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Private tour: Chartered car from Tokyo to Nikko, Toshogu, Edo Wonderland etc
Private tour: Chartered car from Tokyo to Nikko, Toshogu, Edo Wonderland etc
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from: $768

You can create your own tour! Explore the UNESCO-listed temples and shrines of Nikko starting from one of the most gorgeous architecture in Japan, the mausoleum of Tokugawa Ieyasu, father of the capital of Japan witch was called EDO for 265 year until 1867. Any request is welcome as it will be a fully private tour just only for your group, any location in Nikko area can be included in your original itinerary within the time frame. ex: Edo Wonderland, Kegon water fall and Lake Chuzenji, visiting a sake brewery etc.,.

Nikko Private Tour by public transportation
Nikko Private Tour by public transportation
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from: $226

You can enjoy a guided sightseeing tour only with your family and friends. This tour is a tour using public transportation. Guides and you go to the destination by the Tobu limited train or Shinkansen bullet train. You can choose transportation after booking. It is also good to use JR Pass or Nikko Pass. This tour includes Shinkyo Bridge,Nikko Toshogu shrine,Chuzenji Lake and Kegon Waterfalls. If you want to add other places, you can consult with the guide. Why do not you plan a special tour exclusively for you? Enjoy ancient structures and sculptures of Japan at Shinkyo Bridge and Nikko Toshogu shrine. Kegon Waterfalls:Enjoy the scenery and sounds of the waterfall that rushes down from a height of 97 meters Chuzenji Lake:The height of the sea level is 1296 meters. It is a lake in a high place in Japan. For details, please read [what to expect][inclusions,exclusions] page

7-hour Nikko, with Private Car, to/from Nikko Station
7-hour Nikko, with Private Car, to/from Nikko Station
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from: $614

1~8passengers, full-flat rate; If you are eight, it costs less than US$100 P/P We offer you several selling points other travel companies could never do. Effective : Because the guide and driver is same person with national licenses. On top of it, he plays Photographer's roll. Comfortable : Because the cars we use are spacious and luxury. Exciting : Because you will savor a local food like they would do. Flexible : Because the schedule is up to you. This is full-private tour for you. Inquisitive : Because you will learn a lots of religious uniqueness in Japan.

Magnificent Nikko World Heritage and Breathtaking Scenic Beauty in one day
Magnificent Nikko World Heritage and Breathtaking Scenic Beauty in one day
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from: $186

The beauty of Nikko as tourist destination is that you can experience the beauty of World-heritage architecture and breathtaking Nikko landscapes in one-day trip from Tokyo. This tour is designed to cover the beauty of both by visiting the following spots: Shinkyo Bridge,Toshogu Shrine,Akechidaira Plateau and Kegon Waterfall A suggested itinerary is as follows; 7:30a.m. Meet at the guest’s hotel. The party heads for Nikko by subway and train. 10:14-21 Arrive at JR Nikko St. or Tobu Nikko St. Within Nikko area, we move by bus and visit the following spots. -Shinkyo Bridge -Toshogu Shrine 12:25-13:10 Lunch 13:17 Move to scenic area by bus and visit the following spots. -Akechidaira Plateau: -Kegon Waterfall: 15:30 Bus ride at Lake Chuzenjiko for JR Nikko St. or Tobu Nikko St. 18:15-30 Arriving at Tokyo St. or Asakusa St.

Exciting Nikko - One Day Tour from Tokyo
Exciting Nikko - One Day Tour from Tokyo
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from: $271

Nikko is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Japan. The Shrines and Temples in Nikko were designated as a world cultural heritage in 1999. In this tour, we will visit following sightseeing spots. - Shinkyo Bridge - Rinnoji Temple - Toshogu Shrine - Futarasan Shrine - Taiyuin Mausoleum See inclusions and excursions for what is included in the price of this tour.

