Bathing Snow Monkeys of Jigokudani, February 2025

Photography tour for Snow Monkeys in Japan! Nowhere else in the world can you find monkeys enjoying a hot bath in the middle of mountains.

1450,00 1665,00 

8 in stock

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12 – 15 February 2025, Japan

Photograph the cutest monkeys in the world!

All wildlife photographers love to photograph bathing Japanese Macaques (aka Snow Monkeys)! Nowhere else in the world can you find monkeys enjoying a hot bath in the middle of mountains.

On this extension, we spend one and half days and one night in a special park with Snow Monkeys. This will give us great opportunity to photograph this enigmatic species throughout the day including the first and last light when the park is closed.

Combine Amazing Hokkaido tour with Bathing Snow Monkeys!

Group size: 4 – 8 photographers

Landcost price: 1450 € / person, single supplement 215 €

Price includes: Land transportation – we start from Haneda airport and end to Haneda airport in Tokyo, breakfasts and dinner on second day, accommodation, local guide and entrance fees to Jigokudani. 

Please note – only limited number of single rooms available! Also please notice transportation is by train so we recommend you to have only 1 suitcase with you.

Guide: Local english speaking guide

Please check the tour itinerary here: Bathing Snow Monkeys of Jigokudani

Possible extension: Amazing Hokkaido and Cranes of Izumi

Please have a look at our Flickr gallery: 

Snow Monkey


Reviews & Experiences

"Many thanks for an enjoyable tour and all your hard work to provide an amazing experience. Photographing Eagles, Sparrowhawks, Grouse and the odd Jay or two!!, the warm comfortable accommodation, the food (thanks Sunna) and all the attention to detail, which have given me unforgettable memories.

Jari and Kaisa, thanks for all your input and company, the time was over all too quickly. Looking forward to the next visit, in the not-too-distant future!"

Dave, UK
Autumn Bird Photo Safari, 2022

"As the name of the tour was indicating, this tour was really amazing! Beyond any expectation! So many photo opportunities, unbelievable! Well balanced, with the focus towards the different species. As well the hotel selection was great, sometimes just a pity that we did not have the chance to enjoy the hotels even more.

Both of our guides, Jari and Kaisa, were great guides, safe drivers and very much focused to the clients! Thanks for guiding this tour!"

Klaus Schwind, Germany
Amazing Hokkaido, 2020

"I would like to thank you and your staff for the great organization of the last 4 days at Villa Finnature. I enjoyed it very much.

Not only your tangible love for the nature of Finland and its bird life – but also your professionalism and dedication in the implementation of the ‘Golden Eagle Tour’ has inspired me very much. The care of us guests was perfect.

Special thanks to Sunna, who cooked during the 4 days extremely tasty and lovingly cooked for all. It was fantastic! "

Ulrich, Germany
Golden Eagles in Action, 2023

"We did a spring photography tour to Finland with Finnature last week. Week was great although very cold - -28 degrees on some mornings was not normal for this time of the year! So Black Grouse were not active. But instead, the group visited Finnature’s Forest feeder hides for Goshawk and Eagle Owl. The group told that Finnature’s Forest feeder is the best place in the world to photograph Goshawks!"

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