1day tour : snow monkey park

A travel agency “SNOW MONKEY RESORT” offers 1-Day Tour: Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple & Sake in Nagano. Details are here.

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FAQ / Alpine route

Q. We are doing the Alpine route and plan to stay with you the evening before, get the Nagano –  Ogizawa express bus then forward our luggage from Ogizawa before we start the route. Is this possible or can we only forward our luggage from Shinano-Omachi station? In that case, it’s better to send your… Continue reading FAQ / Alpine route

Book us!

Now we accept bookings for March, April and May. Bookings for June is starting from Apr. 1st. Visit Nagano!

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Hanabi / fireworks festival on 23rd Sep 2019

Local fireworks festival in Shin-suwa which is about 1km away from 1166backpackers. You may not get detail information about this fireworks since it’s for locals and by locals. Why don’t you stay on 23rd Sep and check the unique event?

Newstalgic Nagano MAP

For strolling in Nagano city, “Newstalgic Nagano MAP” will be a best MAP. When the big earthquake happened in 2011 in Tohoku, Japan, some people who were living in a big cities like Tokyo found that communities were really important and moving to smaller cities to starts small business. Nagano has both nature and city… Continue reading Newstalgic Nagano MAP

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23rd NOV. Ebisuko Fireworks

The Nagano Ebisuko Fireworks is one of the most beautiful late autumn fireworks festival. Why don’t you visit Nagano!! http://www.nagano-cci.or.jp/ebisukou/english.html


Nagano Prefecture is located basically in the center of Japan and is surrounded on all four sides by 3000-meter tall mountains, earning it the nickname of the “Roof of Japan”. What are you gonna do in NAGANO? We have lots of option for you! GO! NAGANO!


Nagano is not as popular as other famous tourist destinations like Kyoto, Tokyo, Hiroshima, etc. But our little town has a lot of beautiful temples, friendly owners running a small business, new wave of renovation and great nature for sure. Visit us ! The city map already printed out is waiting for you. If you… Continue reading NAGANO CITY MAP