Nikko Full-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
Nikko Full-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
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from: $101

This value-packed trip with a government-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Nikko! There are many reasons why Nikko is a must-see stop during your stay in Japan. Your private guide will help you efficiently enjoy a full-day tour of this historic, beautiful town. Your guide will start your day with a morning pickup at Nikko Station (Tobu or JR). Nikko is one of Japan’s most stunning nature reserves, situated on the incredibly scenic―and hard to reach on your own―Romantic Road. Let us know what special requests you have for the day and we will customize your itinerary in advance! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Forest Gravel Ride
Forest Gravel Ride
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from: $56

- Experience the nature ride. Bike through forests, travel along streams, and let yourself be part of the great natural landscape of Nasu National Park. - A fat bike with oversized tires can provide a stable ride even on gravel. Both beginners and children can also enjoy the tour. - You will be riding through forests and along streams on a mountain, but there won’t be too many ups and downs. You’ll be able to keep up the pace even if stamina is your concern. - You will enjoy a wide variety of views including not only forests and rivers but also peaceful villages and rice fields that stretch to the horizon. - While taking a break at a clear river, our guide will make delicious coffee for you. - To join the tour, just sign up. Everything you need including a bike and helmet is included in the tour package.

Private Half-Day Hike and Birdwatching in Senjogahara Nikko
Private Half-Day Hike and Birdwatching in Senjogahara Nikko
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from: $226

Senjogahara is famous for its species of native plants (as many as 350) and many species of wild birds. You can look out over the vast marshland to experience the varied and spectacular nature at various viewing points with Mt. Nantai as background. You will enjoy the view of Senjogahara marshland and Mt. Nantai. The wooden path along Yukawa river as a nature trail is easy to walk.You can enjoy bird watching in the diverse natural environments such as marshes, riversides, Mongolian oak, and Malus sieboldii forests. The grasslands with clear views provide a good vantage point for bird watching. You can easily see small birds like parses and hear their vivid birdsong.

Nikko All Must-Sees Private Chauffeur Half-day Tour - English Speaking Driver
Nikko All Must-Sees Private Chauffeur Half-day Tour - English Speaking Driver
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from: $345

This is the ideal pick for time-tight travelers wanting to discover lots of Nikko’s highlights in a day. Avoid the potential confusion of public transportation system, and travel comfortably in a private vehicle instead. Nikko is a truly diverse destination. Ornate shrines coexist with towering peaks, dramatic waterfalls, rejuvenating hot springs and sublime cuisine. Discover all its gems, from world famous to undiscovered. In addition to its many historical and cultural tourist attractions, Nikko is also renowned for its beautiful mountain scenery. Your English speaking driver will fully support your fantastic and efficient trip in Nikko. Note*1: This tour will end at Nikko Tosho-gu. Note*2: Tour details has a possibility of change depending on the place of your meeting point and traffic conditions. Please feel free to ask us if you have any special request for your itinerary. We will do our best to meet your request.

Nikko Custom Full Day Tour
Nikko Custom Full Day Tour
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from: $203

This private and customizable tour for Nikko is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.

Visit the Unexplored Regions of Lake Chuzenji--Scenic Trekking and Rafting Tour
Visit the Unexplored Regions of Lake Chuzenji--Scenic Trekking and Rafting Tour
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from: $90

【OUTLINE】 Discover the hidden beauty and nature of Japan! This is a scenic tour where you can enjoy the unexplored areas of Lake Chuzenji from land and water using a compact, portable rubber boat called a "pack raft." 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Walk on foot to Lake Chuzenji's south coast, a place seldom explored by tourists and home to some of the region's most beautiful scenery. ・Our single-seater pack raft boats are incredibly user-friendly, meaning anyone may confidently enjoy Lake Chuzenji. ・Along the way, you will experience the history of Lake Chuzenji, including the memorial park for the British/Italian Embassy villa. ・And if you are lucky, you may encounter some of the wildlife in the area!

Nikko All Must-Sees Private Chauffeur Full-day Tour - English Speaking Driver
Nikko All Must-Sees Private Chauffeur Full-day Tour - English Speaking Driver
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from: $576

This is the ideal pick for time-tight travelers wanting to discover lots of Nikko’s highlights in a day. Avoid the potential confusion of public transportation system, and travel comfortably in a private vehicle instead. Nikko is a truly diverse destination. Ornate shrines coexist with towering peaks, dramatic waterfalls, rejuvenating hot springs and sublime cuisine. Discover all its gems, from world famous to undiscovered. In addition to its many historical and cultural tourist attractions, Nikko is also renowned for its beautiful mountain scenery. Your English speaking driver will fully support your fantastic and efficient trip in Nikko. Note*1: Tour details has a possibility of change depending on the place of your meeting point and traffic conditions. Please feel free to ask us if you have any special request for your itinerary. We will do our best to meet your request.

