Start at JR or Tobu Nikko Station
Take a bus or walk 20-30 minutes to Shinkyo Bridge.
Walk to Rinnoji Temple
Walk over to Rinnoji Temple
Walk To Toshogu Shrine.
This lavish shrine is the final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate that ruled Japan for over 250 years until 1868. The shrine is set in a beautiful forest, with countless wood carvings and large amounts of gold leaf used to decorate the buildings in a way seldom seen in Japan.
Walk to Futarasan Shrine.
Walk to Tamozawa Imperial Villa
Walk to nearby Tamozawa bus stop from where a bus can be taken back to the station.