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Snow Monkeys in Jigokudani

During the cold winter, the hot spring of the Jigokudani is a real Eden for the monkeys living there. Jigokudani Monkey Park is open to visitors all year long.

Shinetsu Trail, Part 1

The Shinetsu trail is a 4-6 day hike, running north-east from Mt. Madarao by Lake Nojiri. Moderately strenous but not technically challenging, anyone can do it!

A Hot Spring Bath at 700 Meters

At an altitude of 700 meters, you won't find many hot spring baths in Japan so far above sea level, and few will offer the breathtaking scenery to be had at Maguse Onsen, in Nagano Prefecture's Kijimadaira Village.

Hot Plaza, Asama Onsen, Matsumoto

Hot Plaza in the Asama Onsen area just outside Matsumoto city center offers hot baths indoor and out, sauna in a clean facility for ¥630 for adults and ¥350 for kids.