Together with local historical culture, natural hot springs and a variety of culinary delights, you will have the time of your life in this winter wonderland.
Check our day tour selections to experience a different Hakuba!


You may have a unique experience to watch the Macaque up close and observe them bathing in hot springs at Snow Monkey Park.

Snow Monkeys
Date From 19th Dec 2019 – 13th Mar 2020
Every Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri and Sat
(*except 27th Dec 2019 - 4th Jan 2020)
Pick up time 8:00am / 8:05am / 8:15am
Pick up place Hakuba Tokyu Hotel / Happo Information Centre / Hakuba Base Camp
Price 13,000 yen / per adult (aged 12 or above)
9,000 yen / per child
Minimum of 6 guests required to run the tour.
Itinerary8:00-8:15amPick up
10:00amSnow Monkey Park
12:30pmLunch at Obuse
3:00pmFree time at Zenkoji Temple
5:30pmArrive at Hakuba

*Please wear warm clothes and water proof shoes
Bus Company – Hakuba Kotsu, Alpico Kotsu Group, Hakuba Kanko Taxi


Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park

Arrive at Kambayashi Onsen in Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park- It is a 30 minute walk from the car park area to the snow monkey location. Since 1964, Jigokudani yaenkoen loved by many people in all over the world. Jigokudani Yaenkoen as a place where the interesting the mode of life of the Japanese Macaque can be observed nearby.
Jigokudani Monkey Park is located in the valley of Yokoyu-River that flowing from Shigakogen area of the northern part of Nagano-Prefecture. At 850 meters in elevation, it is a harsh environment where snow covers the ground for one-third of the year.
People called Jigokudani (Hell's Valley) because they could see the spectacle that looks like the hell that steep cliff, spring out boiling water from the surface of the earth. But this place is a paradise for monkeys. Two groups of monkeys are living in naturally at present.

Japanese course lunch at Obuse – Suzuhana Resturant

Obuse (oh-boo-say) is a small but dynamic town located in Nagano Prefecture. Obuse blends culture and the arts with an atmosphere of camaraderie, for good food, sake, and the company of friends is appreciated. For Lunch there is a choice of Japanese fish or meat as well as a choice of local Obuse wine or sake. (*Advance booking is required for vegetarian customers.)


Zenkoji Temple


One of the most visited temples in Japan, Zenkoji was founded 1400 years ago and stores, what many believe to be the first Buddhist statue ever brought to Japan. A copy of the statue is shown to the public every six years for a few weeks. The next opportunity will in 2015. Most recently rebuilt in 1707, Zenkoji's main hall has a tunnel in its basement in which visitors are trying to find and touch the "key to paradise" in complete darkness. The key is attached to the wall and grants enlightenment to anybody who touches it.


KIMONO & JAPANESE CULTURE EXPERIENCEKimono Dressing, Japanese Paper Craft & Tea Ceremony

You can experience professional kimono dressing at a Historical building built in the Edo Period. Lots of colorful and elegant kimonos available to choose from.

Kimono Dressing
Date 3 Jan - 21 Feb 2020, Every Wed and Fri.
Pick up time 9:30 am – 9:50 am
Pick up place Your accommodation in Hakuba
Price 9,000 yen / person
Minimum of 2 guests required to run the tour.
Available only for female.※A child must be at least 150cm tall.
Itinerary9:30 - 9:50amPick up time
10:00amKimono Dressing
11:30amOrigami & Tea Ceremony
12:00pmLunch time (Japanese lunch)
1:15pmArrive at your accommodation

Shouya Maruhachi

This building was the residence of the Yokosawa family, a local wealthy merchant. It was built at the end of the Edo period and was reconstructed and remodeled several times during the Meiji, Taisho and Showa eras.
This traditional Japanese family residence with its earthen floors and ‘irori’ hearth is the setting for tourists from overseas to interact with local residents and others.


