●Watching snow monkeys that bathe in a hot spring at Jigokudani Yaen-koen!! Japanese monkeys of Jigokudani (hell valley) are known as bathing monkeys in a hot spring. This is their way to live in extreme cold winter at Jigokudani. They do not bathe during the warm seasons. Please enjoy the adorable view, which can be seen in winter only♪
●Shirkawa-go・・・Popular sightseeing spot registered as a World Heritage Site! The gassho-style houses remain, and the Japanese beautiful pristine scenery of thatched-roof houses awaits.
●Hida Takayama・・・Popular sightseeing spot where you can feel old Japanese-style town.
(For the actual tour language of your preferred departure day, please look at the booking form. If you make a booking within 7 days to the departure, we may not be able to arrange your preferred language support. In such case, you will be guided by Japanese speaking tour director with an itinerary in your preferred language.)
The Scope of Language Support
A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.
Minimum number of participants for operation
25 persons *When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).
Minimum number of participants for booking
2 - 4 guests in 1 room
Breakfast : 1 / Lunch : 0 / Dinner : 1
Expenses for transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. * None of the expenses will be refunded even though the items concerned are not used by a participant for personal reasons.
Items not included
Expenses for transportation, meal(s), admission fee(s) not specified in the itinerary, personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry or beverages etc.) and optional tour fees.
Items included in "Infant price"
Bus seat, hotel facility usage charge
Approx. 5km and 90 min walking for round trip on snowy mountain road to Jigokudani Yaen-koen is necessary. Please wear non-slippery shoes and warm clothing. When the weather is stormy such as heavy snow, you may not be able to reach Jigokudani Yaen-koen due to the snow covered mountain road. In this case, tour visits Zenkoji Temple as an alternative sightseeing place.
Depending on the weather conditions, snow scenery may not be seen.
Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended.
Visiting spots might be very cold. Bringing thick winter clothes is strongly recommended.
According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed.
Please note that the tour is for Japanese citizens and basically operated in Japanese. The accompanied staff gives you the basic information (such as meeting place and time at each stop) in English or Chinese, however, she/he does not gives you the detailed information of visiting places.
You may not be able to encounter the wild animals, depending on the weather or other conditions.
We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control.
If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail.
The place that the tour disbands may be different from the one that it meets. For the actual place, ask the tour conductor on the spot.
(Act on the Protection of Personal Information has been revised since May 30, 2017.)
Customer information, such as name, age, gender and others may be forwarded to the hotels
or necessary organizations for the tour arrangement.
Completion of the tour reservation shall be deemed to agree upon above condition.