Nikko Day Trip from Tokyo

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Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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Experience Highlights

Discover some of Japan's most beautiful temples and shrines with this day trip to Nikko from Tokyo . Join this approximately 10.5 hour tour and join other travellers on a comfortable bus to the town of Nikko. See the natural beauty of the area with a professional guide and visit the Toshogu Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire this famous temple of Japanese history and also see the impressive Kegon Waterfall and the beautiful Lake Chuzenji .

  • Discover an opulent 17th century shrine with this day trip to Nikko City from Tokyo.
  • Travel in a comfortable coach with fellow travellers and a professional guide on board.
  • Enjoy the option of a Japanese-style lunch tour.
  • Visit the Toshogu Shrine, one of the most beautiful and important shrines in Japan and a World Heritage Site.
  • Marvel at the impressive Kegon Waterfall on Lake Chuzenji.

What’s included

  • Day trip to Nikko from Tokyo.
  • The tour lasts approximately 10 hours and a half.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Professional guide.

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Step by Step

Discover one of Japan's historical treasures with this day trip to Nikko from Tokyo . Travel with fellow travellers and a professional guide on a comfortable bus to the town of Nikko. See the greenery of this World Heritage Site and see some of Japan' s most beautiful temples and shrines . Visit Toshogu Shrine, one of Japan's most important shrines, and see the region's impressive waterfalls and beautiful lakes.

In addition to all this, you can choose a tour with or without lunch when you book your tour. If lunch is included, you will make a brief stop for a Japanese-style lunch before arriving at your destination.

From Tokyo you will travel approximately 2 hours to the city of Nikko. With your guide you will enjoy the natural wonders of Nikko National Park and head to the Toshogu Shrine, with its impressive wood carvings and decorations. This 17th century temple is the resting place of the first Tokugawa shogun, one of the most important figures in Japanese history. Inside the shrine you can see carvings of charming animals such as cats, monkeys and dragons.

Appreciate the beauty of this World Heritage Site while listening to interesting stories and legends about this building and the former Tokugawa leyasu shogun from your guide.

After visiting the shrine, you will continue to experience the natural beauty of the area until you reach the Kegon Waterfall, which is almost 100 metres high. This imposing waterfall is one of the three most beautiful waterfalls in the country, along with the Nachi Waterfall. Stop in front of this famous waterfall in Nikko and take the opportunity to take the best souvenir photos of your trip to Tokyo.

Finally, at the foot of Mount Natai, you will see the beautiful Lake Chuzenji, the most famous lake in the region. Here you can enjoy a break and take in the most iconic scenery of the region, with a temple and some ancient embassies on its shores. After this comprehensive tour of Nikko, you will make your way back to Tokyo.


· 204 Reviews
  • M
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    The Kegon waterfall is incredibly beautiful, it is amazing how unique places like this are created by nature itself.
  • E
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    The details of the sanctuary are amazing.
  • R
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    An unforgettable experience, I came to Tokyo on business and took advantage of my day off to go sightseeing. Nikko Toshogu Shrine was beautiful, every detail was breathtaking. The Kegon waterfall is incredibly beautiful, it really is a majestic spectacle.
  • C
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    An incredible tour to do on a free day in your agenda. I loved visiting the Toshogu shrine, its legends were incredible.
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