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Explore Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and Taste Local Sake
"A visit to the snow monkeys is one of the highlights of a visit to Japan. Jigokudani Yaen-koen is a place to observe the interesting ecology of Japanese monkeys nearby and many people in the world have loved this place since 1964 when it first opened. Many researchers and photographers has also visit here for the photo opportunity. The monkeys here are known as ""Snow Monkeys” because they bathe in the hot springs and they were appeared in the cover of ""LIFE"" magazine in the U.S. and were reported by the press overseas. Furthermore in 1998 when the winter Olympic Games were held in Nagano many athletes game staff
From JPY10,000.00
 
"Full-Day Tour of Snow Monkeys
Zenkoji Temple and Snow Monkey Day Tour in Nagano"This tour will take you to see the most important attractions of Nagano City and the Yamanouchi area. You will take a scenic route to see the cutest monkeys in the world and afterwards spend time at the temple of Zenkoji and the bustlin the snow monkeys will let you get really close to them for some great photo opportunities. After saying goodbye to the snow monkeys take a stroll along a tranquil forest trail to the lunch cafe. After a delicious lunch you will get back on and welcomes people of all faiths and religions. The temple grounds have many hidden gems to explore such as the dark tunnel which runs under the temple. Here you can allegedly gain enlightenment if you find the ""Key To Paradise"".After exploring Zenko-ji Temple the guide will take you to one of Nagano's most historic sake breweries where you get the opportunity to try several types of sake. Nagano is one of the regions in Japan with a very active production of sake. Clean spring water in combination with a clim""
From JPY15,500.00
 
Snowshoeing with Soba Lunch in Niigata
"The tour meets at 10:30am at the Daigenta Koubou Workshop where the guide will be waiting to meet you. (This can be accessed easily by bus from the Echigo-Yuzawa Station East Exit. This bus departs around 10am.) Upon arrival you will be issued with snowshoes boots and poles. The guide then leads you on a tour through the Bijinbayashi the beech forest and snow fields where you can enjoy the great views of the Japanese snow country as well as the unique sort of peace that is only found away from all traces of humanity. Bijin in Japanese means ""beautiful person"" and the Bijinbayashi get their "" or a special local dish. After getting some exercise from all of the snowshoeing a lunch of soba
From JPY7,200.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Naoetsu

BEING A GAIJIN

Not so much a danger but a warning to foreigners travelling in places like Naoetsu. This is a really small town and they don't get quite so many gaijin (foreigners) travelling through here as places...
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Jun 21, 2004
 
 
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