First snow play & snowshoe
First snow play & snowshoe
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from: $39

Guide to the nature of Nasu and play various snow in the fluffy plateau different from the 15-year-old Kumasan and ski slopes. Since the course has little difference in elevation, it is also ideal for snowshoe debut. If you are picked up by a private bus, you can feel safe even if you are worried about snowy roads. Included in the tour Guide fee, snowshoe rental fee, insurance fee (with free transfer)

Kimono dressing experience
Kimono dressing experience
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from: $55

Tochigi Prefecture, near Tokyo, has Nikko World Heritage sites and many traditional crafts. Why do not you experience a miyabi workshop when you pass Utsunomiya? You can wear a kimono and explore the historic city. Guided staff who have lived for more than 20 years will guide you through the recommended places for your purpose. Take a day trip from Tokyo and experience the beauty of nature and the historic city wearing a kimono.

Nikko Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
Nikko Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
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from: $77

This value-packed trip with a government-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Nikko! There are many reasons why Nikko is a must-see stop during your stay in Japan. Your private guide will help you efficiently enjoy a half-day tour of this historic, beautiful town. Your guide will start your day with a morning pickup at Nikko Station (Tobu or JR). Nikko is one of Japan’s most stunning nature reserves, situated on the incredibly scenic―and hard to reach on your own―Romantic Road. Let us know what special requests you have for the day and we will customize your itinerary in advance! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

 Dyeing camp in English with foreigners
 Dyeing camp in English with foreigners
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from: $94

A workshop-type overnight event where you spend a day with a foreigner and make dyed goods from the forest. The instructor of dyed goods is a business trip lecture by Brillante, who is active all over the world. During their stay, they will spend all their time communicating with foreigners in English, and will also have fun events such as rice making, games, BBQ and bonfire. This is an event where you can experience cross-cultural exchange and dyeing workshops at the same time. Japanese staff are also stationed, so you don't have to speak English! Target: From elementary school to junior high school students (only children can participate)

Birdwatching Tour and Boat Cruise on Lake Chuzenji from Nikko
Birdwatching Tour and Boat Cruise on Lake Chuzenji from Nikko
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from: $144

Let's enjoy bird watching in a quiet atmosphere on the walking course through the forest along the lakeside. It is great to enjoy nature while visiting memorial parks converted from British and Italian embassies’ villas, thinking of the glamorous days in the early Showa period when it was said that Japan's Foreign Ministry moved to Nikko in summer. The route is almost flat so that you can enjoy bird watching at ease.

Nikko Custom Half Day Tour
Nikko Custom Half Day Tour
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from: $117

This private and customizable tour for Nikko is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.

Ticket to Japanese Style Dance Show Taishu-Engeki at Nikko
Ticket to Japanese Style Dance Show Taishu-Engeki at Nikko
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from: $19

A Japanese-style live hall where you can enjoy unique costumes and performance. It is very close to Nikko Toshogu and has good access. You can also enter in the middle of the show.

Calligraphy experience
Calligraphy experience
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from: $17

Have you ever experienced traditional Japanese calligraphy? Each kanji has its own meaning. Please ask the staff what it means to make the sound of your name into kanji. Choose your name or your favorite kanji and write it with a brush. There are also souvenirs.

Natural dyeing Plant dyeing in Tochigi
Natural dyeing Plant dyeing in Tochigi
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from: $59

【OUTLINE】 Collect flowers, leaves, branches, and roots in nature, and boil them to make natural dye liquor. And dye silk or other materials in the dye liquor.

