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Green Season Deals in Nagano 2022

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Based in Nagano and operating all year round, we are a registered travel agent, tour and charter operator offering a full-suite of services including both group and private tours, private charters, accommodation and travel packages. On this page you will find the following:

Join a Group Tour in Nagano

Special Event Tours in Nagano

Private Tours & Charters in Nagano

Tour & Accommodation Packages

Real Estate Japan

Winter Deals in Nagano 2022/23

We’re here all year round meaning that you can start planning and book at any time. If you have a question about booking your winter getaway to Nagano, contact using the Inquiry button below and we’ll get back to you asap.

JOIN A GROUP TOUR IN NAGANO


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Through spring, summer and autumn we offer a number of group tours starting with our longest running and most popular tour:

Take in some of the highlights of Nagano with this engaging tour starting with a visit to Zenko-ji Temple – one of the oldest and most important Buddhist temples in Japan – followed by sake tasting and lunch at a nearby restaurant. It’s then time to head to the Snow Monkey Park and its world-famous hot spring-bathing monkeys! All led by a locally-based English-speaking guide, this tour is a great way to see the best that Nagano has to offer – BOOK NOW!

In April we offer our always popular Snow Monkeys & Cherry Blossoms in Nagano Tour combining a morning visit to the Jigokudani Monkey Park with lunch and afternoon of enjoying one of Nagano’s best cherry blossom spots. We choose locations based on the condition of the blossoms and best experience for our guests, ensuring a great day out in Nagano – BOOK NOW!

From April to June, we head high above to the fabled ‘Snow Walls’ of the Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route. With pickup and drop-off available in Nagano City and Hakuba, this convenient one-day tour takes the hassle out of arranging your venture to the ‘Roof of Japan’, led by a locally-based, English-speaking guide – BOOK NOW!

From July to October we return to the Alpine Route to enjoy leisurely walking trails below the summit of Mount Tate. Often called the ‘Roof of Japan’, this tour affords some fantastic alpine photography and relaxing day spent high above the world below – BOOK NOW!

SPECIAL EVENT TOURS IN NAGANO


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We also offer special event tours to some the region’s most unique and enjoyable festivals including two of Central Japan’s biggest and best fireworks displays. But let’s start in spring with one of Japan’s most famous cherry blossom festivals:

In April, Takato Castle Park hosts one of Japan’s most famous cherry blossom festivals as an estimated 1500 trees come to spectacular bloom. Our tour combines a visit to Takato with lunch followed by an early evening visit to Matsumoto Castle’s blossom festival – BOOK NOW!

Summer in Japan is all about festivals and fireworks, and there’s no better way to enjoy this time of year than going local. This tour takes you to rural Azumino to enjoy their famous festival in which an estimated 10,000 fireworks burst into the summer sky – BOOK NOW!

In September we head back to Azumino for more fun as it hosts its annual ‘O-Fune (Boat) Festival’. Celebrating the legendary origins of the region, the festival crescendos with a boisterous battle, as town residents propel two highly decorated boats into each other – BOOK NOW!

In November, Nagano City hosts the largest autumn fireworks festival in Japan with its famous ‘Ebisu-ko Festival’ drawing an estimated crowd of 400,000. Including a visit to the Jigokudani Monkey Park, early dinner and reserved seating at the fireworks, this tour is a fantastic way to enjoy one of Nagano’s best events – BOOK NOW!

PRIVATE TOURS & CHARTERS IN NAGANO


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Locally-based and operating all year round, Snow Monkey Resorts is Nagano’s No.1 tour and charter operator. We have the local knowledge of where and when to go, to help you discover and enjoy the region’s best destinations and most enjoyable outdoor activities including following private tours:

Traditional Japanese belief tells that human souls are born atop of mountains, from where they flow down alpine rivers and eventually into the streams that give life and abundance to the villages below. Following that belief, this engaging tour starts in the farmlands of Azumino before ascending to the stunning alpine valley of Kamikochi and source of the rivers that bring fertility and life to the world below. Including lunch and guided by a locally-based guide, this tour goes against the flow to take you deep into Japan’s mountainous heartland – BOOK NOW!

Defined by its mountains and natural landscapes, Central Japan is the literal heartland of this beautiful country and a road less travelled by many international visitors. This engaging one-day tour takes you to Matsumoto Castle – one of the few remaining original castles in Japan and a registered National Treasure – before heading high into the grandeur of the North Alps and onto the alpine oasis of Kamikochi – BOOK NOW!

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For guests wanting to access reginal destinations in the comfort of their own transport, we can arrange a private tour or charter customised to fit your needs, starting and ending at any destination including from/to Nagano Station. Our drivers and vehicles are fully certified, allowing us to transport you to and from your preferred destinations in combination with any activity that suits your schedule.

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All vehicles are fitted with a protective screen – separating the driver from passenger and luggage area – and our drivers wear protective masks, allowing you to move between your destinations in comfort and safety.

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We can arrange both private tours with an English-speaking guide or a private charter, including a private vehicle and driver but without a guide. We’d love to be part of that experience and help you discover even more!

Why choose us?

Awarded a 2022 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for our 1-Day Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple & Sake Tour – recognised as one of the Top 10 Experiences in Japan – we have the local knowledge and experience to help you get the most out of your time in Nagano and Central Japan.

Got a question about visiting Nagano and Central Japan? Click on the INQUIRY button below or contact us at snowmonkeyresorts@machinovate.com and let’s get planning together!

TOUR & ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES


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All of our tours, both group and private, can be packaged with accommodation including hotels in and around the monkey park and Nagano City, starting with our:

Running throughout the year, this tour takes in some of Nagano’s most famous highlights in an enjoyable day of discovery followed by a memorable stay at one of the region’s most acclaimed guesthouses. With the flexibility to determine your own plans on the second day, this tour is ideally suited for guesthouses wanting to experience some of the best that Nagano has to offer – BOOK NOW!

We can package all of our tours with accommodation, including our recommended partner hotels:

In addition, we can package most of our tours with any accommodation in and around the monkey park including hotels and guesthouses in the hot spring towns of Kanbayashi Onsen, Shibu Onsen and Yudanaka Onsen. Want us to package a tour with accommodation in Nagano? Click on the INQUIRY button below or contact us at snowmonkeyresorts@machinovate.com and let’s get planning together!

REAL ESTATE JAPAN


Nagano and the surrounding prefectures of Central Japan boast some of the best ski resorts in Asia and with that, some of the most desirable real estate in the country; and with no barriers to foreign buyers purchasing in Japan, we’re here to help you find your ideal property. Our ‘Real Estate Japan’ page includes property listings, detailed buyers and area guides to help you find and buy your ideal property.

WINTER DEALS IN NAGANO 2022/23


Based in Nagano and operating all-year-round, we offer just as many services in winter! Our ‘Winter Deals in Nagano 2022/23’ page includes our winter tours, private tours and charters, ski packages, accommodation and more. No matter the time of year, we always have one eye on winter and here to help you plan and book your ideal snow escape to Nagano.

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