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1 Day Nikko Private Guided Tour from Tokyo by Limited Express Train



This is a private guided Nikko tour from Tokyo.
Tour route and timing can be arranged upon request, so please feel free to consult us.

◆Nikko Toshogu Shrine
After the great general, Ieyasu Tokugawa, died in early 1600's, his body was buried in Nikko, and his son, Hidetada Tokugawa, built a mausoleum in Nikko, which was completed in 1617.
However, the mausoleum was quite small so that his grand son, Iemitsu Tokugawa, re-built it in 1636.
Because of this re-building, many craftsmanship, such as carpenter, painter, and sculptor came to Nikko.
This construction costed about 16 billion yen (About USD160M) and spent nearly 1.5 years with 454 million people.
In this shrine, in addition to Ieyasu Tokugawa, "Yoritomo Minamoto" and "Hideyoshi Toyotomi" are enshrined.
Also, there are 8 national treasures and 55 important cultural properties in Toshogu.

◆Watanabe Sahei Sake brewery.
Needless to say, sake is now world famous Japanese alcohol and it tastes much better if you taste this at the brewery.
You will have a special access to enter this sake brewery in Nikko and the sake master/brewer will do a brewery tour for you. This is a perfect opportunity to learn A to Z about sake and you will be able to taste some of them.
They are making sake between November and March, so you will actually be able to see the sake manufacturing process.

◆Sample tour route (Route can be changed upon request.)
8:00AM Meet with your guide at lobby of your accommodation
9:00AM-10:54AM Go to Nikko from Tokyo by limited express train
11:20AM-1:00PM Nikko Toshogu shrine
1:30PM-2:30PM Lunch at Nikko station
3:00PM-4:00PM Sake brewery
4:23PM-6:15PM Back to Asakusa in Tokyo

1 person: 66,500 yen
2 persons: 38,600 yen
3 persons: 29,300 yen
4 persons: 24,700 yen
5 persons: 21,900 yen
6 persons: 19,900 yen

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Tour Detail

Tour Style

-Guided tour

Group Size

Min. 1 person.
Max. 6 persons


9 hours

What's Included

-Admission fee (Sake brewery)
-Return transportation fare from/to Tokyo
-English-speaking guide
-Hotel pick-up in Tokyo 23 wards

What's not Included

-Lunch and dinner
-Hotel drop-off
-Admission fee (Shrine/Temple)

Tour Tips

Booking process
1. Please contact us for availability through ‘BOOK IT’ button below
. 2. We will check the availability and come back to you within 1 business day.
3. Payment request will be sent.
4. Reservation is done upon receiving your payment. Confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

- Fees shall be paid through Credit Card. Currently no other payment method is accepted.

Cancellation Policy
Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 11 days prior to the program date.
Reservations cancelled less than 10 days before the program date will incur the following charges:
- Less than 10 days or no show: 100% of the program charge

*Time is in JST.