Description

Nikkō (日光市 Nikkō-shi, literally “sunlight” or “sunshine”) is a city in the mountains of Tochigi PrefectureJapan. Approximately 140 km north of Tokyo and 35 km west of Utsunomiya, the capital of Tochigi Prefecture, it is a popular destination for Japanese and international tourists. Attractions include the mausoleum of shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu (Nikkō Tōshō-gū) and that of his grandson Iemitsu (Iemitsu-byō Taiyū-in), and the Futarasan Shrine, which dates to the year 767. There are also many famous hot springs (onsen) in the area. Elevations range from 200 to 2,000m. The mountains west of the main city are part of Nikkō National Park and contain some of the country’s most spectacular waterfalls and scenic trails.

The Japanese saying “Never say ‘kekko’ until you’ve seen Nikko”kekko meaning beautiful, magnificent or “I am satisfied” is a reflection of the beauty and sites in Nikkō.

Let’s go to Nikko; the birth place of the shoguns and see the world famous temples and statue gallery.

Here are some of the highlights of Nikko, depending on your personal interests we can arrange our schedule accordingly:

*** Please note that the transportation costs of both yourself and your guide are not included in the tour price. Depending on where you want to go, there will be an additional charge to cover the transportation fee.***

For more information or to place a booking email me at nicki@tokiotours.com

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