Snow Sightseeing

Snow Animals

You can find many types of animals in Japan, but visiting during the winter season allows you to see the unique practices some animals have developed to cope with the chill. It is only during the winter that you will see monkeys clambering down from their forest homes to seek warmth in the hot springs of Jigokudani Monkey Park and elegant Japanese cranes gliding through Kushiro Marsh in Hokkaido. Many of Japan’s zoos operate throughout winter too, allowing you a glimpse into the winter lifestyles of many animals. Wrap up warm and feel the power of life that emanates from Japan’s hardy animals during the winter.