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Snowy Japan 7 Days with Snow Monster Trees and Snow Monkeys

Snowy Japan 7 Days with Snow Monster Trees and Snow Monkeys


Program Itinerary


Day 1 Arrive in Japan

Arrive at Haneda Airport. Transfer from Haneda Airport to Hotel in Tokyo by private transfer.

Hotel : Keio Plaza Hotel or Similar


Day 2 Half Day Old Tokyo Bus Tour

Tour Point : Visit popular Tokyo sightseeing spots via bus.


Visit Imperial Palace – Nijubashi Bridge, Tsukiji Outer Market, Sensoji Temple & Nakamise. Tour ends in Asakusa after enjoying a stroll around.

Free in the afternoon.

Hotel : Keio Plaza Hotel or Similar


Day 3 Zao Fox Village & Snow Monster Trees !

Tour Point : Visit Zao Fox Village, home to herds of cute, playful foxes, and hop on a large Snowcat with heated cabin for an adventure into the frigid forest of frozen snow monster trees!


Depart Tokyo/Ueno station for Shiroishi Zao station.(11:00-12:00)

Take a taxi (fare included) to Zao Fox Village (70min.)

Take a taxi (fare included) to Active Resort Miyagi where you can relax for rest of the day.

Hotel : Active Resort Miyagi


Day 4 Snow Monster Trees Viewing

Take shuttle bus to Sumikawa Snow Park and enjoy Snowcat ride. (45min.)

Snow Monster Trees Viewing (15min.)

Snowcat ride to Sumikawa Snow Park. Enjoy free time. (13:00~16:00)

Take shuttle bus to Sendai station and go back to Tokyo by bullet train to Tokyo/Ueno station. (20:40~21:50)

Make your own way to the  hotel.

Hotel : Keio Plaza Hotel or Similar


Day 5 Free in Tokyo (Optional Tours available)

Hotel : Keio Plaza Hotel or Similar


Day 6 Snow Monkey Tour

Tour Point : Visit the Jigokudani Yaen-koen, a world-famous park where Japanese macaques can be seen up close in their natural environment. Enjoy seeing the monkeys’ charming expressions while they spend time in hot springs.


Depart Tokyo/Ueno station for Nagano station. (6:50 – 7:40)

Meet with an English speaking guide and enjoy National Tresure Zenkoji-Temple as well as Jigokudani Monkey Park which is famous as a place where Japanese macaques soak in hot springs during the cold season.

Depart Nagano station for Tokyo/Ueno station. (16:00-17:15)

Arrive Tokyo/Ueno station (17:50-19:00) and make your own way to the hotel.

Hotel : Keio Plaza Hotel or Similar


Day 7 Leave Tokyo or extend your stay to travel around in Japan. (with additional price.)

Take private transfer back to Haneda Airport.






  • Program Includes

    • Accommodation (Tokyo 5 nights, Zao 1 night)
    • Round trip private transfer between Haneda Airport and Hotel. (replace private transfer with Airport Limousine bus if using Narita Airport)
    • Bullet Trains tickets from Tokyo/Ueno to Shiroishi-Zao, Sendai to Tokyo/Ueno, Ueno to Nagano, Nagano to Tokyo/Ueno.
    • Daily Breakfast, Lunch on Day 6, Dinner on Day 3
    • Half Day Old Tokyo Bus Tour
    • Zao Fox Village admission fee
    • Jigokudani Yaen-koen admission fee
    • Snowcat charge
    • Taxi fare from Shiroishi-Zao to Fox Village to hotel on Day 3.
    • Shuttle bus fare from hotel to Sumikawa Snow Park and from Sumikawa Snow park to Sendai station.
    • English Speaking Guide on Day 6 from/to Nagano station
  • Remarks

    • Snow Monkey Tour on Day 6 is a hard walking tour covering about 50 minutes of walking to Jigokudani Monkey Park. Please note that the tour company is unable to special support for those with trouble walking , or small children. Also, the walking path may be frozen and slippery if there is snow. Please wear winter boots or other non-slip foot wear.
    • The temperature in the snow area in winter average about -1, so it may be quite cold. Please wear warm clothing.
    • The behavior of wild monkey is unpredictable. The park will be closed to visitors in case the monkeys do not come down to the park from the mountains. Snow Monkey Tour on Day 6 may be canceled on the day before this tour departure in such cases.
  • Cancellation Policy

    Time of Cancellation

    Cancellation Charges

    No show/Cancellation after the tour has left


    31 days before the tour start date


    After deposit is paid

    Forfeit Deposit

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