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Snow Monkey Park & Local Train Experience

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Jigokutani Yaen Koen, so-called the Snow Monkey Park, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nagano. If you are lucky, you will see some monkeys bathing in the hot spring. In winter, the natural trail is often frozen and slippery. From spring to autumn, trekking to the park is easier than in winter. How about enjoying a local train ride and encountering wild monkeys in natural settings?

Nagano Tour Guide - Emi F.
Emi F.
5.00 / 5
(7 reviews)
09:30 AM

Meeting Point

Nagano Station or your hotel near Nagano Station

- Please choose the place you prefer.

09:50 AM

Nagano Station

We take a train trip to Yudanaka Station.

10:40 AM

Yudanaka Station

In winter, your guide recommends you take a taxi from the station to Snow Monkey Park. If so, you can start trekking at the nearest parking lot to Snow Monkey Park. We can save about 10 minutes to get to the park (usually, a 30 to 40 minute walk from the bus stop).

11:00 AM

Bus Stop or the nearest parking lot

We start trekking there. It takes about 30 to 40 minutes from the bus stop.

11:40 AM

Jigokudani Yaen Koen (Snow Monkey Park)

They are wild monkeys, so sometimes they don't appear in the park. Whatever may happen, the place is worth visiting. Walking in the forest must be refreshing and heals your body and soul. We stay there about 40 to 60 minutes.

12:50 PM

Lunch

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant near the trailhead to the park.

02:30 PM

Yudanaka Station

We take a train to Nagano Station.

03:20 PM

Nagano Station

Ending Point

Nagano Station or your hotel lobby near Nagano Station

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Guide fee, Guide transportation fee

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What‘s not included

Round trip ticket (your group) ¥2,070/person, Snow Monkey Park (your group) ¥800/person, Lunch

Tour Important Information

In winter, you may need crampons (about ¥1500) if there is much snow on the way. They are available at the shop at the entrance.

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Basically, I am available on weekdays. But if you are planning to have a long tour including the weekend, please let me know. I think that I can be flexible. In addition to the guide fee, you are requested to pay my transportation to the meeting spot. Thank you for your understanding.

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Emi was wonderful and the best guide we could have asked for. She was nice, flexible, great sense of humor, and very accommodating. She was very knowledgeable about history, the region, the customs and the local cuisine. We truly enjoyed all of her recommendations and her going out of the way to ensure we bought the best souvenirs. We enjoyed both of our days with her, and if we come back, we would definitely book her services again!

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Great trip to snow monkeys/ Nagano!

Emi was a wonderful guide! She is very knowledgeable about the Nagano area. We truly enjoyed our day visiting the snow monkeys. Emi gave me frequent updates on weather, how to prepare, and was available for any questions. We then explored Nagano, ate local food, and went to a sake brewery. This was one of my favorite days in Japan! Thank you, Emi-san for a memorable experience!

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Thank you very much for your wonderful review! I really enjoyed accompanying you. We detoured on the way and I cannot forget the soba lunch with you! Thank you for the warm-hearted memory. I wish you a merry Christmas and a new year filled with good health and happiness.

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