This is a basic plan to Nikko by Train, seeing Nikko Tohshogu shrine and Chuzenji lake. Nikko is the place where you can totally enjoy the ancient atmosphere of 400 years ago called “Edo” period of Tokugawa Shogunate. It must be your greatest Local experience for sure!
There are some alternatives to get there, this time we show you route by rail from Asakusa station to Nikko with two-ways special ticket called “marugoto nikko tohbu free pass”.
This ticket enable you to get Nikko station by tohbu line including free bus ride around Nikkou. This costs 44oo yen for one person. You can get off any station on your way to Nikko as well for four days validity. It is purchasable this regularly at tohbu ticket station though year. If you take express train, need to pay for 1,300 yen additionally per one way.
And you would like to go further such as Chuzenji lake, this ticket also acceptable.
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