Nikko 11-hour Tour by Private Car, To/From Tokyo


Explore Nikko on the private car driven by the professional tour guide-driver. Admire the breathtaking landscape of Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls. Be fascinated by the details at Toshogu Shrine and the row of Jizo statues at Kanmangafuchi Abyss.


  • Admire the extravagant decorations and detailed carvings at Nikko Toshogu Shrine
  • Visit Tamozawa Imperial Memorial Park where Emperor, Taisho.
  • Three generations before the present Emperor. sit as a resident during summer season.
  • Experience the natural beauty of Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls
  • See the fascinating row of Jizo statues in Kanmangafuchi Abyss

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If you are one more bigger group in members. We can book Mini Bus for 9~13 passengers. Or Middle Bus for 13~18 passengers as well. In these cases, please visit our Web Site before booking ; "" We take out a voluntary car insurance which covers ¥30,000,000 P/P at most, in addition to a travel insurance which covers ¥15,000,000 P/P. Meal and drinks are excluded. We are glad to find a good restaurant which is poplar among local people on the way. Please understand that in booking this activity, we may share your booking information (but without individually identifiable data) to the Ministry of the Environment, with which this activity is affiliated. By making a booking, you signify that you agree to these terms.


See Nikko's astounding landscape, temples and shrines, and beautiful sightseeing sites in this 12-hour day tour on a private vehicle driven by professional guide-driver. Your guide-driver will play triple rolls, as a driver, as a tour guide and as a photographer. Your guide-driver will pick you up at the hotel in Tokyo, and drop you off at the same place. You'll first drive up to Lake Chuzenji located in Nikko National Park. Formed from a volcanic eruption about 20,000 years old, the 25 km lake is home to various wildlife like macaques. Afterward, you'll head to Kegon Falls, one of Nikko's 48 waterfalls and one of the Three Great Waterfalls of Japan. Standing at almost 100 meters, the scenery around the Falls changes by season; lush greenery in summer, flowers blossoming in spring, colorful foliage in autumn and a frozen waterfall in winter. Then, you'll visit the Nikko Toshogu Shrine which is the final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of Tokugawa Shogunate. See the shrine's intricate carvings and lavish decorations and admire its incredible architecture. You will also visit the main hall of Rinnoji Temple, Nikko's most important temple. It has 1,200 years of history and the wooden statues of three deities, Amida, Senji-Kannon, and Bato-Kannon are worth seeing. For lunch, savor a delicious Japanese meal just like local people would do. Choose from tempura, soba, and wagyu among others. At Kanmangafuchi Abyss, be fascinated at the row of stone Jizo statues, also called Narabi Jizo. Jizo is a deity, regarded as the guardian of children and protector of travelers. The statues are usually dressed in red bibs, hats or robes. In Tomozawa Imperial Memorial Park, learn a lot about The Imperial Family how they spent daily life and what they enjoyed. On top of that, you can observe a high-end wooden structure in those days, in 1899-1947. Because the residents is a masterpiece of wooden houses.

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