Embark on an exhilarating journey through Nagano, Japan with the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour.
Led by a knowledgeable local guide, you will pedal through scenic apple orchards, seeing the region’s natural beauty.
The tour’s highlight is a visit to the renowned Snow Monkey Park, where guests can observe macaques in their natural habitat.
Afterward, unwind in the soothing hot springs of Yudanaka and Shibu Onsen villages.
With stops in Obuse for chestnut indulgence, this adventure promises an unforgettable experience for travelers seeking exploration and excitement.
- Immersive bike tour through apple orchards and picturesque streets of Obuse Town
- Opportunity to visit the Snow Monkey Park and witness macaque behavior in their natural habitat
- Relaxing soak in the hot springs of Yudanaka and Shibu Onsen villages
- Educational experience about sustainability and the importance of apple farming practices in preserving orchards
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The tour details of the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour with Snow Monkey, Obuse Town, and Apple Orchards can be found by checking the availability and duration, as well as the languages offered and the non-refundable policy.
This adventurous tour offers a unique opportunity to explore the natural beauty and cultural wonders of Nagano. With a high-quality bike rental included, participants can enjoy a guided bicycle tour through picturesque apple orchards, seeing the stunning scenery.
The tour also includes a visit to the famous Snow Monkey Park, where visitors can observe macaques in their natural habitat. After a day of cycling and monkey-watching, participants can relax in the hot springs of Yudanaka and Shibu Onsen villages.
Language options are available, including English and three additional languages, ensuring that all participants can fully enjoy the experience.
Highlights and Itinerary
The highlights and itinerary of the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour with Snow Monkey, Obuse Town, and Apple Orchards include:
An immersive bike tour through apple orchards, where you can learn about the local farming practices and enjoy the fresh air.
A visit to the Snow Monkey Park, where you’ll witness macaques in their natural habitat, a truly unique experience.
A relaxing soak in the hot springs of Yudanaka and Shibu Onsen villages, surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
A chance to sample delicious chestnuts in Obuse, known for their rich flavor.
This tour offers a perfect blend of culture and nature exploration. The guided bicycle tour takes you through picturesque apple orchards, providing an opportunity to learn about the local farming practices and enjoy the fresh air.
At the Snow Monkey Park, you’ll witness macaques in their natural habitat, which is a truly unique experience.
Afterward, you can unwind in the rejuvenating hot springs of Yudanaka and Shibu Onsen villages, surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
Finally, in Obuse, you’ll have the opportunity to taste the region’s famous chestnuts, known for their rich flavor.
This full-day tour promises an adventurous and unforgettable journey through the wonders of Nagano.
The tour inclusions for the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour With Snow Monkey, Obuse Town, Apple Orchards are as follows:
Local tour guide: A knowledgeable guide will lead the small group, providing insights into the local culture, history, and attractions.
High-quality bicycle: Participants will have access to top-notch bicycles that are comfortable and suitable for the cycling experience, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable ride.
Round-trip bullet train: Visitors with a JR pass can take advantage of the convenient and complimentary bullet train transportation from Tokyo Station to Nagano Station, making travel hassle-free.
Onsen fee: The tour includes a visit to an onsen, allowing participants to relax and rejuvenate in the healing waters, soaking away any fatigue from the cycling adventure.
With these inclusions, participants can look forward to an adventurous cycling experience combined with the ultimate relaxation of an onsen.
Meeting and Pickup
Participants of the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour With Snow Monkey, Obuse Town, Apple Orchards will meet at Nagano Station for the start of the tour. Nagano Station is conveniently located in the city center and is easily accessible by various transportation options. Visitors can take the bullet train from Tokyo Station to Nagano Station, which is included in the tour package for those with a JR pass. Alternatively, there are also local buses and taxis available for transportation to Nagano Station.
For the cycling tour and hot springs experience, it’s recommended to wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for biking. Layers are also advisable, as the weather in Nagano can vary throughout the day. Don’t forget to bring a jacket or sweater for the cooler temperatures in the morning and evenings. Plus, participants should bring swimwear and a towel for the hot springs experience in Yudanaka and Shibu Onsen villages.
Visitors to the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour With Snow Monkey, Obuse Town, Apple Orchards can expect a comprehensive and immersive experience, with a variety of inclusions and stops along the way. Here are some additional information to make the tour even more enjoyable:
Safety precautions for the cycling tour:
Helmets will be provided and it’s mandatory to wear them during the cycling tour.
The tour guide will give a briefing on cycling safety and rules before the tour starts.
The route is carefully planned to avoid heavy traffic areas and ensure the safety of the participants.
