On this page, the autumn leaves are colored Tochigi / Nikko trip in autumn (October / November) In Thorough introduction of information on popular tourist spots and play To do. Famous spots for autumn leaves, power spots, hot springs, outdoor activities / leisure to enjoy nature, experience of Japanese culture, etc. Perfect for drive dates and travel Guide. Autumn of sports, autumn of art, autumn of appetite ... A perfect holiday season with a comfortable climate Tochigi / Nikko, a popular tourist destination that represents the Kanto region Please enjoy at.
table of contents
- 1 Autumn sunlight to enjoy the sights of autumn leaves
- 2 Autumn sunlight over power spots
- 3 Autumn sunlight enjoying hot springs
- 4 Autumn sunlight to enjoy nature and the outdoors
- 5 Autumn sunlight temperature
- 6 How to get to Nikko and how to get there
- 7 Find Nikko activities / leisure / experiences / play
Autumn sunlight to enjoy the sights of autumn leaves
Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture, which has Nikko Toshogu Shrine and Lake Chuzenji, is known by the Japan Tourism Association. 100 famous spots for autumn leaves in Japan Is also elected One of the best spots for hunting autumn leaves in the Kanto region ..
The contrast between the leaves of the trees colored in red and yellow and the outdoor spots woven by the cityscape dotted with historic buildings and the rich nature creates a beautiful landscape.
Although there are differences depending on the location, The best time to see the autumn leaves around Nikko is from mid-October to early November. Many tourists come every year to hunt for autumn leaves.
First of all, " The best time to see the autumn leaves in Nikko city Let's check the standard of the year.
Nikko Toshogu 2021 Autumn leaves in full bloom
|Colored beginning||Late october|
|The best time to see the autumn leaves||Early November to mid-November|
Lake Chuzenji 2021 The best time to see the autumn leaves
|Colored beginning||Early October|
|The best time to see the autumn leaves||Mid-October to early November|
Recommended plan for Nikko bus tour from Tokyo
[From Tokyo] A trip around the shining autumn sky and colorful autumn leaves World Heritage Nikko Toshogu and Lake Chuzenji Sightseeing Day Trip Bus Tour DBA3
This is a tour where you can fully enjoy the autumn colors, such as a guided tour of the world heritage site "Nikko Toshogu", a spectacular "Kegon Falls" tour, and a pleasure boat experience at "Lake Chuzenji". [Basic schedule] Tokyo Station Yaesu Central Exit Yanmar Building Site (07:20 Meeting / 07:30 Departure) ↓ Autumn Leaves Irohazaka ↓ Lake Chuzenji (Arrive at around 10:30 / Pleasure Boat Approximately 30 minutes) ↓ Kegon Falls Waterfall (11
Senjogahara 2021 Autumn leaves in full bloom
|Colored beginning||Late September|
|The best time to see the autumn leaves||Early October to late October|
Senjogahara Hiking Recommended Plan
[Tochigi / Nikko] Feel free to join and walk with your guide Oku-Nikko's royal road hike Senjogahara
A luxury course where you can enjoy various nature such as marshes, forests, rivers and waterfalls in about 3 hours! Senjogahara, the center of Nikko National Park, is packed with the nature of Oku-Nikko. The guide will guide you happily with explanations such as the formation of flora and fauna and the terrain. Would you like to go looking for new discoveries? It is a flat course that is safe even for beginners on hiking.
Irohazaka 2021 Autumn leaves in full bloom
|The best time to see the autumn leaves||Mid-October to late October|
Autumn sunlight over power spots
Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture Nikko Toshogu, which is also registered as a World Heritage Site Since there are many temples and shrines scattered around, Sanctuary of God and Buddha Is called.
Money luck, love luck, business prosperity, health etc ... It is said that there are various benefits to worshiping Visiting temples and shrines is a model course for sightseeing in Nikko It has become.
Also, in the great outdoors, such as "Kegon Falls" and "Uramino Falls", which are one of the three famous waterfalls in Japan. Abundant power spots where you can feel plenty of negative ions That is one of the attractions.
Below, we will check the basic information and features such as the locations and access of major temples and shrines in Nikko city and popular power spots.
