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Nikko, trip to popular spots and the spot of odd sight


Tochigi
8 Hours
up to 3 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Nikko has been a well-known center of Shinto and Buddhist mountain worship since Toshogu was built in 1617 and Nikko National Park continues to offer scenic, mountainous landscapes, lakes, waterfalls. However, there are still many unfamiliar places of odd sight in Nikko. One of them is Kanmangafuchi abyss. This trip is to visit not only popular sight-seeing spots but also spot of odd sight.

Itinerary

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  • Kanmangafuchi Abyss was created by an eruption of nearby Mt. Nantai. This gorge, near the center of Nikko is only a few hundred meters long and can be enjoyed from a pleasant riverside walking trail.

  • Tamosawa is a park in Nikko city. Originally this building and garden were founded for the villa for the emperor Taishio and now it is opened to the public. This is only one left intact among villas constructed after Meiji area.

  • Toshogu Shrine is the final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate that ruled Japan for about 260 years. You can enjoy the lavishly decorated shrine complex consists of more than a dozen buildings set in a beautiful forest, countless wood carvings and large amounts of gold leaf decorated buildings.

  • Taiyuin is the mausoleum of the third Tokugawa shogun, Iemitsu, the grandson of Ieyasu. The Taiyuinbyo features a mix of Buddhist and Shinto structures. It was common for places of worship to contain elements of both religions.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At exit of Tobu Nikko station at 9:25AM
Ending Point At the entrance of Tobu Nikko station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you and guide) If travelers need to meet the guide at Asakusa station, additional ¥2,250 is required to pay. Iunch, dinner,
Entrance fee (Toshogu shrine¥1,300、Taiyuin ¥550、Tamozawa Imperial villa memorial park ¥550)

Important

Tourists are recommended to take the following trains from Asakusa station of Tobu Nikko line to Tobu Nikko station to conduct the trip smoothly as shown below:
The most suitable option: 7:30 Departing Asakusa station --------- by Kegon 5 --------->9:20 Arriving at Tobu Nikko
Other options : 6:30 Departing Asakusa station ---------by Rivaty Kegon1 ------>8:22 Arrving at Tobu Nikko
9:00 Departing Asakusa station ---------by Rivaty Kegon11------10:54 Arriving at Tobu Nikko

Options to go back to Askusa from Nikko
The most suitable option : 16:23 Departing Tobu Nikko station ------ by Rivaty Kegon 40----->18:15 Arriving at Asakusa station
Other options : 17:23 Deaprting Tobu Nikko station ------by Kegon 44 ----------> 19:15 Arriving at Asakusa station
18:11 Departing Tobu Nikko station ------by Kegon 46 -----------> 21:05 Arriving at Asakusa station

From Asakusa to Nikko train fare is ¥2,698 by super express train (It takes 1 hour and 50 minutes)

Tamozawa imperial villa memorial park close on Tuesday (If Tuesday is national holiday, the following day close) read more

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

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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.

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Zachary Zachary United States ( Couple )
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“ Thank you very much! ”

Nao is an excellent and fun guide. He has taken several of my customers of tours around Tokyo and everyone enjoyed it very much. I definitely recommend him!

Nao:

Dear Zachary Thank you very much for your comment on my recent service. I will keep making efforts to better my skills as guide and make good memories for visitors from overseas countries. Nao Kurobe

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