrines and one temple is in Nikko mountain , Sanctuary of syncretism of Shinto and buddhism. You will see the great harmony of cultural assets and rich nature.
Toshogu shrine was built in the 17th century using all the technology at the time. So you can view the exquisite gates and buildings with more than 5100 colorful, detailed sculpture.
Futarasan shrines enshrines the god of marrige. Your may feel the mysterious power.
Rinnouji temple has three Buddha hall. Although it is covered by the scaffolding structure, you can view the three magnificent golden statues.

Organized by

Yuko Licensed Guide
(7) Reviews
Contact Yuko Response Time: 6 hs


  • Toshogu shrine; one of the most lavish temples in Japan(entrance fee:1300 yen, per person)
  • Futarasan shrine
  • Rinnouji temple;three golden statues(entrance fee:400 yen, person)


It's best to visit on weekdays.
We take a lot of walk so please wear comfortable shoes.
You should wear layers of clothes and have umbrella as this place is more than 600 meters above sea level and often have sudden rain.
I will not be responsible for any losses or damages incurred while you are receiving my service. Please be responsible for any actions taken by yourself.

What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
hotel pick up (¥1,500)
transportation fee (you and guide)
(round trip to Nikko by express train costs
about 6,000 yen per person)
(bus fare in Nikko is 500 yen per person)
lunch(you and guide)
entrance fee (you and guide)
Meeting Point
At information center at Tobu Asakusa station
Ending Point
At Tobu Asakusa station
10 hours
Starting time
08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

View More Frequently Asked Questions read more

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 7 )
Bill Bill United States ( Solo )
3 weeks ago

“ An absolutely outstanding experience! ”

I just finished five days of being guided by Yuko and it was wonderful. I connected with her months ago, letting her know I would be traveling single on my first trip to Japan and that I wanted a guide one on one for five consecutive days. I told her I planned to stay in Tokyo the entire time. I described generally the kinds of sights most interesting to me, including an interest in experiencing a variety of Japanese cuisine at lunch. She took it from there and planned with great skill 3 days in Tokyo, 1 in Hakone and 1 in Kamakura. Our days were fun, informative, efficient and covered perfectly the types of sights I had specified and we enjoyed five outstanding lunches across the spectrum of Japanese cuisine. I just can’t praise her enough. She speaks excellent English, listens and adapt... read more


Hi Bill, thank you so much for joining my tours and such a wonderful compliment. I am very glad that you fully enjoyed Japan. These five days were so nice for me too. Time passes much faster when I am having fun. You are so talkative and interesting person and always made me laugh with jokes. I really had a fun time. I learned a lot from you including jokes. Next time I am going to use them and make my guests laugh. On the first day, we were able to see Mt.Fuji in Hakone , which was rare and lucky. The mountain was so beautiful and like chinese ink painting. It seems like you are thoroughly enjoying Japanese cuisine that made me very happy. That is good that we were able to see wedding procession twice! Thank you again for coming to Japan, Bill. It was really great to see you. Best wishe... read more

Ron Ron United States ( Couple )
4 months ago

“ Tour of fish market ”

Excellent tour guide


Thank you very much, Ron! Tsukiji is a very interesting place, isn't it? You were so excited about evrey kind of fish and I had a blast. Glad that your wife was able to get reading glasseswhich she wanted. It was pleasure to have you two here in Japan. Please come to Japan again to have grilled eel and sake!

Kenny Kenny Australia ( Couple )
4 months ago


From the very first time that we met we felt so comfortable that she will guide and look after us for the day. This is the first time that we had a private guide and we were really impressed by her promptness, local knowledge, history, flexibility but most of all very well organised and prepared for the trip. We were also touched by her sincerity and always there to answer any queries and help with transport directions. It was a great day to remember despite the hot weather conditions and we really enjoyed her company. My wife and I would like to thank her very much for all her efforts and genuine care.


It was so nice of you to write the great review. I was just wondering if you were able to find nice clothings and so on during your shopping time today. It is unexpectedly hot in Japan now, however you are very healthy and walked a lot. You and your wife shared me with amazingly interesting things that I have gotten some new topics to talk about in my next tour. I enjoyed guiding you and the whole day flied like an arrow. Once in a life time opportunity! It was really great to see you two. All the best. Thank you.

Alex Alex Australia ( Solo )
8 months ago

“ Amazing Tour and Experience! ”

If i could give Yuko-San More stars i would! I recently organized a private tour with Yuko-San and she was very knowledgeable and made my short visit very pleasant and provided a true authentic experience of Tokyo. Yuko-San really goes out of her way to ensure we were adequately warm (was winter and raining) and comfortable during our tour and provided in-depth information and the history in regards to the places we visited. Her Engish is perfect and had no troubles communicating. I would definitely recommend anyone visiting Tokyo to book with Yuko-San.


Hi Alex, thank you so much for writing great review. Even it was cold enough to have snow, you were so energetic and seemed to enjoy everything I showed, which made me very happy. We visited a lot of places on your short trip in Tokyo. Among them, Hamarikyu Japanese Garden with falling snow was most beautiful that I have ever seen! If you had not organized the tour with me, I would not have gone there on such a cold day. I am so grateful for that. Also the lunch was amazing one. Thank you again for coming to Japan and sharing your time with me. It was really great pleasure to meet you. Hope to see you again.

Delisa Delisa Indonesia ( Family with kids )
9 months ago

“ Very Warm, Kind & Wonderful ”

From the beginning until the end of the trip, Yuko's always gave us her best and very detail in everything, it helps us to managed and get a vizualized of the trip. Her English is also very good. When we 1st saw her, it's feels like having trip with your family, so warm, kind & wonderful. She really takes efforts to help us having a wonderful time in a very efficient way. I would really recommended her so you have a very wonderful trips. Thank you Yuko


Thank you for taking your time to post your great review. I had a really good time with you, too. It was beautiful weather. Glad that you had so many nice photos with your daughters. Tokyo bay is so beautiful and Tokyo tower seen from the ground of the temple is magnificent. You are so active and motivated and the tour was so tight that we had to be quick eater to have lunch in 10 minutes after praying at Sensoji Temple in Asakusa. Unbelievable! But we’ve done it! It is one of the greatest memories. Thank you so much Delisa and beautiful daughters. Hope to see you again someday.

More tours by Yuko

Tokyo half-day customized tour only for you

(7) Reviews
by Yuko
4h $ 141 up to 5 people

Tokyo one-day customed tour only for you

(7) Reviews
by Yuko
7h $ 246 up to 5 people

Nikko-one day trip from Tokyo

(7) Reviews
by Yuko
10h $ 352 up to 5 people

Nikko Popular Tours & Activities