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1-Day Winter Tour From Nozawa & Iiyama: Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple & Sake provided by Snow Monkey Resorts

1-Day Winter Tour From Nozawa & Iiyama: Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple & Sake

1-Day Winter Tour From Nozawa & Iiyama: Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple & Sake
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Last updated: 18 May 2021
A note from 1-Day Winter Tour From Nozawa & Iiyama: Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple & Sake
Any vehicles operated by Snow Monkey Resorts, will include a plastic partition in the vehicle that will totally separate the driver from the passengers. The driver will also wear a mask and gloves
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
Take in some of the highlights of Nagano with this engaging tour starting with a morning visit to the Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and its world-famous hot spring-bathing monkeys, followed by a warming winter lunch and afternoon exploration of Zenko-ji - one of the oldest and most important Buddhist temples in Japan. Led by a locally-based English-speaking guide and including a sake tasting experience to bring the tour to an indulgent conclusion this tour is a great way to enjoy the best of Nagano in winter!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 9582P55
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Transport from/to Nozawa Onsen, Iiyama Station and all listed destinations • Jigokudani Monkey Park entry ticket • Lunch • Guided tour at Zenko-ji Temple • Guided 'sake'-tasting • Entry/Admission - Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park • Entry/Admission - Zenko-ji Temple
Exclusions
Additional food, snacks & drinks • Optional entrance fee to the inner sanctuary of Zenko-ji Temple • Shinkansen/bullet train tickets • Accommodation
Duration
8–9 hours
Departure details
Nozawa Grand Hotel, 8888 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen, Shimotakai District, Nagano 389-2502, Japan Please wait inside the station near the South Entrance/Exit and be sure to look for the guide holding the SNOW MONKEY RESORTS sign. Please be waiting before the meetup time as the tour will depart by 08:50.
Nozawa onsen Tourist Information Center, 9780-4 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen, Shimotakai District, Nagano 389-2502, Japan Please wait outside the Tourist Information Center and be sure to look for the guide holding the SNOW MONKEY RESORTS sign. Please be waiting before the meetup time as the tour will depart by 09:05.
Iiyama Station, Sakaemachi Iiyama, Nagano 389-2253, Japan Please wait inside the station near the South Entrance/Exit and be sure to look for the guide holding the SNOW MONKEY RESORTS sign. Please be waiting before the meetup time as the tour will depart by 09:35.
Inclusions
Transport from/to Nozawa Onsen, Iiyama Station and all listed destinations • Jigokudani Monkey Park entry ticket • Lunch • Guided tour at Zenko-ji Temple • Guided 'sake'-tasting • Entry/Admission - Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park • Entry/Admission - Zenko-ji Temple
Exclusions
Additional food, snacks & drinks • Optional entrance fee to the inner sanctuary of Zenko-ji Temple • Shinkansen/bullet train tickets • Accommodation
Departure details
Nozawa Grand Hotel, 8888 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen, Shimotakai District, Nagano 389-2502, Japan Please wait inside the station near the South Entrance/Exit and be sure to look for the guide holding the SNOW MONKEY RESORTS sign. Please be waiting before the meetup time as the tour will depart by 08:50.
Nozawa onsen Tourist Information Center, 9780-4 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen, Shimotakai District, Nagano 389-2502, Japan Please wait outside the Tourist Information Center and be sure to look for the guide holding the SNOW MONKEY RESORTS sign. Please be waiting before the meetup time as the tour will depart by 09:05.
Iiyama Station, Sakaemachi Iiyama, Nagano 389-2253, Japan Please wait inside the station near the South Entrance/Exit and be sure to look for the guide holding the SNOW MONKEY RESORTS sign. Please be waiting before the meetup time as the tour will depart by 09:35.
Duration
8–9 hours
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Infant seats available
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour includes a reasonable amount of walking including to and from the monkey park along a 1.6km (1 mile), unsealed forest trail. Please sure your footwear is approriate and you are dressed accordingly for the season.
This tour is not wheelchair accessible and may not be suitable for mobility-impaired travels. Should you have any concerns about your ability to join the tour, please contact us to discuss prior to booking.
Guests are required to follow the Snow Monkey Park rules at all times. Guests are not permitted to touch, hold, feed or bathe with the monkeys at any time.
There are no barriers separating the monkeys from visitors to the park. Please ensure you keep a minimum distance of 1 to 2 meters between yourself and the monkeys. Your guide will explain the rules prior to entering the park.
There are a few days in the year that the monkeys might not come down to the park. In such case we will provide an alternative activity.
Infants (0-5) are welcome to join the tour free of charge and as such, do not receive lunch. If food is required, please order and pay directly at the restaurant.
This tour includes lunch at Hotaru-tei. On rare occasions it may not be possible to use this restaurant in which case we would switch to another, comparable location.
This tour is scheduled to conclude at Nozawa Onsen by 18:00. However, due to weather and road conditions in winter we cannot guarantee the end time.
This tour does not include Shinkansen/Bullet Train ticket. For guests joining the tour from Tokyo, Kanazawa, Myoko or other hubs, please check the train schedule and pricing in advance of the day of your tour to avoid unexpected delays and costs.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 44 travellers
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 3 starting options
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    穂垂亭 HOTARU-TEI
    Stop: 50 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Zenko-ji Temple
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Patio Daimon
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • You'll end at
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LyceTherece
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Fantastic experience with a fantastic company!
AMAZING Valentine's Day! Our guide (Peter, I believe) was absolutely fantastic, offering information, fun facts and
brandtgreg
brandtgreg
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Great Tour!
We went on this tour last weekend and had a great time. Peter was our guide and he was extremely well organized an
Almiro C
Almiro C
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Terrific experience, fantastic walking encyclopaedia guide, a must do in Nagano, highly recommend it!
Simply put, our tour was an amazing experience. Our terrific guide, Peter, was a friendly, informed fountain of kno
Krishana7983
Krishana7983
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Highly recommended tour!!
Highly recommended tour!! Thank you Haruna-san (tour guide) for making the trip fun , comfortable and informative.
PJDG
PJDG
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Great day out with an excellent tour operator
The tour was great, well run, and punctual. Peter (our tour guide) struck a perfect balance between explaining t
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Snow Park day trip from Nozawa Onsen for young family
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T4797XZchristophers
T4797XZchristophers
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fun
Will do it again next year. the tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the land marks. Enjoyed my tim
LANDROLLIN_EWO
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A must do if near Nagano
The explanation for the temple and sake your was something that I'll be able to take with me. The monkey park was b
MCJ62
MCJ62
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Snow monkey tour
What a fun tour this was! Our tour guide, Peter, was amazing. He is so knowledgeable and thorough. Going on this
MiyukiK49
MiyukiK49
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Wonderful tour!!
It a wonderful tour very enjoyable!! We have a great time specially with our guide Peter that was very funny and he
tropicgirl39
tropicgirl39
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Fabulous
We were so impressed and thrilled that we made the decision to go with this tour. It was the highlight of our holi
TravelKidsFor4
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Fantastic Tour!
FANTASTIC tour and guide. We had a wonderful time. I would highly recommend this to anyone wanting to visit these p
jaomeiwa
jaomeiwa
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A Delightful Escape to Nagano
I lucked out with my booking timing and ended up getting a private tour with Peter as my guide. The inspiration for
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Great, Fantastic, and Eye-Opening
Peter, the guide, was very knowledge about the area. As well as extremely friendly. Highly recommend.
Mikachu275
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Amazing
Our host was in training however she did an amazing job. The hosts were knowledgeable and friendly. Definitely woul
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