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takayma to snow monkeys

Takayma to Snow Monkeys


Can anyone tell me a good route to go from Takayama to see the snow monkeys in Nagano.
It takes about 4 hours by JR Rail.

From Nagano, is there a good place to stop in between Nagano and Jjigokudani?
I understand it will be another 50 minutes train ride.



Hi there,

It is indeed quite a ride to visit Jigokudani, or the snow monkey park in Nagano from Takayama.

A nice place for a stopover would be Yudanaka, you'll pass this on the way from Nagano to Jigoku-dani. It is a nice townish place with onsen and nice places for lunch.

Hope this helps,


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