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Trip Plan: Edo Wonderland and Nikko v.2008-11-22

We are planning to go to Nikko Edo Mura (Edo Wonderland) to see the old Japan during
the Edo Era. Then enjoy a very cold afternoon while seeing the beautiful Nikko.

[Woh! I saw a new commercial and TV Special about Nikko while doing this plan.]

Here is my one-day trip plan:

Start/End Place : Bubaigawara / Inaginaganuma (see notes below)
Target : Edo Wonderland and Nikko

1. Go to Asakusa.

Bubaigawara 5:30 -- Asakusa 6:45 AM >> 590 Yen

2. Buy Kinugawa Theme Park Pass

Kinugawa Edo Wonderland >> 6000 Yen

3. Go to Tobu-nikko

Asakusa 7:10 -- Tobu-Nikko 9:15 AM >> included with Theme Pass

4. Intermission : Breakfast / Take some pictures at Nikko

5. Ride Bus at JR Nikko Station going to Edo Wonderland

JR Nikko Station 10:05 -- Edo Wonderland 10:35 >>included with Theme Pass

6. Enjoy Edo Wonderland for 5 hours
> Take Pictures
> Enjoy Ninja Shows
> See Geisha Parade
> Wear Edo clothes -- dont't know price
> Take Lunch

7. Leave Edo Wonderland at 3:20 PM

Edo Wonderland 3:20 -- JR Nikko 3:55 PM >> included with Theme Pass

8. Enjoy Nikko for a While
> Have dinner
> Shopping
> Take pictures

9. Leave Nikko at 6:00 PM

Tobu-Nikko 6:10 -- Asakusa 8:55 PM >> included with Theme Pass

10. Go back to Bubaigawara

Asakusa 9:05 -- Bubaigawara 10:04 PM >> 590 Yen

Alternative Times:

(1) For not so early.
1. Bubaigawara 5:49 -- Asakusa 6:55 AM

(2) In case we leave at 6:00 AM
1. Bubaigawara 6:00 -- Asakusa 7:19 AM
2. Asakusa 8:10 -- Tobu-Nikko 10:14 AM
3. JR Nikko 11:25 -- Edo Wonderland 11:55 AM
4. Only 3 hours in Nikko
5. Edo Wonderland 3:20 -- JR Nikko 3:55 PM

For Inaginaganuma friends: Additional

o Wish to meet at Bubaigawara
(1) Inaginaganuma 5:32 -- Bubaigawara 5:38 AM - for 5:49 AM trip
(2) Inaginaganuma 5:42 -- Bubaigawara 5:49 AM - for 5:49 AM trip
(3) Inaginaganuma 5:50 -- Bubaigawara 5:57 AM - for 6:00 AM trip

o Will see at Asakusa should be there before 7AM (check Jorudan for details)

Total Fare : 590 + 6000 + 590 = 7,180
Food :
Omiyage :

Notes for other trip planners:
- Goal: to be at Asakusa before 7AM to ride a 7:10 Tobu-Nikko train.
- Train takes an hour interval

After these trip you should be able to say the phrase "kekko desu" with pleasure.

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