Experience the real Japan kimono dressing

There are lots of colorful and elegant kimono outfits available for your option. The professional kimono teacher will help you choose the best one suitable for you. Talking about kimono, the obi (sash) is the most important part of kimono dressing. There are different undersashes and ribbons worn underneath the obi. The obi itself often requires the use of stiffeners and ribbons for definition of shape and decoration. Even the obi with ready-made ribbon knots are also gaining in popularity, our professional kimono teacher will make the ribbon knots by her hands during the activity, letting you experience the real Japan kimono dressing.



When all the restaurants in town are booked out and you are left to cook yourself, our cooking expert will teach you how to make Okonomiyaki or Gyoza and traditional hand-rolled sushi for lunch or dinner.

Date 23 Dec 2019 - 30 Apr 2020.
Three times daily
Session Times09:30am -01:00pmPick up/drop off included
01:30pm -04:00pmPick up/drop off included
05:00pmPick up Only No Drop off
Pick up place Your accommodation in Hakuba
Price Session ①and② 8,000 yen / person (aged 6 or above)
Session ③ 7,000 yen / person (aged 6 or above)
Minimum of 2 guests required to run the tour.
Maximum of 6 guests per group.
Itenary Session ①and②
Pick up from accommodation
Start cooking class (Sushi and Gyoza)
Eat and Enjoy your very own creative lunch
Drop off at accommodation
Session ③ BYO Beverage (only available at night)
Pick up from accommodation
Start Cooking Class (Sushi and Okonomiyaki)
Eat and Enjoy your very own creative dinner

Experience the real Japanese culture by making sushi & traditional homemade dishes

If you enjoy Japanese food and are interested in learning the art of Japanese cooking or in eating true Japanese cuisine, this is the opportunity for you! The cooking expert will teach you how to make Gyoza and traditional hand-rolled sushi. You may enjoy your very own Gyoza and Sushi creations for lunch. Don’t miss the chance to make a cooking class from a professional!



Visit the National Treasure of Japan, Matsumoto Castle. Also experience the Samurai Spirit through performing “Kembu” Learn basic slashing techniques and some simple samurai actions.

Date 23 Dec 2019~31 Mar 2020, Daily
(except every Sun, Mon and 30th Dec to 3rd Jan)
Pick up time 7:50 am
Pick up place Your accommodation in Hakuba
Price 105,000 yen for 2 pax, add 4,500 yen extra per person.
Tour can be arranged depending on your schedule.
Matsumoto is 1.5 hours away from Hakuba
Itinerary8:00amDepart Hakuba
9:00amArrive at Daio Wasabi Farm
10:00amSamurai action
〜1:00pmLunch break (Self-pay) Free Time
1:30pmArrive at Matsumoto Castle
3:00pmKametaya Sake Brewery
5:00pmArrive in Hakuba

Matsumoto Castle

With 400 years of history, Matsumoto Castle is a National Treasure that every Japan visitor should see. Formerly called Fukashi Castle, it was a branch castle of the Ogasawara family during the long period of the warring states. It is located in the city of Matsumoto, in Nagano Prefecture. Matsumoto Castle is a flatland castle (hirajiro) because it is not built on a hilltop or amid rivers, but on a plain. Its complete defences would have included an extensive system of inter-connecting walls, moats and gatehouses. The most interesting part of the castle is the main donjon/keep (tenshukaku) completed in the late 16th century, and which maintains its original wooden interiors and external stonework.

Kametaya Sake Brewery

The Kametaya brewery is definitely worth a visit. Seeped in history, the brewery occupies one of the original farm houses of the area and if you are prepared to travel a little further, you will find it nestled in the foothills of the mountains and surrounded by trees. The long straight road leading up to the brewery is the original road used by the merchants of yesteryear.
After the tour visitors are invited to try some of the brewery’s sake, and are free to browse the little shop where visitors can purchase gift boxes of various blends to take home to relatives and friends.


