Nagano: Snow Monkeys Full-Day Cycling Tour

Nagano: Snow Monkeys Full-Day Cycling Tour

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8 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Get up-close to the snow monkeys of the Jigokudani Park
  • Cycle the forest trails of the Snow Monkey Park area
  • Go to an old hot springs town
  • Have a lunch at the restaurant nearby the Snow Monkey Park
  • Breathe in the fresh air and soak up the tranquil atmosphere
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.
What to Expect
Enjoy a full-day guided tour of Snow Monkey Park and see the snow monkeys that reside in Jigokudani or "Hell's Valley." Then, enjoy a downhill bike ride through the Japanese countryside to an old hot spring town.

Meet your guide at Nagano Station at 08:45 to transfer by public transport to Snow Monkey Park. See the cutest macaque monkeys, famous for their habit of soaking in the hot springs and living in the snow. The macaques will let you get really close for some great photo opportunities.
After saying goodbye to the snow monkeys, stroll along a forest trail to a nearby restaurant where you will enjoy lunch before heading off to the Japanese countryside and a historic hot spring town by bicycle.

The route takes you mostly downhill through the Japanese countryside past rice paddies, apple orchards and rivers, as well as takes you to the old town of Shibu Onsen which has a history of over 1300 years with its hot springs. You will also have the chance to taste some local onsen town delicacies. 
You will learn about the history and culture of the region while riding your bike past rice paddies, orchards, and many more panoramic sights. The tour ends at Yudanaka Station where you can get the train back to Nagano Station or before getting on the train, take a relaxing foot bath for free!

Tour itinerary:
Meet up at Nagano Station under the East Exit information board opposite of the Shinkansen exit. 

Welcome to the Snow Monkey area! 
Walk for 30 minutes along a forest trail to the Snow Monkey Park where you get to enjoy the wild monkeys playing around. 

Have delicious lunch nearby the Snow Monkey Park! 

Leave the lunch restaurant and get ready to see the Japanese countryside on bicycle! 

Start at the Snow Monkey Resorts Info & Gift Shop.

Arrive at the Yudanaka Station and get on the train back to Nagano. No need to cycle back up the hill. The train leaves from Yudanaka to Nagano Station at 16:43. (Finishing time may vary depending cycling speed, taking photos, etc.)

Arrival back to Nagano Station.
What's Included
  • Lunch
  • Guide
  • Transportation between the attractions
  • Snow Monkey Park entrance fee
  • Bicycle rental (including helmet)
What's Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Meeting Point

Meet in front of the information board (next to Beck's Coffee Shop) outside the Bullet Train exit at Nagano Station

What to Remember
• Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• The minimum age for this tour is 12 years old
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• The tour operates in most weather conditions. Please dress appropriately. If weather conditions are very bad, you will be offered an alternative
• Please advise of any specific dietary requirements on booking
• 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

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