Nikko Futarasan Shrine
Next to Nikko Toshogu, a shrine with various marriage benefits. There are many sacred power spots such as Mitomo Shrine and matchmaking bamboo grass in the precincts.
|location||2307 Sannai, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture|
|access||About 10 minutes by car from JR Nikko Station and Tobu Railway Tobu Nikko Station|
|business hours||April-October 8: 00-17: 00 / November-March 9: 00-16: 00|
Nikkozan Rinnoji Temple
It is the three main mountains of the Tendai sect that has been around since the Nara period, and is a temple where many national treasures and important cultural properties with high historical cultural value are exhibited.
|location||2300 Sannai, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture|
|access||From JR Nikko Station and Tobu Railway Tobu Nikko Station, get off at the bus "Shinkyo" and walk for about 5 minutes.|
|business hours||April-October 8: 00-17: 00 / 11-March 8: 00-16: 00 (30 minutes before the final reception)|
One of the three famous waterfalls in Japan, a waterfall where you can feel the negative ions falling from a height of 97m. By looking up from the waterfall, you can experience the powerful spray of water.
|location||Chugushi, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture|
|access||From JR Nikko Station and Tobu Railway Tobu Nikko Station, get off at "Chuzenji Onsen" and walk for about 5 minutes.|
|business hours||March-November 8: 00-17: 00 / 12-February 9: 00-16: 30 (Time may change depending on the season and weather conditions)|
Kegon Falls Taxi Recommended Plan
Nikko Sightseeing Taxi "Nikko Journey" A convenient taxi plan to go to Kegon Falls ♪
Urami no Taki
One of Japan's three major bombs enshrining the statue of Fudo Myo, which was also left in the narrow path behind Basho Matsuo. The power of water falling from a height of about 45m is a masterpiece.
|location||Tanze, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture|
|access||45 minutes walk from the bus "Uramino Falls" from JR Nikko Station and Tobu Railway Tobu Nikko Station|
Lake Chuzenji Kozuke Island
One of the most important sacred sites in Nikkosan Rinnoji Temple located on the south shore of Lake Chuzenji. An island of sacred places where the graveyard of Shodo Shonin, the ancestor of Nikko Kaisan, is located.
|location||Uenojima, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture|
|access||Lake Chuzenji Pleasure Boat|
Autumn sunlight enjoying hot springs
Kinugawa Onsen, Chuzenji Onsen, Nikko Onsen, Oku-Nikko Yumoto Onsen, etc. in Tochigi Prefecture and The area around Nikko is the best hot spring in the Kanto region It is also famous as.
In those hot spring towns Many day trip hot spring facilities, hot spring inns and hotels are lined up , The effect of abundant spring quality will heal the tiredness of travel.
Below, we will focus on popular hot spring areas around Nikko even in Tochigi prefecture, and check basic information and features such as location and access at once.
Oku-Nikko Yumoto Onsen
A hot spring resort located in the center of Nikko National Park, on a plateau surrounded by Mt. Shirane, Mt. Onsengatake, and Mt. Mitsudake.
|Spring quality||Sulfur spring|
|efficacy||Chronic skin disease / chronic gynecological disease / diabetes / etc.|
|access||About 1 hour and 20 minutes by Tobu Bus (for Yumoto Onsen) from JR Nikko Nikko Station and Tobu Railway Tobu Nikko Station|
A hot spring resort in the upper reaches of the Kinugawa River that flows north and south through the center of Tochigi Prefecture. One of Japan's leading hot spring resorts that has a history from the Edo period.
|Spring quality||Natural alkaline simple spring|
|efficacy||Burns / Neuralgia / Muscle pain / Joint pain / Frozen shoulders / Motor paralysis / Joint stiffness / Uchimi / Kujiki / Chronic digestive disease / Hemorrhage / Cold sensitivity / Post-illness recovery period / Fatigue recovery / Health promotion / etc.|
|access||Get off at "Kinugawa Onsen Station" on the Tobu Railway Kinugawa Line|
Nikko Futarasan Shrine A hot spring resort on the shores of Lake Chuzenji looking up at Mt. Nantai, the shrine of Chugushi.
|Spring quality||Sulfur spring|
|efficacy||Cuts / Chronic skin diseases / Chronic women's diseases / Diabetes / etc.|
|access||About 50 minutes by Tobu Bus (for Yumoto Onsen and Chuzenji Onsen) from JR Nikko Nikko Station and Tobu Railway Tobu Nikko Station|
A hot spring village in the canyon where the Kinugawa and Ojika rivers meet. It has a history of healing the tiredness of travelers passing through the Aizu Nishi Kaido since the Edo period.
