Nikko World Heritage Day Tour from Tokyo

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Step into the rich culture of ancient Japan

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  • 1 Day(s) Duration
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • See Nikko's wealth of culturally and historically significant wonders with an English speaking guide
  • Visit the famous Nikko Toshogu Shrine where Tokugawa Iyeasu lies entombed
  • Marvel at the Kegon Falls, counted amongst the greatest waterfalls - and possibly the highest - in all of Japan
  • Enjoy the convenience of a pick up and drop off services in a comfortable coach
Most Recent Review

  • 18 Aug 2018
    Beautiful temples, lakes, waterfall. We were blessed with good weather. A few points for improvement - there was a huge traffic jam near the entrance of the shrine. We could have gotten off the bus earlier to walk in order to save more time. There was also no antipyretic in the bus. It would be good if some could be stocked for guests who have a fever or are unwell.

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  • 1 Day Tour

    Package Details

    Inclusive Of:

    • Nikko Toshogu Shrine
    • Lake Chuzenji
    • Kegon Falls
    • Lunch
    • English speaking guide

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Kegon Falls elevator fee
    • Other personal expenses

    US$ 133.39

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    Package Details

    Inclusive Of:

    • Nikko Toshogu Shrine
    • Lake Chuzenji
    • Kegon Falls
    • Lunch
    • English speaking guide

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Kegon Falls elevator fee
    • Other personal expenses
What To Expect

A wealth of mesmerizing historical and cultural heritage locations can be found all over Japan. This Nikko day tour takes you to the best and most significant World Heritage sites. From your pick up point, you will depart from Tokyo to Nikko, where your first stop will be the Nikko Toshogu Shrine. This ancient edifice is where one of the famous figures in Japanese history rests: Tokugawa Iyeasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate that ruled for 250 years. Learn all about Japanese culture and history from a visit to this heritage shrine, as well as gain a better understanding of the shogunate system of government at the time. After lunch, you'll head to Lake Chuzenji for a quick visit and see the thrillingly beautiful panorama scenery. This splendid lake view overlooking the beautifully protected natural lands is the perfect place to take your photographs. Then you will head to Kegon Falls at the center of the Chuzenji hot springs area. With its pinnacle at 97m, this is considered the highest major waterfall in all of Japan. And as a bonus: on the opposite reaches of the falls, there lies a small village of tourist shops, giving you the chance to shop for souvenirs while taking in the beauty of the waterfall! This tour is a wonderful eye-opening experience to the history and natural beauty of Japan.

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Learn about Japanese history in the Toshogu Shrine
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Marvel at the intricacies of Japanese architecture during the time period
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See the famous carving of three monkeys!
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View the highest falls in all of Japan
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As the seasons change, so does the color of the foliage around this beautiful waterfall
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 2 business days. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • 8:15am depart from Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Check-in Counter
  • 9:00am depart from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
  • Nikko Toshogu Shrine (90 minutes)
  • Lunch
  • Lake Chuzenji (10 minutes)
  • Kegon Falls (30 minutes)
  • 4:30pm-5:00pm drop off at Tobu Nikko Station
  • Hanyu Parking Area (20 minutes)
  • 7:00pm-7:30pm arrive at Shinjuku (near Shinjuku Station West Exit)
Insider Tips

Insider Tips:

  • The tour will walk up and down steps and hilly paths at Nikko Toshogu. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 6-11
  • Children aged 0-5 who will not be occupying seats and will not require meals can participate for free. If you require meals and seats for your child, please book the child ticket
  • There will be heavy traffic due to the maple tree viewing is expected every year on the Irohazaka Winding Road from 11 Oct to 6 Nov. Therefore, Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji will not be visited during this period. During these cases, one of the following will be visited instead of Kegon Falls: Taiyuuin Mausoleum at Rinno-ji Temple, Futarasan Shrine, Kirifuri Falls, or Tamozawa Imperial Villa
  • Depending on road conditions, the tour may stop at a different parking area (rest area) instead of the Hanyu Parking Area
  • Vegetarian meals must be requested at the time of booking
  • Please be advised: 2018 Maple Season runs from 11 Oct-6 Nov
  • The alternative plan outlined above may be used even outside of the maple season due to road conditions or other reasons
  • Please note that due to major repair and restoration work taking place, the sleeping cat carving, three monkeys carving and part or all of the Yomeimon Gate will not be available at Toshogu Shrine
  • An audio earphone guide will be provided to each participant at Nikko Toshogu Shrine. However, if there are less than 15 participants, the guides may not be provided
  • There will be a fee of JPY 10,000 if an earphone guide is lost or damaged by a participant
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is only valid on the specified tour date

Meet Up Information:

  • Please be at the pick up location at least 10 minutes before the scheduled pick up time
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Main Tower 3F Check-in Counter
  • Time: 8:05am
  • Address: 2-2-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo
  • How to get there: 5 minutes walk from Shinjuku Station West Exit (JR Lines, Subway), or 1 minute walk from Tochomae Station B1 Exit (Toei Oedo Line)
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
  • Time: 8:50am
  • Address: 2 Chome-4-1 Hamamatsuchō, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • How to get there: 1 minute walk from Hamamatsucho Station (JR Line or Tokyo Monorail) or Daimon Station (Toei Asakusa Line or Toei Oedo Line)
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 9 days prior to the tour
  • Itinerary changes due to traffic conditions can not be used as the reason for cancelation. No refund will be issued in this case
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Reviews (13) 4.6
  • Wong 18 Aug 2018
    Beautiful temples, lakes, waterfall. We were blessed with good weather. A few points for improvement - there was a huge traffic jam near the entrance of the shrine. We could have gotten off the bus earlier to walk in order to save more time. There was also no antipyretic in the bus. It would be good if some could be stocked for guests who have a fever or are unwell.
  • Miriam Angeline 27 May 2018
    I wasnt able to do the activity but i have to commend the klook team. I didnt get the voucher so i emailed them. They responded pretty quickly and sent me the voucher immediately
  • Mei Yun 3 May 2018
    The tour guide is very lively and helpful. The trip is not complete without her explaination and information. Her knowledge is very good.
  • Katherine Mae 20 Nov 2017
    Nikko is far from Tokyo, it will take you around 4 hours by bus. I recommend for you to go there by train instead to save time. Book this tour only if you are interested into History, Temples and Shrines, because if you are not, you will not enjoy this tour. It will make you feel that you are in a field trip with your professor narrating to you the history of Japan. You will only spend few minutes in the Lake (10 minutes) and Kegon falls (30 minutes).
  • dong 6 Nov 2017
    Very nice and friendly guide! The places that we visited are really beautiful. Great tour.
  • dong 31 Oct 2017
    Guide is friendly. Klook made this whole experience hassle free and convenient.
  • MANYING 25 Jun 2018
    The lunch is rich and good, the tour guide respects the business, and the tour guides are arranged properly.
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  • Hsiuching 20 Jan 2018
    Friendly staff, time control, lunch is also delicious!
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  • PINGHUNG 31 Dec 2017
    Explain the background of many Toshogu, understand the story behind, the other two spots are not bad, but the winter is too cold, it is recommended more warm time to come.
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  • yun 8 Dec 2017
    Tour guide to Nikko East photos, Kegon Falls explain very detailed, full schedule, it is worth revisiting!
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