Snow Monkey Hotsprings Tour
The Snow Monkey Tour is an unforgettable way to spend your afternoon whilst in Nozawa Onsen. The world famous Jigokudani Wild Monkey Park is home to about 200 wild monkeys who spend their days soaking in the natural hot springs, keeping warm from the harsh winter. The park was opened in 1964 and is considered to be the only place in the world to see snow monkeys bathing in the wild. The hike to the hot-springs takes approximately 30 minutes each way.
The tour departs Nozawa Onsen at 1pm, allowing you to spend the morning skiing and have an early lunch before gathering for the tour. The tour will drive just over an hour to the Snow Monkey Park, before returning to Nozawa at 5pm.
Tour Prices 2017-2018:
Adults @ 5,500 yen / Children 12 and under @ 3,500 yen
Infants 0-3 years not requiring a seat will be free of charge.
Monkey photos © Toshio Hagiwara
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