Go Glamping and Get to See Animals at This Spring at This Zoo in Chiba

It's camping plus zoo in one!

790 Yamakogawa, Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture
Opening in Spring 2020
How to get there: Take the R294 from Ichihara Tsurumai I.C. on the Tateyama Expressway and drive for 25 km to Katsuura/Otaki

Have you ever wanted to go glamping in Japan? You’re in luck because the animal glamping facility called
THE BAMBOO FOREST will open in spring 2020 in Ichihara City, Chiba. In this facility attached to the zoo, you can enjoy zoo-specific activities and glamping at the same time.

The animal glamping facility will open in Chiba.

If you’ve never heard of glamping, it is a portmanteau for the words glamorous and camping. It is a new camping style, where, unlike in ordinary camps, you can easily enjoy luxuriously camping without having to set up a tent by yourself. The facilities are as good as a hotel, and it is attractive that even people who have never gone camping can experience it with ease.

Glamping to enjoy luxurious camping casually

THE BAMBOO FOREST is a new facility where you can enjoy such glamping and zoo at the same time. Accommodation facilities include three types of comfortable dome tent, Lotus Belle tent, and treehouse type lodge made exclusively for glamping. Furthermore, because it is attached to the petting zoo
Sayuri World, a sister zoo of Ichihara Elephant Kingdom, you can also enjoy the animal-contacting events unique to the zoo-side facilities, such as feeding experiences.

Enjoy a luxurious dinner in a luxurious space

There are some events unique to the zoo-side facility.

The camping fee is ¥45,000 for a dome tent and ¥42,000 for a Lotus Belle tent and a treehouse (the holiday rate). In addition, meals and activities are ¥10,000 for adults, ¥5,000 for children (from 5-year olds to elementary school students), ¥3,000 for infants (from 2 to 4 years old), and free for infants (0 to 1 year old). Enjoy a healing time surrounded by animals and bamboo grove that you cannot experience in a city.

Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Tokyo Walker™ (11 February 2020)

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