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Private Full Day Cycling Tour in Kobe

Private Full Day Cycling Tour in Kobe

Here is a great plan to enjoy Kobe, one of the most popular tourist areas in Kansai, all in one day! You will come across tones of unique cultures in Kobe, for example, a fusion of Japanese and international cuisines, a waterfall in the middle of the city, one of the largest man-made islands in the world. It sounds quite difficult to get around in one day, even if you use public transportation. However, you can efficiently tour around the city of Kobe by using an electrically power-assisted bicycle. In this tour, you will visit all the highlights of Kobe at once while enjoying cycling. This plan is recommended for those who want to enjoy sightseeing with a bicycle!
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.29
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$95.29
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Kobe Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private ★★★★★

Kobe Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private ★★★★★

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Discovering a new city, especially one like beautiful Kobe, is exciting but it's even more fun when you get to do it with a friend by your side. That is exactly what it will feel like as you explore Kobe with one of our hosts from the area. Visit Ikuta Shrine, one of Japan's oldest Shinto shrines, or amble up Mt. Rokko. You could also venture beyond Mount Rokko to the outdoor hot springs of Arima Onsen. Kobe is a hive of activity, from fine dining to downtown shopping, animal petting, so get ready for an adventure. adventure awaits. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.01
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$101.01
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Kobe Private Tours with Locals: 100% Personalized, See the City Unscripted ★★★★★

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Kobe Private Tours with Locals: 100% Personalized, See the City Unscripted ★★★★★

It's impossible to see all Kobe's must-sees in a day! The important thing is that you get to experience the highlights that are unmissable to you so hand your bucket-list over to one of our hosts and get exploring! Whether you want to explore iconic monuments, check out the scenic gardens and beautiful waterfalls or sink your teeth into the famous Kobe beef- the choice is yours. From leisurely strolls along the Maiko Marine Promenade to hikes up Mount Rokko and food sampling in Kobe Motomachi- aka the street of shopping- adventure awaits. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.21
$161.62
$40.41 savings
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$121.21
$161.62
$40.41 savings
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Kobe Private Food Tours with a Local: 100% Personalized ★★★★★

Kobe Private Food Tours with a Local: 100% Personalized ★★★★★

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Kobe is known worldwide for its eponymous beef, but there’s more to this city’s food scene than this prized meat. On this private tour, you’ll be matched with a food-loving local host who will devise a food-focused itinerary that suits your taste and eating style. Sample multiple foods, as well as beer, sake, and Japanese soft drinks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.09
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$159.09
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Nara private tour from Osaka (Shore excursion available from Osaka or Kobe port)

Nara private tour from Osaka (Shore excursion available from Osaka or Kobe port)

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Nara was an ancient capital of Japan from 710 to 784. You'll explore peaceful shrines, Great buddha hall in Nara park and amazing Japanese garden called Isuien. Nara has beautiful natural scenery, good traditional food, cultural and historical sites. Several historical sites have been resistered on UNESCO's World Heritage List. One of the most exciting things is deer in the park. They are so tamed and cute. Our professional friendly tour guide will show you the best route and some places that is hard to find for the first time visitors. Why don't you have a great day in Nara with us?
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.14
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$115.14

Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Kobe City

Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Kobe City

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In the north, the mountain. In the south, the sea... In the middle, you! Visiting this so beautiful city. We will discover together Kobe, from the north to the south. History, fashion and modernity are melting in this so picturesque city.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$206.26
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$206.26
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Kobe private tour from Osaka (Shore excursion available from Osaka or Kobe port)

Kobe private tour from Osaka (Shore excursion available from Osaka or Kobe port)

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Visit a beautiful port city, Kobe with a private guide!  As it's a private tour, you can relax and see more sights compared with other group tours. This tour covers most popular sites like Nunobiki ropeway and herb garden, Harbor land and Sake brewery. You can't miss Kobe beef. We'll help to book the Kobe beef restaurant, if you'd like.  Tour guide will meet you at your accommodation and start the tour easily and go to Kobe by subway and train and explore the city by train and taxi efficiently.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.20
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$107.20

Private Kobe Tour for Families with a Local, 100% Personalized ★★★★★

Private Kobe Tour for Families with a Local, 100% Personalized ★★★★★

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Family fun awaits you in Kobe, you just need to know where to look. You'll join one of our friendly hosts who will plan your family’s day in the city so you can get down to having fun! Think neon lights, arcade games, cable cars and exotic animals. Ride a cable car up Mount Rokko, venture to the delightful Arima Onsen hot springs or visit the Oji Zoo or Sega game arcade at Umie. When tummies start to rumble why not trade in the traditional restaurants for an "owl café" where real owls sit on perches. Adventure awaits! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.64
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$113.64
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Kobe 1-Day Private Walking Highlights Tour

Kobe 1-Day Private Walking Highlights Tour

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Customize your sightseeing itinerary on this private walking tour of Kobe, Japan’s historic port city. Choose from multiple options, including a scenic cruise along Kobe Bay, a visit to the top of panoramic Kobe Port Tower, and admission to Kawasaki World, a transportation-themed museum. Tours include free time for lunch, so you can grab a bite of the city’s famed Kobe steak.
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  • 7 hours
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$369.00
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$369.00
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1-Day Kobe Highlights Tour including Sake Tasting

