Enjoy a one day Snow Monkey and Cycling Tour in Nagano

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Stroll through the scenic forest to experience the world of the Snow Monkeys. After a delicious lunch at a restaurant nearby the park, enjoy a wonderful cycle tour by taking in the countryside and an old hot spring town in the Snow Monkey area.

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  • Visit to the Snow Monkey Park
  • Enjoy the playful green season monkeys
  • Have lunch at a restaurant nearby the Snow Monkey Park
  • Breathe in the fresh air while cycling through the countryside and a historic onsen town
  • Learn about local customs and culture

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Meeting outside the Bullet Train exit at Nagano Station in front of the Information board next to BECK'S COFFEE SHOP

Important Information

・Children from 10 years old and up can join. Adult pricing starts at 13 years old.
・During the winter it is very common to see the Snow Monkeys enjoying the hot spring bath, however from spring up to autumn there will be times where the monkeys play or eat in the water, however please note that the monkeys are wild animals and there is no guarantee that there will be monkeys in the bath. On the other hand, during this time they are often more playful, enjoy sunbathing, grooming and doing all kinds of other cute things which will surely bring a smile to your face.
・There are a few days in the year that the monkeys might not come down to the park. In such case the park is closed and we will provide an alternative activity.
・We might not be able to provide the cycling part of the tour according to schedule in case of bad to extreme weather conditions. In that case, we will provide an alternative activity.
・Local public onsen (hot spring) is available after the bike tour. If you want to make use of the onsen, we suggest to bring a towel and a change of clothes. The entrance fee is ¥300 and the towels can also be bought at the onsen. The onsen has shampoos, body soap, and a hairdryer.

What you need to bring

Good walking shoes.
A little backpack is advisable.
Some cash for souvenirs.

Meet your host :
Snow Monkey Resorts
  • 日本語 (Fluent)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Nederlands (Fluent)

Snow Monkey Resorts is a tour company based at the foot of the Snow Monkey Park. We have with a passion for all there is to be experienced in Nagano Prefecture and want to share the hidden gems of the mountainous region with you.

With our tours we will show you the famous snow monkeys relaxing in their hot spring bath, take you to one of Japan’s most important temples, cycle around the countryside, hike up to the Shiga-kogen Highlands, and more. Snow Monkey Resorts has an international team of tour guides with an abundance of knowledge on Nagano. Our guides will tell you all you want to know about the way of life and the happenings of the region.

Come and discover the beauty of the prefecture of Nagano with us!
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