|Spring quality||Alkaline simple spring|
|efficacy||Rheumatoid arthritis and neuralgia / wounds / etc|
|access||From the Tobu Railway Kinugawa Line, get off at Yagan Railway "Kawaji Onsen Station"|
There are four hot springs with different qualities: Kaniyu, Hatchonoyu, Teshirosawa Onsen, and Nikko Onsen. A secret hot spring that cannot be accessed by private car and can be reached only by a shuttle bus.
|Spring quality||Kaniyu (sulfur spring) / Hatcho-no-yu (simple spring) / Teshirosawa hot spring (simple sulfur spring weak alkaline spring) / Nikko hot spring (sulfur-containing, sodium, chloride, hydrogen carbonate spring)|
|efficacy||Kani-to (rheumatism, skin disease, gastrointestinal disease, diabetes, gynecological disease, etc.) / Hatcho-no-to (nerve pain, joint pain, skin disease, diabetes, hemorrhoids, gynecological disease, etc.) / Teshirasawa Onsen (cut, chronic skin disease, etc.) Gastrointestinal illness, beautiful skin, etc.) / Nisshin Onsen (nervous pain, diabetes, gynecological illness, rheumatism, etc.)|
|access||Get off at "Kinugawa Onsen Station" on the Tobu Railway Kinugawa Line and take the Nikko Municipal Bus bound for Meotobuchi Onsen (about 1 hour and 40 minutes)|
Nikko Yu Conduit Road Tour Recommended Plan
[Tochigi / Oku-Nikko] Walk along the hot spring conduit [Hidden history exploration / rare experience where you can enjoy the road / waterfall that can only be entered with a guide]
- (5 reviews / experiences)
Did you know that the hot springs are carried from Nikko Yumoto Onsen to Chuzenji Onsen around Kegon Falls through pipes buried in the mountains? This pipe with a total length of 12 km ... The history of the hot water conduit that was installed in the 1945's with great difficulty while walking along a part (4 km) of the management road of the "hot water conduit" and enjoying the surrounding nature. I can think of it. Special places that are normally not accessible
Autumn sunlight to enjoy nature and the outdoors
Content that is indispensable for enjoying sightseeing in Nikko Outdoor activities / leisure / experience events to enjoy nature There are many.
Especially in autumn Nikko, which is famous for its autumn colors. How to enjoy this season while gazing at the magnificent view of the leaves of the trees turning red The biggest merit is that you can do it.
Below, the "Activity Japan reservation data" selected from the recommendation level by the editorial department 5 Recommended Outdoor Activities / Leisure / Experiences in Autumn Nikko I will introduce.
1. Canoeing and kayaking
With rivers and lakes as playfields, it is extremely popular and well-known as an outdoor activity and leisure activity. Canoe / kayak ".
Around Nikko, we introduced it as a famous spot for autumn leaves. Lake Chuzenji And easy access from Kinugawa Onsen Kinugawa The experience tour plan is being held at.
Autumn (October-November) Enjoy the spectacular view of the autumn leaves Needless to say, Most recommended for both temperature and climate of the year It can be said that it is a good season.
Nikko canoe / kayak experience recommended plan
≪10, 13:00≫ Canoe tour with a spectacular view at Lake Chuzenji in Nikko Small group, reserved, with photos
- (7 reviews / experiences)
≪Relief! No cancellation fee until just before ≫ This is a sightseeing canoe tour around Lake Chuzenji, which is also a World Heritage Site. ≪Summer Discount≫ The long-awaited water activity season has begun! We are offering a limited discount so that many people can experience this wonderful view. Please take this opportunity to join us. A small number of people makes it easy to understand how to ride a canoe
[Tochigi / Nikko] Lake Chuzenji Canoe Picnic in Autumn Colors (From the first Saturday of October to mid-November)
This is a picnic project using kayaks at Lake Chuzenji in Oku-Nikko, one of the best spots for autumn leaves in Japan! !! You can see the beautiful autumn leaves of broad-leaved trees from the surface of the lake, approach the giant tree "Mother Tree" of Quercus crispula, and go a little offshore to see the male figure of Mt. Nantai at an altitude of 2486 m. Let's enjoy kayaking at Lake Chuzenji, a place longed for by kayak lovers! Access from the metropolitan area
2. Eco Tour / Nature Guided Tour
You can learn about the flora and fauna and history that live in the land while exploring the untouched forest area. Eco Tour / Nature Guided Tour ".
