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Nikko National Park Day Trip from Tokyo

340 Reviews

  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration: 11 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2142TYO_F300_F308

Reviewed by: Raul M, August 2015

It was a beautiful tour. We enjoyed it a lot. I recommend this tour. Nikko is a wonderful place.

Reviewed by: Doru A, August 2015

A long day worth spending. The tour was very well organized and the guide was professional and knowledgeable, like all the tour guides in Japan.

Reviewed by: Maria B, August 2015

Great time with my grandson

Reviewed by: Diane K, July 2015

The bus picked us up at the hotel and then took us to the bus station where we changed over for the Nikko tour - it was pretty straightforward and even though there were lots of tours leaving from the same location, the tour group was very well organized.
It took a couple of hours drive but we finally arrived at the Nikko Toshogu Shrine UNESCO site of the Tokugawa shogun. Gorgeous place out in the middle of the mountains. Lots of fantastic architecture and carvings. We got to see the origin of the see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil monkey carvings. I left the tour for a little while to go to one of the gardens, Shoyoen Gardens near the Rinnoji Temple while everyone else was touring the Toshogu temple. I finally caught up with the rest of the tour. After that, we went to a restaurant for a Japanese lunch, lots of dishes that I didnt recognize but they were mostly excellent.
After that, we drove to the Lake Chuzenji but there was so much rain and fog that we couldnt see very much. Lots of switchbacks so it was clear that we were very high up but fog, yeah. Then, we went to the Kegon Falls which was also in the fog. It did part a few seconds so we could see the waterfall but after that, we just drove back to Shinjuku station and the hotel.
I thought the tour was excellent really, lots of info, lots of beautiful scenery even in the rain and I'd recommend it to anyone thinking of taking it.

Reviewed by: Kevin S, June 2015

A definate must if you're in tokyo. Not only do get to drive on the iroha slopes, but also get to the amazing blue lake at the top of the mountain.

Reviewed by: Sarah A, June 2015

Amazing tour , amazing tour guide as well , too informative.

Reviewed by: Danny C, June 2015

We had a great day, other than the change of venue! Everything was great!

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Tour code: 2142TYO_F300_F308