Nikko is a very popular tourist destination. It’s popularity stems from its nature and its impressive UNESCO’s World Heritage site “The Shrines and Temples of Nikko,” where you can immerse yourself in traditional Japanese culture. The best way to experience Nikko is by staying overnight and taking advantage of the ‘NIKKO ALL AREA PASS’.
Explore Nikko using the NIKKO ALL AREA PASS which is great value for money.
Our specific recommendations would be the town area (200m/656ft above sea level), where the World Heritage Nikko Shrines and Temples are located, as well as Lake Chuzenji which is the highest in Japan at 1200m/3937ft above sea level. More adventurous travelers can visit Mt. Nantaisan (2,486m/8,156ft above sea level), and a number of other summits in the connecting mountain range which are at an elevation of around 2,200m (6,561ft).