NASU SATOYAMA Farm Ride
NASU SATOYAMA Farm Ride
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from: $115

About 180 km away from Tokyo, you will find a farming village with over 1,000 years of history at the edge of Japan’s largest alluvial fan at the base of the Nasu mountain range. While it is a countryside surrounded by rocky hills, the area was once ruled by a feudal lord and was a post station on the Oshu Kaido. Many famous poets visited this area too. In this tour, you will enjoy a slow, relaxing ride through this beautiful village area. Follow our guide who knows the area inside out and travel on quiet, narrow pathways and between rice fields. You will become a part of the unspoiled scenery of Japan featuring a neighborhood of old, traditional farmhouses. What you see along the way will become more interesting if you listen to our guide explaining the local history. The highlight of the tour is a vegetable harvesting experience hosted by a farmer, followed by a full-course lunch featuring fresh vegetables from the farm. You can take home the vegetables you harvested as a souvenir.

Morning Hike and Birdwatching Around Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Morning Hike and Birdwatching Around Nikko Toshogu Shrine
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from: $132

A great walking experience around the World Heritage area which introduces you to Nikko, a city that has developed through mountain asceticism, together with the animistic world of giant trees where Gods are believed to be dwelling. Let’s enjoy bird watching in the World Heritage area surrounded by giant cedar trees in a solemn atmosphere. Besides wild birds, with any luck, you can even see flying squirrels. Nikko Toshogu Shrine, a famous World Heritage site as well as a power spot which is dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Tokugawa shogun, who laid the foundations of peace and culture during the 260 years of the Edo period and made a great contribution to the development of modern Japan.

Visit the Largest Cave Storehouse of Sake and Taste the Sake Aged in the Cave
Visit the Largest Cave Storehouse of Sake and Taste the Sake Aged in the Cave
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from: $59

【OUTLINE】  Visit the natural storehouse of Japanese sake said to be the largest in Japan. Welcome to the brewer's VIP room! Enjoy tasting a wide variety of sake starting from the aged Daiginjoshu matured in the cave.

Breakfast on the Shores of Lake Chuzenji at the British Embassy Villa
Breakfast on the Shores of Lake Chuzenji at the British Embassy Villa
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from: $794

Relaxing at the former British Embassy Villa on the shores of Lake Chuzenji in Nikko National Park. Breakfast is included in the program. ・An exclusive usage for one group per day at the British Embassy’s Vila built by Ernest Satow, a British diplomat who influenced the Meiji Restoration (1868) and set the scene for the development of Nikko as a summer resort for foreigners. ・Relive the same spectacular view of Oku-Nikko, which was praised by Isabella Bird, a travel writer of the British Empire in the 19th century and the author of "Unbeaten Tracks in Japan". ・Enjoy the ultimate relaxation in tranquillity, with only natural sounds such as from the waves of the lake, the wind, and the chirping of birds. ・Experience the nature of Oku-Nikko with no tourists in the early morning. ・A yoga experience by Lake Chuzenji and a craft-making experience at the British Embassy Villa are available. (Additional fees apply)

Nikko 1 day private walking tour
Nikko 1 day private walking tour
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from: $645

Escape from busy Tokyo! You will get to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nikko. Nikko is the entrance to Nikko National Park, the historic Toshogu Shrine and the mausoleum of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Our local Nikko guide will show you places with rich Japanese history, culture, and breathtaking scenery all in one day.

Go To Travel Planning Products Cycling "World Heritage Nikko Shrines and Surroundings"
Go To Travel Planning Products Cycling "World Heritage Nikko Shrines and Surroundings"
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from: $215

・This tour is a "Go To Travel" product promoted by Japan. (The price is displayed after discounting 35%) ・The national qualification "interpreter guide" regularly guides tourists to Japan Arranged so that Japanese people can enjoy it. (Participants are Japanese and foreigners residing in Japan, and guidance is available in English) ・The travel planner for this tour is "GK B-IKE". The operating company is "GG & TS". Also, the travel form is “order-based planned travel”, and the travel contract is set at the time of application. Approximately, it will be established. (Travel conditions before booking (Please check https://www.nta.co.jp/yakkan/nta/juchu.htm) ・We can arrange the original plan, so if you have any request, Ask using the communication tool "Messenger" on this reservation site Please match. Basic course (example) Nikko City-Suginamiki-Suigo Bridge-Kirifuri Bridge-Toshogu (Visit) ~ Lunch ~ Dainichi Bridge ~ Haunted Jizo (Visit) ~ Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Park ~ Nikko City Total distance: 23km, elevation change 540m-400m-650m-540m

