Tour Code : K1050 ( 2 days )

【From Tokyo】Let's Go and Meet Snow Monkeys! Yudanaka Onsen Hot Spring Resort, 2 Days

24 hour translation service! You may be able to see snow monkeys bathing in hot springs.

Snow Monkeys (image)
  • Snow Monkeys (image)
    Snow Monkeys (image)
  • Open-air Bath (image)
    Open-air Bath (image)
  • Zenkoji Temple (image)
    Zenkoji Temple (image)
  • Townscape of Obuse (image)
    Townscape of Obuse (image)
  • 24-Hour Translation Service
    24-Hour Translation Service

Highlights

★Let's go and meet snow monkeys at "Jigokudani Yaen-koen" (wild snow monkey park), a popular tourist spot in the world!
Jigokudani Yaen-koen・・・The only place in the world where you can look closely at monkeys bathing in hot springs. Swimming, diving and bathing monkeys in hot springs are must-see!

★Staying at the Japanese-style hotel in Yudanaka Onsen that boasts hot spring baths.
★Why not stroll at Zenkoji Temple after arriving at Nagano Station?
Approx. 10 min. by "Gururin-go" bus from Nagano Station to Zenkoji Temple. Gururin-go runs every 15 min.
※"Gururin-go bus fare" is not included in the tour fee. Please pay it by yourself.
★Nagano Electric Railway, round-ticket between Nagano Station and Yudanaka Station is included! Limited express train rides are possible for round trip.
★Optional activity on Day 2, stopping off at Obuse Station. Walking around Obuse, a famous town for chestnut sweets is recommended.

※Hotel shuttle bus service is available between the hotel and Jigokudani Yaen-koen. After getting off the bus, you need to walk 1.6km to Jigokudani Yaen-koen.
※Please wear comfortable shoes such as boots for walking on the snowy road.

**This is an independent tour. No tour guide is provided.**
The final itinerary sheet, coupons and other necessary documents will be sent to you. Please complete all the formalities by yourself during the tour.

◆◆Please write in the "Remarks" of the reservation form when booking the tour.◆◆
The final itinerary sheet, coupons and other necessary documents will be delivered to your hotel or Narita/Haneda Airport one day prior to the tour departure date. Please write the name of hotel/airport, arrival date and the guest name of the hotel reservation to collect the documents at the hotel.

Itinerary

Day 1Tokyo Station (Departure 7:52~9:32)trainHokuriku ShinkansentrainNagano Station (Arrival 9:30~10:45)busGururin-go (approx. 10 min・Bus fare: JPY 150 ※Please pay cash by yourself.)busZenkoji Temple (Stroll by yourself)busGururin-go (approx. 10 min・Bus fare: JPY 150 ※Please pay cash by yourself.)busNagano Station (Departure 14:29)trainLimited Express Train "Yukemuri"trainYudanaka Station (Arrival 15:13)walkWalk (approx. 10 min) or Shuttle Bus Service (Advance reservation required)walkRyokan Biyu no Yado (Overnight)※Check-in time is after 15:00.
Breakfast : 0 / Lunch : 0 / Dinner : 1
Accommodation : Ryokan Biyu no Yado
Day 2Hotel (Departure 8:45)busHotel Shuttle BusbusAfter getting off the bus, walk (approx. 30 min)walk Jigokudani Yaen-koen (Watching snow monkeys) walkHotel Shuttle Bus (Departure 10:45)busHotelbusYudanaka Station (Departure 11:30)trainLimited Express Train "Yukemuri"trainObuse Station (Arrival 11:53)walk Stroll in Obuse by yourself. walkObuse Station trainNagano Stationwalk◆Enjoy shopping at Nagano Station for souvenirs.◆walkNagano Station (Departure 16:18~17:09)trainHokuriku ShinkansentrainTokyo Station (Arrival 17:52~18:52)
Breakfast : 1 / Lunch : 0 / Dinner : 0
Accommodation :

Departures & Prices

Departure PlaceDeparture DateTour Price
per person
shared by 2shared by 3shared by 4

