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Let's enjoy picking grapes at a farm in Kobe Nishi-ward. Also I will show you my home town, Akashi-city


  •   Meet at JR Shinkobe-station ( 8:40 ) or Sannnomiya-station ( 8:50 ).
  •   Take public transportation (Train and Bus) to get to Iwaoka Grape Farm (about an hour trip)
  •   Enjoy picking and eating the grapes which you pick (about an hour)
  •   Going to Akashi-city by public transportation (about 30min ride)
  •   Lunch time ... ex. sushi at Akashi's famous sushi restaurant (about 3000-yen), or Akashi-yaki (650-yen), or whatever you'd like to try
  •   After lunch, visiting Akashi-castle and Akashi-park
  •   Visiting Uonotana Fish Market
  •   Akashi municipal planetarium (soundtrack only in Japanese ) 700 yen/person ( Optional )
  •   Supermarket and Shopping arcade in Akashi Station
  •   Going back to Sannomiya-station or JR Shin-kobe station by train (approx. 15-20min train ride)


City Kobe
Depart From Kobe , Hyogo
Meeting Point Shin-kobe-station or JR Sannnomiya Station
Ending Point Shin-kobe-station or JR Sannnomiya Station
Departure 08:30 AM
Duration 8:30h
Languages Chinese ( Mandarin ) (License) , English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 4


333.00 USD

total price for up to 4 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

30 min extension. 13.50 USD
Additional people (per person). 13.50 USD

What to Expect

Kobe Nishi-ward is a secret fruit paradise and we can enjoy fruit picking in spring, summer and fall.
This time I will take you to one of the pick-your-own grape farm, where you can eat grapes straight from the vines. If you would like to take some grapes with you as well, you can do so for a reasonable price. After enjoying the fruits, I will take you to my home town, Akashi-city and show you Akashi castle and Akashi Park. They remind us the history of Japan and now they are a place of rest and relaxation for all Akashi citizens. After that, please try the Sushi in Akashi city. Akashi bream is very famous in Japan; I am certain that you will be satisfied with that sushi.
If you want to eat more, I will take to a famous shop serving Akashi-yaki. It is a ball-shaped pancake with bits of octopus. It is also the nation-wide famous snack from Akashi. Can you imagine what it is? Please take up the challenge of trying it, and you may become addicted to Akashi-yaki, as my family and friends have.

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

Transportation fee for you ( to Iwaoka vineyard, 1,990 yen/person to Kande vineyard, 2,460 yen/person ) and guide ( 1,990 yen ) during tour, entrance fee, eating and drinking fees.

From 12th September, Iwaoka vineyard closed. So since 13th September, we will go to Kande vineyard.

Entrance fee for the Grape farm: (1,000 yen/adult )
Example eating and drinking fees: Sushi lunch ( 3000 yen or above ) Akashiyaki ( around 650 yen )

If you need, I will take you to my favorite restaurant in Sannomiya. If you want to be assisted during dinner, please accept the additional charge of 1500yen/30 minutes and actual expense for dinner(for you and guide).


Please note that you can pick the grapes for you to eat only on the spot. You can bring back the leftover grapes at 900 yen per 1 kilo gram

The grape are usually in season until around September 10th. However, you'll be able to pick pears from Aug. 26th until mid- to late- September, and persimmons from mid-October to late-November. Don't miss out!

Extras (optional)

30 min extension. 13.50 USD
Additional people (per person). 13.50 USD

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