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Nikko as enormous theme park of both nature and Edo culture

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Kashima H.

4.57(53) reviews
Nikko
English, Japanese (Native)
10 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 8 people

Nikko area is one of the greatest tour spot in Japan where you can see magnificent theme park created by nature.

In parallel, it is also the theme park of Edo era (1603~1867) . This tour introduce several tour spots as Akechidaira, Chuzenji lake and Kegon fall from nature theme park. and Monkey gundan park, Edo wonderland as entairtainment theme park.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Ay your hotel in Tokyo

07:30

To pick up at hotel in Tokyo

08:00

To move from Tokyo to Nikko by Shinkansen and a local train

10:30

Taxi (Registered in TripleLight) pick up us at JR Nikko station

11:00

Akechidaira view Point & with riding Ropeway

From Akechidaira view point, you can fee overwhelmed landscape of Kegon-fall, Chuzenji lake and surrounding mountains & forest as if it is a picture postcard.

12:00

Kegon waterfall

Thanks to the multiple layers of enormous ground in Nikko area, Kegon -fall was created from which water flow from Chuzenji lake to a lower stage land.

13:00

Lake Chuzenji

Chuzennji lake is located near Nantai mountain on the altitude of 1269meter. This lake is on the highest place (1269meter) in Japan.

Between around 25k ~ 15k years ago, the large eruption continuously occurred on one of Nikko mountain area and Nantai mountain was created. This collapse of volcanic edifice created current beautiful Chuzenji-lake by damming up two rivers which used to be near Nantai mountain. As the result, two rivers existed in previous stage has become a large lake by a large amount of water accumulated.

14:00

Monkey Gundan park

This park give you several entertainment show such as convulsive laughter on stage by several short stories of school lessons, police action and street performance and soccer game by monkeys in open stage, contact enjoyment with cute monkeys as well as watching of monkeys nature living style in the small monkey mountain.

15:00

Edo wonderland ,

At the entrance of this park, you will find a checkpoint called “Sekisho”. After through the gate, highway surrounded by forest appear and by walking toward inside, you will find various type of architecture, shopping places such as a post town, merchant houses, samurai residences and Ninja town. People in actual Edo era shape such as Samurai tied with topknot, town girls wearing Kimono and Ninja appear on various street inside the park. You can feel you time-slipped into Edo era.

17:00

The Taxi escort you at JR Nikko station

18:00

Shinkansen from Nikko to Tokyo by Shinkansen and a local train arriving at Hotel in Tokyo.

Ending Point

At your hotel in Tokyo

What to Expect

Nikko area is one of the greatest tour spot in Japan where you can see magnificent theme park created by nature.

In parallel, it is also the theme park of Edo era (1603~1867) which Ieyasu Tokugaea (the greatest top worries of Japan) established

and had continued around 270 years with peace and had created lots of traditional Japanese culture during the era.

There are so many spots which tourist can enjoy including both nature created ,ancient human created and modern people created.

This tour includes following spots from above various theme park spots of both nature & Edo culture.

1) Akechidaira view Point & with riding Ropeway: From Akechidaira view point, you can fee overwhelmed landscape of Kegon-fall, Chuzenji lake and surrounding mountains & forest as if it is a picture postcard.

2) Lake Chuzenji: Chuzennji lake is located near Nantai mountain on the altitude of 1269meter. This lake is on the highest place (1269meter) in Japan.

Between around 25k ~ 15k years ago, the large eruption continuously occurred on one of Nikko mountain area and Nantai mountain was created. This collapse of volcanic edifice created current beautiful Chuzenji-lake by damming up two rivers which used to be near Nantai mountain.

As the result, two rivers existed in previous stage has become a large lake by a large amount of water accumulated.

From the lake, Kegon fall flow out into a lower stage land.

3) Kegon waterfall:

Thanks to the multiple layers of enormous ground in Nikko area, Kegon -fall was created from which water flow from Chuzenji lake to a lower stage land.

4) Monkey Gundan park

This park give you several entertainment show such as convulsive laughter on stage by several short stories of school lessons, police action and street performance and soccer game by monkeys in open stage, contact enjoyment with cute monkeys as well as watching of monkeys nature living style in the small monkey mountain.

5) Edo wonderland ,

At the entrance of this park, you will find a checkpoint called “Sekisho”. After through the gate, highway surrounded by forest appear and by walking toward inside, you will find various type of architecture, shopping places such as a post town, merchant houses, samurai residences and Ninja town. People in actual Edo era shape such as Samurai tied with topknot, town girls wearing Kimono and Ninja appear on various street inside the park. You can feel you time-slipped into Edo era.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Pick up fee for a guide: yen2000,

Transportation fee: yen 10760 with both way per person including for a guide

Kegon waterfall Entrance fee: yen 550 per person including for a guide: yen550 per person

Nikko Monkey park Entrance fee: yen 2000 per person including for a guide

Ed wonderland Entrance fee: yen 3690 (afternoon & 10% discount) per person including for a guide

Important Information

I am now living in Gunma prefecture located around 100km north from Tokyo. Therefore, if you reserve Kansai area such as Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Osaka, please request me at least one week in advance. We can exchange the idea of the tour.

