11 days in Tokyo & Nikko Itinerary

11 days in Tokyo & Nikko Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 8 nights
2
Nikko
— 2 nights

8
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and take a stroll through Ginza.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base. In September, daytime highs in Tokyo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Nikko.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Tours

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree

2
nights
Nikko

Nikko ©
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Taiyuimbyo Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nikko Tosho-gu, take in the views from Shinkyo Bridge, thenadmire the sheer force of Kegon Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Ryuzu Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Italian Embassy House Memorial Park, explore the activities along Lake Chuzenji, make a trip to Senjogahara Field, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Yudaki Falls, and finally explore the activities along Yunoko Lake.

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Traveling by car from Tokyo to Nikko takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kegon Falls ©
Kegon Falls
Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Nikko Tosho-gu
Taiyuimbyo Shrine ©
Taiyuimbyo Shrine

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