Get taken all the way from Nagano Station to the world-famous Snow Monkeys and watch them bathe in their hot spring or frolicking around. After your visit to the monkeys, make your way to the historically important Zenko-ji Temple which houses the first Buddhist statue brought to Japan to learn all about the temple's practices and urban legends.
• 8 hours
Watch Japanese snow monkeys soak in hot springs at Jigokudani Monkey Park in Nagano! This day trip from Tokyo by bullet train starts with a guided tour of Zenko-ji, a 7th-century temple designated as a national treasure. Afterward, spend an hour snapping photos of the bathing snow monkeys. This seasonal day trip runs from January to April, and is limited to 15 people to ensure a small-group experience.
• 12 hours
Nagano prefecture is widely known as the hometown of the Japanese Alps and the host of the Winter Olympics in 1998. This tour will take you to some of the highlights in the northern part of the prefecture. You can take the tour anytime, but the most scenic views you can see during the winter when the snowy landscape creates an unforgettable experience! Don't miss a chance to visit one of the most famous mountain sightseeing spots in Japan. Enjoy seeing the only bathing snow monkeys in the world and a chance to taste some local sake.
• 3 hours
Enjoy this overnight trip from Nagoya to visit the famous World Heritage site, Shirakawago, and Hida Takayama, also known as "Little Kyoto." You'll stay overnight in the relaxing Toyama prefecture. The following day, you'll travel though the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route and visit the Snow Wall Otani where you can experience being surrounded by snow even during the spring months.
• 1 day
Enjoy this overnight trip from Osaka to visit the World Heritage site, Shirakawago, and Hida Takayama, also known as "Little Kyoto." You'll stay overnight in the relaxing Toyama prefecture. The following day, you'll travel though the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route and visit the Snow Wall Otani where you can experience being surrounded by snow even during the spring.
• 2 days
Enjoy this 2 day trip from Shinjuku, Tokyo, and go explore the famous Tateyama Kurobe Alpine route and visit the Snow Wall Otani where you can experience what being surrounded by snow during the springtime can feel like. Stay one night at Tonami in Toyama prefecture. On the following day, you will travel through the World Heritage renowned Shirakawago and "Little Kyoto,” or Hida Takayama, before heading back to Tokyo.
• 2 days
Escape the urban mayhem of Tokyo on a relaxing 2-day trip to visit the famous World Heritage, Shirakawago and Hida-Takayama, also known as "Little Kyoto." You'll have a chance to stay overnight at Toyama prefecture and travel though the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route to visit the Snow Wall Otani where you can experience being surrounded by snow even during springtime in Japan.
• 2 days
During wintertime, delight in Japan’s famous snow monkeys at Jigokudani Monkey Park in Nagano. After watching these wild monkeys escape the cold by dipping into steaming hot springs, you’ll have the opportunity to soak at Yudanaka Onsen, where you can relax with a choice of indoor and outdoor hot springs, saunas and foot baths. Your full-day tour also includes a visit to the 7th-century Buddhist temple known as Zenko-ji, and includes a soba noodle lunch and public transport. This tour is limited to 15 people for a small-group experience.Please note: This tour is seasonal and runs yearly from November to April. The date is subject to change.
• 7 hours
Stroll through a scenic forest trail to the Snow Monkey Park where you get to see the Japanese macaques frolicking around. You will eat lunch at a restaurant nearby the Park followed by a cycling tour into the regional countryside and through an historic hot spring town.
• 8 hours
Nagano Prefecture's Togakushi is famous for its nature, soba (buckwheat noodles), shrines, and its history of ninja. Get taken on a hike though the region's rich nature followed by a traditional lunch and a visit to the Ninja House. Learn more about Japan's indigenous Shinto religion through the explanations of a knowledgeable guide.
• 8 hours