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Snow Monkey and Zenkoji Temple Day Tour

A full day cultural tour from Hakuba visiting the world famous Snow Monkey Hot Springs and Zenkoji Buddhist Temple, with traditional Japanese lunch at the Masuichi sake brewery in the historic town of Obuse.  Includes all transportation, English speaking guide, entry fee to Monkey Park, traditional Japanese set-lunch and visit to Zenkoji Temple in Nagano city.


  • 2017-18 Operational dates: TBD
  • Tour departs: 08:00
  • Tour ends: 17:30
  • Lunch menu selection: Vegetarian, Fish, Beef - please select your meal preference when requesting to add the Snow Monkey Tour to your booking


  • Adult - TBD
  • Child 3-11 - TBD

Powder Detours

Japan Ski Experience is now offering an amazing powder experience week in the powder capital of the world. Book a week in Niseko and let the Powder Detours show you why the area is the most talked about powder destination in the world!

Tour includes: 5 days of guided discover in the local area with an experienced guide and door-to-door transfers from Hirafu.  

Runs Monday to Friday every week from 2nd January until 29th February 2017 (except CNY).

Tours are JPY 120,000 per person.  Rates include 5 days ( Mon-Fri )  coaching / guiding, transfers and avalanche equipment instruction.
  • Lift passes are not included. Should be purchased separately on a day by day basis, as resorts will be selected based on weather and snow conditions during the week. 
  • Clients will require avalanche equipment ( beacon, shovel and probe ) Rentals available for JPY 3,000 / Day 
  • Tours require 3 people to run. In the case of only 2 clients , a tour will run but will run for 4 days ( Mon-Thurs) 

Please get in touch for additional information.


Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival

The Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival takes place on 15th January 2018 so this optional excursion is only suitable for bookings that fall over this date.

Nozawa's most famous festival is a must-see cultural experience. Here, fire erupts in a designated area of the village where thousands gather to celebrate and pray for the well being and good fortune of the village, and to ensure a plentiful harvest for the coming year. The Dosojin festival is one of Japan's three most celebrated fire festivals, where torch bearing villagers battle against young men barricaded in a pre-built wooden fort with an aim to burn it down. Space is limited so book early!

Tour Date: 15th January 2018

Tour Schedule:

  • Tour bus departs for Nozawa Onsen in the late afternoon / meet at your designated meeting point at 15:00
  • Arrive to Nozawa Onsen
  • Dinner (optional) If included in your tour, you will enjoy a traditional Japanese style dinner
  • Dosojin Fire Festival (20:00-22:45)
  • Arrive back to Hakuba (01:00-01:30am.)


  • Tour Only: TBD
  • Tour & Dinner (recommended): TBD

*Confirmed tours are subject to a 100% cancellation fee through Japan Ski Holiday for cancellations made less than 3 days prior to the tour date.

*Tour takes place at night time and ends at a very late hour so please bear this in mind if booking for a family with small children


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