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Part of a larger national park, Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park features a series of hot springs that attract a large number of Japanese macaques. Especially picturesque when covered in snow, this remote area allows you to observe monkeys as they bathe in the pools of warm water. Get close to the animals and take a few photos, but remember that it's forbidden to touch and feed the wildlife sheltered within park grounds. Use our Yamanouchi-machi online vacation builder to visit Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park on your trip to Yamanouchi-machi, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours to Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Full-Day Tour of Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple and Sake in Nagano BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $147
Duration: 8 hours
Nagano Day Trip from Tokyo: Snow Monkeys, Hot Springs and Zenko-ji Temple BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $274
Duration: 12 hours
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park Reviews
November isn't too cold for them to thaw in the onsen and there were only four of them by the rocks opposite the pool feeding on grains given by the caretakers to get them down for tourists. But, I ha... more »
温泉こわれているので、サルがいません 発情期で山にはエサも豊富な時期なので、サルがここに、くる理由がありません。がっかりでした。 more »Because the hot spring is broken, there is no monkey because it is an estrous period and food is abundant in the mountain, so there is no reason for the monkey to come here. I was disappointed.
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