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Enjoy a 4 day Classic Short Stay - Please Call for Prices
Snow Monkeys Short Stay | 4 days | Classic Short Stay | Please Call for Prices
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.
Private itineraries can run on any day of the week. To book this tour, please call us on 0808 274 8594
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.
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)
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)
Make your way back to Tokyo and enjoy your final day at leisure. (B)
A visa is not required to travel to Japan for British Citizen passport holders. Should you hold any other passport then please contact the Japanese Embassy for more information.
To call the UK the international access code is 0044. To call Wendy Wu Tours it is 00 44 207 403 7860. Emergency 24 hour telephone (out of office hours) is 0044 1888 288 288. Mobile Phones Mobile phones are growing in popularity and you will find high quality coverage. There are active roaming agreements with all phone carriers; however SMS and call rates can be expensive. We recommend that you contact your mobile supplier if you intend to use international roaming during your holiday and ensure you investigate all associated costs before you leave the UK. Most hotels have Wi-Fi, which may come at a cost.
Shopping can be a fun and entertaining component to any travel adventure. In keeping with most people’s interests whilst on holiday, your tour will include a reasonable number of opportunities to shop for local goods and souvenirs. We have included visits to establishments that not only provide an opportunity to purchase a locally produced, great-value souvenir; but you’ll witness first-hand how these local products are made, their history and how they support the local economy. We are aware that people like to take home souvenirs, so ensure the shops you visit have a reputation for quality, honesty, and authenticity.
The cost of all meals is included in your group tour cost. Breakfast is a combination of local and western food, served buffet style. As is traditional, lunch and dinner consists of small dishes of local cuisine, placed on the table for everyone to share a speciality dishes. The amount served is more than ample for the group. We aim to cater to the tastes of all and the food is not too spicy or unusual in taste. Drinks will be at each tour members’ expense and paid for at the end of each meal. Beer is widely available. Western style wine is not widely available. Bottled drinking water, soft drinks, and fruit juices are widely available.
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