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Snow Monkeys Extension

  • Duration

    4 days
  • Tour Type

    Short Stay
  • Tour Style

    Classic
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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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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)

The best time to visit Japan is during spring (March to May) when the cherry blossoms are bursting into life and autumn (September to November) when the scenery is ablaze with colour.

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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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