Our Nikko Tour from Tokyo takes you on a journey of discovery into the peace and tranquillity of Japan’s mountains to one of the country’s most beautiful cities. Nikko, one of Japan’s most
Our Nikko Tour from Tokyo takes you on a journey of discovery into the peace and tranquillity of Japan’s mountains to one of the country’s most beautiful cities. Nikko, one of Japan’s most historic cities, whose shrines and temples are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is surrounded by immense natural beauty. Leaving Tokyo on our Nikko Tour in the morning, we’ll drive into the lush mountains, arriving at the pretty city of Nikko. Our first stop will be the iconic Toshogu Shrine, which was built by 15,000 craftsmen in the Edo Era, and consists of 2.5 million sheets of gold leaf. Take in the immense detail and see the famous gold carvings before continuing to the Tamozawa Imperial Villa, one of the largest wooden structures in Japan, with its fusion of Japanese architectural styles. At the Kirifuri Waterfall, a 75 meter high waterfall, you’ll be able to enjoy the natural spectacle of the forested Japanese mountains. Returning back to your departure point at the end of our Nikko Tour from Tokyo, you’ll be left with memories of Japan’s beautiful historic and natural sites.
Available every day with guaranteed departures, our Nikko Tour from Tokyo is a full day tour to one of Japan’s most quintessential and historically recognized towns. Led by an experienced tour guide, hotel pickup, and drop off, and a full day of transportation, the tour shows a side of Japan far removed from the city of Tokyo.
Nikko Tour from Tokyo Highlights
Travel into the lush forested Japanese mountains, as you head to the city of Nikko.
Visit the famous Toshugu Shrine which is dedicated to the kami (spirit) of leysau which was founded by Tokugawa Shogunate, the military government that ruled Japan from 1603 to 1867.
See the shrine’s famous gold carvings including the famous structure of the three wise monkeys which is located in the Sacred Stable.
Explore the Tamozawa Imperial Villa which combines elements of the Edo, Meiji, and Taisho periods with its 106 rooms, courtyard, and traditional Japanese garden
See the spectacular Kirifuri Waterfall.
Enjoy authentic food at a local Japanese restaurant (optional).
Return to Tokyo.
Essential Information for our Nikko Tour From Tokyo
This Nikko Tour from Tokyo includes an English speaking guide, full day of transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle, all entrance fees are covered in the price of the tour.
Meeting point: Check-in Counter of Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo.
Price excludes optional lunch.
When Tamozawa Imperial Villa is closed, the tour will visit Rinnoji Treasure Museum, Shoyo Garden, or Toshogu Treasure Hall.