08:05 – 08:15
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (Shinjuku) Check-in Counter
Please arrive by 8:05. The bus will depart at 8:15.
Access: A 5-minute walk from Shinjuku Station West Exit, reachable via the JR Lines or subway, or a 1-minute walk from Tochomae Station Exit B1 on the Toei Oedo Line.
*Customers who are late for the departure time will have their reservations cancelled. Please give yourself plenty of time.
08:50 – 09:00
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
Please arrive by 8:50. The bus will depart at 9:00.
Access to Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal:
A 1-minute walk from Hamamatsucho Station (JR Line or Tokyo Monorail) or Daimon Station (Toei Asakusa Line or Toei Oedo Line).
The tour meeting location is inside the World Trade Center Annex on the 1st floor (Bus Terminal). Take the stairs down from the 2nd floor concourse.
Nikko Toshogu Shrine (90 min)
Tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its lavish decorations and ornate details. This 400-year-old shrine houses the remains of Edo period’s founder, Ieyasu Tokugawa. Enjoy seeing the traditional beauty of the main hall, as well as the sleeping cat and 3 monkey carvings.
Lunch (50 min)
Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch.
Vegetarian meals are available for lunch on Day 1, and must be requested at the time of booking.
Lake Chuzenji (10 min)
Created by an eruption of Mt. Nantai, Lake Chuzenji is a symbol of Nikko.
Heavy traffic due to colored leaves is expected every year on Irohazaka Winding Road from Oct. 11 to Nov. 6. Therefore, Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji will not be visited during this period. In such cases, one of the following will be visited instead of Kegon Falls or Lake Chuzenji: Taiyuuin Mausoleum at Rinno-ji Temple, Futarasan Shrine, Kirifuri Falls, or Tamozawa Imperial Villa.
Kegon Falls (30 min)
Known as one of Japan’s 3 great waterfalls, Kegon Falls towers an impressive 97 meters and gushes water from Lake Chuzenji.
*The charge to take the Kegon Falls elevator is not included in the booking price. Admire the waterfall from the observation deck facing the falls free of charge.
16:45 – 17:45
Transfer at Shimo-Imaichi Station
A transfer will be required along the way at Shimo-Imaichi Station.
Kinugawa Hotel Mikazuki
This hotel features the Onsen Daikairo bathing facility, where several indoor baths and open-air baths can be found.
And, when night falls, there is a wondrous dancing water fountain show. Combining natural beauty with modern design, this resort hotel offers everyone an enjoyable time.
Address: 1400 Kinugawaonsen Ohara, Nikko-shi, Tochigi Prefecture
Meal(s): Dinner and breakfast
Guestroom Type: Japanese/Western-style room
Kinugawa Hotel Mikazuki
Free time all day after checking out of hotel.
Nikko Edomura can be reached from Kinugawa-Onsen Station in about 15 minutes via route bus or about 10 min via taxi (charges shouldered by customers).
Hotel guests may use the “Garden Spa” indoor bathing facilities free of charge on both the day of accommodation and the day after. However, a linen fee of JPY 324 is required separately. Please pay at the location. *Men’s and women’s swimsuits are available for rental for JPY 540/person.
Located in Nikko City in Tochigi Prefecture, this theme park lets visitors experience the culture and way of life in the Edo Period (1603-1868). Take a step into the park and feel as if you’ve slipped back in time to the real Edo Period! Inside the park is a recreation of an entire town with streetscapes that have seemingly stopped in time. Citizens of Edo, such as samurai with their hair in a top knot, can be seen walking around. At this huge theme park, watch ninja shows and oiran shows, and enjoy many other activities!
About Nikko Edomura
Business Hours: 9:00 – 17:00 for Mar. 20 – Nov. 30 / 9:30 – 16:00 for Dec. 1 – Mar. 19
Last entry 1 hour before closing.
Address: 470-2 Karakura, Nikko-shi, Tochigi Prefecture
From Tobu Asakusa Station, take the Tobu Kinugawa Line directly to Kinugawa-onsen Station. From there it takes about 15 min by route bus or about 10 min by taxi.
A free shuttle bus is available from JR Nikko Station. Reservation not required. For more details, please check the official website. http://edowonderland.net/en/access/access.html#bus
15:14 – 18:40
Head to Kinugawa-Onsen Station
Please head to Kinugawa-Onsen Station and board the train for the return trip on your own.
17:15 – 20:45
Plan ends upon arrival.