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Nikko walking tour (The world heritage site and hidden treasure spots)

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Experience the most personalized guided tour in Nikko, where I will meet you at JR Utsunomiya station or Tobu Nikko station.

We'll take the bus to Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park. I will show you around both inside and in the garden. After the lunch break, we will go to Kanmangafuchi Gorge. Then we will walk to Toshogu Shrine and spend one and a half hours there. We will visit Rinnoji's Sanbutsudo Hall. On returning to Nikko station, we will stop at the Shinkyo Bridge.

Nikko Tour Guide - Jack M.
Jack M.
4.89 / 5
(63 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

JR Utsunomiya station

- If we meet at JR Utsunomiya station, I will wait for you at the ticketing gate of the JR Utsunomiya Shinkansen exit.

10:50 AM

Tamozawa Imperial villa memorial park

A wooden house of 106 rooms under one roof museum.

12:00 PM

lunch at local restaurant

We don't have much time for lunch, so we will have lunch at a noodle restaurant or something similar.

01:00 PM

Kanmangafuchi Gorge

Nearly 75 Buddhist statues line the Daiya River. We walk through a stone park and see the monument to the Taisho Emperor's poem. You can see a little waterfall and gorge there. Finally, you can see a monk's cemetery.

02:00 PM

Toshogu Shrine

It is the most beautiful Shinto Shrine in the world, and here, you can learn the syncretism of Shinto and Buddhism.

03:30 PM

Rinnoji Temple Sanbutsudo Hall & Daigomado

The main hall, Hondo, has three Buddhas. If you're lucky, you can see the monk performing the Goma fire ritual.

04:20 PM

Shinkyo Bridge

The vermillion-coloured bridge is the symbol of the entrance of Nikko.

05:00 PM

JR or Tobu Nikko station

We will arrive at the station area before 5 pm.

Ending Point

JR Utsunomiya station

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

8 hours guide fee

Transportation fee for the guide

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What‘s not included

JR train tickets Utsunomiya/Nikko round trip 1,540 yen

public transportation in Nikko 570 yen

Admission fees (Toshogu-shrine 1,600 yen, Rinnnoji Sanbutsudo hall 400 yen, Tamozawa Imperial Memorial Park 600 yen)

Lunch

Tour Important Information

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If you want to enjoy Nikko, please think about staying Nikko or Utsunomiya, I will take you around the night tour if you stay in Utsunomiya.

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Nikko Tour Reviews

We had a fabulous time

We had a great time in Nikko with Jack. He gave us a lot of information and kept 3 teenage boys engaged. We have a wonderful soba lunch at a local restaurant. A good time was had by all.

Denise H.

Thank you for your compliments. I'm glad to hear that you had a good time with me in Nikko. It's getting hot even in Nikko. I hope I will be your guide again next time you come back to Nikko.

A great guide for Nikko

Jack met us at the train station and after purchasing tickets for Toshogu shrine at the station (to avoid lines at Toshogu), we boarded a bus to the Imperial Villa. After that, we walked to Kanmangafuchi (the gorge with the jizo bosatsu statues), Taiyuin, Futarasan and Toshogu Shrine. We also stopped by Sambutsudo, but there was a special event taking place there so we couldn’t go inside, but we could still see the Buddha statues from the outside. Jack provided the historical background of the places we visited, and noted many interesting features and facts about each location. He also took us to a nice noodle shop for lunch, where we got to taste yuba, a local tofu delicacy. It was a delightful day, and our group (including a couple from Germany) would not hesitate recommending Jack as your guide for this tour. Thank you, Jack, for the great service you gave us last week!

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Hazel H.

5 / 5
Nov 8, 2023

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Great guide

My family and I had a lovely day out with Jack exploring Okunikko, he navigated the hairpin roads with ease and we were able to see all the beautiful waterfalls and lake Chuzenji. Our tour of Toshogu Shrine was also very interesting and Jack gave us lots of facts about the temples and shrines at this site, which makes it more memorable than if we had gone on our own. Jack was also very accommodating when I requested for my family of 5 to have a tour, and he organised a larger car so we could enjoy the day together. I would recommend Jack to anyone who wants to visit Nikko! I only wish we could spend more time in this beautiful place.

Hazel  H.

Thank you so much for your comment. It was a lovely day and we enjoyed the day with you and your family. We saw a knocked down old lady and an almost upsidedown car around out car park, didn't we? Hope no one was critical condition! Enjoy rest of your trip. Jack

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