Tour Code : K1095 ( 2 days )

【From Tokyo】Let's Go and Meet Snow Monkeys! Zenkoji Temple ・Obuse ・Kanbayashi Onsen Hot Spring Resort, 2 Days

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Snow Monkeys (image)
  • Snow Monkeys (image)
    Snow Monkeys (image)
  • Zenkoji Temple (image)
    Zenkoji Temple (image)
  • Large Communal Bath (image)
    Large Communal Bath (image)
  • Obusedo Honten, Facade (image)
    Obusedo Honten, Facade (image)
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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 monkeys bathe in hot springs. Swimming, diving and bathing monkeys in hot springs are must-see!
★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.
★Enjoy strolling around Obuse, where an old townscape from the Edo Period (1603-1868) still remains.
Sweets coupon of "Obusedo", a popular chestnut sweets shop, is included!
★Nagaden 2-day unlimited ride ticket & Round-ticket for limited express train between Nagano Station and Yudanaka Station are included!
★Staying at the authentic ryokan which has a cozy atmosphere. Relax at large communal bath and open-air bath with abundant amount of hot spring water.

※ 2km walking distance from Kanbayashi Onsen to Jigokudani Yaen-koen for approx. 30 min.
※Please wear comfortable shoes such as boots for walking on the snowy road.
※If 3 - 5 years old participates, please book the tour as "Child".

**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 9:30~11:05)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)busHotel Shuttle Bus (approx. 15 min)busKanbayashi Hotel Senjukaku (Overnight)※Check-in time is after 14:00. Please collect an admission ticket to Jigokudani Yaen-Koen & Obusedo's sweets coupon at check-in.※
Breakfast : 0 / Lunch : 0 / Dinner : 1
Accommodation : Kanbayashi Hotel Senjukaku
Day 2Hotelwalkapprox. 30 minwalk Jigokudani Yaen-koen (Watching snow monkeys) walkHotelbusHotel Shuttle Bus (approx. 15 min)busYudanaka Station (Departure 11:30)trainLimited Express Train "Yukemuri"trainObuse Station (Arrival 11:53)walk Stroll in Obuse by yourself. walk◆Sweets coupon of "Obusedo", a Japanese confectionery shop which is famous for chestnut sweets, is included! Enjoy eating sweets and strolling.◆Obuse 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. 04, 05, 06, 07, 08,

2018

Jan. 09, 10, 11, 12,

Feb. 13, 14, 15, 16,

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

Adult
12 or older
JPY 38,500JPY 38,500JPY 38,500
Child
6 to 11
JPY 38,500JPY 38,500JPY 38,500
Infant
3 to 5
JPY 0JPY 0JPY 0

Designated place

2017

Dec. 01, 02, 03, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26,

2018

Jan. 05, 08, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31,

Feb. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28,

Mar. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 11, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30,

Adult
12 or older
JPY 41,500JPY 39,500JPY 38,500
Child
6 to 11
JPY 41,500JPY 39,500JPY 38,500
Infant
3 to 5
JPY 0JPY 0JPY 0

Designated place

2017

Dec. 16, 23,

2018

Jan. 06, 07, 20,

Feb. 10, 11, 24,

Mar. 10, 24,

Adult
12 or older
JPY 45,500JPY 42,000JPY 39,800
Child
6 to 11
JPY 45,500JPY 42,000JPY 39,800
Infant
3 to 5
JPY 0JPY 0JPY 0
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
  • Kanbayashi Hotel Senjukaku
  • Japanese-style room with bath & toilet (2 - 4 guests・10 tatami mats)  《Check-in》14:00 《Check-out》11:00
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 ※If 3 - 5 years old participates, please book the tour as "Child". (For 0 - 2 years old, sleep with parent at no charge. 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★ ・Round-ticket between Tokyo and Nagano (Hokuriku Shinkansen・reserved seat) ・1-Night accommodation (Dinner & breakfast included) ・Nagaden unlimited ride ticket (valid for 2 days) & round-ticket for limited express train between Nagano Station and Yudanaka Station ・Admission ticket to Jigokudani Yaen-Koen ・Obusedo sweets coupon
  • 【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. ●Please collect an admission ticket to Jigokudani Yaen-Koen and a sweets coupon when checking in at the hotel. ●No refund of admission ticket to Jigokudani Yaen-Koen and a sweets coupon will be made, even if you do not use them. When Jigokudani Yaen-Koen is closed due to the weather conditions or other reasons, a hotel coupon of JPY 500 will be provided. ●When visiting Obuse, you need to stop over at Obuse Station. Please keep the Nagaden 2-day unlimited ride ticket. ●Round-ticket for limited express train between Nagano and Yudanaka Station is included. When stopping over at Obuse (or other station), please purchase an limited express train ticket by yourself again. 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.
  • ●When calculating the tour fee, child and infant (3 - 5 years old) are included in the number of people using 1 guest room, but infant (0 - 2 years old) is not included. ●This tour is organized and conducted by Kinki Nippon Tourist Individual Tour Co.,Ltd.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Charge for change or cancellation

How to Reserve

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