The 2 Day Nikko Pass is the best way to visit Nikko. The 2 days provides plenty of time to see all the main shrines and temples in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. It includes a round ticket from Tokyo, free use of buses in the area and discounts at most places.
What does it cost?
Adults 2,600 yen, Children 1,300 yen.
When can I use it?
Is it worth it?
Because some of the areas in Nikko are quite spaced out, you will need to use the bus at least a few times. The discounts at the various tourist attractions will also save you lots of money. You will almost certainly save money by using this pass.
What are the rules?
- Cannot be used on Limited Express trains.
Where can I buy it?
You can buy it at the Tobu Sightseeing Service Center in Tobu Asakusa station. Make sure you take a copy of a free sightseeing map.
How do I use it?
Usually, you put the pass into the ticket gate, then take out the other side. At some stations you just show it to the ticket man/lady when you enter. For buses, just show it to the bus driver as you enter. As for tourist spots, just show the pass when you buy tickets.