Designated place

2017

Dec. 01, 02,

2018

Jan. 08, 09, 10, 11, 12,

Feb. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16,

Mar. 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16,

Adult
12 or older
JPY 29,800JPY 29,800JPY 29,800
Child
6 to 11
JPY 23,000JPY 18,500JPY 18,500
Infant
3 to 5
JPY 20,000JPY 14,000JPY 14,000

Designated place

2017

Dec. 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27,

2018

Jan. 05, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31,

Feb. 01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28,

Mar. 01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30,

Adult
12 or older
JPY 34,000JPY 33,000JPY 32,000
Child
6 to 11
JPY 27,000JPY 19,500JPY 19,500
Infant
3 to 5
JPY 24,000JPY 15,000JPY 15,000

Designated place

2017

Dec. 23, 28, 29,

2018

Jan. 03, 04, 06, 07, 13,

Feb. 03, 10, 11, 17, 24,

Mar. 03, 10, 17, 24,

Adult
12 or older
JPY 37,000JPY 35,000JPY 34,000
Child
6 to 11
JPY 29,000JPY 21,500JPY 21,500
Infant
3 to 5
JPY 16,500JPY 16,000JPY 16,000
Tour Status

Detail

Region(s)Nagano
Duration2 days
Language
  • English
  • Chinese
(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 SupportThis particular course is operated as a free plan tour, therefore there will not be any language support from a tour conductor.
We will however, provide the final confirmation and itinerary in the preferred language of your choice.
Minimum number of participants for operation2 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 booking2 persons
Accommodation
  • Ryokan Biyu no Yado
  • Japanese-style room with bath & toilet (2 - 4 guests・10 tatami mats) or Japanese & Western-style room with bath & toilet 《Check-in》15:00《Check-out》10:00
Meal(s)Breakfast : 1 / Lunch : 0 / Dinner : 1
Items includedExpenses 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 includedExpenses 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"No price setting ※For 0 - 1 years old, sleep with parent at no charge. For 2 years old, hotel facility usage charge of JPY 2,160 is necessary. Please write in the Remarks of the reservation form.)
Notes
  • ●This is an independent tour, and no tour guide is provided. The final itinerary sheet, coupons and other necessary documents will be sent to you. Please complete all the formalities by yourself during the tour. ●Gathering time・place/Please board on the train by yourself at the departure stations. For JR-included package tours, the seats reservation of JR will be arranged after we receive your tour reservation. The details of the arrangement will be informed in a separate email. If the tour departure date is more than one month away, the arrangement notice will be informed to you within one month before the return-trip date.
  • ★Tour Inclusions★ ・JR round-ticket between Tokyo and Nagano (Hokuriku Shinkansen・reserved seat) ・1-Night accommodation (Dinner & breakfast included) ・Nagano Electric Railway round-ticket between Nagano and Yudanaka (Stopover possible at Obuse and Suzaka stations) ・Admission ticket to Jigokudani Yaen-Koen
  • 【Business hours of Jigokudani Yaen-Koen / ※Estimated hours and seasons】 ●Winter (November - March): 9:00 - 16:00. ●Summer (April - October): 8:30 - 17:00. Please note it usually snows around late November. Monkeys at Jigokudani Yaen-Koen are wild animals. Business hours are subject to change without notice due to weather, season, animal behavior and other operational reasons. Especially, monkeys are active and their behavior becomes irregular in autumn. 
  • "Gururin-go" bus fare is not included in the tour fee. Please pay it by yourself. ●No refund of admission ticket to Jigokudani Yaen-Koen will be made, even if you do not use it. ●When visiting Obuse, you need to stop off at Obuse Station. Please keep the train ticket. ●Round-ticket for limited express train between Nagano and Yudanaka is included. If you stop off at other station, you need to purchase another limited express train ticket by yourself. Fee of private compartment on limited express train "Snow Monkey" is a separate cost. If you would like to use the compartment, please pay the fee by yourself at the station.
  • Hotel shuttle bus service is available between Yudanaka Station and the hotel. Advance reservation is necessary. If you would like to use the service, please write the arrival time of limited express train you take in the Remarks of the reservation form.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Charge for change or cancellation

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