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Snow Monkey


The Snow Monkey is familiar with people for all over the world.
Many foreiger guest visit Yamanouchi due to Snow Monkey.

The wild monkey take Onsen, which is quite unique.

The Jigokudani Yaen-koen (altitude 850 meters) is located in the Valley of Yokoyu River sourced from Shiga-Kogen of theJoshinetsu-Kogen National Park in northern part of Nagano prefecture.

Summer season
(generally between April – October)

Start About8:30 End About17:00

Winter season
(generally between November – March)

Start About9:00 End About16:00

  • *No fixed holidays, open 7days a week (Unexpected closure might happen due to the weather condition, the season and so on)
  • *The period of season and opening hour are guidelines. Please note that these are subject to change without notice.
  • *Monkeys’ behavior is irregular especially during autumn seasons.
  • *On the day of the opening hours I have announced in the top of the page.

Admission Fee (consumption tax included)


Single ticket 800yen
Group ticket(20 more people) 680yen
Annual Pass 5,000yen


Single ticket 400yen
Group ticket (20 more people) 340yen
Annual Pass 2,500yen

  • *Adults are over 18 years old.
  • *A child is aged between 6-17 years old inclusive.
  • *A child aged below 6 is charge-free (must be accompanied with the guardian).
  • *Physical disability certification holder: Adult 400yen, Child 200yen.
  • *School group: Junior high and High school student300yen, Primary school student200yen.
  • *No senior discount.
  • *No combination use of any kinds of discounts.
  • *Valid period of annual pass is one year form the purchase date.

From Shiga ichii Hotel to Snow Monkey park
Take the Shuttle bus (bound for Yudanaka) from Ichinose bus stop and drop off at Jigokudani Yaen Koen. It takes 1 hour by bus.

If you need more information, please access the link as below.


URL: https://en.jigokudani-yaenkoen.co.jp/guide