Nikko World Heritage Tour

Highlights

Eriko N.

4.80(30) reviews
Nikko
English, Japanese (Native)
10 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Nikko is a serene city in a national park north of Tokyo.

Two-hour train ride takes you to Nikko. You visit Kegon Fall, Toshogu Shrine on UNESCO World Heritage list. Nikko is a must place to visit for travelers who are interested in Japanese history, architecture and nature. This is for JR Pass users, but a custom tour with Tobu Line is available. Please feel free to contact me.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Shinkansen platform in Tokyo Station

Kegon Waterfall

Akechidaira Gondola; You can get a great view of Nikko mountains

Toshogu Shrine; dedicated to the first shogun 'Ieyasu Tokugawa', who completed Edo Castle, the current Imperial Palace

Rinnoji Temple; Sanbutsudo Hall with three gorgeous Buddhist statues (optional)

Ending Point

Tokyo Station

What to Expect

*Nikko is abundant with rich nature and historical sites where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of busy Tokyo and get a change of scenery.

*You can appreciate breathtaking structures from the 17th century on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list while walking in woods.

*You can learn about the samurai system and the blend of Japan's indigenous religion `Shintoism` and a foreign religion `Buddhism`.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

-guiding fee

-entrance fee

-all arrangements for your tour

What‘s not included

-transportation fare (JR Pass user=JPY2000/ guide=JPY14000)

-entrance fees of Kegon Waterfall and Toshogu Shrine (you=JPY2000)

-lunch (you & guide),

Important Information

Weekdays are recommendable to avoid the crowds.

1 :Nikko is a serene and sacred area that has been taken care of for ages. Please follow good manners.

2: We walk in a hilly area with changeable weather. Please wear comfortable shoes and take a jacket and an umbrella in case of cold and rain.

3: During the high season especially autumn season, you have a chance to take a different train as scheduled.

4: If you don't have a JR Pass, I will create a customized tour with the private train.

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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Daniel S.

Mar 21, 2019

Amazing Day!

Eriko was a great guide at Hakone, we were luck by the beautiful day and got to enjoy a lot Eriko’s tour. She was kind and took us to special places. Thanks Eriko!

Eriko N.

Thank you so much, Daniel, for a great review. Yes, we did enjoy everything on a perfect day. That's one of my best tour days in Hakone. I hope my tour becomes a good memory of your stay in Japan. Eriko

Errol H.

Oct 29, 2018

Excellent Experience with Eriko

Our group of four were treated to a wonderful day in Tokyo with Eriko. Eriko has great English skills and her genuine interest in the city really made our day. We will be back next year with a bigger group and we will definitely book Erico. Thank you so much Erico you were awesome.

Eriko N.

Thank you very much for a great review! You are a group of humorous people, so I myself enjoyed the tour and being with you. It’s a nice memory and I really hope to see you again next autumn. Please enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan! Hurrah! All Black!!!

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Saundra M.

Jul 24, 2018

40th Reunion with ERIKO as our guide

ERIKO made our 1 day Tokyo tour THE highlight of our Japan trip. She planned out the day efficiently with the sites we wanted to see, using different modes of transportation, as well as added her own touches to make it a special day. We were meeting 2 Japanese friends, that we haven't seen for 40 years.... She communicated well with all of us, and was an active part of the conversation and activities of the day. She had great visual aids. And selected a perfect lunch venue to eat Japanese pancake. The only way to describe our day was WONDERFUL!! We would definitely recommend ERIKO. AND we would definitely hire her again if we get back to Tokyo. The Morton's from Nebraska, USA

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Raymond L.

Jun 30, 2018

A wonderful day in Tokyo

We had a perfect day in Tokyo thanks to Eriko who planned a wonderful itinerary for us. She was punctual, knowledgable, and very helpful in making sure we enjoyed this great city. We appreciate her taking the time to explain details and history of various landmarks we visited. Thank you very much Eriko.

Eriko N.

Hi Raymond & Margaret, Thank you very much for a great review. You are very intersted in Japan’s history, so I was happy I shared my knowledges about Japan. Hope you totally enjoyed your trip to Japan, and hope to see you again some day! Take care !

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