Choose to board the comfortable coach at Keio Plaza Hotel or Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal according to your preference and settle in to enjoy the drive to Nikko, the quaint city that marks the entrance to Nikko National Park. Immerse yourself in the striking natural beauty around you as you explore the National Park. It is most popularly known for the Toshogu Shrine, a UNESCO-listed mausoleum with great historical significance for Japan. The complex of this shrine has been lavishly appointed with wooden carvings and gold leaf unlike other places in Japan. Walk around for a little over an hour with your guide as you observe the detailed work and witness the highly skilled craftsmanship amidst a green forest.
Soon after, take a break as you are a served a Japanese-style lunch before spending some tranquil time at Lake Chuzenji. Set at the foot of Mount Nantai, this is a scenic spot for some quiet reflection. Then, head to the Kegon Falls, one of the three most beautiful waterfalls within the National Park. Spend 30 minutes taking in the misty falls along with capturing some great photographs from the observation deck.
Conclude your tour at Shinjuku sta. west exit, a popular shopping district in Tokyo. Browse through the charming stores or just enjoy the ambiance as you sit at one of the cafes or restaurants. You can then make your way back to your hotel as you wish.