1) For fairly long walking of sight seeing, please put on the shoes to walk with ease.

2) Please prepare the cash to spend any train riding, lunch and sourvenir.

3) Please directly pay the Taxi fee estimated from the Taxi company (registered in Triplelights) to them through Triplelights.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Linda H.

Jan 28, 2020

Passionate about Japan

Kashima was flexible and knowledgeable. We had an itinerary we wanted and he made it happen. We had a group of 14 which included 8 kids. He handled it fabulously!

Kashima H.

Linda san, Thank you very much for your great and inspired review for me. It was great time for me to support you,your family and your friends with total 14 people for Mt.Fuji tour. We visited Mt.Fuji area such as Lake-Kawaguchi, Fugaku-Fuketsu, Mt.KachiKachi viewing by Ropeway, Ohhashi bridge hiking over Lake Kawaguchi, Ohishi park and Oshino Hakkai by using a Micro bus. The weather on the day was very fine and I was pleased that all your group could see no more beautiful Mt.Fuji at every visiting spots with the shape of different angle. Specially, I was very much impressed that all 8 kids enjoyed snow and throwing snowball each other which were piled up on the area because they saw actual snow at the first time there. Also, we could enjoy exchanging lots of conversation with you and your group about Japanese history, culture, famous people and daily life comparing with that in your country. I am looking forward to meeting with you again in near future. Thanks, Kashima

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Diane R.

Dec 31, 2019

Wonderful daytrip from Kyoto to Osaka

Kashima is very good guide who was extremely accommodating and took our U.S. family of 5 round trip from Kyoto to Osaka by train. He planned a very interesting day for us that we enjoyed immensely. A nice variety of sights and experiences at a good active pace. Definitely recommend!

Kashima H.

Diane san, Thank you very much for your warm and utmost review for me. It was great time for me to support you and your family for Osaka tour. We visited Osaka castle, Dotonbori including river cruising, Kuromon market and Umeda sky building. I am very much pleased that you, your husband and your three children could have lots of experience and impression of these tour spots. Specially, Osaka castle related with Samurai top worriers with great historical background, the best eating streets in Japan by tasting various interesting foods and overwhelming Osaka night view from Umeda Sky building. Also, we could enjoy exchanging lots of conversation with you and your family about Japanese culture and daily life comparing with that in your country. I hope that you continue to enjoy Japan tour and I am looking forward to meeting with you and your family again in near future. Thanks, Kashima

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I-lin L.

Dec 6, 2019

Hiroshima Day Tour

I organised this tour on behalf of a teenager who is fascinated with the Yamato battleship so this tour had to be very customised and Kashima-San lived up to the challenge! The boy really enjoyed himself. The guide spoke good English, very polite and respectful and he was flexible with the schedule. In fact the family said that they would highly recommend Kashima-San to others who visits Hiroshima!

Kashima H.

I-Lin san, Thank you very much for your great and utmost review for me. It was great time for me to support your mother and your family for Hiroshima tour. We visited Yamato-museum where we could see the models (1/10) of Battleship named “Yamato” and lots of other ships and actual objects of submarine & airplane “Zero fighter plane”. There are many historical background explanations, photos and actual objects & ship models exhibited which are historically very important ones manufactured before and during World War2. Also, we visited Atomic bomb dome and Peace memorial museum. I am pleased that we could enjoyed a lot. Specially, your mother's young boy is so clever and has lots of knowledge about Yamato and related Japanese history. I am so much impressive for him. He has so strong curiosity about the tour spots history and we could exchange lots of information each other. I am looking forward to meeting with you and your family again in near future. Thanks, Kashima

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May bn N.

Nov 11, 2019

A day at Miyajima/Hiroshima

Kashima-san organized the timing of the trip very well. Even there were situation where stayed longer than, he did an effort to change the timing of Shinkansen tickets and didn’t try to rush us. He well explained to us history of places we visit and patiently responded to all our questions.

Kashima H.

May san, Thank you very much for your great review for me and selecting me as a guide for you precious Hiroshima tour, I am very much pleased that you and your friends could enjoy Hiroshima tour including Miyajima island, Itsukushima shrine, Hiroshima Peace Memorial museum and Atomic dome. These tour spots are historically one of the most important tour spots in Japan which are registered as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Thanks to your strong curiosity, we could exchange lots of deep Q & A about Itsukushima shrine and the detail information of Atomic Bomb attack in Hiroshima city. I am looking forward to meeting with you again in near future. Thanks, Kashima

$359/ per group

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