Best time to visit Nagano for the cycling tour:
Spring and autumn are the best seasons to visit Nagano for the cycling tour. The weather is mild and pleasant, perfect for outdoor activities.
During spring, visitors can enjoy the beautiful cherry blossoms in full bloom while cycling through the apple orchards.
In autumn, the leaves change into vibrant colors, creating a stunning backdrop for the cycling tour.
It’s recommended to bring comfortable clothing, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a water bottle for the tour.
To begin the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour With Snow Monkey, Obuse Town, Apple Orchards, participants should head to the meeting point at Nagano Station.
From there, the cycling route will take them on a thrilling adventure through the beautiful countryside of Nagano.
The tour provides high-quality bicycles, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable ride for all participants.
For those traveling from Tokyo, round-trip bullet train transportation is included in the tour package, making it easily accessible for visitors with a JR pass.
Alternatively, there are also other transportation options available for those coming from different locations.
The tour is designed to showcase the natural beauty and cultural highlights of Nagano, including a visit to the famous Snow Monkey Park and a chance to sample delicious chestnuts in Obuse.
It promises to be a day filled with excitement, exploration, and unforgettable memories.
Snow Monkey Park Visit
After exploring the beautiful countryside of Nagano on the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour With Snow Monkey, Obuse Town, Apple Orchards, participants can continue their adventure with a visit to the renowned Snow Monkey Park.
Witness Macaque Behavior: At Snow Monkey Park, visitors can observe Japanese macaques, also known as snow monkeys, in their natural habitat. These fascinating creatures are known for their unique behaviors, such as bathing in hot springs during the colder months. Get up close and personal with these intelligent and social animals as they groom each other and interact with their surroundings.
Hot Spring Experience: One of the highlights of visiting Snow Monkey Park is the opportunity to witness the macaques enjoying a hot spring bath. These primates have learned to take advantage of the natural geothermal hot springs to keep warm and relax. It’s a truly unique sight to see these wild monkeys soaking in the warm water, surrounded by the snowy landscape of the park.
Immersive Nature Experience: Snow Monkey Park provides a rare chance to observe wildlife in its natural habitat. As you wander through the park, you’ll feel a sense of connection with nature and appreciate the beauty of the surrounding forest. The experience of being in the presence of these wild monkeys is both thrilling and humbling, offering a deeper understanding of the natural world.
Obuse Town and Apple Orchards Experience
Participants on the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour With Snow Monkey, Obuse Town, Apple Orchards will have the opportunity to explore Obuse Town and experience the beauty of apple orchards.
Obuse Town, with its rich history and traditional architecture, offers a glimpse into Japan’s past. As participants pedal through the town’s charming streets, they can admire the historic buildings and learn about Obuse’s fascinating history.
But it’s not just history that awaits them in Obuse; the town is also home to thriving apple orchards. These orchards not only provide a picturesque backdrop for the cycling tour, but they also showcase the importance of sustainability in apple farming. Participants can witness firsthand the careful cultivation practices that ensure the longevity of these orchards and the delicious apples they produce.
It’s an adventure that combines history, nature, and sustainability in one unforgettable experience.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are Meals and Drinks Included in the Tour Package?
Yes, meals and drinks are not included in the tour package. However, there are plenty of options available along the way to satisfy your hunger and quench your thirst during this adventurous full-day cycling tour.
Is the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour Suitable for Children?
Yes, the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour is suitable for children. They can enjoy cycling through apple orchards, visiting the Snow Monkey Park, and experiencing the nature and culture of Nagano. It’s a fun family adventure!
Is the Tour Wheelchair Accessible?
No, the tour is not wheelchair accessible. However, there are alternative transportation options available for individuals with mobility challenges. Please contact the tour operator for more information on accessibility and accommodations.
How Many People Are Usually in a Small Group for the Tour?
The group size for this tour varies, but it typically consists of a small number of participants. This allows for a more intimate and personalized experience, ensuring that everyone gets the most out of their adventure.
Is There a Minimum Age Requirement for Participants in the Tour?
Yes, there is a minimum age requirement for participants in the tour. The tour follows strict safety regulations and requires a minimum age of 12 for all participants.
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The Sum Up
Embark on the Nagano Full-Day Cycling Tour and learn about the natural wonders and cultural treasures of Nagano, Japan.
From picturesque apple orchards to the famous Snow Monkey Park, this adventure-packed tour offers a unique and unforgettable experience.
Indulge in the soothing hot springs of Yudanaka and Shibu Onsen villages and savor the delicious taste of chestnuts in Obuse Town.
With a knowledgeable local guide leading the way, this full-day tour promises excitement, exploration, and memories to last a lifetime.