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#SNOWMONKEYRESORTSLOCAL: Nagano in Autumn – ‘Koyo’ Season Will Soon Be Here!Over the past week, the temperature has certainly begun to drop here in Nagano. The days remain pleasant and warm but the heat and humidity of summer have gone, and nights are starting to feel cr...
#SNOWMONKEYRESORTSLOCAL: ‘Go To Travel’ Extended to Tokyo as of October 1st 2020As highlighted in our recent blog article – ‘#SNOWMONKEYRESORTS LOCAL: What is Japan’s ‘Go To Travel’ Campaign?’ – Japanese citizens and foreign residents of Japan are currently eligible for by s...
#SNOWMONKEYRESORTSLOCAL: What is Japan’s ‘Go To Travel’ Campaign?For our friends living in Japan, you have no doubt heard of the national 'Go To' campaign by now. Under that campaign, those living in Japan – including Japanese citizens and foreign residents – ...
Using the Hokuriku Shinkansen to Visit Nagano & Central Japan – 50% Discounts Available from August 20th!With the summer holidays in full swing, it’s a great time to visit Central Japan and escape the intense heat and humidity of the coastal cities. Though also hot during the day, Nagano and Central...
#TRAVELTOMORROW: Relax & Renew in the Hot Springs of Central JapanWhen planning your travel in Central Japan, we recommend staying in the region’s many outstanding hot spring towns. Known as ‘onsen’ in Japan, natural hot springs are found throughout the prefect...
#TRAVELTOMORROW: Kusatsu Onsen – One of Japan’s Most Famous Hot Spring TownsLying nearby Karuizawa, Kusatsu Onsen is one of Japan’s most famous ‘onsen’ (hot spring) towns. For many if not most Japanese, the town is instantly recognisable due to its immense ‘yubatake’, an...
#TRAVELTOMORROW: Eat, Shop, Play – Visit KaruizawaNestled high in the mountains between Tokyo and Nagano, Karuizuawa is a small resort town that attracts visitors at all times of year. Notably cooler than Tokyo in summer, beautiful in spring and...
#TRAVELTOMORROW: Clean Green & Healthy – Discover the Spirit of the 1998 OlympicsIn our recent blog article ‘Clean Green & Healthy – Get Outdoors & Get Back to Nature!’, we promoted Central Japan’s outdoor destinations as great options when planning your future travel...
#TRAVELTOMORROW: Clean Green & Healthy – Get Outdoors & Get Back to Nature!When thinking about your future travel to Japan, it’s a great time to consider heading outdoors and exploring some of Japan’s beautiful natural landscapes. Whether you are first-time visitor or s...
#TRAVELTOMORROW: Clean Green & Healthy – Discover Central JapanWhen researching and planning a visit to Japan, understanding the regions and which areas are nearby others, can be a little confusing – particularly for first-time visitors. While some n...
25 Things To Do In & Around KaruizawaSome people come to Nagano for the winter sports scene, other for the history, culture and nature. Then again, some just come to soak in the rich, nourishing waters of the hot springs or perhaps ...
#TRAVELTOMORROW: Clean Green & Healthy – Accessing Medical Assistance in Japan during COVID-19In anticipation of the borders opening in future and travel resuming under the cloud of COVID-19, one of the most important questions travellers can ask is, should I need it, what access will I h...
#TRAVELTOMORROW: Clean Green & Healthy – Choosing your Accommodation in JapanWhen considering your future travel to Japan, one of the biggest decisions is where to stay and what to expect once you arrive. Japan is one of the cleanest countries and hygiene-focused ...
#TRAVELTOMORROW: Clean Green & Healthy – When Can I Travel to Japan & is it Safe?At the time of writing, entry to Japan is still banned for many foreign passport-holders. There is however conversation about how and when entry bans will be lifted with a strong focus on opening...
#TRAVELTOMORROW: Clean Green & Healthy JapanAs announced in our recent blog, our website has been updated to include a section dedicated to COVID-19 including pages intended to help you make an informed decision about travelling to Japan. ...
Snow Monkey Resorts Update: Introducing our Dedicated COVID-19 Information PagesIn response to the ongoing impact of coronavirus on global tourism, we have revised our website to include information and updates regarding COVID-19. From our homepage you can access our...
25 Things To Do In & Around Kusatsu OnsenOne of Japan’s most famous hot spring towns, Kusatsu Onsen sits high in the Joshintesu Kogen National Park. Located at an altitude of around 1200 metres, the town is fed a copious amount of volca...
How to Get to KaruizawaLocated approximately 170km to the north-west of Tokyo, Karuizawa is a small mountain resort town popular with Tokyo-ites and international visitors alike. As a stop on the Hokuriku Shink...
How to Get to Kusatsu OnsenAs one of Japan’s most famous hot spring towns, visiting Kusatsu Onsen is well-worth the effort. Located high in the mountains of the Joshinetsu Kogen National Park, Kusatsu sits among a dramatic and...
From Karuizawa: How to Get to the Snow Monkey ParkAs a convenient stop on the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line - which runs from Tokyo to Kanazawa via Nagano - Karuizawa is a popular mountain town for both Japanese and international visitors. In summer, ...
Karuizawa StationLocated approximately 170km to the north-west of Tokyo, Karuizawa is a small mountain resort town popular with Tokyo-ites and international visitors alike. Known for its cooler climate in s...
SNOW MONKEY RESORTS WINTER TOURS & CHARTERS! START PLANNING YOUR NAGANO SKI & SNOWBOARD ADVENTURE FOR WINTER 2019/20!Winter is never far away – or at least never out of mind – here in Nagano. With the past winter having come late but then refusing to call it quits, and ultimately blessing us with a massive amoun...
NAGANO’S BEST SPRING/SUMMER TOURS! COMBINE TOURS & CREATE YOUR OWN MULTIDAY PACKAGE!As Nagano’s No.1 tour operator, Snow Monkey Resorts continues to welcome new and old friends into the region, as more and more people discover the seasonal beauty of Central Japan. There’s never a...
Karuizawa Prince Hotel Snow Resort...
Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza...
Old Karuizawa Ginza Street...
Hoshino Onsen Tombo-no-yu...
Kusatsu Onsen ‘Yubatake’...
Onioshidashi Volanic Park...
Shiga Kusatsu Kogen Route...
Gunma Safari Park...
Tomioka Silk Mill...
How To: Introducing the Hokuriku Arch PassJapan Rail offers a range of passes to international visitors that offer fantastic convenience and savings. While the full Japan Rail (JR) Pass is well-known and well-used by foreigner travelers in ...
Kusatsu Onsen Area...
Manza Onsen Area...
Shima Onsen Area...
Ikaho Onsen Area...
Minakami Onsen Area...
[START FROM NAGANO CITY] Private Snow Monkey Tour...
[START FROM KARUIZAWA] Private Snow Monkey Tour...
Ueda Sanda Festival...