Jigokudani Monkey Park

Spot wild monkeys bathing in hotsprings

Located in Yamanouchi Town near the Shiga Highlands, the Jigokudani Monkey Park has become famous for the monkeys that bathe within its hotsprings. In winter, the snow surrounded 'Snow Monkeys' in the hotspring entertain travellers from all around the world.


6845 Hirao, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture


Approx 2 hours from Hakuba with Hakuba-Shiga Kogen bound bus line (winter only) to ‘Snow Monkey Park’ bus stop.
Approx 35 minute walk from the bus stop.