1-Day Kobe Highlights Tour including Sake Tasting

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Enjoy a leisurely 7-hour tour of Kobe, a port town that developed and flourished after Japan opened its ports to the world in the mid 19th century with a local guide. From the north in nature rich Mt. Rokko, downtown Kobe City in the south where you can enjoy shopping and gourmet, and Japan's leading sake breweries in the eastern Kashiwa sake district, enjoy a varied atmosphere in this coastal city. This tour covers all the best Kobe has to offer. We also offer pick-up and drop-off at Kobe Port making this a convenient day trip for those visiting Kobe on cruise ships such as the “Diamond Princess” or the “Celebrity Millennium”.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.31
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$130.31
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Kobe One Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

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Kobe One Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

You’ll spend the day with one of our hosts discovering the true nature of Kobe - and there is plenty of nature to see, the city is wedged between sweeping coastlines and vast mountain ranges after all. Explore the thriving Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street and indulge in authentic cuisine in Nankinmachi, Kobe’s Chinatown. Scale the Kobe Port Tower, where you can see the city's sweeping skyline highlighted by the neon, and discover hidden gems along the way, like the smaller shrines and historic streets that many visitors miss - but not you! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.21
$161.62
$40.41 savings
Price varies by group size
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$121.21
$161.62
$40.41 savings
Price varies by group size

Private Tour - A Healing Journey Filled with History and Culture in Arima

Private Tour - A Healing Journey Filled with History and Culture in Arima

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Arima Onsen (hot spring) is famous as the oldest hot spring resort in Japan. The high quality of the spring water still attracts people, and many tourists from Japan and abroad come to spend a relaxing time in the old-fashioned streets. In this tour, you can experience the deeper Arima culture by strolling around the hot spring town. There are two main types of onsen sources in Arima Onsen: the reddish-brown "Kinsen" (Gold hot spring) and the carbonated "Ginsen" (silver hot spring). It is said to be very rare to find two hot springs with completely different ingredients gushing out in the same area. At some of the spots, you can see the source gushing out, touch it, and drink it. We will introduce you to the mechanism of the source, and visit stores that sell Japan's first cider, which developed from carbonated water, and specialty rice crackers, to show you all the charm of Arima Onsen. Join this tour of the highlights of Arima Onsen and experience Japan's hot spring culture!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.41
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$79.41

Private Tour Guide Kobe with a Local: Kickstart your Trip, Personalized

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Private Tour Guide Kobe with a Local: Kickstart your Trip, Personalized

If you are visiting Kobe for the first time, chances are you want to find your feet amid the colorful sights and smiling faces of this special city. You probably want to get right to exploring so why not let one of our hosts, a savvy local, show you the ropes so that you can begin your adventure? You could check out top attractions, explore the area you are staying in or just wander the streets. Plan B- grab your host and head down to a restaurant where you can sit down to a meal and get the inside scoop on where to go and how to get there. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.82
$75.76
$18.94 savings
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$56.82
$75.76
$18.94 savings
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Kobe Virtual tour

Kobe Virtual tour

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This is a virtual tour using Zoom, online conference system. This unique 1h tour brings you to one of the most beautiful and popular cities in Japan, Kobe and surrounding hot spring resort, Arima. The friendly host will make your experience more interactive. We use not only photos or videos but also handmade materials or actual goods from guides' living room, that makes you feel livelier. You can ask them anything about Japan, Kobe and other popular tourists spots by chat or by talk session between and after the tour. This tour will provide helpful hints for your future trip to Japan. PLEASE NOTE the tour time is Japan standard time. Make adjustment to your time when booking. We'll send you Zoom URL invitation and you can enter the room easily.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.91
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$11.91

Private Tour - A Tour to Learn all about the international port city, Kobe!

Private Tour - A Tour to Learn all about the international port city, Kobe!

Kobe is one of Japan's most fashionable areas and known for having an unusual mix of cultures. This walking tour will take you to some of the must-visit places in Kobe alongside a private guide who will help you to better understand Kobe’s cultural background. Kobe's diverse culture is rooted in its history as a cosmopolitan city that has always adopted and developed new things. Kobe has prospered since the Middle Ages as a key point for domestic shipping, but its role as a residential area was limited and, consequently, there was no indigenous culture to speak of. The opening of the country to the outside world in 1853 led to the establishment of foreign settlements and the influx of Western culture. It absorbed and mixed the foreign cultures that came in with the opening of the country, and nurtured its own unique culture. Today, the city thrives as one of the leading international cities in Japan, thanks to its abundant flow of international cultural exchange.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.23
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$103.23
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4-Hour Multicultural Kobe Walking Tour with Genuine Kobe Beef

