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Private tour Nikko - The Jewel tucked in the Japanese Alps

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See spectacular scenery on this private tour of the small town of Nikko, which is in the Japanese Alps. You’ll have a hassle-free day with a hotel pickup and a guide for the day. Save hours researching, and planning where to find the best views. Nikko highlights include Kanmangafuchi, Rinno-ji Temple, and Tamozawa Imperial Villa.
    What to Expect
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Asakusa Sta., 1 Chome-1-3 Asakusa, Taito City, Tōkyō-to 111-0032, Japan

    Discover magnificent Nikko with us.

    Pass By: Nikko Station, 115 Aioicho, Nikko 321-1413 Tochigi Prefecture

    By bus or on foot we'll start our visit.

    Stop At: Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park, 8-27 Honcho, Nikko 321-1434 Tochigi Prefecture

    Learn about Modern Japan visiting this Imperial Villa, a blend of traditional Edo and early modern Meiji.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kanmangafuchi Abyss, Nikko, Tochigi 321-1415, Japan

    Kanmangafuchi Abyss, a short stroll from some of Japan's most famous cultural heritage sites but practically untouched by tourists.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nikkosanrinnoji Taiyuin, 2300 Sannai, Nikko, Tochigi 321-1431, Japan

    Taiyuin is the mausoleum of Tokugawa Iemitsu, a grandson of Tokugawa Ieyassu and the third Shogun of the Edo period.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nikko Futarasan Shrine, 2307 Sannai, Nikko 321-1431 Tochigi Prefecture

    This temple that was built by Shodo Shoin, the first priest to explore Nikko.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Toshogu Butokuden, 2301 Sannai, Nikko 321-1431 Tochigi Prefecture

    Nikko Toshogu enshrines the famous samurai leader Tokugawa Ieyasu. The shrine is the highlight of any visit to Nikko.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Rinno-ji Temple, 2300 Sannai, Nikko 321-1431 Tochigi Prefecture

    Rinnoji Temple, is Nikko's most important temple and is designated as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shinkyo Bridge, 2307 Sannai Nikko Futarasann Shrine, Nikko 321-1431 Tochigi Prefecture

    One of the most beautiful bridges in all of Japan.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Asakusa Sta., 1 Chome-1-3 Asakusa, Taito City, Tōkyō-to 111-0032, Japan

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    6:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup
    • Local guide
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Your transportation and entrance fees (~JPY9.000/day/pers.)
    • Entry/Admission - Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park
    • Entry/Admission - Nikkosanrinnoji Taiyuin
    • Entry/Admission - Nikko Futarasan Shrine
    • Entry/Admission - Toshogu Butokuden
    • Entry/Admission - Rinno-ji Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Shinkyo Bridge
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • There is a 2 hours train trip to get to Nikko Station
    • JR pass won't be used
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This tour can not be done if arriving by cruise to Osanbashi pier in Yokohama.
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    About the operator

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    By: My Japan Guide
    101 reviews
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 10h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
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