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Snow Monkeys Extension

  • Duration
    4 days
  • Tour Type
    Short Stay
  • Tour Style
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This extension seeks to immerse you in the scenic beauty of the Japanese Alps. Meet the famous Japanese Macaques, stay in a traditional Japanese Ryokan and relax in a beautiful hot spring bath.

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    X A reasonable level of fitness is required and you should expect to be on your feet for much of the day. You’ll be getting on and off coaches, trains or boats and walking around the sights, often including steps, plus occasional longer walks. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Cherry Blossom season is the most popular time of the year to visit Japan. With over 40 of our 2024 Cherry Blossom departures sold out already, the remaining dates are bound to sell out soon.

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Arrive Tokyo
    Day 1: Arrive Tokyo

    Arrive in Tokyo, the capital of Japan where you will meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

  • Day 2
    Yudanaka Onsen
    Day 2: Yudanaka Onsen

    Travel to Nagano and explore the historic Zenkoji Temple, founded 1,400 years ago the temple is home to what many believe to be the first Buddhist statue to be brought to Japan. This afternoon, continue to Yudanaka Onsen and admire the stunning mountain scenery before checking into a traditional Japanese Inn for your overnight stay. (B,D)

  • Day 3
    Yudanaka Onsen
    Day 3: Yudanaka Onsen

    Begin you full day tour of Yudanaka Onsen with a visit to Jigokudani Yaen Koen to meet the famous Japanese Macaques, also known as Snow Monkeys. Accustomed to humans, the monkeys almost completely ignore their human guests and can therefore be observed from very close. This afternoon explore the quaint old town of Obuse and admire the works of the famous Japanese wood block print artist, Hokusai. (B,D)

  • Day 4
    Return to Tokyo
    Day 4: Return to Tokyo

    Make your way back to Tokyo and enjoy your final day at leisure. (B)

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
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  • 5°c
  • 65mm
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  • Tokyo
  • 6°c
  • 58mm
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  • Tokyo
  • 9°c
  • 77mm
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  • Tokyo
  • 14°c
  • 118mm
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  • Tokyo
  • 18°c
  • 145mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Tokyo
  • 22°c
  • 135mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Tokyo
  • 26°c
  • 81mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Tokyo
  • 27°c
  • 113mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Tokyo
  • 23°c
  • 131mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Tokyo
  • 18°c
  • 132mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Tokyo
  • 12°c
  • 128mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Tokyo
  • 8°c
  • 109mm
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Snow Monkeys Extension map

Places Visited: Tokyo (1N) - Yudanaka Onsen (2N) - Tokyo

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Tour Dates & Prices

All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs, or you are not sure travelling as part of a group is for you, maybe a Private Tour would be more ideal. If your tour departs in less than 30 days, please call our travel experts to book.

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Booking Options

Departures for Solo travellers only are available for this tour on selected dates.
In addition to being for solos only these departures feature smaller group sizes, free airport lounge access and complimentary cocktails on arrival.

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Booking Options

There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.

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