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Irohazaka Route

Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
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Lake Chuzenji, Kegon Waterfalls with Traditional Japanese Lunch from Tokyo
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Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our much-anticipated drive on the irohazaka was quite disappointing since we were constantly stuck behind big tour buses and braking-for-no-reason weekend drivers (we d on drove this on a Monday morning in early Nov). A true driver would not enjoy the experience. In fact we...More

Thank BeyondBanalityBlog
Reviewed 15 November 2017

It was really good color leaves. If you like driving a car, i'm sure you can enjoy here. There's cable car, and people can enjoy the view from top of the mountain. When i visited at cable car station, a big typhoon was coming, and...More

Thank Tommyazul
Reviewed 12 November 2017

The route from Nikko to Lake Chuzenji and Yumoto onsen. Best driven in autumn when the curvy, super steep roads, one way up and a separate downslope route turns into a rich sea of gold, red and orange. An amazing drive navigating the 48 hairpin...More

Thank Soo K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The 48 mostly hair-pin bends is thrilling but safely enjoyed as the vehicle wind up 20 bends on the way up from Nikko town to Lake Chuzenji and 28 bends down on the way back. It is cleverly designed in such a way that all...More

Thank RoamingHorse
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I was on a tour bus on my way to see the sites of Lake Chūzenji but oh my goodness I was not expecting these kinds of mountainous roads to get me there. I'm from Texas, so to be honest, I was extremely nervous of...More

Thank eugenia27
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The only road to Chuzenji Lake from Nikko. It was my first time getting through here, seeing the bus driver navigate through every turns is so much fun. The road has an amazing view of Irohazaka.

Thank fajaradiartha
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This road is a great experience even if you don't drive yourself but are sitting on a tour bus. Add some snow and a bit of ice and it makes it even more exciting. Beautiful, too, with the snow on the mountains. We saw some...More

Thank Sari L
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Long drive out of Tokyo (3 hours from memory), however this was WELL worth it. I hired a Nissan GTR-R24 Skyline, and loved every moment of the drive, even highway driving to Iroha-zaka. But once at the Iroha-zaka route, I was in driving heaven! It...More

1  Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The walk was very beautiful withy a view on the waterfalls and the river flowing next to you for almost one kilometre. The walk is full of little shrines.

Thank Ulysse H
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is a one-way route from Lake Chuzenji to Nikko. Enjoy the magnificent vistas. Best driven in the Autumn with the fall foliage. It was nice to have a driver to enjoy the experience.

1  Thank Arvid O
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