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One day trip to - SNOW MONKEY PARK & Shibu Onsen(Hot Spring) bathing experience
approx. 8 hours round trip from Nagano Station in winter season.

1. Tours by Location; Central Japan (Northern part of NAGANO Prefecture)

2. Tour Features;
Come and encounter SNOW MONKEYS in Onsen (Hot Spring) with veteran tour guide-interpreter from JR NAGANO Station!
(Guide may assist you from NAGOYA at no extra cost if needed. Please ask when you make reservation.)
Day Return trip possible from your hotel in TOKYO/NAGOYA/KYOTO/KANAZAWA !

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Tour Time 10:10 Meet at NAGANO Station~18:37 return to NAGANO Station
Dates of Operation Daily in winter season (Dec.~Mar.) Subject to availability
Meeting Place

Meet at JR NAGANO Stn. Shinkansen Exit at 1010am
(Recommended to board either Hokuriku Shinkansen KAGAYAKI from TOKYO 836am / KANAZAWA 848am, or JR Ltd.Exp. Shinano from NAGOYA 700am).

Use your Japan Rail Pass to Nagano.

JRP is not valid beyond Nagano.

Duration JR Nagano Stn. - SNOW MONKEY Park round trip approx. 8hours30mins
Tour Price JPY40,000- per group (Max 5 persons)
Expenses not included in the Tour Price

Transportation, meal, park's admission, bath-charge(JPY500-/pax) are not included.

You will buy your Snow Monkey PASS (JPY3,500-per pax) at Nagano station that cover transportation beyond Nagano and park's admission.

Itinerary Nagano10:29 ==> 11:15ShinsyuNakano11:20 ==> 12:08Kanbayashi Onsen12:10 ==> (Walk 50mins.) ==> 13:00 SNOW MONKEY Park 14:00 ==> (walk 45mins.) ==> 14:45 Lunch / Kanbayashi Onsen16:13 ==> 16:18 Shibu Onsen 17:26 ==> 17:36 Yudanaka 17:45 ==> 18:37Nagano
(Taxis may be available at Yudanaka-Snow Monkey, however not inluded in the fee)
Guide's Name Kiyoshi JINNO MR or his guide friends
Guide's Website


Language:English Keyword:JR

Language English
Distance of the Route 5㎞ in the snow mountain

To Make a Reservation, Send an email to First Contact Mail address with

subject (SNOW MONKEY)

(1)your name,

(2)number of participants,

(3)desired tour date,

(4)name & phone numbers of your hotel in Japan(or your contact MOBILE e-mail address & phone number preferable).
[First contact Mail] jinno@kdm.jrnet.ne.jp

Guide's Cellphone Number(for Emergency) Notice of it at the booking.
Tour Terms & Conditions

Minimun 1~Maximum 5 pax. (Fixed Guides' Fee JPY40,000- per group) 
Snow Wear & Snow Boots/shoes preparation COMPULSORY.
(Rental snowboots, gloves, caps are available at the park entrance by your account.)
Best efforts provided in case of emergency, however NO LEGAL LIABILITY upon happening during the tour.

Cancellation fees

15days prior to the reserved date or before JPY20,000-(50%)/group, after that date JPY40,000-(100%(NOT Refundable)) are applied.
Refundable only in case of cancellation of the tour due to bad weather which will be informed one day prior to departure. Bank handling fee at your cost.


Please make payment in advance to confirm the reservation.
Bank account to be informed upon reservation.
Payable through PayPal under certain conditions.

No refund shall be given even if monkeys do not appear.Nearby hot spring alternative.

Guide's Transportation to Kanbayashi Onsen & Snow Monkey Park admission fee included.
Attendees'transportation fee to NAGANO and beyond there are NOT included.
This tour is NOT INSURED.

This information is effective as of October 2018 and subject to change without notice.

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