• September 9, 2019

    Snow Monkey Resorts Tour Desk

    Our Snow Monkey Resorts Tour Desk is located outside of the East Exit of Nagano Station. Accessible on foot in under 2 minutes, tours – including group tours, private tours and charters – can be booke...
  • August 16, 2019

    Explore Yamanouchi – Home of the Snow Monkeys

    Within easy reach of Nagano City, Yamanouchi is a small enclave known for its abundant nature, numerous hot springs and most famously, as home to the Snow Monkeys of Jigokudani....
  • July 27, 2019

    Ride the Kurobe Gorge Railway

    Running 20km from Unazuki Station to Keyakidaira Station, the Kurobe Gorge Railway is one of Japan’s most scenic train-rides. Taking approximately 80 minutes to complete the journey between Unazuki an...
  • July 23, 2019

    Onsen In & Around Nagano

    As one of the most volcanic countries in the world, Japan is home to countless natural hot springs. Known as ‘onsen’, Japanese have a long history of seeking-out hot springs for their medicinal and he...
  • April 30, 2019

    Explore Shibu Onsen

    Located between Yudanaka Station and the Jigokudani Monkey Park, Shibu Onsen is a historic hot spring town boasting a 1300-year history. Blessed with numerous thermal water sources, the town has long ...
  • May 11, 2017

    The 9 Healing Hot Springs of Shibu Onsen

    Boasting a 1300-year history and numerous sources of thermal water, Shibu Onsen has long been regarded as a place of healing and refuge. Home to many traditional guesthouses, most of which have t...
  • June 30, 2017


    Susobanakyo Hot Spring Uruoikan or simply 'Uruoikan' (うるおい館) is an onsen facility - including hotel and restaurant - within walking distance of Nagano Station. Offering both indoor and outdoor ba...
  • May 8, 2018

    Hoshino Onsen Tombo-no-Yu

    Only a short distance from Harunire Terrace, Hohino Onsen Tombo-no-yu is a stylish and modern natural hot spring. Featuring both indoor and outdoor baths, this modern facility is designed to promote ...
  • March 7, 2022

    Soba-Making, Sake & Wasabi Lunch Experience in Matsumoto

    Discover the charms and food culture of the Asama Onsen district of historic Matsumoto City, on this 5-hour guided walking tour. Led by a locally-based guide, you’ll delve into the tastes and tra...