4-Hour Multicultural Kobe Walking Tour with Genuine Kobe Beef

Enjoy the internationally famous "melt-in -your-mouth" marbled Kobe Beef in Kobe town! First, I'll show you Kitano area. In the small town of Kitano, Kobe (it takes about 20min from Osaka and 50min from Kyoto by JR train), there are a lot of different religious buildings—including a mosque, a synagogue, churches, and Indian and Buddhist temples—where the international residents go to pray in their daily lives. For almost 150 years, these residents have lived happily and peacefully together with different nationalities and religions, like one ethnic people. Afterwards, I'll take you to the most popular Kobe beef restaurant, where you'll enjoy tender Kobe steak and a live performance by the chef!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.64
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$101.64

Kobe Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kobe Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Kobe! Perched on a hillside sloping down to the sea, Kobe is one of Japan's most attractive and cosmopolitan cities. Compact and designed for walking, it is easily visited as a day trip from Osaka or Kyoto. Immerse yourself in the city's distinct atmosphere and dining options! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.41
Price varies by group size
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$79.41
Price varies by group size

Private Kobe Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems 100% Personalised

Private Kobe Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems 100% Personalised

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You’ll spend the day with one of our hosts discovering the true nature of Kobe - and there is plenty of nature to see, the city is wedged between sweeping coastlines and vast mountain ranges after all. Explore the thriving Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street and indulge in authentic cuisine in Nankinmachi, Kobe’s Chinatown. Scale the Kobe Port Tower, where you can see the city's sweeping skyline highlighted by the neon, and discover hidden gems along the way, like the smaller shrines and historic streets that many visitors miss - but not you! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.76
Price varies by group size
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$75.76
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Seaside Suburb Towns Private half-Day Tour from Kobe

Seaside Suburb Towns Private half-Day Tour from Kobe

Kobe is famous as one of the major cities in the Kansai region. Did you know that you can also enjoy the beautiful coastal scenery that has been featured in international guidebooks? The area around Akashi Kaikyo, just a 30-minute train ride from the center of Kobe, is full of special spots that only the locals know about. The people of this area have lived with the sea for a long time, hence maritime transportation was crucial for their lives. The city has also historically attracted many tourists, as the view of the Akashi Strait from the coast has appeared in many of Japan's most famous literary works. In this tour, we will introduce you to such places where you can enjoy the scenery and life along the coast of Kobe! This plan is for those who want to enjoy the charm of the Seto Inland Sea as well as the central city of Kobe!
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.35
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$87.35
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Private Kobe Custom One Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle

Private Kobe Custom One Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle

Make your own adventure in Kobe, one of Japan’s most historic port cities, during this fully-customizable private tour by chartered vehicle. Travel aboard your own limo, bus or van as you soak up some of Kobe's most picturesque views and unique attractions. Among the sights and activities you might choose are the Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, Nunobiki Herb Garden and Ropeway or a scenic Kobe sightseeing port cruise. The choice is up to you. A driver, private vehicle and round-trip hotel transport are all included.
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  • 8 hours
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$657.43
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$657.43
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Kobe Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kobe Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Kobe! Perched on a hillside sloping down to the sea, Kobe is one of Japan's most attractive and cosmopolitan cities. Compact and designed for walking, it is easily visited as a day trip from Osaka or Kyoto. Immerse yourself in the city's distinct atmosphere and dining options! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
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$99.26
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$99.26
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Kobe Custom Full Day Tour

Kobe Custom Full Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Kobe is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 8 hours
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$190.57
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$190.57
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KOBE, SHIOYA, a quaint fishing town walking tour

KOBE, SHIOYA, a quaint fishing town walking tour

Have fun talking with local people in a super smiley environment! Shioya is a quaint peaceful fishing village nestled in a valley. It takes about 15 minutes from Kobe, 40 mins from Osaka and 70 mins from Kyoto by JR train. First, let’s go to the harbor. Enjoy a photogenic view of Mt Rokko, Awaji island, the Pearl bridge, even Kansai airport across the sea on a sunny day. You can taste and buy Nori (seaweed) from local fishing family. Then through the tunnel, we’ll go into SHIOYA town. I’d like you to know about real Japanese daily life by walking through a temple, a shrine, a cemetery, etc. Also, I want to share my local vision with you, visiting a barber shop which has more than 100 years of history, a tatami factory, and our beautiful heritage Guggenheim house, and others when they are open. While walking, let’s enjoy various local snacks & drinks and communication with friendly local people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.52
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$63.52
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Shore Excursion: Day Trip To Osaka From Kobe Port

Shore Excursion: Day Trip To Osaka From Kobe Port

Take the train to Osaka with your local host to soak up the city’s history at Osaka Castle and Sumiyoshi-taisha – one of the oldest shrines in Japan – or dive into its kaleidoscopic modern culture in the central entertainment districts of Dōtonbori and Namba, where animatronic signs and buzzing restaurants line the canals. Maybe you’ll experience Osaka’s food culture, feasting on takoyaki at a ramshackle izakaya in Hozenji Yokocho alleyway, or simply grabbing street eats in retro shopping district Shinsekai on your way to Tsūtenkaku Tower. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$212.12
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