Jigokudani Onsen Tour

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See the playful Snow Monkeys in this winter-only day tour

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  • 1 Day(s) Duration
  • English / Chinese / Japanese
  • Join In Group
  • Minimum 10 Travelers
  • Meet Up At Location
  • Visit Jigokudani Onsen, known for its heavy snowfall and abundance of natural hot springs
  • Watch the snow monkeys play around in this winter wonderland and bathe in the onsen
  • Marvel at the stunning landscape in the area, including the towering mountains covered in snow
  • Treat yourself to a delicious lunch - beef sukiyaki made with high-quality ingredients!
Most Recent Review

  • 28 Mar 2018
    great trip long ride but fun thank you... and the tour guide Akemi is very friend please tell her I said thank you.

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  • Jigokudani Onsen

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    • Snow Monkey Park admission ticket
    • Lunch (beef sukiyaki)
    • Bus fare
    • Japanese speaking guide
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What To Expect

Get a chance to see one of Japan's most photogenic animals, the Japanese macaque, with this winter-exclusive, one day tour of the Jigokutani Onsen. Commonly called "snow monkeys," these fascinating creatures spend most of their days either playing in the powdery snow in the area or soaking themselves in the hot springs, their red faces sticking out from the white snow. Begin the tour by meeting up with your tour group at Shinjuku Station's West Exit, then take the bus to Nagano Prefecture, near the Japanese Alps. Hop off the bus and enjoy a delicious sukiyaki lunch that's sure to warm you up and energize you for the forty-minute walk to the onsen, filled with sights of the stunning mountains. Once you're at the onsen, you're free to spend time watching the monkeys relax and take photographs, but remember not to feed them as they might get too excited!

 jigokudani onsen day tour tokyo
Visit Jigokudani Onsen, or Snow Monkey Park, and see the famous Japanese macaques!
 jigokudani onsen day tour tokyo
Fill yourself up with some delicious sukiyaki before you walk for 40 minutes to the onsen
 jigokudani onsen day tour tokyo
Watch the monkeys play around in the snow or warm themselves up in the hot springs
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  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
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Itinerary

Itinerary:

Jigokudani Onsen
  • 6:50am meet up at Shinjuku Station West Exit Mode Gakuen
  • 7:10am departure from Tokyo
  • 11:30am beef sukiyaki for lunch (around 50 minutes)
  • 1:00pm Walk to Jigokudani Onsen (around 40 minutes)
  • 1:40pm Jigokudani Onsen (around 40-60 minutes)
  • 7:30pm arrive at Shinjuku, end of tour
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 3-11
  • Free for children aged 0-2 who will not require seats or meals. In case you would like a seat and a meal for your child, please book them their own ticket
  • The minimum number of participants for this tour is 10. Klook will confirm your booking first within 1 business day, but if the minimum number of participants is not met 4 days before the scheduled tour date, the tour on that date may be canceled. A notice will be sent by email and the tour fee will be fully refunded
  • Please note: tour schedule may change depending on traffic/weather conditions
  • Please do not feed the snow monkeys, as you may be attacked by them
  • There may be occasions where you will not be able to see the monkeys, depending on the season, weather, and their health conditions
  • Please wear appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes
  • If vegetarian meals are required, please indicate it during checkout
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified

Pick Up Location:

  • Shinjuku Station West Exit Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower Front
  • Meet up time: 6:50am
  • The tour guide will wait at the meet up location with a pink flag that has T&C on it
  • Access: 4 minute walk from Shinjuku Station West Exit

Cocoon Tower

Map to Coccoon Tower

Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 7 days prior to the tour
  • Itinerary change due to traffic conditions can not be the reason for cancelation. No refund will be issued in this case
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Reviews (18) 4.5
  • Cho Lun 28 Mar 2018
    great trip long ride but fun thank you... and the tour guide Akemi is very friend please tell her I said thank you.
  • Wing Kui Allan 27 Mar 2018
    School was extremely well organized just a long bus ride but there was sufficient stops the tour guide was lovely and very helpful and attentive it was a little bit warm but with the monkeys to be in the onsen But still saw a lot of monkeys
  • caroline 19 Mar 2018
    Yesterday morning I took a tour bus with HIS to go see the Snow Monkeys in Yamanochi, Shimotakai-Gun-Hirao. The staff members (Tour guide and bus drivers /lunch members ) were amazing, friendly, and drove us there smoothly. We had a traditional Japanese lunch which was very good(Beef Sukiyaki/ Vegetarian options as well ). Finally, The Snow Monkeys, we were dropped off out side of the park and walked for about 50 minutes ( not able to drive up there ) finally arriving we see the hot springs and the monkeys !!! They’re super cute and they get pretty close which is great for pictures. One of the best decisions I’ve made so far coming to Japan. I recommend you go see the snow monkeys and take the tour bus, but if you plan on going, go when it’s colder, you’ll get a better chance on seeing them.
  • Michelle 21 Feb 2018
    Amazing experience! Tour guide Miss Kumiko was friendly, patient and helpful. Walk to the snow monkey park from bus alight point is 2.5km. Everything went smoothly for the trip. Would book with klook again as the day trips here are one of the best prices.
  • Karen Angelynne 19 Feb 2018
    The tour is only for Jigokudani Onsen (Snow Monkey Park). The Zenkoji temple is not included!
  • Hang Mei Anthea 8 Feb 2018
    It’s a very nice tour with good arrangement on transportation and lunch, sweet guide and driver. But the destinations are really far away from shinjuku and the visiting time is really less comparatively. It’s really rush.
  • Lyra Jessica 6 Feb 2018
    Worth it! Travelling by bus is not as bad as it seems there are stop overs almost every hour and we really enjoyed this hassle free trip. Everything went smoothly and according to schedule. We even got home a little early than expected. There were a lot of monkeys roaming around but we didn't see them bathing in the hot spring. The view on the trip was really worth it.
  • Tae Sung 22 Jan 2018
    Assembly point has no clear sign of which bus to hop in. I had to ask around 5 different buses which was annoying. The lunch was not great than I expected. Overall, it worth to visit. Long bus drive was not too bad because stopped at highway shop every hours.
  • Brandon 21 Jan 2018
    To be sure it will be a long day. Expect to wake up befor 6am and not get back to your hotel before 11pm. It’s a lot of travel time. But they do a fantastic job of just enough rest stops and the lunch was much better than expected for a tour like this. All in all if you want to see the snow and the monkeys this is a great way to do it.
  • Elizabeth 13 Jan 2018
    The tour was enjoyable and well-planned. The beef sukiyaki for lunch was delicious. There was sufficient time for us to view the snow monkeys and even a small gift shop located at the Jigokudani Onsen.
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