3 days in Tochigi Prefecture Itinerary

3 days in Tochigi Prefecture Itinerary

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3 days in Tochigi Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
train:  1​h 45​min
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Nikko
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Nasu-machi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Tokyo

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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 27th (Fri): indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura, then snap pictures at Shinkyo, and then steep yourself in history at Taiyuimbyo Shrine.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nikko vacation builder site .

Tokyo to Nikko is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Traveling from Tokyo in July, expect nights in Nikko to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nasu-machi.

Things to do in Nikko

Spas Baths Theme Parks
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Onsen Resorts
Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura ©
Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura
Shinkyo Bridge ©
Shinkyo Bridge

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Nasu-machi

Nasu-machi ©
The highland resort town of Nasu-machi brings in visitors with its natural sights and thoughtfully developed tourism infrastructure.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, stroll through Nasu Safari Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Minamigaoka Ranch.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nasu-machi holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Nikko to Nasu-machi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nasu-machi when traveling from Nikko in July, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nasu-machi

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Spas
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Nasu Safari Park ©
Nasu Safari Park
Thermal Spas