This is a famous hot spring located neat Nagano. As the name suggests its renowned not just for the bubbling hot water but the many snow monkeys that flock here during winters.
Location: Japan, 381-0401 Nagano Prefecture, Shimotakai District, Yamanouchi, Hirao,
Known for: As the name suggests, it is famous not just for the bubbling hot water but the many snow monkeys that flock here during winters.
How to reach: From Tokyo, you can take the train to Hokuriku Shinkansen station, and from these, it's a 30-minute walk to the park. It cost approx. INR 130 per person one way.
Cost: One-day access park cost approx. INR 1600 per person
Operating hours: 9 am to 6 pm
Any precautions/ must carry items etc.: Camera, water bottle, and appropriate weather clothing
Type: Tourist Attraction.