The offer below is subsidized under the national ‘Go To Travel’ Campaign. Under the campaign, participating hotels, restaurants and other venues can offer reduced prices to guests and are then reimbursed for the price difference through Go To Travel subsidies. The prices you see below list the standard price (in black) and current price available to you under the campaign (in red). As such, the saving under Go To Travel has already been applied and guests do not receive a further reduction in price upon booking. It is important to note, that this offer is only available to Japanese citizens and foreign residents of Japan.

PLEASE NOTE – the government has announced that the ‘Go To Travel’ campaign will be suspended in all regions of Japan between from December 28th 2020 – for further information regarding this announcement, see our ‘What is Japan’s ‘Go To Travel Campaign?’ page. This product is therefore no longer eligible for the Go To Travel discount. However is still available for the regular price (before discount).

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*[RESIDENTS OF JAPAN ONLY]* 1 Night 2 Day package Yamazakiya Ryokan + ENZA Cafe Lunch + GOEN Seafood dinner course + Snow Monkey Pass Package

Adult・Youth (13+)
Seafood Course
¥24,830 –> ¥16,140
Child(6 – 12)(Seafood Course
¥19,400 –> ¥13,397
Child6 – 12)(Kids Plate)
¥14,850 –>  ¥10,439
Infant(0 – 5)¥2,900 –>  ¥1,885

The above rates are subject to change depending on the requested  booking date and room availability.


Enjoy a one-night stay at Ryokan Yamazakiya in Yudanaka Onsen, an indulgent seafood course dinner at nearby Japanese Dining GOEN, and visit to the Jigokudani Monkey Park using your two-day Snow Monkey Pass. Also covering two-days of unlimited use of the Nagaden Railway and Snow Monkey Express Bus and breakfast at your accommodation, this convenient deal has everything you need to a relax, indulge and have fun in the home of the Snow Monkeys!


1 / 1-night accommodation at Ryokan Yamazakiya inc. breakfast
2 / Seafood dinner course at Japanese Dining GOEN
3 / 2-day Snow Monkey Pass including transport and entry to the park
4 / ENZA Cafe Lunch


▶️ Accommodation at Ryokan Yamazakiya

Located within easy walking distance of Shibu Onsen, Yamazakiya is a homely ‘ryokan’ (traditional guesthouse) known for its warm welcome and particularly friendly owners. If you’re looking for a well-priced guesthouse in a great location and with homely comforts, Yamazakiya Ryokan is a great option from where to explore Yamanouchi – home of the Snow Monkeys and so much more.

▶️ Dinner at Japanese Dining GOEN

Your dinner course takes around 2-hours and can be booked for anytime between 17:00 to 19:30, at which time each guest will be served:

Tsukemono (pickled dish)
Deluxe sashimi plate
Seafood skewers × 2
Seasonal fish × 2
5P Nigiri sushi
Chawanmushi (savoury steamed egg custard)

Children – aged 13 years and below – can opt for either the full set course or a kid’s plate including sushi, fried chicken, fries and a dessert.

*Note that drinks are not included in the price and need to be ordered directly/paid for at  the restaurant. Payment using Go To Travel Coupons is accepted.

▶️ 2-Day Snow Monkey Pass

Your 2-Day Snow Monkey Pass covers unlimited services on the Nagano Dentetsu (Nagaden) Railway line running from/to Nagano Station to Yudanaka Station, the Snow Monkey Express Bus service from/to Nagano Station to Kanbayashi Onsen/the monkey park, local buses services between Yudanaka Station and Kanbayashi Onsen/the monkey park, and entry into the Jigokudani Monkey Park. The pass is valid for two days of use however only covers one entry into the park.

▶️ Lunch at ENZA Cafe

Lunch at ENZA Cafe can be enjoyed on either your accommodation check-in or check-out day. No booking is required. ENZA Cafe is open daily from 9AM to 5PM.

Cancellation Policy:

21 days in advance = no cancellation fee
20 ~ 8 days in advance = 20%
7 ~ 2 days in advance = 40%
1 day in advance = 50%
On the day of your travel  = 100%

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How to book:
This product is available by request. After booking, we will contact you by email within 48 hours to confirm your reservation and requesting you to complete payment.

Once the availability has been confirmed, we will send you a link to the payment page. After completing the payment you will receive a confirmation email. Please print out the confirmation email and exchange it for your Snow Monkey Pass at the following station: Nagano Electric Railway Nagano Station.

① Check-in at Ryokan Yamazakiya (Check-in from 15:00)

At check-in inform the staff your name

② Japanese Dining GOEN
Please provide the staff with the name of person who made the reservation online.

[Restaurant information]
Japanese Dining GOEN (in front of Yudanaka Station on the Nagano Electric Railway)

③ During the winter it is common to see the Snow Monkeys enjoying the hot spring bath, however from spring up to autumn there will be times where the monkeys play or eat in the water, however please note that the monkeys are wild animals and there is no guarantee that there will be monkeys in the bath.
There are a few days in the year that the monkeys might not come down to the park. In such case please note that there are no refunds for tickets.

④ In case of temporary closure due to weather or other reasons, there is no refund for the Snow Monkey Pass.

In addition, due to the availability of facilities, if the date and time cannot be met, we will respond by changing the date and time or canceling the reservation.

Thank you for understanding

New Travel Etiquette

This campaign will be conducted under the new etiquette compliance. Please help us prevent infection by wearing masks, washing your hands, disinfecting and ensuring physical distance!

more information

(Japanese Only)

(Travel Agency License No: Nagano 2-562)
Operated by MACHiNOVATE
Nagano City Kurita 1015-7, NK Copo 202, Nagano, 380-0921 Japan
Tel: (81)26-219-6256
Member of All Nippon Travel Agents Association
Travel Service Supervisor: Tomoko Kasahara