Nikko World Heritage One-day Tour


Shoji K.

4.83 / 5
(46 reviews)
11 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 7 people

Visiting Toshogu shrine and RInnnoji temple, the World Heritage. Magnificent and solemn architectures and carvings of the shrine and the temple will move you deeply for sure.

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Tokyo or Nikko Station

1.Toshogu Shrine, World Heritage site with a lot of cultural assets

2.Rinnoji Temple, World Heritage with a lot of cultural assets

Ending Point

At your hotel in Tokyo or Nikko Station

What to Expect

We visit World Heritage site in Nikko. Toshogu, the main facility of the World Heritage is a Shinto shrine established in 1617 to enshrine Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Edo Shogunate that ruled Japan for over 260 years until 1868. Rinnoji Temple used to integrate the temples and shrines in Nikko including Toshogu Shrine until the Meiji Restriction in the late 19th century, when shrines and temples in Japan were forced to be separated by laws. You will not only be moved by the magnificent and solemn architectures and carvings but also can explore the history of Nikko and learn the syncretism of Shintoism and Buddhism, which has been strongly influencing our lives in Japan.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

The following transportation fees (you and guide), From your hotel to Asakusa: 150~300 yen/person, Train from Asakusa to Nikko (round ticket): 5600 yen/person, Bus fare in Nikko: 500 yen/person, Admission fee:1700 yen/person, lunch 1500~2000 yen/person

Important Information

I can guide you in Ise and Hiroshima if you pay my transportation fee.

You can choose our meeting place, at your hotel or Tobu Nikko station. In case of meeting at your hotel, we will meet at 8:00 am and head for Nikko together by train. If you choose Tobu Nikko station for our meeting place, you need to come to the station by yourself by 11:00 am.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time



Juan B.

5 / 5
May 29, 2023

great tour with shoji

very knowledgeable we had a great time with shoji


Mohamad H.

5 / 5
May 23, 2023

The best tour guide you can ever have!

He was so helpful with everything and went out of his way to make our trip worth it he finished the tour and still offered to take us to one more spot because he knew we would love to go there! Best Tour Guide Ever!!!!!! Thank you again for everything Mr.Shoji


Kris B.

5 / 5
May 1, 2023

Amazing time in Kamakura

Myself and my parents first time staying in Tokyo. Decided to book a tour with Shoji, based on all his excellent past reviews. Shoji met us first thing in the morning at our hotel in Shiodome. Guided us through the efficient Japanese train system to our destination. We had an amazing experience going to all the various temples and to see the great Buddha itself. He even went out of his way to locate a yakiniku restaurant for us to eat at, as I mentioned that my father was a fan of bbq meats. Would highly recommend !! With some spare time remaining he even took us by Shibuya crossing before heading back to our hotel.


Charles B.

5 / 5
May 1, 2023

An interesting tour in difficult circumstances

A considerate mature aged gentleman which was exactly what we required. The weather was poor and my wife injured and he tailored the tour to suit. We would thoroughly recommend him for groups or couples like us.

$310/ per group

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