Around Nikko, a mysterious lake that changes its expression in each season Saino Lake "or" Lake Chuzenji , The beautiful autumn leaves of grass " Senjogahara A tour is being held.
In addition, animal watching, starry sky appreciation, astronomical observation, etc. in the wilderness of Oku-Nikko at night "Night tour" is also held and popular Is collecting.
Nikko Eco Tour / Nature Guided Tour Experience Recommended Plan
[Tochigi / Oku-Nikko] Let's walk in the forest of giant trees! A leisurely forest bath hike at Saino Lake and Senjugahama [almost reserved! ?? Invitation to a special road]
- (1 review / experience)
The Nikko area, where the autumn leaves season has finally begun, is crowded everywhere. ……But! The walking course on this tour is recommended! You can hike in the "almost reserved" forest, where there are few other hikers, without feeling the hassle of people, people, and people. At the beginning of the tour, we will stop at Saino Lake, a mysterious lake where the amount of water changes greatly throughout the four seasons.
[Tochigi / Oku-Nikko] Bird watching class in the wild bird paradise / Oku-Nikko ♪ [Beginners welcome! Guide to good seasonal tokoro! ]
- (2 reviews / experiences)
Oku-Nikko is a sanctuary for birdwatchers, where various wild birds live in diverse environments throughout the year. This time, in the quiet early winter, we will meet the migratory winter birds and wild birds who spend the year in Oku-Nikko. We will guide you so that you can enjoy the world of wild birds more deeply, valuing local requests and doubts on a small group "almost" chartered tour. The person in charge is living in Oku-Nikko, such as wild birds
3. Trekking (climbing / hiking)
With the guidance of experienced mountaineering guides and instructors, even beginners and small children can safely enjoy full-scale mountaineering. Trekking (climbing / hiking) ".
Around Nikko, one of Japan's 100 famous mountains boasting an altitude of 2,578m Mt. Nikko-Shirane And the symbol of Nikko, " Mt. Nantai Tour etc. aiming at the summit of "" are held.
Not only for those who have a hobby of mountaineering and trekking Recommended for those who want to directly experience the nature of Nikko Outdoor activities.
Nikko trekking (mountain climbing / hiking) experience tour recommended plan
Expect to meet alpine plants and wild birds. A 360-degree view on a sunny day! You can also see the mountains such as the Japanese Alps. A local guide who has acquired the certification of the Japan Mountain Guide Association will guide you. ～ Flow of the day ～ ① Ropeway ride 15 minutes ② Climbing 100 minutes ③ Short break 100 minutes ④ Arrive at the summit / lunch 10 minutes ⑤ Start descending 100 minutes ⑥ Arrive at the ropeway station
Fall 21 [Oku-Nikko, beginners are welcome!・ 100 famous mountains in Japan] Climb with a veteran guide! !! Mt. Nikko-Shirane in autumn colors
Beginners are welcome! We will climb Mt. Nikko-Shirane, the highest mountain in Tochigi prefecture, one of the 100 famous mountains in Japan! !! Nikko-Shirane is the westernmost mountain in Oku-Nikko, and the altitude of 2578m is the highest peak north of it. The surrounding area is full of high peaks over 2000m, such as Mt. Mae Shirane and Mt. Goshiki. There are also two lakes, Midagaike Pond and Goshikinuma Pond, making it the most environmentally varied mountain in Oku-Nikko. Book tour
4. Kimono rental
It is popular among young women because it can be transformed into a full-fledged kimono at a reasonable price and you can leave memories of your photogenic trip in your photos. Kimono rental ".
Feel free You can look great on SNS Many of the plans can be said to be the best Japanese cultural experience to accompany sightseeing in Nikko where historical buildings are lined up, and to take a walk during the autumn leaves season.
Not to mention the use by women's groups We also have a discount campaign plan that allows couples to make reservations at a great price. Please use it for autumn Nikko dates as well.