Daio Wasabi Farm


Daio Wasabi Farm is Japan’s largest wasabi farm covering 15 hectares. It's natural water springs 120,000t per day that is to enable their annual yield of 150t of wasabi. It is located in Hotaka, Azumino, 32km north from the center of Matsumoto. It was established in 1915 and is a popular tourist spot due to its beautiful watermills and for the magnificent view of the Alps. Its restaurants offer not only the popular soba noodles along with freshly picked wasabi, but also wasabi-flavored ice cream and lots of other wasabi-themed products.


The only way to really feel like you are on a holiday is to feel like a local and try out the local’s way. Everything Local!

Date 12 Dec 2019 - 20 Mar 2020. Every Mon, Thu and Fri
Meet up time 12:10am
Meet up place Hakuba Sanroku Tours
Itinerary0:21pmTrain depart at Hakuba Station
0:59pmArrive at Shinano Oomachi Station
1:15pmLunch at Wachigai
2:30pmTour of Sake Brewery Ichinoya
3:30pmFree Time until train time
4:00pmNorthern Alps Brewery opens
4:40pmTrain depart Shinano Omachi
※free to stay and catch later train
Price 5,500yen / Person (incl. Lunch and sake tasting)
Minimum of 3 guests required to run the tour.



Date 6 Jan - 17 Mar 2020
Every Thurs
Price 12,000 yen / person (aged 6 or above)
Minimum 2 guests required to run the tour.
MItoigawa is 1 hour away from Hakuba.
Pick up time 10:00 am / 10:05 am / 10:15 am
Pick up place Hakuba Tokyu Hotel / Happo Information Center/ Hakuba Base Camp
Itinerary10:15amDepart Hakuba
11:20amTanimura Art Museum
12:15pmLunch time (Seafood lunch)
1:25pmFish Market (Shopping)
2:30pmVisit Benten Rock
4:00pmArrive in Hakuba

Visit Tanimura Art Museum to get an insight of Japanese wooden sculpture art and beautifully designed Japanese gardens. After a seafood gourmet lunch, you will visit a shrine built on top of a large mass of volcanic rock.
Bus Company – Hakuba Kotsu, Alpico Kotsu Group, Hakuba Kanko Taxi



Date Dec 2019 – Mar 2020
Every day except for Wednesday
Price 3,800yen / person (aged 6 or above)
Minimum 2 guests required to run the tour.
Maximum 5 guests per group.
Pick up time 4:00 pm
Pick up place Your accommodation in Hakuba
Itinerary4:00pmPick up time
4:15pmTea Ceremony (with Japanese cake)
5:45pmArrive at your accommodation

Learn the art of making real Japanese tea and enjoy it with a group of friends in a very cultural Japanese tea ceremony style. With a local guide using local tea you are sure to enjoy everything Nagano has to offer. Beautiful, authentic Japanese modern style Café, you will sit on traditional tatami floors and feel every bit of Japan.



Date Mid Dec-Mid April 2019, Daily
Price 6,800yen / person (aged 10 or above)
Minimum 2 guests required to run the tour.
Meet up place 1. Evergreen Wadanomori visitor`s center(Opposite the Mominoki Hotel)
2. Spicy Rental Iwatake Shop( first floor of Iwatake Gondola Station)
Exact meet up place will be advise at the time of booking
(AM course)
09:00amMeet up (Please sign in at least 10 mins before the tour starts
11:45amEnd of tour
(PM course)
13:00pmMeet up (Please sign in at least 10 mins before the tour starts
15:45pmEnd of tour

Take a nice wonder through the trees of Iwatake Snow Fields. On fresh untouched snow, find yourself lost in a snow wonderland. A new relaxing way to enjoy the ski fields, a new snow sport away from skiing and snowboarding. With your local guide enjoy a nice tea break in the middle of a white forest.


Contact Hakuba Sanroku Tours today for your PREMIER WINTER VACATION!