Kamikochi National Park is a great place to walk among monkeys in their natural environment.
Japan's forests and mountains are home to a native monkey population. With the exception of humans, no other primate lives as far north or in such a cold climate as these red-faced macaques.
Kamikochi National Park, a 15km long plateau in the Azusa River valley, is a great place to spot groups of monkeys who often hang around Kappabashi Bridge. 1,500m above sea level, cars are banned from the national park, so access is by bus only.
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