Enhance your experience of Nikko National Park on an enriching full-day excursion from Tokyo. Feast your eyes upon breathtaking countryside, sacred shrines and stunning temples as you explore the region with an accomplished guide. Visit Toshogu Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage site dedicated to Buddhist worship, and hear about the structure’s fascinating history. Opt for the upgrade to pleasure your palate with a traditional Japanese lunch then absorb the natural splendor of Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from Tokyo on this comprehensive tour.

Highlights

  • Full-day trip to Nikko National Park from Tokyo
  • See the impressive wood carvings and ornate structures of Toshogu Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Wander the Tamozawa Imperial Villa with an informative guide
  • See the mystical Kirifuri Waterfall from an observation deck
  • Enjoy a Japanese lunch (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup included (selected hotels only), with drop-off at Shinjuku or Ginza stations

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Learn the origins of the proverb 'see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil' on this day trip with stunning scenery and eye-catching shrines.

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What You Can Expect

Nikko National Park Day Trip from Tokyo

Nikko National Park Day Trip from Tokyo

Climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach after morning pickup from your Tokyo hotel and begin the scenic drive the Nikko, a serene city at the entrance of Nikko National Park.

Head straight to what is unanimously hailed as the park’s most spectacular site, the Toshogu Shrine, a UNESCO-listed mausoleum of a revered monarch whole ruled Japan in the 19th century. Marvel at lavish gold-leaf embellishments and opulent chambers during your 1.5-hour exploration of the monument. See iconic carvings depicting the ‘hear no evil’ proverb then revitalize with a delectable Japanese lunch if you selected the option at booking.

Next, venture to the natural landmark of Kegon Waterfall, a powerful force considered one of the park’s most beautiful waterfalls. Capture the perfect pictures of the falls from a variety of vantage points and feel the refreshing spray of water on your face as you gaze from an observation deck.

Conclude your tour with some retail therapy at either Ginza or Shinjuku stations, two of Tokyo’s most extravagant entertainment districts. Peruse shops for special souvenirs and refresh with a snack at one of the many eateries (own expense) before making your own way back to your hotel.

Hotel Pickup Locations
Cerulean Tower Tokyu (Concierge desk) - 7:40 am
Metropolitan Tokyo (Ikebukuro - Bell desk) - 7:40 am
New Otani Tokyo(Main Bidg.- Bell desk) - 7:50 am
Hyatt Regency (Concierge desk) - 8:05 am
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (Front desk ) - 8:05 am
New Sanno (Lobby) - 8:05 am
Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza (Bell desk) - 8:15 am
Tokyo Station(Marunouchi South Exit - Outside of Tokyo Station - Hato Bus waiting room #7) - 8:15 am
ANA International Tokyo (2F Concierge desk) - 8:20 am
Tokyo Dome (Bell desk) - 8:20 am

Meeting Locations
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (Front desk) - 8:05 am
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal (World Trade Centre Building Annex,1st floor) - 8:40 am

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Customer Reviews

Timothy F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Our guide Amy was great! The only down part of this trip was rainy weather. It would be nice to have a little more free time to shop at the gift shops- that is the only critique I can offer on a otherwise wonderful trip to Nikko.

Janis R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

very good tour, beautiful nature.

Steven

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Magnificent landscape. Very cold and exciting scenic views.
Highly recommended. 100 enjoyable!!

Quang P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great tour.
This tour is probably better in the fall so you could see the fall foliage. However, I visited in April and it is still very nice to see the shrine. The waterfall was less than spectacular. The bus dropped us off at Shinjuku at 6:30PM. The trip to Nikko was nice especially if you would like to see the countryside.

AMAL ASHOK G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Wonderful tour

marygracenarne Philippines

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Better than Mt. Fuji!

Charms Singapore

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

This was extremely enjoyable, wonderful day out.

FULGENCIO A USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

A must see tour. See one of the very last temple of the shogun, well preserved and a lot of history of Japan in it. We had also a very knowledgeable English speaking tourists guide. Very nice sceneries on the way to Nikko. Highly Recommended

Judith V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

This trip was taken in mid-winter, and even then, it was beautiful. It is a long drive to get there, running into traffic jams to get back to Tokyo, but well worth it. Lunch was so-so.

grbaker

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

A most wonderful day trip and well organised. We enjoyed our experience very much and the lunch was amazing, a truly Japanese experience. We took the most awesome photos of the park, temples and lake and our guide was positive, friendly and clear in his explanations and organisation for the day. We would recommend this trip because it is so interesting to leave the city and drive out into the beautiful National Park where nature abounds. Loved It.

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