Flying Squirrel Watching Tour

Kid Friendly in Karuizawa

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We will watch a wild Japanese giant flying squirrel, which is endemic to Japan and one of the biggest flying squirrels in the world. Since our professional nature guides know their life style and gliding patterns, the chances of watching their gliding is 97.8% (actual result of this tour in 2018).
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: PicchioIntroduction of this tour. A professional nature guide will talk about the ecology of Japanese giant flying squirrels (diet, size, flying distance, etc.) at the Picchio Visitor Center. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Karuizawa Hoshino Area, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Koshinetsu, ChubuObservation. After the lecture, we will walk outside and experience the silence of flying squirrels' glide broken only by the excited gasps of the audience.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Use of Binoculars

What’s not included