tour types

Please take a few moments to read through our tours and discover how to make your dream a reality.
Custom

Just let us know what destinations you like or what kinds of sights or activities you enjoy. We will create a custom tour for you.

Independent

These are preset tours that allow you to experience the best of a country with the freedom to go at your pace and visit sights that are interesting to you.

Private

Our Private Tours are designed to give you the convenience of a group tour with the freedom and privacy of independent travel.

Small Group

These tours are fully guided with set dates for up to 12 travelers.

experiences

destinations

To get an idea of where you can go when you visit Japan, please take some time to browse our destinations pages. Click on any of the links below for a short description of the destination's location, history and characteristics.

Nikko

Nikko

Nikko is situated in Tochigi prefecture north of Tokyo. A former sacred spot for the Edo (Tokyo) Shogunate, this area is known for its glorious shrines and temples set in a beautiful surrounding with waterfalls and lakes.

One of the main attractions in Nikko is the Toshogu shrine. Toshogu is where the first shogun of the Edo Shogunate (17th-19th century), Ieyasu Tokugawa, is enshrined. As many as 127,000 craftsmen were involved in constructing the building, using the highest level of technology available at the time. In the back of the shrine, you can see the famous carvings of the 'three monkeys', known throughout the world for their 'see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil' poses.

In 1999, the buildings on Mount Nikko and the forest areas in the surrounding area were registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site.

Tours that Visit Nikko:

Classical Japan Tour

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Japanese Snow Monkey Tour

Start by exploring Japan's capital before having some fun with the Japanese snow monkeys.

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Tokyo and Beyond Tour

Visit the playgrounds of the Shogunates as well as modern Tokyo.

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Mountain Spirits

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Additional Resources

Sightseeing in Nikko by the JNTO

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