Nikko Kimono Rental Recommended Plan
[Tochigi / Nikko] 2021 Fall / Winter Special / Empty-handed visit OK! 5 minutes from the station! Kimono rental (standard plan)
- (2 reviews / experiences)
It opened in April 2017 as a kimono rental shop in Nikko! You can choose your favorite coordination from more than 150 kimonos (yukata) ♪ A kimono experience that even beginners can enjoy. Why don't you take a leisurely stroll in the world heritage city of Nikko in a kimono? Professional dressing staff will help you carefully so you can dress beautifully all day long.
[Tochigi / Nikko] Great deals for 2021 fall / winter special couples! Kimono rental plan full of memories
- (2 reviews / experiences)
It opened in April 2017 as a kimono rental shop in Nikko! You can choose your favorite coordination from more than 150 kimonos (yukata) ♪ A kimono experience recommended for couples. Why don't you take a leisurely stroll in the world heritage city of Nikko in a kimono? Professional dressing staff will help you carefully so you can dress beautifully all day long
5. River fishing / mountain stream fishing
With the recent rise in popularity of outdoor leisure activities such as camping and BBQ (barbecue), the attention is increasing. River fishing / mountain stream fishing ".
In Nikko, which is famous for trout fishing in the clear stream of the Kinugawa Full-scale mountain stream fishing spot in Kamimiyori, northern Nikko The experience plan held in is popular.
The fish you catch is fresh Can be cooked and eaten as "grilled salt", "fried chicken", "sashimi", etc. Is also a recommended point.
Recommended plan for river fishing and mountain stream fishing in Nikko
- (1 review / experience)
A full-scale mountain stream fishing ground that utilizes the rich nature of Miyori! Even beginners can enjoy it with confidence because you can relax while listening to the murmuring of the river ♪
Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture [3 hours of mountain stream fishing] Enjoy the scent of greenery and the clear clear stream! * You can grill freshly caught fish over charcoal.
- (2 reviews / experiences)
Nara Irisawa Keiryu Fishing Campsite is a campsite located in Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture. In addition to staying in bungalows, you can enjoy fishing and playing in the river in the clear stream with high transparency. You can also enjoy a variety of meals at the mountain lodge, so you can enjoy it empty-handed. In the summer you can see fireflies that you can't see in the city, and at night you can enjoy the starry sky. In an environment rich in nature
Autumn sunlight temperature
In Nikko, such as "Nikko city area" Urban area "And enjoy autumn leaves hunting and outdoor activities" Mountainous area (Oku-Nikko) " The temperature is very different ..
First of all, let's check the average of the maximum and minimum temperatures in the annual autumn (October to November) of Nikko city area and Oku-Nikko.
Nikko city area Autumn (October-November) temperature
|Month||Average maximum temperature||Average optimum temperature|
|October||About 20 ℃||About 11 ℃|
|November||About 15 ℃||About 5 ℃|
Oku-Nikko Autumn (October-November) temperature
|Month||Average maximum temperature||Average optimum temperature|
|October||About 13 ℃||About 9 ℃|
|November||About 8 ℃||About 4 ℃|
From the above data, not only the temperature difference between day and night, but also There is a large temperature difference depending on the area I understand this.
For sightseeing in Nikko in autumn, thick outerwear (jumpers, jackets, etc.), mufflers, gloves, etc. Prepare winter clothes let's do it.
How to get to Nikko and how to get there
Here is a summary of how to get to and access Nikko from the Tokyo area.
You can reach the center of Nikko from the 23 wards of central Tokyo in about 120 minutes (2 hours) by train or car.
In the case of a car
Metropolitan Expressway → (Kawaguchi JCT) → Tohoku Expressway → (Utsunomiya IC) → Nikko Utsunomiya Road → (Nikko IC) / Approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes
Shinjuku Station → (JR Utsunomiya Line, Tobu Nikko Line, Limited Express Nikko) → Eastern Nikko Station / Approximately 2 hours
Tokyo Station → (Tohoku Shinkansen) → Utsunomiya Station → (JR Nikko Line) → Nikko Station / Approximately 1 hour and 35 minutes
Route buses run by Tobu Bus from Nikko Station to each popular tourist spot.
A free pass ticket that allows unlimited rides on the bus on the day of the event, which is convenient for sightseeing in Nikko without a car, is also on sale.
Find Nikko activities / leisure / experiences / play
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