Snow Monkey Hotsprings & Zenkoji Temple Tour

Including traditional Japanese lunch at the historic town of Obuse

From $165

per person


Discover the unique Jigokudani Wild Monkey Park, globally celebrated for its 200 wild monkeys luxuriating in natural hot springs amidst winter’s chill. Open since 1964, this park is a singular spot globally for witnessing snow monkeys in their natural hot spring baths. A roughly 30-minute hike leads you to these enchanting hot springs.

Your journey continues to Obuse, a historic town famed for its association with the illustrious Japanese artist Hokusai and the renowned Masuichi Sake Brewery. Here, indulge in a sumptuous traditional Japanese meal, complete with various main courses, dessert, and a glass of sake.

The adventure further unfolds in Nagano City, where the ancient Zenkoji Temple, a national treasure dating back over 1400 years, awaits. This temple, one of Japan’s most venerated, houses the first Buddha image brought to Japan in the 7th century. The streets around the temple are aglow with lantern-lit shops, traditional tiered-roofed stalls, souvenir boutiques, and art galleries, offering a rich cultural experience.

Convenient bus pick-up is available from Wadano, Happo, Echoland, and Goryu, making this journey both accessible and unforgettable.

Lunch Choice for Adult: Beef / Fish / Vegetarian (Menu changes cannot be made on the day of the tour)

Any food allergies/dietary restriction Please make sure to inform us in advance as we may not be able to respond to your request if you inform us on the day of the tour. Depending on the nature of the food allergy, it may not be possible to cater for it

Tour includes: Transportation, English-speaking Guide, Monkey Park entry fee, Set menu lunch and tour insurance.

Tour departs: Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Additional Information


Minimum numbers of participants 17 pax *In case the minimum number of participants has not been reached by 5:00 day before the tour date, the tour will be cancelled, and customers may choose refund or allocation to another date. Snow Monkey Tour Cancellation Policy *

This T&C only applicable if a cancellation request is made by the Agent.

  • If notice of cancellation is received 7 day or more prior to the tour date: No charge
  • If notice of cancellation is received 3 Days before the tour commences on the tour date: 50%
  • If notice of cancellation is within 3 days of tour: 100%

From $165

per person


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