The only place

The only place in the world where you can observe monkeys taking a dip in a hot springs!

Affluent life

It is believed that artificial feeding gave monkeys affluent life, giving them time to enjoy hot bath

Open hours

Jigokudani Monkey Park 8:30 to 17:00 (April to October) 9:00 to 16:00 (November to March) ADDRESS 6845 Yamanouchi-machi Shimotakai-gun Nagano Japan

Monkey Spa – Tour from Hakuba

Besides internationally renowned ski resorts, Nagano is also famous for its “snow monkeys”, wild Japanese monkeys observed in the natural spas enjoying a nice hot bath. Jigokudani Monkey Park is where you can see Japan’s indigenous monkeys. The park is located in a valley, where you can find the hot spring pool exclusive used by monkeys. The monkeys are found bathing especially during the cold winter months. Visitors from Tokyo and other parts of Japan may spend hours traveling to Jigokudani Monkey Park just to see the spectacular Monkey Spa. Well, the good news is that Jigokudani Monkey Park is near Hakuba, so you can plan to visit both area in one shot!
Location of Jigokudani