IN NIKKO, JAPAN
Get away from the hustle and bustle of your travel and make the most out of the UNESCO world heritage and Nikko National Park. Our hiking experience conducted by English-speaking guides will help you experience the history and natural beauty of Nikko.
Upper Nikko (Oku-Nikko, 奥日光）
The Upper Nikko (Oku-Nikko) is a part of Nikko National Park and located in the northwestern mountain side of the Nikko city, Tochigi Prefecture. The area is known for 2 major lakes (Lake Chuzenji and Lake Yuno), 3 waterfalls (Kegon-no-Taki, Ryuzu-no-Taki, Yu-daki) and ample hiking opportunities. Kegon-no-Taki (Kegon Waterfall) drops from 100-meter-high cliff while visitors enjoy the amazing view from an observation deck is located at the bottom. Hiking trails run along with the 2 lakes and Ryuzu-no-Taki & Yu-daki. Also, a marshland called Senjogahara is known for its scenery and alpine plants and is surrounded by many hiking trails to choose from.
18 km from Nikko Teddy Bear House
The Shrines and Temples of Nikko
(UNESCO World Heritage Area)
Nikko’s World Heritage sites are comprised of 2 shrines (The Tôshôgû and The Futarasan-jinja) and 1 temple (The Rinnô-ji) most of which were built in the 17th century. The sites are known for its architectural and decorative masterpieces (UNESCO, 2015).
3.3 km from Nikko Teddy Bear House
Kirifuri Waterfall (霧降の滝, Kirifuri-no-Taki)
The 75-meter tall waterfall is one of the best 100 waterfalls in Japan. The Name Kirifuri means “Falling Mist” in Japanese is derived from the mist sprayed from the waterfall. This is one of the well-known tourist attractions. A walking path is available to an observation deck.
5-minute walk, 850 m from Nikko Teddy Bear House
Shinkyo Bridge(神橋, Shinkyō, "sacred bridge")
The Shinkyo Bridge is designated as the the World Heritage in 1999 and Important National Cultural Architecture of Japan. The bridge belongs to Futarasan Shrine.
By the Toshogu Shrine above
3.4km from Nikko Teddy Bear House
Kisuge-daira Hike, Kisuge Highland (日光霧降高原 キスゲ平園地)
A ski ground was reorganized as a hiking spot. The hike includes 1445 steps and attract visitors for its Nikko Kisuge Flower in July. Excellent opportunity to feel the season throughout the year and nature in Nikko.
15minutes drive, 8 km from Nikko Teddy Bear House