Your Nikko Private Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
Sorry, not so friendly. Old temples and shrines have stairs without elevators.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

You can create your own Nikko tour with a private guide

"Never say kekko (wonderful) before you see Nikko. " Let's enjoy viewing the gorgeous temples and shrines listed in World Cultural Heritage ! Toshogu shrine, Taiyuin and Rinnoji temples and Futarasan shrine. You can visit Kegon Falls .


ONE Example. (You can create your own Nikko tour !)

One-day Tour : Nikko Rinnoji temple, Toshogu shrine, Futarasan shrine, Taiyuin temple.

6:45 Start from your hotel near Shinjuku, for example.
(Starting time changes depending on your hotel location. )
7:30 JR Shinjuku station
Super Express Nikko #1
TobuNikko station

Visiting World Heritage site.
Taiyuin temple
Futarasan shrine
Toshogu shrine
Rinnoji temple

Bus to TobuNikko

Tobu Nikko to Shimoimaichi
Super Express Spacia Kinugawa #6
Shinjuku station
at about16:00: Tour disbands.

A part of the shrines and temples may be closed because of maintenance.
You can start your tour from Asakusa station.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Guide will meet you at your hotel in Tokyo area. If your hotel is not in Tokyo station, please inform and let's decide the meeting place in advance. Transportation from Tokyo station for your guide is requested.

End location: End location is usually in Tokyo area (e.g. at Shinjuku station as in the example tour.). Guide can take you to your hotel according to your request.

Duration: 9 hours

If your hotel or meeting place is not in Tokyo, tour starts when your guide starts from Tokyo station to meet you.


Trains between Tokyo and Nikko. Subway in Tokyo area. Walking and bus in Nikko area.

What’s Included

Guide fee.
Transportation of the guide from Tokyo station(base station) to your hotel in Tokyo area.
Lunch for the guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

13000 JPY - For the tour example.
Transportation expense:
Shinjuku ~ TobuNikko 7,800 JPY/person
Additional Bus ticket ( Kegon Fall ) 2,000 JPY/p
 Subway(from your hotel to, e.g., Shinjuku station 160 JPY
Admission: ticket for temples and shrines. about 2,000 JPY/person (typical visiting places)
Kegon waterfall 530 JPY/p
(Sorry, but these admission expenses are necessary for your guide, too.)

Lunch: 1,500 JPY/p (depending on your choice)

What’s Extra

You can create your own tour. If you change the places to visit from the tour example shown in the sample itinerary, then you may need extra money for the transportation and admission, if any.

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a wonderful time visiting Nikko and highly recommend our guide. He was very knowledgeable, attended to all the details of our travel and made the tour a great experience. What more could you ask for.
Bernard Friedman

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