The Snow Monkeys of Nagano

Japan > Nagano

11 December 2011

A visit to Jigokudani Yaen-koen, some 35km northeast of Nagano city, to see the fascinating Snow Monkeys. A long way to get there. An express bus ride from Nagano Station takes 50min to a stop near the park — fare ¥1300 one way. Then another 40min walk along a village road followed by a 1.6km trail into the forest. Park entrance costs ¥500. But definitely an experience not to be missed.

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Slideshow of Sapporo-Nagano train journey and the Snow Monkeys. Please watch in HD 720p for best effect.

 

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One Response to “The Snow Monkeys of Nagano”

  1. KNizam says:

    this is the famous snow monkeys, been featured in NatGeo regularly

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