Hiking Around Yuno Lake: Revel in the Essence of Nikko
Hiking Around Yuno Lake: Revel in the Essence of Nikko's Nature and History
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from: $146

【OUTLINE】 In this half-day tour, hike around the stunning Yuno lake while learning about the Okunikko Yumoto area's culture, nature, and history from a passionate local guide who knows everything there is about this special place. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・In just half a day, savor the breathtaking beauty of nature at Nikko National Park, which holds the longest history out all national parks in Japan. ・With a massive height of 70m and a length of 100m, Yudaki waterfall is sure to knock your socks off! ・If you're lucky, you might be encounter adorable wildlife like deer and monkeys! ・With over 20 years of meaningful experience, your veteran guide can adjust to meet your preferences in this very flexible tour.

Morning Hike and Birdwatching in Kirifuri Highland and Nikko
Morning Hike and Birdwatching in Kirifuri Highland and Nikko
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from: $169

Enjoy hiking and birdwatching at the best time to visit, in early summer (late June to early July), when you can see the Nikko day lilies' colony! itinerary Route is based on the weekday schedule in October 2020. Hiking may take approximately 1.5 to 2 times longer than usual depends on weather conditions, congestion, and probabilities of birds’ occurrence. Sidewalks and benches are well maintained, plus there are flowers like Asian fawnlily in spring and many others in summer, let’s enjoy nature in peace. You can look out at the Pacific Ocean and even Tokyo Sky Tree on a clear day.

Small-Group Winter Hike and Birdwatching Adventure in Oku-Nikko
Small-Group Winter Hike and Birdwatching Adventure in Oku-Nikko
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from: $292

Highlights In winter when food is scarce, you can see small birds gathering to feed on the fruits of Malus sieboldii. You can see waterbirds gathering at Kotokunuma when covered with snow in winter. Let's see how the birds spend cold winter in harsh conditions. Solitary snipe*・Mallard・ Japanese wagtail・Rustic bunting・Eurasian wren, Long-billed plover*・Brown dipper・Japanese wagtail・ Coot・Tufted duck・Common pochard・White-tailed eagle*・Steller's sea eagle*・ Common goldeneye・ Common merganser・ Peregrine falcon* Common pochard Japanese wagtail

Nikko Kanaya
Nikko Kanaya's Craftsmanship Workshop Historic Private Tour
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from: $134

【OUTLINE】 Nikko carving is said to have originated with a sculptor associated with the construction of Toshogu Shrine in the early 17th century. Learn the value of Nikko carving by experiencing the skills, beliefs, and stories through interactions with the craftsmen, who have inherited techniques through generations. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 Learn the story of the forestry industry which flourished in the mountains of Nikko from ancient times, the construction of Toshogu Shrine and the craftsmanship involved, which has been woven into the lives of ordinary people. Visit the workshop of Hirano Kougei (Hirano Craftshop), run by Hideko Hirano and her daughter, who are the first female Nikko carvers to be certified as traditional craftsmen by the local government. Watch the actual engraving called hikkaki-bori (technique) in action with a guidance. Learn hikkaki-bori using a tool called hikkaki. (Additional fees apply)

Bask in the beauty of winter Nikko in this unforgettable ice climbing experience
Bask in the beauty of winter Nikko in this unforgettable ice climbing experience
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from: $129

【OUTLINE】 With a towering 25m ice wall located next to the Chojiga Waterfall in the Nikko Kirifuri Plateau as your backdrop, enjoy a breathtaking ice climbing experience. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・This is the only place in Japan where you can experience ice climbing on a natural ice wall within just 2 hours from Tokyo! We are located just 15 minutes for the closest station! ・Use a huge 25m-high and magnificent ice wall that stands right next to the Kirifuri Hidden Waterfall in Nikko as your backdrop! ・Don't have the equipment? You can rent all equipment required for climbing, such as axes and crampons ・We also provide basic lectures, so even beginners can take up this exciting challenge

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