Flying Squirrel Watching Tour

Prepare to be amazed by the mesmerizing world of the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel on a meticulously crafted nature tour.

With a focus on providing a deep understanding of these elusive creatures, participants can expect an educational and awe-inspiring experience.

The tour not only showcases the squirrels’ unique characteristics but also offers a glimpse into their daily lives in the wild.

Stay tuned to discover how this immersive adventure unfolds, revealing nature’s wonders in a whole new light.

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Just The Basics

Flying Squirrel Watching Tour - Just The Basics

  • Professional guides offer insights on Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel behavior and gliding patterns.
  • Binoculars provided enhance squirrel-watching and wildlife photography experiences.
  • Meet at Karuizawa Wild Bird Sanctuary for a personalized tour with up to 30 travelers.
  • Enjoy a 5.0 rated tour with immersive experiences on squirrel lifestyle, diet, and behaviors.

Tour Details

Set out on a guided nature tour to witness the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel in its natural habitat. Professional guides will enlighten visitors on squirrel behavior and gliding patterns.

At the Picchio Visitor Center, explore the squirrel’s lifestyle, habitat, diet, and behaviors. Native to Japan, these squirrels display fascinating gliding patterns, offering a captivating sight for nature enthusiasts.

The tour, starting from $23.31, provides an affordable opportunity to observe these magnificent creatures at play in their environment. Experience the thrill of watching these squirrels navigate their surroundings with grace and agility.

This budget-friendly tour promises an educational and exciting adventure for those keen to explore the world of the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel.


Flying Squirrel Watching Tour - Inclusions

As part of the tour, visitors will be provided with binoculars for enhanced squirrel-watching during the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel tour.

The binoculars are essential for getting a closer look at the wildlife in their natural habitat and are particularly useful for those interested in wildlife photography.

With the help of these binoculars, travelers can observe the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrels up close, capturing their graceful movements and behaviors in detail.

This inclusion ensures that participants have the opportunity to fully enjoy the experience and make the most of their squirrel-watching adventure.

For travelers looking to engage with nature and capture memorable moments, the provision of binoculars adds value to the overall tour experience.

Meeting and Pickup

Flying Squirrel Watching Tour - Meeting and Pickup

Visitors will meet their professional guides at the Karuizawa Wild Bird Sanctuary for the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel watching tour. Located at 2148 Nagakura, Karuizawa, Kitasaku District, Nagano 389-0111, Japan, the sanctuary is easily accessible by public transportation from Karuizawa station or Naka-Karuizawa station.

The meeting point also serves as the endpoint for the tour, ensuring convenient transportation arrangements. With a maximum of 30 travelers per tour, guests can enjoy a personalized experience. Wildlife photography enthusiasts will appreciate the picturesque surroundings and opportunities to capture the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel in its natural habitat.

This efficient meeting and pickup plan allows participants to focus on the thrilling wildlife encounter ahead.

Cancellation Policy

Upon making a booking for the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel watching tour, travelers should be aware of the cancellation policy in place. A full refund is available if canceled 24 hours in advance, but there will be no refund for cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start time. Changes within 24 hours of the start time aren’t accepted.

Since the activity is weather-dependent, refunds are offered for cancellations due to poor weather conditions. It’s important to note that the cut-off times for cancellations are based on local time. This policy ensures that travelers can receive refunds in case of unforeseen circumstances related to weather or scheduling conflicts.

Additional Information

Travelers can access traveler photos and read reviews with an overall rating of 5.0 based on 62 reviews for the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel watching tour. When exploring the habitat of the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel, visitors can observe fascinating squirrel behavior like gliding from tree to tree and foraging for food. The tour provides valuable insights into their lifestyle, diet, and natural behaviors. With professional guides leading the way, participants can expect an enriching experience in understanding these unique creatures. Below is a table showcasing additional information travelers may find useful:

Additional Information
1. Traveler Photos 2. Reviews 3. Rating 4. Viator 5. Tripadvisor

Traveler Photos

Flying Squirrel Watching Tour - Traveler Photos

When exploring the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel watching tour, visitors can access traveler photos showcasing the captivating moments captured during the guided nature excursion.

These photo opportunities offer a glimpse into the world of wildlife photography, allowing travelers to witness the beauty and grace of the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel in its natural habitat.

From close-up shots of the squirrels gliding through the forest canopy to images capturing their playful behaviors, these traveler photos provide a unique perspective on these fascinating creatures.

Whether you’re an amateur photographer or a wildlife photography enthusiast, these photos offer inspiration and insight into the world of nature photography during this unforgettable tour experience.


Flying Squirrel Watching Tour - Reviews

How do visitors rate the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel watching tour based on their experiences?

Reviews of the tour highlight the fascinating squirrel behavior observed during the guided nature excursion. Visitors praise the tour guide’s expertise in providing insights into the squirrel’s lifestyle, habitat, and gliding patterns.

Many reviewers appreciate the opportunity to witness the squirrels at play in their natural environment, enhancing their understanding of these creatures. The informative commentary about squirrel behavior and the professional guidance offered by the tour guide receive positive feedback from participants.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Children Allowed on the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel Watching Tour?

Children are welcome to participate in the tour. There are no specific age restrictions mentioned. Families can enjoy observing the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel together. The tour offers an opportunity for all ages to appreciate nature.

Is There a Minimum Age Requirement for Participants on the Tour?

An age requirement is in place for tour participants; parental supervision may be necessary. This policy ensures safety and enjoyment for all attendees. It’s important to check specific guidelines before booking to avoid any issues.

Are There Any Safety Precautions or Guidelines That Participants Should Be Aware of During the Tour?

When exploring nature, safety guidelines and tour etiquette are crucial. Participants should adhere to the rules set by guides to protect both themselves and wildlife. Respecting animal behavior and minimizing environmental impact are key priorities during tours.

Can Participants Bring Their Own Food or Snacks on the Tour?

Participants can bring snacks and food on the tour. While there are no food restrictions, picnic options may vary. It’s advisable to pack light, non-messy snacks that won’t disturb the wildlife. Enjoy the tour!

Are There Restroom Facilities Available Along the Tour Route or at the Meeting Point?

Restroom facilities are available at the meeting point. Participants can use them before embarking on the tour. It’s convenient and ensures a comfortable start to the experience. Meeting point facilities cater to the basic needs of visitors.

Final Words

Experience the magic of the Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel on a budget-friendly guided nature tour. With expert guides, binoculars, and a maximum of 30 travelers per tour, this immersive wildlife experience at Picchio Visitor Center is a must-see.

Don’t miss the chance to witness these elusive creatures in their natural habitat, soaring through the lush surroundings of Japan.

Book your flying squirrel watching tour today for an unforgettable adventure in nature!